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Firewall Admin Engineer (Remote)

Job Title
Firewall Admin Engineer (Remote)
Job ID
Work From Home
Philadelphia,  PA 19192
Other Location
Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record.

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project-based work.

Conexess Group is aiding a large healthcare client in their search for a Firewall Admin Engineer in a remote capacity. This is a long-term opportunity with a competitive compensation package.

******We are unable to work C2C on this role******

  • Administration of a Checkpoint firewall environment including Check Point VSX, CheckPoint GAIA, CheckPoint Site-to-Site VPN, CheckPoint Mobile Access/Remote Access, CheckPoint Endpoint Management. 
  • Use of firewall management software; Algosec and Indeni.
  • Operational assistance migrating from Checkpoint to Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Primary responsibilities included but not limited to deploying, configuring, upgrading, maintaining and troubleshooting network security infrastructure.
  • Provide tier II/tier III operational support for incidents or problems involving network security devices.
  • Prepare and document standard troubleshooting and recovery procedures for lower-level support staff.
  • Troubleshoot and provide remediation for a variety of security equipment and technologies.
  • Document in detail all information regarding incidents, responses, and root cause analysis.
  • Manage the implementation and maintenance of security policies on network security devices.
  • Work with security engineering team to develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
  • Works with external vendors for chronic issues, bugs, and feature enhancements.
  • Provide consultation on projects requiring security operational support.
  • Develop processes to improve network security service reliability and availability
  • Operate and improve services in accordance with business needs, priorities and SLAs.
  • Drive process improvements and procedures that will improve overall Security Service Delivery to the customer.
  • Ensure uniformity of security service delivery and attainment of all business and customer objectives.
  • Manage the configuration aspects of network security devices such as configuration file management, inventory management, and software management.
  • 7 years of experience in network and security infrastructure technology
  • Understanding of security vulnerabilities and industry standard mitigation practices. 
  • Prior experience with a large enterprise network.
  • Sound background experience working with networking protocols involving routing, switching, and wireless connectivity.
  • Knowledge of security protocols and implementations.
  • Experience with the configuration and support of the some of the following firewalls: Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco ASA, Palo Alto, and Fortinet.
  • Experience with DDOS/IPS/IDS security appliances and services such as Arbor, Akamai, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, and Cisco.
  • Experience with configuration and support of client-to-site VPN tunnels
  • Knowledge and understanding of WAF technologies.
  • Experience with routing protocols OSPF, BGP, & EIGRP.
  • Experience in the use of multiple network tools and management systems such as; SevOne, Qradar, Splunk, and Spectrum for network troubleshooting and reporting.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and network security products.
  • Maintain departmental documentation for standards, processes, and communications.
  • Experience with applications such as ServiceNow, Jira, AlgoSec, Panorama, CSM,
  • Able to conduct research into security networking issues and products as required.


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