Softworld Security Engineer (Palo Alto) in Atlanta, Georgia

Security Engineer (Palo Alto)

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Date posted:

September 29, 2016

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Atlanta, GA

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Softworld is currently recruiting for a Security Engineer based in Atlanta, GA. This is a great, long term opportunity! Please review the information below for specific details. Responsibilities:

This role will require implementing, supporting, and securing Firewall technology within the enterprise.

• Lead technology transformation for Firewalls, VPN, and IDS/IPS • Keep Firewalls current within environment, including Threat and URL filtering content • Introduce routine backup process for firewalls within environment • Lead and/or partner with other teams where Network Security requirements are qualified for projects • Setup, Configure, and Maintain Firewalls specifically Palo Alto • Introduce new standup of firewalls to environment as required • Strategic development of Policy Rules, NATS, and Security profiles on firewalls using Panorama • Help implement Network Security policies • Ability to run pcap wireshark traces, and tcpdumps • Ability to create Firewall rules based on Layer 7 applications • Communicate affectively about Network Security strategy • Understand how to monitor, secure, and communicate on network vulnerabilities and attack vectors • Ensure proper audit trails are configured for centralized logging


• Bachelor’s Degree or 10 + years of experience • 3+ years of Palo Alto Firewall experience- or products similar (FireEye, Checkpoint, Sourcefire, etc.) • Must have a Secret OR Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Skills:

• Experience in infrastructure / network security environment performing network engineering (hardware and software) and designing, planning and implementing firewalls, web gateways, threat prevention systems, using the latest technology • Hands-on implementation and troubleshooting of Check Point, Palo Alto Networks firewalls and web gateways • Hands-on experience with multi-factor authentication systems such as RSA or Entrust • High-level communication skills to influence and persuade others • Understanding of commonly used protocols and services (e.g. SSL, TCP/UDP, HTTP, FTP/SFTP, NTP, Telnet, NFS, SSH, LDAP, etc.) • Understanding of DNS architecture • Understanding of networking hardware; routers, switches, and load-balancers (e.g. Cisco) • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create and present concepts and recommendations to management

If you are interested in learning more, please forward your resume for immediate consideration!