Senior Security Engineer w/ Checkpoint

Engineering, CheckPoint, F5, Networking, TCP/IP, Switches, Security, Palo Alto, Network security
Full Time
$100,000 - $135,000
Travel required to 50%.

Job Description


Senior Security Engineer

Salary: $110k-$135k

Location: Chicago, IL

Looking for a strong Network Engineer this is open to  25% to 50% sporadic travel overnight at times.  Great Soft Skills. Networking, Routing, Switching,  Checkpoint and Palo Alto Firewall experience.  Must have great customer skills.  


The Senior Security Engineer must have the ability to solve complex problems in a methodological manner in customer’s environments relating to network and network security related issues. Engineer will have the ability to communicate well in front of customers in a pre and post sales capacity providing assessments, network architecture, configuration, design and implementation.


  • Must have a willingness to learn and be willing to take vendor certification courses (bonuses on certification)
  • Must be comfortable with the use of software packages including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, IE etc
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are required as well as good telephone skills and etiquette
  • Experience working with Check Point products
  • 5+years experience with TCP/IP network equipment
  • 5+years experience with advanced network security systems
  • Detailed Understanding of the functional aspects of key infrastructure protocols
  • Detailed Understanding of L1-L7
  • Robust understanding of networking and Internet technologies and experience with complex systems troubleshooting
  • Ability to multi-task under stressful situations
  • High reading comprehension
  • Ability to rapidly pick up new technology and self-direct study
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to travel locally 95% of the time to customer locations
  • Ability to travel overnight 25-50% depending on location

Preferred Skills

  • Expert or willing to become expert with equivalent manufacture experience with Firewalls and other Networking and Security products, eg. Check Point Software, Palo Alto Networks, Juniper Networks, Infoblox, LogRhythm, Splunk, and F5 Networks
  • Detailed understanding of routing and switching protocols
  • Direct engineering or willing to attain expertise in Aruba, RSA, VMware, Cisco among others
  • Experience teaching in a technical training environment
Dice Id : napil006
Position Id : 6630952
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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