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Added Apr 27, 2021 Firewall Engineer (22422) Charolotte, NC | Contract Apply

Job Description

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to
our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our
clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard
every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates
who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't
just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right
person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking Firewall Network Engineers for a
contract opportunity with a client of ours in Charlotte, NC!

This team is responsible for the implementation, and operations, of firewalls
across the entire network.

Responsibilities:

Advanced firewall change request fulfillment and troubleshooting
Troubleshooting and response to network firewall incidents and problems
Working with our internal customers to gather complex network requirements
to be used in creating highly reliable and scalable networking designs
Produce design documents such as Visio diagrams, IP spreadsheets, device
descriptions and narratives
Correlate detected network events to identify potential problems or root
causes
Assist application and system owners in troubleshooting problematic network
dependent applications
Participate in projects that involve existing network infrastructure as
required
Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority
incidents
Collaborate with the team to insure that an incident's underlying problems
are managed and resolved
Implement network change in the context of incident resolution, problem
management and service requests
Be aware of and follow existing network management change procedures
Work outside of normal business hours when required (scheduled maintenance,
outage response, last minute urgent requests)
Assist with network documentation tasks

Essential Job Qualifications:

3+ years of progressive experience in networking and network security,
including advanced firewalling, VPN's, enterprise routing and switching
3+ years in firewall technologies, preferably Juniper and Palo Alto, but
other products like Cisco, Checkpoint can be considered.
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with
employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written
communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Advanced level of familiarity in implementing and troubleshooting firewall
technologies
Expert understanding of popular network communications protocols such as
DNS, RPC, HTTP
Corp to corp candidates will not be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

Juniper and/or Palo Alto certifications preferred
Experience with Service Now or Cherwell ticketing systems
Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written &
verbal)
Must be able to convert to a FTE without sponsorship.
Corp to Corp Candidates will not be considered.

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive
consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion,
creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity,
domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship
status or protected veteran status.

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