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Firewall Engineer

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Job Description

Firewall Engineer

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Six years of hands-on experience in Network Engineering/Architecture
  • Five years of technical experience in architecture, design, implementation, support of firewall technologies
  • Current Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE) certification or hands-on experience implementing Palo Alto Advanced/NextGen features to include App-ID, User-ID, Content-ID, URL Filtering, Threat Prevention, WildFire, Virtual Wire, Virtual System (VSys), Global Protect, NAT Policies, Security Profiles, Inbound SSL Decryption, Outbound SSL Decryption (SSL Forward Proxy), File Blocking, and Data Filtering
  • Hand-on experience with Palo Alto Panorama for centralized management of PANOS firewalls
  • Self-starter, able to gather requirements, plan, execute firewall architecting and deployment efforts
  • Able to perform gap analysis and initiate and execute architectural improvements
  • Experience with network security architecture, design, and implementation best-practices i.e., Defense-in-depth architecture, knowledge of emerging Zero Trust architecture
  • Experience with firewall architecture, design, and implementation
  • Experience with operational and security hardening configuration for firewall solutions
  • Experience with configuration management and change control for firewall solutions
  • Experience with networking and switching protocols and infrastructure services, able to troubleshoot and identify DNS, DHCP, Wi-Fi protocols, NTP, SNMP, routing, switching, and firewall issues affecting connectivity of applications and services
  • Knowledge and understanding of network infrastructure components such as Routers, Switches, IDS, IPS, NAC, VPN Gateways, Wireless APs etc.

Desired Skills/Certifications:

  • Hands-on experience with Juniper firewalls
  • CISSP, CompTIA Security +, CCNA/CCNP Security, Juniper JNCIP-SEC or relevant industry security certifications
  • Cisco CCNA or CompTIA Network + or relevant networking industry certifications
  • Experience in project task technical analysis, planning, and estimation
  • Experience with technology capabilities market research, technical analysis/review, and recommendation

Educational Requirement: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline.

Min. Citizenship Status Required: U.S Citizenship