Firewall Engineer Resume Samples

A Firewall Engineer will design, manage and build the security infrastructure of the IT systems of the company. The job description entails installing hardware, setting up virtual private networks, adding upgrades, and configuring firewalls. A well-written Firewall Engineer Resume indicates the following duties and tasks – reviewing client requirements for security systems and collaborating with other engineers; installing and maintaining firewalls; performing regular maintenance through patches and upgrades; monitoring security devices and applications; analyzing root cause and resolving them promptly, and ensuring compliance with network security procedures and protocols.

Employers look for candidates with the following skills and abilities – strong technical aptitude, advanced knowledge of computer security and networking; familiarity with underlying theories; the ability to spot computer bugs or anomalous activities; and familiarity with relevant software like network analysis software and diagram software. To become one, a degree in computer engineering, information technology or a related field is needed.

Firewall Engineer Resume example

Firewall Engineer Resume

Headline : Network Engineer with 8+ years of expertise in Designing, Implementing and troubleshooting various Network Technologies. Provide scalable, supportable military grade TCP/IP security solutions along with expert TCP/IP network designs that enables business functionality. Hands-on experience, specializing in Cisco Environment in Data Center, systems, network and user administration, LAN / WAN and Security.

Skills : Firewalls, Bluecoat proxy and WAN accel, brocade and HP switch configuration, Active directory, Windows.

Description :

    1. Responsible for overall firewall configuration implementations and policy installations across all platforms during maintenance windows including Juniper, Check Point, and Fortinet for major enterprise network.
    2. Used Blue Coat PacketShaper, Blue Coat ProxyAV, Blue Coat ProxyRA, Blue Coat Director, Blue Coat WebFilter, Blue Coat IntelligenceCenter, Blue Coat PolicyCenter, Blue Coat Reporter, and Blue Coat SG Client.
    3. Used Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall to analyze all user access to company's business critical web applications and protects its applications and data from cyber attacks.
    4. Used MetaSploit for web application testing, password auditing, network discovery and risk validation.
    5. Managed the firewall deployment, rules migrations, and firewall administration.
    6. Utilized tools such as NAC, Firemon and Riverbed CMC.
    7. Modified rules on Cisco ASA's and Check Point firewalls to allow ssh from jump servers Added firewalls in to HP's proprietary firewall monitoring.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Sr. Firewall Engineer Resume

Summary : Over 6+ years of experience as an IT Security Professional with expertise in Network Security viz. Routing, Switching, Firewall Technologies, System Design, implementation and troubleshooting of complex network systems. Implemented firewalls using Cisco ASA, Cisco PIX, Check Point Provider-1 / Site Manager-1 NGX R65, Firewall-1/VPN-1 NGX R65 Gateways, Secure Platforms.

Skills : Cisco Routers, Switches, ASA Firewalls. Microsoft Server 2008, 2012. Exchange Server.

Description :

    1. Implemented and troubleshot firewall rules in Cisco ASA 5540, 5580, Check Point R77.20 Gaia and VSX as per the business requirements.
    2. Worked on Gaia Versions 77.10, 77.20, R65 implementing new and additional rules on the existing firewalls for a server refresh project.
    3. Upgrade of Check Point firewalls and management servers from Splat R75.30 to Gaia R77.20.
    4. Replaced aging Cisco ASA 5500-X series with next generation Palo Alto 5000 series appliances serving as firewalls and URL and application inspection in Panorama management tool.
    5. Designed and Implemented Cisco UCS pods in Nexus 7000 and Cisco 6500 Platform.
    6. Involved in troubleshooting network traffic and its diagnosis using tools like ping, traceroute, Wireshark.
    7. Designed MPLS VPN and QoS for the architecture using Cisco multi-layer switches.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Jr. Firewall Engineer Resume

Objective : Over 7+ years of experience in Networking and Security, including hands-on experience in providing network support, installation and analysis for a broad range of LAN / WAN communication systems. Professional experience in network administration, data communication, wireless communication installations, design, maintain and troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches, Juniper Routers and Firewalls, F5 load balancer.

Skills : VPN, juniper, checkpoint, cisco, debugging, troubleshooting, windows, splat, Gaia, nokia, vsx, loadbalancers, ids.

Description :

    1. Planned and configured the routing protocols such as OSPF, RIP, and Static Routing on the routers.
    2. Managed the Juniper SSL VPN environment across 20 departments at the Fund.
    3. Involved in Configuration of Access lists (ACL) on checkpoint firewall for the proper network routing for the B2B network connectivity.
    4. Configured Juniper switches for deployment to UBS Datacenters.
    5. Configured, Administered and Monitored network using Cisco ASR1k, Cisco Nexus 7K/5K/2K, Cisco catalyst 3850, 4500, 6800, Juniper firewalls.
    6. Maintained a mixed Cisco and Juniper network infrastructure to include over 250 devices.
    7. Configured and installed new Branch network systems.
    8. Resolved network issues, ran test scripts and prepared network documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors

Firewall Engineer III Resume

Objective : Highly motivated and responsible engineer and expertise in areas of Firewall Technologies. firewall engineer are to develop and maintain a firewall configuration based on the current operating system and network environment. The firewall engineer will also be responsible for maintaining the firewall software as it evolves over time.

Skills : Linux, Symantec, VMware, visualization, exchange.

Description :

    1. Experienced with Cisco UCS, Virtual Infra on VMware, Installation, Upgrades and Patching.
    2. Established IPsec VPN tunnels between branch offices and headquarter using Cisco ASA Firewall.
    3. Participated in discussions with customers and other stakeholders and help them understand the need for patching and upgrades.
    4. Analyzed the risk and impact and assist them in their change management process.
    5. Interfaced directly with the external customer and provide exemplary service.
    6. Performed configuration changes, health checks and troubleshooting related to upgrades.
    7. Drafted implementation plans and patching schedules as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Computer Science

Firewall Engineer II Resume

Objective : Certified CCSE Network Security Engineer with hands-on experience in providing firewall implementations, including installations, upgrades, migrations. Design and Deploy New Check Point Security Gateways in Cluster mode and tweak performance. Experience working at Enterprise Data Center environment with hundreds of Firewalls as well as Proxy, Intrusion prevention system, Threat emulation.

Skills : VMware, visualization, exchange.

Description :

    1. Designed, Installed and upgraded Check Point Security Gateways in Cluster pair with Active and Standby mode using Cluster XL and troubleshoot cluster issues.
    2. Worked with users to identify firewall ports required and allow them through change control process.
    3. Enabled IPS/IDS, Anti-Bot, Anti-virus, Application, URL filtering blades and working on them.
    4. Worked with users to identify firewall ports required and allow them through change control process.
    5. Required to participate in on-call rotation as determined by manager.
    6. Maintained productivity level as required by department.
    7. Participated and completed assigned training initiatives as determined by manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors

Firewall Engineer I Resume

Summary : Network engineer with Over 8 years of experience in routing, switching, firewall technologies, system design, implementation and troubleshooting of complex network systems. Planning, Designing, Installing, Configuring of Cisco 6500, 4500, 2900, 3500, 3750 XL series switches, Nexus 5000 series switches, Cisco 1800, 2500, 2600, 2800, 3600, 3800, 7200 series Routers.

Skills : Linux, Symantec, VMware, visualization, exchange.

Description :

    1. Implemented and troubleshooted firewall rules in Cisco ASA 5540, 5580, Checkpoint R77.20 Gaia and VSX as per the business requirements.
    2. Updated global policies and global groups in Provider-1 to replicate to all the firewalls.
    3. Worked on tickets in remedy ticketing system to stage the rules into checkpoint CMAs.
    4. Worked on Gaia Versions 77.10, 77.20, R65 implementing new and additional rules on the existing firewalls for a server refresh project.
    5. Worked in Tufin secure change -firewall optimization tool to implement rules.
    6. Used Tufin secure track for troubleshooting, analyzing, comparing rules in the firewalls.
    7. Worked on the migration project of Converting old PIX firewalls into new ASA firewalls.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors

Assistant Firewall Engineer Resume

Summary : Experienced in the Information Technology field working as a Network Administrator. Good Experience in administration and maintenance of Cisco/Nexus routers and switches. Advanced level of understanding of all Checkpoint security modules. Working knowledge of Checkpoint Firewalls (R75, R77). Experienced working on Checkpoint Virtual Firewalls (VSX), Checkpoint Firewall routing, bridging, VPN and NAT/PAT.

Skills : Linux, Symantec, VMware, visualization, exchange.

Description :

    1. Performed all maintenance tasks on the Nexus Switches, ASR Routers, Checkpoint Firewalls, F5 Load balancers Infoblox DNS.
    2. Configured Port-channels, Private Vlans and ports in the switches to ensure the connectivity between the applications and servers.
    3. Responsible for the installation and configuration of the Palo Alto firewalls Troubleshooting and configuring PA 7050, PA 5060, PA 3060.
    4. Created incident tickets with the Palo Alto Networks to troubleshoot and diagnose cases.
    5. Implemented and Configured Palo Alto Networks Firewall models and centralized management system to manage large scale firewall deployments.
    6. Installed Firewall Policies and Rules in Checkpoint R75 Firewalls, Fortinet Firewalls, and FWSM.
    7. Created VIP's, Pool Members in F5 Load Balancers and uploading SSL Certificates to ensure SSL Offloading in the LB.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors

Associate Firewall Engineer Resume

Summary : Collaborate with other functions like Incident Management, Change Management and Service transition teams to manage customer relationship

Skills : Firewalls, Check Point.

Description :

    1. Handled Break/Fix situations, monitor, configure, policy creation on Checkpoint's Smart Center Server running on Secure Platform.
    2. Experienced in Qualys policy compliance in detecting internal and external threats and vulnerability Tuned BGP internal and external peers with manipulation of attributes such as weight, local preference Experience on Check Point GAIA Firewalls R65, R70, R71, R75, R77.
    3. Upgraded of Checkpoint firewalls and management servers from Splat R75.30 to Gaia R77.20.
    4. Upgraded of Checkpoint management servers from Gaia R77.20 to R77.30 GA using CPUSE via HOTFIX Worked on CCSME R77.1 for configuring rules and analysis of firewall using firewall migration tool 3.0 which secured polices.
    5. Worked on DNS server for maintaining database servers and IP addressing.
    6. Worked on Configuring and installing DNS server , and worked on ISP to check whether IP address are arranged in DNS Domain.
    7. Coordinated hardware replacement and tech dispatches as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors

Firewall Engineer/Analyst Resume

Objective : Network Engineer with 18 years' experience in network design and engineering in large to mid-scale network environments. In which these environments demanded strong organizational, leadership, technical and interpersonal skills. Worked as Network Architect, Design Engineer as well as Support Engineer.

Skills : Linux, Symantec.

Description :

    1. Performed upgrades for all IP series firewalls from R65-R75.
    2. Worked on Big IP Load balancer LHA requests.
    3. Created Nodes, Virtual pool.
    4. Configured Multiple Contexts Configuring Active/Active failover, redundant interface on ASA.
    5. Implemented IPsec Site-to-Site VPN & SSL VPN using CISCO ASA 5500 Series.
    6. Completed renaming of all firewall objects and rules.
    7. Demonstrated ability to lead complex project teams to deliver results.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors

Firewall Engineer Resume

Objective : Ability to use (and learn new) complex systems, technologies, and applications Ability to work under pressure with compressed timelines and adapt to change quickly and multi-task.

Skills : Linux, Symantec, VMware, visualization, exchange.

Description :

    1. Responsible for overall firewall configuration implementations and policy installations across all platforms during maintenance windows including Juniper, Check Point, and Fortinet for major enterprise network.
    2. Configured, administered, and documented firewall infrastructure, working with Cisco ASA, Check Point SPLAT, GAIA, Crossbeam, and Nokia platforms for Data Centers.
    3. Managed the firewall deployment, rules migrations, and firewall administration.
    4. Responsible for converting existing rule base onto new platforms.
    5. Deployed new equipment and work with remote site support to get devices racked and stacked as well as configured per standards Used FireEye to detect attacks through common attack vectors such as emails and webs Troubleshooting Firewall related issues in a call center environment.
    6. Resolved firewall software and hardware issues including VPNs, connectivity issues, logging, cluster configurations, hardware installations.
    7. Reviewed and analyzed implemented Check Point/ Juniper firewall policies.
    8. Used BeyondTrust's vulnerability management software to prevent data breaches, to maintain compliance, and to ensure the business continuity.
    9. Used McAfee soft wares for protecting data, database security, emails and web security, End Point protection, network security, and also security management and event management (SIEM) Identify firewall rules that are potential security risks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors