28 days old

Network Engineer

Durham, NC 27709
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  • Payrate
    $37 To $46
job summary:

Perimeter Management Core Technologies:

  • Firewalls - Checkpoint, Juniper, Fortinet
  • Intrusion Detection/Inspection - TippingPoint, Juniper IDP,
  • Web Application Firewalls - Citrix


Firewall / IDS Engineer plans and conducts the hardware refresh of EOL Perimeter equipment.

Requires keyboard experience to actually build a firewall from scratch.

This position will require weekend off hours work to perform the upgrades. A limited number may be done mid-week.

location: REMOTE USA, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $36.50 - 45.63 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors

Engineering Skills

In depth engineering experience in perimeter solutions, including the design, low level engineering, and delivery of new hardware systems for client applications across the enterprise DMZ.

  • Development and maintenance of High Level and Low Level Design diagrams/documentation
  • Building/operating various firewall platforms (Checkpoint/Nokia, Juniper Netscreen, Juniper SRX, Fortinet)
  • Working with Provider 1 management GUI software (smartview manager, tracker)
  • Working with IDS/IPS products (e.g., TippingPoint)
  • Working with Web Application Firewall products (e.g., Netscape or Citrix)
  • Strong knowledge of network routing/switching (routing protocols, multicast, other LAN protocols)
  • Functional understanding of diverse set of networked applications requiring perimeter management solutions, including HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, FTP, DNS, NTP, ANYCAST services, and others.
  • DMZ Network infrastructure knowledge including topology, security policies, firewalls and the L2/L3 switch and router infrastructure is required.
  • Programming skills a plus: sh, Perl, Python, Golang, C, C++.

General skills:

The Individual must possess the ability to analyze and understand a variety of existing and emerging business requirements, interface with technology engagement teams as a fully seasoned and proficient perimeter solutions engineer, in providing best in class firewall/IDS/WAF solutions that align to meet business and technology requirements.

This highly dynamic position will require the ability to manage multiple technical project engagements requiring the candidate to be a "team player" whom can also work independently in managing to multiple deadlines, priorities and diverse set of applications and requirements.

Candidate will be a strong engineering minded individual with polished collaboration, written, and communication skills and a proven track record interacting with various levels of management, clients and technical team members in delivering technical perimeter solutions.

  • Administrator level ability with UNIX (Linux or other variant) is highly desirable.

Bachelor's degree and 5-10 years of IT experience with firewalls.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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