21 days old
2017-11-202017-12-18

Sr. Firewall Engineer

Columbus, OH 43219
  • Job Code
    588647
  • Payrate
    $45 To $55

Description:


Senior Firewall Engineer


Job Summary:


The Senior Firewall Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting the Firewalls and security devices


Essential Job Functions:


1. Install, support and maintain Palo Alto / Cisco Firewall appliances and other security hardware and software infrastructure according to industry best practices, including Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention devices, and VPN concentrators 20%


2. Subject matter expert for the Firewall team and consult with other business units when necessary. Diagnose advanced problems and solve issues, often under time constraints 20%


3. Monitors network performance and implements performance tuning when necessary. Provides 24x7 on-call support in troubleshooting, coordinating, escalating to ensure the recovery of failed components or equipment. 20%


4. Manage firewall/security systems by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access. 10%


5. Regularly participates in the audit process. 10%


6. Establishes and maintains relationships with outside vendors of IT&O products, professional organizations, contract employees, external auditors, and consultants. 10%


7. Participates in the development of standards, policies, and procedures; ensures support of standards, policies, and procedures. 10%


Education & Certification Requirements:


1. Bachelor Degree (list field) - Business/IT or equivalent experience


2. CCNA or equivalent experience


Describe type of work experience below:


1. 8-10 years of experience in area of specialization, with at least 5 years' experience as a network engineer on an Enterprise Class Network.


2. A thorough knowledge and understanding of current and emerging technologies


3. The ability to manage and oversee large projects based on project management experience and competencies


4. Experience in large, complex organization or corporate structured environment


5. Demonstrated strength in team leadership and direct supervision


6. Strong leadership and management skills


7. Demonstrated experience creating and leading communications with direct reports, senior leaders, business partners, vendors to ensure collaboration, efficiency, and service excellence


8. Ability to work in stressful situation.


Type of Supervisory Responsibilities:


1. Coordinates projects


2. Leads projects only


Other Skills, Knowledge or Abilities:


1. Expert knowledge of a variety of network management tools, test equipment, circuits, and modems.


2. Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP protocol stack and Firewall security in an inter-networking environment.


3. Advanced knowledge of X.25, frame relay, Ethernet, and token rings.


4. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, customer service, communications, and presentation skills.


5. Ability to serve as a technical mentor to others and guide less experienced engineers and technicians in resolving complex problems.


6. Ability to apply expert knowledge of network engineering to the most complex problems and to direct rain and guide less experienced staff.


7. 8-10 years of related network experience.


8. Demonstrated project management experience.


9. Experience with routers, hubs, and bridges.


10. Experience with SNMP Management Tool, POC based tools and products, and MS Office preferred.


11. Cisco certifications such as CCNA and CCNP are a plus, CCIE is preferable.


12. Palo Alto advanced knowledge

Categories

  • Information Technology

Randstad utilizes a technology-driven focus with a human touch to provide better staffing and business solutions to organizations around the world. Our team of experts match professionals with available career opportunities in a variety of fields.

Featured Jobs

Career News

Share this job:

Sr. Firewall Engineer

Randstad Technologies
Columbus, OH 43219

Share this job

Sr. Firewall Engineer

Randstad Technologies
Columbus, OH
US

Separate email addresses with commas

Enter valid email address for sender.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast