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Infrastructure Defense Specialist

  • Location: Irving, TX, 75063
  • Salary: 0.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

Terrific 12+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension) in Irving, TX for an Infrastructure Defense Specialist.  Must have strong Firewall and Cyber Security experience. 

Responsibilities include:
•    Providing support to perimeter security infrastructure, comprised by firewall, proxy, remote access and intrusion detection systems
•    Daily firewall and proxy changes execution from request handling and scheduling to implementation in the production environment based on customer requirements
•    Problem analysis and resolution from non-hardware routine issues to critical failures within established service level targets.

•    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related
•    6+ years of experience CheckPoint Secure Platform Pro & GAIA
•    Must have vendor-specific (CheckPoint, Juniper, and/or Palo Alto) scripting experience.
•    Prefer experience with Juniper SRX and Juniper Netscreen firewalls, Palo Alto Networks firewall and intrusion detection devices.
•    Must have BlueCoat Proxy experience.
•    Pulse SSL VPN appliances and Cisco ASA with AnyConnect client
•    Arbor network anomaly detection devices
•    Networking and routing with BGP
•    Traffic analysis: tcpdump/pcap/wireshark
•    Linux/Unix
•    Strong understanding of Enterprise Change, Incident and Problem Management is required. ServiceNow preferred but not required.
•    Strong troubleshooting and communication skills
•    Ability to work as part of a team with remote colleagues in other countries
•    Certifications: CheckPoint, Juniper firewalls. CISSP, Security +, CISA or CCNA/CCNP preferred.