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CheckPoint and F5 Security Engineer

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Oct 19, 2022 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Illinois, IL
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

*We are unable to sponsor for this 6+ Month onsite contract role*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a CheckPoint and F5 Security Engineer. Candidate will be a member of the IT Security Engineering team reporting to the IT Security Engineering Manager. The position provides engineering expertise to deliver security controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability for the IT environment. The role also consists of applying core knowledge and skills to coach and mentor team members in the quality analysis, design, testing and deployment of standard security controls within the enterprise network to protect data, information systems, and networks from threats.


Responsible for core risk and security processes and ensures that they are robust, sustainable, consistent, secure and scalable across the organization

This is to be achieved by meeting the following requirements:

  • Expert engineering technical proficiency with Checkpoint and F5 security technologies
  • Strong understanding of networking infrastructure concepts, technologies, protocols, and solutions such as: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, OSPF, BGP, FTP, SFTP, POP, SMTP, SIP, RTP, Ethernet, MPLS, IP routing, switching, Quality of Service, Firewalls, network management, and other related communication protocols
  • Proven experience in owning and implementing security engineering projects from inception to implementation. This includes overall design, expansion, enhancements, and technical documentation
  • Expert level development, design, deployment, and support of network security solutions supporting voice, data and mobility, utilizing industry leading platforms and technologies
  • Good technical understanding of server technology and networking concepts is preferred
  • The ability to research and solve complex security and networking challenges
  • Demonstrated personal skills to effectively cooperate and communicate with business partners
  • Response to and management of security incidents executing a consistent and thorough process driving the identification, analysis and remediation
  • Other IT risk and security certifications are a plus, eg CCSE, F5-CA, CISSP or equivalent
  • 7 plus years of experience in IT security engineering and solution delivery (research, design, build, deploy, operation and support) practices
  • 2 plus years' experience in the design of strong security architectures that protect networks from threats and vulnerabilities
  • 2 plus years coordinating supplier relationships specifically driving the process of coordinating meetings, escalating incidents and driving resolution with vendors
  • Demonstration of strong business acumen with analytical, interpersonal, multi-tasking, negotiations, industry knowledge, project management and communication, written as well as oral skills

Reference: 1764542751

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