Fortigate Firewall Administrator

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Contract
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job description

Fortigate Firewall Administrator

job summary:
Assignment Details

- Provide support for all corporate firewalls, application delivery controllers, RADIUS, RSA.

- Develop and implement firewall changes for supported networks

- Evaluate requested changes for possible Cyber-Security Threats

- Provide 3rd level support to troubleshoot networking issues.

- Interact with support-customers to resolve issues and provide solutions as required.

- Provide off-hour support as operational needs dictate. The candidate must be available for rotating weekly on-call shifts (24 hour on-call support) with other members in the group.

- Lead and / or manage projects of various priorities in a fast-paced environment.

- Provide Design Consultation for projects for firewall necessity and configuration.

- Develop and execute disaster recovery and test plans for all supported devices.

- Prepare support documentation for the for 1st and 2nd level support groups.

- Document and/or revise administration procedures for security, configuration, operation, and administration of devices.

Skills & Requirements

- Information Security seeks a highly-dedicated professional who is committed to exemplary customer service.

- A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field with at least 3-5 years' work experience in an enterprise IT environment.

- The candidate must possess excellent project management, technical writing and oral communication skills.

- This individual must demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment, manage complex projects, represent the organization in dealings with customers and vendors, and render sound business decisions.

- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are required.

- The candidate must possess excellent technical skills, particularly regarding Network Diagnostics, FortiGate Firewall operations and deployments.

- The candidate must have extensive experience with FortiGate firewall administration, upgrades, backups, configuration, and diagnostics.

o Including but not limited to configuration and diagnostics of the following is required:

? FortiManager administration, operation and integration

? Authentication services (AAA policies / RADIUS and RSA authentication connections)

? SNMP monitoring and alert profiles

? Logical and virtual interfaces for networks sharing security levels.

? IPSEC VPNs with between Cisco and FortiGate firewalls as well as external dissimilar vendor model firewalls/routers.

? VIPs and NAT for external interfaces

? Imaging and restoration of firewalls from root layer

? Vulnerability review of firewall hardware and software

? Fortigate firewall image upgrade planning and implementation

? Fortinet UTM profile evaluation

- The candidate must be knowledgeable of Information Security networking best practices and be able to evaluate design requests for Cyber Security threats.

- U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders, and those authorized to work in the U.S. will be considered.

The following are not required for this position but would be considered as a valuable asset in a potential candidate.

- Centralized Management tools (Cisco Systems Manager)

- AAA systems (RSA, RADIUS, Cisco ISE)

- Cloud systems integration (ex. Azure)

- Scripting / Automation

 
location: New York, New York
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 6pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Assignment Details

- Provide support for all corporate firewalls, application delivery controllers, RADIUS, RSA.

- Develop and implement firewall changes for supported networks

- Evaluate requested changes for possible Cyber-Security Threats

- Provide 3rd level support to troubleshoot networking issues.

- Interact with support-customers to resolve issues and provide solutions as required.

- Provide off-hour support as operational needs dictate. The candidate must be available for rotating weekly on-call shifts (24 hour on-call support) with other members in the group.

- Lead and / or manage projects of various priorities in a fast-paced environment.

- Provide Design Consultation for projects for firewall necessity and configuration.

- Develop and execute disaster recovery and test plans for all supported devices.

- Prepare support documentation for the for 1st and 2nd level support groups.

- Document and/or revise administration procedures for security, configuration, operation, and administration of devices.

 
qualifications:
Skills & Requirements

- Information Security seeks a highly-dedicated professional who is committed to exemplary customer service.

- A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field with at least 3-5 years' work experience in an enterprise IT environment.

- The candidate must possess excellent project management, technical writing and oral communication skills.

- This individual must demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment, manage complex projects, represent the organization in dealings with customers and vendors, and render sound business decisions.

- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are required.

- The candidate must possess excellent technical skills, particularly regarding Network Diagnostics, FortiGate Firewall operations and deployments.

- The candidate must have extensive experience with FortiGate firewall administration, upgrades, backups, configuration, and diagnostics.

o Including but not limited to configuration and diagnostics of the following is required:

? FortiManager administration, operation and integration

? Authentication services (AAA policies / RADIUS and RSA authentication connections)

? SNMP monitoring and alert profiles

? Logical and virtual interfaces for networks sharing security levels.

? IPSEC VPNs with between Cisco and FortiGate firewalls as well as external dissimilar vendor model firewalls/routers.

? VIPs and NAT for external interfaces

? Imaging and restoration of firewalls from root layer

? Vulnerability review of firewall hardware and software

? Fortigate firewall image upgrade planning and implementation

? Fortinet UTM profile evaluation

- The candidate must be knowledgeable of Information Security networking best practices and be able to evaluate design requests for Cyber Security threats.

- U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders, and those authorized to work in the U.S. will be considered.

The following are not required for this position but would be considered as a valuable asset in a potential candidate.

- Centralized Management tools (Cisco Systems Manager)

- AAA systems (RSA, RADIUS, Cisco ISE)

- Cloud systems integration (ex. Azure)

- Scripting / Automation

 
skills: Skills & Requirements

- Information Security seeks a highly-dedicated professional who is committed to exemplary customer service.

- A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field with at least 3-5 years' work experience in an enterprise IT environment.

- The candidate must possess excellent project management, technical writing and oral communication skills.

- This individual must demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment, manage complex projects, represent the organization in dealings with customers and vendors, and render sound business decisions.

- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are required.

- The candidate must possess excellent technical skills, particularly regarding Network Diagnostics, FortiGate Firewall operations and deployments.

- The candidate must have extensive experience with FortiGate firewall administration, upgrades, backups, configuration, and diagnostics.

o Including but not limited to configuration and diagnostics of the following is required:

? FortiManager administration, operation and integration

? Authentication services (AAA policies / RADIUS and RSA authentication connections)

? SNMP monitoring and alert profiles

? Logical and virtual interfaces for networks sharing security levels.

? IPSEC VPNs with between Cisco and FortiGate firewalls as well as external dissimilar vendor model firewalls/routers.

? VIPs and NAT for external interfaces

? Imaging and restoration of firewalls from root layer

? Vulnerability review of firewall hardware and software

? Fortigate firewall image upgrade planning and implementation

? Fortinet UTM profile evaluation

- The candidate must be knowledgeable of Information Security networking best practices and be able to evaluate design requests for Cyber Security threats.

- U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders, and those authorized to work in the U.S. will be considered.

The following are not required for this position but would be considered as a valuable asset in a potential candidate.

- Centralized Management tools (Cisco Systems Manager)

- AAA systems (RSA, RADIUS, Cisco ISE)

- Cloud systems integration (ex. Azure)

- Scripting / Automation


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