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Palo Alto Firewall Senior Administrator

Location: memphis, tennessee
Job # 10180838
Date Posted: 11-21-2017
Palo Alto Firewall Senior Administrator
  • Provide planning, engineering, implementation, configuration, operational support and troubleshooting for our Palo Alto Network devices.
  • Migrate port/service to App-ID security policies.
  • Know how to create custom applications (if needed) and assign to security policies.
  • Review, customize, and/or create URL Filtering policies according to customer or best practice.
  • Validation of firewall configuration, rule creation and cleanup, and assessment of firewall traffic flow (dynamic routing, log analysis).
  • Research and assess new threats and security alerts, and recommends remedial actions to ensure network security design is resilient enough to deal with the latest threats and attacks scenarios.
  • Develop technical documentation, including standards and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for operations personnel
  • Provide design and technical input / support for engineering network security solutions based on recognized standards and best practices
  • Report on key compliance and operational metrics for the network security infrastructure
  • Work with vendors, application developers, database administrators, corporate IT, and other technology groups to deploy new or updated technology projects.
  • Conduct routine hardware and software audits of all supported systems to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, procedures, and requirements
  • Periodic security assessment of firewall, router, switches, VPN, SSL concentrator and other network component security configurations
  • Maintain proper change management documentation for all hardware and software modifications
  • Provide Investigation support of any actual or potential information security incidents or Outages in the form of an RCA.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Internet Connectivity and Protocols (TCP/IP)
  • Network architecture best practices
  • Security Operations Centre/Information Protection Centre/Computer Incident Response Centre
  • Enterprise Security Information Management systems
  • VPN Communication Protocols
  • Switches/Routers (basic configuration)
  • Network/System Intrusion Detection or Prevention Systems
  • Understanding of basic security concepts: Principle of Least Access, Compartmentalization etc.
  • Firewall (configuration knowledge)
  • Asset Management
  • Palo Alto Network Appliances.
  • Cisco ASA
  • Security threat and attack countermeasures
Non-Technical Requirements:
  • Critical Thinking and Analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to prioritize, and re-prioritize work as required

Megha Ananthakrishna
Technical Resource  Manager | MatchPoint Solutions | Office 925-829-7755 |
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