Security Infrastructure Consultant - Remote (Work From Home)


Accepts corp to corp applicationsContract - IndependentContract - W2Contract - 12 month(s)


CISSPPCNSECCSEPalo Alto FirewallsSecurity of Windows ServersLinux ServersMCITPGCIAGCIHGREMGPENCEH

Job Details


Purpose: As Security Infrastructure Consultant, your technical responsibilities include problem identification, system architecture definition, hardware/software specification and/or design, implementation, testing, and solution deployment. Viewed by customers as a subject matter expert, your performance is measured by delivery of agreed solutions within budgeted hours. Works on problems of complex scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Computer Science or a related field


  • 8-10 years related work experience

Essential Functions:

  • 6+ Years' experience with Installing, implementing, and configuring Palo Alto Firewalls.
  • 6+ years managing firewall rules and policies, including management of URL lists
  • Capable of validating and verifying what outbound access a server (and applications) actually have and making recommendations on how to lock down using a variety of methods both on the server itself and utilizing other appropriate network security controls.
  • Is highly motivated, flexible and can pivot to other security technologies as required.
  • Design, Recommend and make architecture design decisions based on customer input, business, compliance and security requirements on behalf of customer.
  • Develop documentation for Operational teams based on security best practices.
  • Document (textual and graphical as appropriate), communicate, recommend and take appropriate action to resolve, risks and issues associated with security vulnerabilities across the Customer IT Environment.
  • Work with minimal supervision as an individual contributor and as part of a team.

Required Skills:

  • 8 or more years of technical experience required, including at least 5 years in security services.
  • 6 + years of hands-on experience in the following technologies:
  • Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Security of Windows Servers
  • Security of Linux Servers
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to:
  1. Read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals
  2. Document procedures that conform to a prescribed style and format
  3. Present information to management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous consulting experience within a Professional Services organization
  • Palo Alto qualifications (e.g. PCNSE)
  • Industry certification such as CISSP, CCSE, MCITP,
  • SANS or other Security certifications, such as GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN, CEH