Perimeter Security Operations Specialist

New Castle, DE | Contract

Post Date: 01/19/2017 Job ID: 43026 Industry: Security Engineer

Security Operations


3-5 Tech Responsibilities:
- Specialists are required to analyze customer requirements to ensure all standards, policies and guidelines are upheld from the information security perspective and support routine compliance activities. 
- Eventually, specialists need to support technology improvements, such as new infrastructure install and hardware/software upgrades, and engineering support. 
- Relevant certifications preferred: Checkpoint and Juniper firewalls

Job Description
- Duties include providing support to perimeter security infrastructure, which includes firewall, proxy and remote access systems; 
- Investigation, documentation and resolution of outages to critical business systems that may be caused by firewall, proxy, or remote access systems; 
- Escalation of issues to, and tracking of progress in conjunction with Citi engineering teams, vendors, or other technical resource teams; 
- Working incidents or projects beyond the scope of the level 2 team which may include scheduling multiple changes, software upgrades, or configuration activities to resolve. 

Desired platforms/skills include: 
- Strong troubleshooting and communication skills, 
- tcpdump/pcap/wireshark experience, 
- Checkpoint Secure Platform Pro & Gaia, 
- Juniper SRX, 
- Bluecoat Proxy, 
- PaloAlto Networks firewalls, 
- Juniper SSL VPN appliances, 
- Juniper Netscreen firewalls, 
- Cisco ASA with AnyConnect client, 
- Network routing with BGP, 
- Linux/Unix experience preferred. 

Also desired/emphasized is a strong analytical and quantitative capability with attention to detail ability to work in a demanding and environment, exhibiting a high degree of flexibility and ability to multi-task, seeking guidance where necessary; strong verbal and written skills are also desired.

Additional Details:
- Specialists are required to analyze customer requirements to ensure all standards, policies and guidelines are upheld from the information security perspective and support routine compliance activities. 
- Eventually, specialists need to support technology improvements, such as new infrastructure install and hardware/software upgrades, and engineering support.
- Relevant certifications preferred: Checkpoint and Juniper firewalls.

Education Level Required:
- Bachelor' s Degree preferred
- Years of Related Experience: 5+

 
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