Network Security-Firewall Engineer (Schenectady)


: $140,345.00 - $187,860.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Eclaro's client in New York City is looking for a Network Security/Firewall Engineer to join their team. This is a 12-18 month onsite contract. Candidates must be local to NYC * No 3rd parties please *

The Network Security Engineer will be supporting a Network Segmentation project. This is part of a larger push to implement security controls within the organization. The first part of this project has been completed (putting hardware infrastructure in place). This is the second phase of the project and we will be introducing firewall rules now to separate out the applications, networks, users, etc. We need to have logical separation between groups of users, applications, networks, etc. This is a high visibility project and touches critical enterprise and media/broadcast environments in the company.

Desired skills:

Network + Firewall Experience
Excellent Knowledge in TCP/IP and OSI Model
Good understanding of Firewall Security and NAT
Familiarity with Palo Alto Preferred , Checkpoint
Ability to do Firewall Log Analysis
Medium level knowledge in Network Routing and Switching
Medium level knowledge in Information Security best practices
Proficient in using excel for data analysis
Windows Active Directory knowledge a plus
Good understanding of enterprise architecture
Excellent Written and Communication Skills
Excellent Documentation skills (network and flow diagrams etc.)
Ability to work independently

Roles and Responsibilities:

Analyze firewall logs and come up with logic for new policies for corp user/server traffic (NOTE: Not very hands-on. Will not be writing the rules on the firewalls at this time will primarily be reviewing logs and building the [new] firewall policy, then pushing this policy out across the enterprise)
Must understand how firewalls work and understand firewall rules in conjunction with applications. Will be doing firewall log parsing and analysis
Must understand TCP/IP to look at firewall logs to understand how applications work (can talk to the Application Developers for more info if needed). All apps are proprietary company apps.
Should be strong within Microsoft Excel and analytics
Work with Network Eng, Information Security and Risk teams
Interact with users/user groups to understand their applications /work flow if needed
Participate in conference calls and project meetings
Present findings (from firewall log parsing and analysis) to project teams

For immediate consideration contact Jeanine Hastings 646-###-####, and send resumes to

- provided by Dice * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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