Firewall Engineer

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5 months ago

Job Title: Firewall Engineer
Location: Ireland/Remote
Job Type: Daily Rate Contract

Company Overview:
Our client is an American multinational information technology infrastructure services provider that designs, builds, manages, and develops large-scale information systems. It currently holds the title of the world's largest IT infrastructure services provider, boasting a valuation of $19 billion and employing over 90,000 individuals. With a customer base exceeding 4,000, including 75 of the Fortune 100 companies, they operate in 63 countries.

Role Overview:
Our client is seeking an information security professional with an expert-level skillset within the scope of Managed Firewall services and technology. The candidate must possess a thorough understanding of the key technologies used to provide this service, including Gartner-recognized "Leaders" in this domain. The position will involve implementing and supporting firewall policies, troubleshooting flows and connectivity issues, managing firewall configurations and services, and overseeing firewall lifecycle management activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deploying bare metal and virtual-based firewalls in a Cloud setting.
  • Creating and supporting complex firewall policies.
  • Enabling and managing firewall services, such as VPNs and Network IPS.
  • Maintaining the network operating system.
  • Engaging and collaborating with vendors on issues and incidents.
  • Performing troubleshooting for flows, performance, and availability.

Experience Required:

  • Palo Alto experience.
  • CISSP and at least one network firewall certification is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience managing firewalls and firewall configurations are required.
  • Experience with Palo Alto is required. Familiarity with Cisco is beneficial.
  • Extensive experience supporting and operating IDS and IPS services is required.
  • Experience integrating firewalls with SIEM services, such as Splunk.
  • 3+ years as a Network Security Engineer is desired.
  • A passion for working as a member of a team focused on constant improvement and excellence.
  • Demonstrating an ability and desire to be creative and propose out-of-the-box solutions.

If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss further, please call Nidhi on +353 1 645 5244 or email [email protected]

Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

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