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Network Engineer, Checkpoint Firewall

HireResources a Tailored Solutions Company (WO)
McLean, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $150,000 to $160,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

Position Responsibilities:  

Provide senior level, advanced hands-on support for Checkpoint enterprise firewalls, Cisco ASA VPN server, Cisco AnyConnect client (a must), remote (VPN) management solutions (i.e., two factor authentications), AAA servers, log reporting, firewall audits and vulnerability management 

Ability to take on, with minimum supervision, technical leadership roles and hold experience with enterprise security solutions, IPv4 and dynamic routing, PKI, VPN, OCSP, AD, LDAP and SecureID servers 

Advanced troubleshooting skills, incident and problem management, overseeing escalations, and has a solid understanding of encryption technologies 

Expert in all aspects of the firewall device installations, maintenance and usage of a large-scale local and wide area network 

Manages network performance and maintain a high security posture 

Experience in network monitoring tools such as Solarwinds, Wireshark, tcpdump, snoop (or similar network packet capturing tools) 

Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills 

Demonstrates organizational and project planning skills by being a visionary and a self-starter, taking charge of current operations from a high-level, covering all aspects of security operations including, but not limited to: patch management, vulnerability remediation, network security designs, working knowledge of endpoint security, client-to-site and site-to-site VPNs, IPSEC tunnels, Checkpoint firewall clustering, Checkpoint security management servers, Cisco AnyConnect profiles, ASA Clustering, wireless technologies, McAfee Web Proxy and Checkpoint URL filtering blade, project management, change management, configuration management, and scheduling 


Position Requirements:  

  • Ten (10) years of experience working in a large organization responsible for administering, operating, maintaining, and securing a network infrastructure 
  • Five (5) years of experience in a technical leadership or supervisory role 
  • Five (5) years of experience in engineering, implementing, testing, debugging and migrating Checkpoint (R77.x and higher) and Cisco ASA VPN server (9.x and higher) along with direct Cisco AnyConnect VPN client (4.2 and higher) support 
  • Thorough knowledge of network telecommunications, endpoint security, Windows Server operating systems, and TCP/IP protocol 
  • Two (2) years of experience supporting Web content filtering/proxy and wireless technologies 
  • Thorough knowledge of PKI and supporting technologies 
  • Thorough knowledge of network-based protocols such as Exchange, Oracle, DNS, DNSSec, DHCP, and Internet-Based
  • Domain Naming services and registration process 
  • Regular business hours work along with scheduled maintenance weekend support (as needed)
  • US Citizen or Green Card required 
  • Must be able to pass a Department of Labor government background investigation


Education and/or Certifications  

Certifications desired: ITIL, CCNA Security, CCNP Security and CCSE Checkpoint  

Clearance Requirements  

Must be able to achieve and maintain a Public Trust.  

Company Description
HireResources recruiters are not generalists; they are specialists in their industries providing quick access to industry top talent in select industry sectors. We speak your language and understand the factors critical to your business. Each HireResources Sector Team has a specialized target recruitment function. In fact, if we do not have expertise in your industry, we will let you know this upfront.

HireResources was established in 2002, in 2015 we began a growth phase by restructuring our core business, today, HireResources is a fast-growing Staffing & Recruitment platform headquartered in Connecticut. HireResources is an open source staffing and recruiting model giving flexibility and support to top executive recruiters across the country. HireResources recruiters are thoroughly vetted and are proven professionals in the recruiting industry.

HireResources a Tailored Solutions Company (WO)


McLean, VA



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