Senior Firewall Engineer

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 years ago(1/26/2019 9:14 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


SoluStaff is actively recruiting a Senior Firewall Engineer for its customer, located in Center City Philadelphia.  The Senior Firewall Engineer will be responsible for ensuring the on-going operation, maintenance and administration of our customer’s Check Point firewall environment. This is a 6-month contract (minimum) position.


  • Develop, support and implement Check Point security policies
  • Review, plan and implement firewall change requests
  • Ensure firewall services and systems are always available and reliable
  • Response and management of service issues and problems
  • Perform analysis of existing CheckPoint firewall rules
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams to plan and implement new technologies
  • Diagnose and resolve
  • Manage firewall and proxy request queue, including prioritizing requests, updating status and contacting the requestor for additional information as needed.
  • Develop, support and implement Firewall security policies
  • Implement firewall rule changes for Checkpoint firewall within the customer’s existing change control process.
  • Implement VPN rule changes for Checkpoint firewall within the customer’s existing change control process.
  • Perform periodic rule analysis and recommend optimization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field is required.
  • 5+ years’ experience configuring/administrating various CheckPoint firewall technologies.
  • Check Point Certified Security Master (CCSM) or Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) preferred
  • Experience with networking and security within large enterprise environments
  • Strong experience analyzing firewall rules for large, enterprise customers, with a focus on superseding rules
  • Experience with networking and TCP/IP, DNS, load-balancing, network routing with BGP
  • Strong analytical and quantitative capability with attention to detail
  • Forward thinking, ability to identify and contribute to the development of new techniques and the improvement of processes and work-flow
  • Organization ability to prioritize work and deliver on time against project plans


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