Checkpoint Firewall Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Houston, TX

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Posted on 10/11/17 by Emily Russo
Confidential Company
Houston, TX
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Posted on 10/11/17 Emily Russo

We are looking for Checkpoint Firewall Engineer for our client in Woodlands, TX

Job Title: Checkpoint Firewall Engineer

Job Location: Woodlands, TX

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

Detailed understanding of the following technology:

  • Check Point firewall management via Provider-1
  • Check Point VSX
  • Check Point GAIA, IPSO & Secure Platform
  • Check Point Site-to-Site VPN
  • Cisco ASA/PIX site-to-Site VPN
  • Cisco routers and switches
  • Juniper Firewalls and IDP
  • Blue Coat Proxy
  • McAfee Web Gateways
  • Integration with monitoring and configuration management tools, such as Spectrum, eHealth and Splunk

Day to Day work

  • Configure, install, and troubleshoot Checkpoint, Cisco, Juniper, and Palo Alto solutions
  • Design / spec new environments to meet PCI, HIPAA, and SOX compliance
  • Troubleshooting of IP network communications
  • Be able to diagnose problems where firewalls, IPS, proxy, and load balancing devices are involved
  • Interface with vendors, clients and users to design security solutions


  • Knowledge of IP protocols
  • Candidate should possess 5+ years of relevant experience with Checkpoint solutions or othersecurity vendor.
  • Unix command line experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Mcafee DLP/IPS/NSM, Mcafee Proxies/ web gateway,
  • Checkpoint CCSE, Cisco CCSP, Crossbeam XOS, Juniper JNCIS, Palo CNSE certification ( desired)
  • Any information security certifications (CISSP, CISM, GSEC, GCFW, SSCP, Security+, etc.) (desired)

??Required Certifications:

  • Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
  • Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) Certification.
  • Candidates with these additional technical certifications are preferred: Cisco Certified NetworkAssociate (CCNA) Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

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