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Senior Security Firewall Engineer (Checkpoint/Palo Alto/F5)

£475 to £525

South East / Contract / Ref: ND-firewall3124

Senior Security Firewall SME(Checkpoint/Palo Alto/F5)

Alexander Ash are working with a blue chip utilities client based in West London area who are seeking to build out their network security/firewall security capability. They are looking for specialists in the firewall space to work on project delivery engagements for customers covering various firewall technologies such as Checkpoint, FortiGate, Palo Alto and Juniper.

The role would require you to work on everything from BAU, operations, support to large scale migration programmes (project delivery). The hiring manager is keen on securing the right 'personality' and 'cultural fit' of an individual, so the mindset and attitude of this person is very important.


  • Install, configure, manage and troubleshoot firewalls (Checkpoint, FortiGate, Palo Alto and Juniper)
  • Responsible for ongoing configuration changes, monitoring and maintenance across the firewall estate
  • Firewall rule creation, migrations, and re-certification.
  • Design, setting engineering standards, configure, administer, and document firewall infrastructure
  • It's not network troubleshooting it's firewall troubleshooting - Checkpoint, Palo alto, FortiGate and Bluecoat
  • Experience in performance tuning of firewalls and firewall policy's
  • Experience with implementation and build of firewalls from scratch
  • Exposure to F5, Bluecoat Proxies and Web Application Firewalls would be beneficial.
  • Certifications such as Checkpoint Certified Administrator (CCSA) OR Checkpoint Certified Security Expert (CCSE) OR Palo Alto Networks Certified (PCNSE) OR Palo Alto ACE (Accredited Configuration Engineer) OR F5-CA (F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator)

The client is based in West London, Heathrow Airport - although would offer flexibility 2/3 days a week from home once fully up to speed with the environment, demands and technologies etc

Please apply now for immediate consideration.

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