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Firewall and Network Security Engineer (Senior Network Engineer I)

Job Description

  • Location: warren , New Jersey
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #73700

Our client, a leading reinsurance company is hiring a Firewall and Network Security Engineer (Senior Network Engineer I) on a contract basis.

Work Location: 

Warren, NJ (Hybrid Option)

Summary: 

Apply a comprehensive understanding of firewall technologies and concepts with a focus on CheckPoint and Palo Alto. This includes a basic understanding of routing, switching, firewalls, and network monitoring and management.  Experience with upgrading, patching and maintaining Checkpoint and Palo Alto network infrastructure.  Also requires a basic understanding of Cloud based firewall technologies. Ability to effectively collaborate with team members on larger projects and broader issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Upgrading, patching, and maintaining global production firewalls from Check Point R81+ (3200, 3600, 5600, 6800, Maestro) and Palo Alto (v9.1.3+)
  • Monitoring and maintaining Zscaler Cloud firewall policies
  • Rapid response to active threats being reported including IP blocking and IPS maintenance
  • Supporting new firewall deployments and upgrades to existing infrastructure
  • Daily activities would include:
  • Track, update, document and resolve all assigned incidents and change tickets via ServiceNow ensuring solutions and support meet proper SLA
  • Coordinates with other departments in order to understand and meet their requirements
  • Troubleshoot network problems, schedule upgrades, network hardware refresh projects, and perform network analysis and optimization
  • Provide escalation support of network infrastructure issues reported to the network group and follow up as necessary
  • Manage day-to-day calls and tickets for various engineering and troubleshooting tasks
  • Detect and remediate security vulnerabilities within the firewall infrastructure
  • Manage production changes and tickets for our data centers
  • Perform special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required
  • Manage co-location and disaster recovery facilities
  • Take over daily maintenance activities related to the global firewall infrastructure including:
  • Log maintenance
  • Reporting
  • Auditing
  • Create/modify firewall rules based on user requirements
  • Manage day-to-day calls and tickets for various engineering and troubleshooting tasks

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience working with CheckPoint and Palo Alto firewalls
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud-based firewalls (Preferably Zscaler)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Check Point and Palo Alto technologies and protocols including: Site-to-site VPN, IPS, Content/URL filtering, and Application Control
  • Experience upgrading, patching, and maintaining Check Point and Palo Alto firewalls
  • Experience working with the following network management platforms: SolarWinds Orion, NCM, NPM, and IPAM
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy required
  • Proficient verbal and written skills required to effectively communicate in the English language required
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