Remote Firewall Engineer

Job Type: Remote
Job Location: New Jersey New York US

Job Title: Remote Firewall Engineer

Location: Remote

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced Remote Firewall Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing, configuring, and troubleshooting corporate firewalls and related networking equipment. The successful candidate must have a strong technical background, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to think outside the box.

Responsibilities for Remote Firewall Engineer:

• Configure, manage, and troubleshoot corporate firewalls and related networking equipment.

• Monitor and analyze firewall logs to identify suspicious activity.

• Coordinate with network engineers and other IT staff to ensure secure and reliable network operations.

• Develop, implement, and maintain firewall policies to protect the organization’s digital assets.

• Ensure compliance with security policies and industry standards.

• Respond to security incidents and take appropriate action to mitigate risks.

• Provide technical support to internal and external customers.

• Stay up-to-date with the latest security threats and technologies.

Requirements for Remote Firewall Engineer:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

• 5+ years of experience managing firewalls and related networking equipment.

• Extensive knowledge of security protocols, such as IPSec, SSL, TLS, etc.

• Experience in deploying and troubleshooting network infrastructure components.

• Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Ability to work remotely.

Role for Remote Firewall Engineer:

As a Firewall Engineer, the primary responsibility is to ensure that the organization’s network is secure and that any unauthorized access is prevented. This involves configuring and maintaining firewalls, routers, and other network security appliances.

When working remotely, the Firewall Engineer is responsible for ensuring that remote access is secure and that only authorized users or systems can access the network. This includes setting up remote access policies, configuring VPNs, setting up firewalls, and setting up user authentication.

The Firewall Engineer must also be knowledgeable about the organization’s security policies and procedures and must be able to enforce them. This includes identifying and responding to potential threats to the network and developing strategies for preventing them. T

The Firewall Engineer must also be able to monitor and analyze network activity to identify possible security risks. This includes monitoring the system logs and performing regular security audits.

Finally, the Firewall Engineer must be able to communicate effectively with other members of the IT team and other departments in the organization. This includes providing training and support to users, responding to security incidents, and providing regular reports on the status of the network security.

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