Network Engineer

  • location: Research Triangle Park, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $44 - $55 per hour
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Network Engineer

job summary:
Skill Set 1 (Perimeter - Firewall/Intrusion Detection/Web Application Firewall Engineering)

Perimeter Management Core Technologies:

- Firewalls - Checkpoint, Juniper, Fortinet

- Intrusion Detection/Inspection - TippingPoint, Juniper IDP,

- Web Application Firewalls - Citrix

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Firewall / IDS Engineer plans and conducts the hardware refresh of EOL Perimeter equipment.

Requires keyboard experience to actually build a firewall from scratch.

This position will require weekend off hours work to perform the upgrades. A limited number may be done mid-week.

 
location: Durham, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $44 - 55 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
General skills:

The Individual must possess the ability to analyze and understand a variety of existing and emerging business requirements, interface with technology engagement teams as a fully seasoned and proficient perimeter solutions engineer, in providing best in class firewall/IDS/WAF solutions that align to meet business and technology requirements.

This highly dynamic position will require the ability to manage multiple technical project engagements requiring the candidate to be a "team player" whom can also work independently in managing to multiple deadlines, priorities and diverse set of applications and requirements.

Candidate will be a strong engineering minded individual with polished collaboration, written, and communication skills and a proven track record interacting with various levels of management, clients and technical team members in delivering technical perimeter solutions.

 
qualifications:
Engineering Skills

In depth engineering experience in perimeter solutions, including the design, low level engineering, and delivery of new hardware systems for client applications across the enterprise DMZ.

- Development and maintenance of High Level and Low Level Design diagrams/documentation

- Building/operating various firewall platforms (Checkpoint/Nokia, Juniper Netscreen, Juniper SRX, Fortinet)

- Working with Provider 1 management GUI software (smartview manager, tracker)

- Working with IDS/IPS products (e.g., TippingPoint)

- Working with Web Application Firewall products (e.g., Netscape or Citrix)

- Strong knowledge of network routing/switching (routing protocols, multicast, other LAN protocols)

- Functional understanding of diverse set of networked applications requiring perimeter management solutions, including HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, FTP, DNS, NTP, ANYCAST services, and others.

- DMZ Network infrastructure knowledge including topology, security policies, firewalls and the L2/L3 switch and router infrastructure is required.

 
skills:

- Programming skills a plus: sh, Perl, Python, Golang, C, C++.

- Administrator level ability with UNIX (Linux or other variant) is highly desirable.

Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of IT experience with firewalls.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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