Palo Alto firewall security | Cognizant Technology Solutions | New York, NY 10001

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  • Post Date : November 19, 2020
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Job Description

Security enginnering experience required. Understanding of

Palo Alto firewall security and data security.

Knowledge of Cisco Firepower threat protection and IDS/IPD. Strong written and verbal communication

skills. Ability to work in high demand

environment and complete work independently. Ability to work in a flexible work

environment on a global team. Problem-solving skills – this role requires much

problem-solving, since security engineers must be able to apply their technical

expertise across various client environments and solve any obstacles that

arise. Must be focused attention to

detail – as with most other jobs that involve working with technology, the

engineer must be meticulous and detail oriented, examining every aspect of the

system to guarantee security and spot bugs or anomalous activity while they’re

still minor. The engineer will need good

time management – it’s common to multitask, while debugging problems reported

by customers and coordinating with other team members.

Excellent understanding of data protection and Palo Alto

firewall security. Experience with cloud environments is desirable. Palo Alto firewall trouble shooting,

configurations and operations are the critical tasks for this role. Standards

and policies are extremely important when it comes to security, and the

security engineer should be aware of these, keeping abreast of changes and

defining processes for compliance. Project management experience is

desirable. Independently managing

multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously. Any of these professional certifications will

elevate your application for this role: CompTIA-CSA, CEH, GISF, GSIP, GCIA, GSEC

and CISSP.

This Security engineer role provides the expertise and

knowledge required to support Security technologies and processes related to

protecting an enterprise through firewalls and data controls. Must have

the ability to install hardware, configure firewalls for usage, setup VPNs,

setup controls, manage their day-to-day

operations, and perform regular maintenance through upgrades and patches.

Ability to monitor security devices and applications for performance

problems and provide troubleshooting

support for clients; When issues arise, they must analyze the root cause and

resolve them promptly or else escalate them as needed. Have the ability to write extensive

documentation on procedures, device statuses, block lists, and other important

technical areas or create technical diagrams of the technical enviroment using

Visio to record details of troubleshooting, project controls, and operational processes. The Security engineer will design, build, and

manage the security infrastructure. Despite the strong technical focus of the

job, this security engineer will also engage with clients, relaying information

about the project and troubleshooting all issues discovered. They are

proficient in change management and disaster response, and they actively apply

policies and standards to all projects. The Security engineer may work shifts

at irregular hours to perform maintenance at unobtrusive times or resolve

critical issues as well as work with other technical engineers, DBAs, data

owners, application teams, and others in the Security stack to maintain a

positive security posture. Serve as an

SME for security guidance, firewall best practices, and data controls. Provide engineering, implementation and

support for security technologies.

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Nov 18 2020

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