Sr. Firewall Engineer

St. Louis, Missouri | Contract

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Sr. Firewall Engineer
Location: REMOTE
Length: 6-12 months
Start: ASAP
Interview: Video

Responsibilities/Job Duties/Job Description/Qualifications:

  • Assist in the migration of our customer’s organization’s network security infrastructure from Checkpoint Firewalls to Cisco Next-Gen Firewalls, as well as assist with the remediation of overly permissive rulesets.
  • Capture new requests as tickets, and document progress towards fulfillment in the ticket.
  • Perform quarterly and annual firewall policy reviews.
  • Work independently under the direction of management.
  • Provide thought leadership for technical and process improvements.
  • Successfully deliver the right results on initiatives in a timely and effective manner.
  • Interface with peers to capture and document explicit business, functional, and technical.
  • Mitigate risk within assigned assets, technologies, or platforms.
  • Support regulatory examinations and internal audits as needed.
  • Use Tufin or Firemon to manage security policies and building automation into the workflow.
  • Understand and apply Production Security policies, standards, and processes to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.
  • Support assigned security technologies in accordance with security policies and standards.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 6-8 years of experience in network security engineering, with specific experience in Checkpoint Firewall and Cisco ASA/Firepower technologies is REQUIRED.
  • Cisco FTD – Must (Real World Experience),, Cisco ASA, and Checkpoint Firewalls is REQUIRED.
  • Worked in the firewall compliance space and knows to follow best practices in the industry.
  • Firewall upgrade, RMA, migration, or refresh experience is REQUIRED.
  • DNS, Proxy, Routing, and Switching experience is REQUIRED.
  • Tufin, Cloud Experience, Automation Scripting, Engineering Experience is REQUIRED.
  • Worked in the firewall compliance space and knows to follow best practices in the industry.
  • Regulatory control standards experience.
  • Proven track record in successfully leading firewall migration projects from Checkpoint to Cisco Next-Gen firewalls is REQUIRED.
  • Need someone who understands Checkpoint and can take Checkpoint and break it down and see what the rule is talking about from a Checkpoint standpoint, as well as someone who understands from ground level how do they move a checkpoint device from layer 1 to layer 7.
  • Need someone that has the willingness to learn, and someone who is a self-starter is REQUIRED.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex network security issues related to the migration.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams

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