Network Engineer (Firewall)

network engineer, fortigate, juniper, firewalls, ospf, bgp
Contract W2, 1 Years
$50 - $70
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

**All resumes will remain strictly confidential. 

The candidate should be proficient in the concepts of zone-based firewalling. Additionally, the ideal candidate should have at least 3 years of experience with Fortigate firewalls and 2 years of experience with Juniper SRX firewalls within the past 5 years, preferably including migrating services from SRX to Fortigate.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience implementing and managing enterprise stateful zone-based firewalls.
  • Recent experience (within last 2 years) migrating services between firewalls from different vendors, preferably from Juniper SRX to Fortigate.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Able to communicate clearly with technical and non-technical staff and managers.
  • Self-starter, with strong organizational and task management skills.
  • Stringent record keeping & documentation skills in all areas of network diagramming, provisioning, troubleshooting, and change control.
  • Evidence of an ability to work as a member of a project team and can effectively work with support vendors.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in creating and update network diagrams using Visio.
  • Experience with configuring routing on Fortigate firewalls, preferably OSPF and BGP.
  • Experience with site to site VPNs, SSL inspection, and other “next-gen” firewall inspection features.
  • Experience managing enterprise FortiGate firewall clusters using Fortimanager
  • Experience troubleshooting problems with a network-centric approach, utilizing the OSI model as a framework.
  • Ability to troubleshoot under stressful conditions.


Position Id : 009
Originally Posted : 6 years ago
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