Firewall Program Manager


Palo Alto, CA

11 - 15 years

Posted 263 days ago

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Job Title: Firewall Program Manager

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Duration: Full Time

 Only USC or GC

Minimum Requirements:


- BS degree?Experience may substitute for education


- 15years; minimum of 5years in Healthcare environment;

- understanding of PMI Methodology.

- Works independently, without supervision


- PREFERRED: In addition to above: CISSP and or CCNA-Security

Job Responsibilities:

Industry Awareness

- Core understanding of industry regulations as it applies to encryption, encapsulation, and segregation for protected data.

Team Lead

- Mentor Junior staff of the Firewall Program

- Perform Skills Gap analysis on team with respect to security foundations and firewall best practices

- Create training suggestions for team to limit the skills gap

Program Management

- Lead, design, and implement the firewall engineer program which consists of Communication, Technology, Training, Labs, Process/Workflow to enable a high level of security, visibility, and reliability to downstream organizational units.

- Acts as liaison between business units and NetworkInfrastructure

- Facilitates presentations and discussions with upper leadership

- Helps to improve and instill the discipline and process to drive consistency, predictability, and efficiency for the Firewall Program Framework

- Ensure all program artifacts (Process/Procedures, Design Docs, Test Plans, Training Roadmap, etc.) are completed and approved in a timely fashion, and are saved in the program?s central repository.

Project Lead

- Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of firewall related projects.

Analyze business requirements to develop technical network solutions and their framework.

- Ability to lead and represent engineering architectural discussions

- Write functional requirements/specifications documents.

Security Liaison

- Leadership role on the security Incident Response Team for breach investigation

- Provides reporting and monitoring as directed for various threat vectors in the network

Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning.

- Ability to conduct proof of concepts

- Design, test, and inspect data communications systems.

Expert understanding and application of IP networks and Application layer security

- Manage the overall communications, upward and downward through the organizations, escalating key issues and present options for resolution to the global and cross functional teams.

- Designs and implements solutions to improve existing processes and tools

- Promotes best practices and trains others on existing and new processes and tools across teams and department

$100K - $130K