Sr. Firewall Security Engineer


El Segundo, CA

Industry: Security


8 - 10 years

Posted 373 days ago

  by    Choudhary Prabhakar

This job is no longer available.

Position: Sr. Firewall Security Engineer,

Location: El Segundo- CA,

Duration: Full Time

Job Description:-



Operate and provide Tier 2 and Tier 3support for an Enterprise NetworkSecurity & Continuous Monitoring solution based on Palo Alto Networks Firewalls, VMware NSX Firewalls, and othertechnologies. Conduct appropriate triage, troubleshooting, and ensure calls that are unable to be resolved are appropriately forwarded to vendor product support.


Support the Following:-

•                   Generate, monitor, and track incidents through resolution

•                   Provide problem resolution to incidents

•                   Primary Point of Contact for all Palo Alto Networks Firewalls & Vmware NSX Firewalls support issues

•                   Maintain frequently asked questions and their resolutions

•                   Manage the life cycle of this and related networksecurity solutions including maintenance, upgrades, optimization, and risk assessment

•                   Maintain enterprise security standards applicable to concerned technologies

•                   Keep current with securitytechnologies and make recommendations for use based on value

•                   Engage in the intake process for origination of projects to ensure alignment with strategic roadmap

•                   Act as the lead for Incident Response for network access related incidents

•                   Use strong critical thinking and analytical skills and demonstrated ability to identify risks associated with IT business processes, security operations, and technology projects



Technical Requirements

•                   Strong experience with administering, configuring, and supporting solutions such as Cisco ISE

•                   Knowledge of various network and host-based analysis tools such as Wireshark, etc.

•                   Expert level in firewall technologies, Cisco ASA & Palo Alto is required

•                   Expert level in Panorama and Vmware NSX integrations

•                   Understanding of IDS/IPS solutions

•                   Deep understanding of Proxies and Content Filtering technologies such as Zscaler

•                   Ability to review and interpret both logs and packet captures

•                   Knowledge of event correlation systems to diagnose and manage securityevents within the Company.

•                   Experience with the design and integration of secure networks including all aspects of multi-site network designs and support (LAN, MAN, WAN); Router ACL; NAC; VPN; deploying and maintaining remote access technologies/solutions

•                   Deep understanding of TCP/IP and Routing & Switching

•                   Experience with various end-point security solutions, platforms, and automation



•                   7+ years in a NetworkSecurity Engineer roles in a mid-large sized global SOC

•                   4+ years working with Palo alto Network Firewalls and Vmware NSX

•                   4+ years’ experiencesupporting Network Access Control/securitynetworking solutions

•                   Strong technical competence and aptitude

•                   Solid knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems

•                   Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Critical thinker, experienced in unconventional problem solving.

•                   Able to work in a fast-paced environment and balance multiple issues and perspectives

•                   Ability to be on call or assure critical incident response 24x7x365

•                   Works withother IT teams for continuous improvement of the overall IT organization



•                   Strong understanding of the following networktechnologies:

•                   Routing, Switching (layer2/layer3/layer4)

•                   Experience with traditional and next generation firewalls

•                   Experience with Vmware and NSX environments



•                   PCNSE (preferred)

•                   CCNP Security (preferred)