Senior Check Point Firewall Network Engineer

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Optomi in partnership with a technical leader in the Banking and Investment services industry is seeking a Senior Security engineering resource to join one of their most business critical engineering teams. This resource will support, install, and configure, complex network and system security technologies and products such as firewalls (network, application, database), VPNs , Intrusion prevention systems and identity management systems.


* The opportunity to work remote every Friday!
* Concentrating on Build/Run deployment and design projects in stead of operations/on call support. Projects will include the Automation and deployment of Check Point firewalls across our client's enterprise business unit. (Utilizing the latest orchestration technologies i.e. Tufin , AlgoSec, Firemon)
* Working for an organization voted 3 years in a row to Forbes "Most Admired Company" list!
* Working at a Fortune 500 company, with a very competitive Salary with a lot of visibility with executives!
* Working for a very stable organization noticed by BetterInvester as a Top 100 company!
* On-site state of the art gym, free car wash, dry cleaning, Starbucks, and medical clinic!
* Working for a cutting edge technology driven company with a dedication to incorporating the most innovative solutions.


* More than 5 years of Check Point Firewall configuration, install and support experience
* 7+ years of experience in IT Security or related area with a focus on security tool technology, security management and policy enforcement
* Experience working with at least 3 of the following tools/technologies: AlgoSec Security Management, Blue Coat Web Application Firewall, CA Spectrum Monitoring, Tufin, Firemon, RSA Token Management
* Remote VPN experience
* RSA Token Management experience preferred
* Deep understanding of firewalls, proxy's, network routing and switching architecture, design and troubleshooting
* Financial Industry / Banking prefferred
* Enterprise or Managed Services Network Security experience required
* Checkpoint VSX and Provider 1, Cisco ASA experience / Juniper Firewall/NAC experience, Palo Alto, PCI DSS compliance knowledge ALL HIGHLY PREFERRED


* The Corporate Security Engineering team is responsible for end-to-end delivery of corporate solutions to internal customers.
* Working with Business Units, Network and other Infrastructure Services teams, the Senior Security Engineer will deliver an infrastructure solution that is technically sound, resilient to failure, operationally supportable, and meets the requirements of the business.
* Delivery of the infrastructure solution includes a variety of skills including infrastructure architecture; hands-on build-out and configuration of the infrastructure, as well as project technical lead ensuring projects are delivered within scope and on-time.
* A high degree of collaboration with other IS teams is required to provide right level of agility within a defined delivery process.
* The ideal candidate will exhibit strong leadership skills, will be forward thinking, will be self-motivated, and will be able to work effectively in a diverse, highly talented team, continuously striving for excellence.
* Working for a cutting edge technology driven company with a dedication to incorporating the most innovative solutions.
* Palo Alto experience preferred (Projects on the horizon)
* Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data residing on or transmitted to/from/through enterprise networks. Perform ticket queue monitoring, resolution and prioritization, maintain diagrams and documentation as appropriate and support firewall rule set reviews, auditing and maintenance activities