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Reference # : 19-14183 Title : Network Perimeter Security Engineer
Location : Irving, TX
Position Type : Full Time/Contract
Experience Level : 5 Years Start Date / End Date : 12/16/2019 / 12/31/2020  
Description
Qualifications/Experience

Bachelor's degree; more than 5 years of experience
Strong background in a similar role
Strong understanding of enterprise network
Relevant certifications preferred: Checkpoint, Juniper firewalls, Palo Alto firewalls

Skills
  • Engineer must have strong knowledge and hands on experience on Checkpoint and Palo Alto,/Juniper Firewalls.
  • Should be able to handle end-to-end project delivery.
  • Should be strong with routing protocols(BGP, OSPF, EIGRP and RIP).
  • Thorough knowledge and hands on experience on switching protocols (HSRP, VRRP, SVIs, STP, etc.) is required.
  • Good with Microsoft Office products including Visio, Word and Excel.
  • Candidate should have knowledge on ITIL concepts and should be able to work in a process driven environment.
  • Should be flexible with shift timings to support global projects.
  • Certifications desired: CCNP Routing and switching, CCSA/CCSE, JNCIA or PCNSA/PCNSE.
  • Engineer must have strong knowledge and hands on experience on Checkpoint and Palo Alto,/Juniper Firewalls.
  • Should be able to handle end-to-end project delivery.
  • Should be strong with routing protocols(BGP, OSPF, EIGRP and RIP).
  • Thorough knowledge and hands on experience on switching protocols (HSRP, VRRP, SVIs, STP, etc.) is required.
  • Good with Microsoft Office products including Visio, Word and Excel.
  • Candidate should have knowledge on ITIL concepts and should be able to work in a process driven environment.
  • Should be flexible with shift timings to support global projects.
  • Certifications desired: CCNP Routing and switching, CCSA/CCSE, JNCIA or PCNSA/PCNSE.

Duties will include
  • Perform change management utilizing documented procedures on the Firewall/Proxy/RAS infrastructure
  • Document problem resolutions and publish knowledgebase
  • Participate in fail over testing, disaster recovery testing and other readiness efforts.
  • Support business and work with system administrators, developers and analysts with troubleshooting issues related to Firewall/Proxy/RAS
  • Support maintenance and migrations on infrastructure

Required Skills/Abilities
Demonstrated skills with computer networking and desirable to have Unix/Linux skills.
Years of Related Experience: 2-3
Strong experience in Check Point / Juniper / Cisco / Palo Alto firewalls.
Strong experience on networking concepts such as TCP/IP (IP, subnetting, NAT, IPSEC) and good understanding of protocols such as SNMP, DNS, DHCP, FTP
Experience with IP routing protocols
Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel, Power Point
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must have good work ethic to follow documented process
Experience on Bluecoat proxies.
Knowledge and hands on experience on Nexus devices would be useful.
Knowledge about Juniper SSL VPN devices