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Firewall Engineers manage and maintain the day-to-day security operations and system change lifecycles of critical security devices and tools. Their resumes highlight skills like troubleshooting and resolving firewall software and hardware issues, including VPNs, connectivity issues, logging, cluster configurations, and hardware installations; and working hand in hand with management and the engineering teams to ensure success of all network changes. Sample resumes indicate that a bachelor's degree in computer engineering or a related disciple is highly preferred by employers in the field.

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1

Firewall Engineer, Team Lead

Led team for Security Engineering and Identity Management under the Information Resources Management Support (IRMS) Contract.

  • Established the "Trust Working Group" which included negotiating and leading the adoption of a 13-point common security criteria for configuring network perimeters at all eleven NASA field centers.
  • Maintained 99.999% standard for service level agreements during upgrades from fiber to switched network infrastructures while introducing the first network-layer firewalls within NASA.
  • Provided system administration and firewall engineering support for the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Assisted with the processing of survey results and initial data analysis for an FBI intelligence risk assessment.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
MS
Information Security Analysis
Bank
2

Firewall Engineer

Provided Tier II Support for Checkpoint Manage Firewall clients.

  • Configured, troubleshoot, and upgraded Checkpoint Firewalls for Manage clients, which included network and/or resource access, software, or hardware problems.
  • Opened, resolved, or updated Tier II Support tickets for Manage Firewall clients.
  • Provided Manage Firewall Clients' with regular status reports of their trouble tickets.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Computer Science
3

Remote LAN Engineer / Firewall Engineer

Responsible for maintaining 119 Linux servers, including firewall configurations and server upgrades.

  • Responsible for the configuration and implementation of NT and Windows 2000 servers.
  • Utilized Tivoli Storage Management tool to monitor and optimize storage capacity.
  • Configured Proxy servers including WINS Sever configurations for 104 sites for TCP\IP leases.
  • Upgraded Master Trend 3.30 to 15 sites including Europe.
  • Assisted in IT security audits for clients/customers.
  • Configured and supported Cisco 7500 and 4500 routers.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
4

Firewall Engineer

Member of a 4 person team responsible for managing systems and policy changes to DLA's
firewall infrastructure. The firewall mesh consists of approximately 80 checkpoint firewalls
running on ipso/gaia appliances, and the infrastructure to maintain them. All firewalls are
configured as high availability clusters.

  • Project lead to define, consolidate and standardize documentation, standards, and policies.
  • Designed system to streamline management of multiple firewalls using shell, perl, and keyed ssh.
  • Streamlined and documented firewall build process, along with creating standardized dynamic
  • Implemented enterprise system monitoring using nagios. Wrote many custom checkpoint
  • All configurations (such as nagios) and documentation are maintained using revision control
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Aerospace Engineering
5

Consultant/internet & Firewall Engineer

Managed installation, and configuration of 50+ Checkpoint Firewall-1 2000 (v41) and Checkpoint Firewall-1 NG (v50) firewalls operating on the Nokia IP series Network Appliance Platform (NAP) with Checkpoint Provider-1 with SmartCenter in corporate data centers as well as remote data centers. Nokia IP platform include 330, 440, 650 and 740 in [company name] DMZ, Extranet, and Internet zone

  • Maintain High Availability and Clustered firewall environments for customers using Check Point High Availability, and Nokia VRRP. Provide on-going support.
  • As one of three lead contacts in our group for firewall troubleshooting and maintenance issues, responsible for resolving the issues from company and/or vendor documented resolutions.
  • Supplied data on irresolvable firewall issues to the vendor Technical Assistance Centers (TAC) and, with assistance from the vendor technicians, advanced towards full resolution of the issues and documentation of the process.
  • Provide Support for [company name] vpn client Infrastructure consist of 20,000 sales force.
  • Provide administration for global, regional and local DNS & DHCP servers via QIP.
  • Provided ongoing administration and support for authentication service using RSA SecurID and Cisco RADIUS servers for internet-based remote access vpn solution
  • Use Peregrine Service Center to track device inventory, provide support for client, vendor and generate SLA reporting.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
6

Firewall Engineer and Consultant

Member of the Firewall Team, which Designed, Configured and Maintained the Cloud Infrastructure of the [company name].

  • Implemented the Policy Rules, DMZ and Multiple VDOM's for Multiple Clients of the State on the Fortigate Firewall.
  • Implemented the Inter VDOM Routing through the Fortigate Firewalls and also the Router.
  • Implemented Zone Based Firewalling and Security Rules on the Palo Alto Firewall.
  • Implemented IPS, DLP and UTM features on the firewall for added security purposes.
  • Deployed the Air-Magnet Survey Pro and Spectrum Analyzer to study the Heat Maps and Spectrums to perfectly position the Access points.
  • Configured and Maintained Cisco Wireless Access Points (Cisco - 3500's, 3600's), using Cisco Wireless Controllers at the Data-Center Admin Department.
  • Deployed AT&T and Verizon Carrier Vendors onto the Cloud Infrastructure.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Electronics And Communications
MS
Telecommunications
7

Senior Firewall Engineer

Charged with managing internal IT infrastructure components including Check Point Firewall-1 4.1, Netscape Proxy servers, DNS servers, and SMTP mail relays as weall as the installation, design, and support of connectivity from Arthur Andersen client engagement sites to the internal network. Operate within Security Control Center that provides 24x7 support to 85,000 global users.

  • Project lead for HP-OpenView NNM and BMC Patrol implementation.
  • Project lead for the redesign and upgrade of the Andersen Chicago Internet gateway and data center.
  • Worked with Andersen's Network Engineering and NOC in the ongoing configuration, maintainence and monitoring of their Cisco routers and switches.
  • Instrumental in developing and mentoring junior staff members.
  • Coordinated and configured multi site VPN connections and multimple mobile "War Room" VPN connections for emergency Partner meetings & client engagements.
  • Increased traffic load support by building out Internet Gateway Architectures in key locations; developed complex designs to ensure high availability, load balancing, traffic sharing, dynamic routing, and fail over.
  • Participated on a team responsible for the seamless transition of operational support for security devices prior to the Arthur Andersen/Accenture network split.
  • Automated variety of routine system administration tasks.
  • Authored policy, support documentation, and best practices for the Andersen security architecture.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Electronics Engineering
8

Firewall Engineer III

Simultaneously maintained, configured, and supported over 450 managed firewalls

  • Supported Check Point 3.x, 4.x, Net Ranger IDS, Cisco Pix, HP Open View
  • Configured and supported site to site virtual private networks
  • Closed more firewall tickets than any technician in the history of the SOC (1000/year)
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Masters Computer Science (mscs)
9

Firewall Engineer

Perform Level 3-4 troubleshooting and analysis of disaster recovery issues, security implementations, firewall configurations, vulnerability assessments, and intrusion detection and analyze, customer consultation.

  • Troubleshoot firewall configurations remotely supporting all [company name] managed firewall solutions East-Coast, West-Coast, UK and Customer remotely managed Firewalls).
  • Develop, implement and update security principles supporting customer migrations, configurations and implementations.
  • Implement, configure and troubleshoot VPN's and Secure Remote related issues.
  • Manage 400+ Nokia Firewalls utilizing Provider-1.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
10

Firewall Engineer

Perform Level 3-4 troubleshooting and analysis of disaster recovery issues, security implementations, firewall configurations, vulnerability assessments, and intrusion detection and analyze, customer consultation.

  • Troubleshoot firewall configurations remotely supporting all [company name] managed firewall solutions East-Coast, West-Coast, UK and Customer remotely managed Firewalls).
  • Develop, implement and update security principles supporting customer migrations, configurations and implementations.
  • Implement, configure and troubleshoot VPN's and Secure Remote related issues.
  • Manage 400+ Nokia Firewalls utilizing Provider-1.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job

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