This position requires the expertise of a seasoned Network Security/Firewall Engineer
Validate and document existing firewall rules within the organization; ensure auditable documentation that details Firewall Rule sets for all Firewalls within the organization
Develop and implement a process for the analysis and definition of new Firewall Rules to organize and provide an audit trail for the implementation of the Firewall Security Controls
Work with Information Security to develop and implement Network Security Controls –Collaborate with the Information Security team to stay abreast of current Network Security trends; lead the development and implementation of desired controls within the organization
Develop and implement audit parameters for all Firewalls within the organization resulting in an organized system for audits of Firewalls within the organization
Ensure network egress points are compliant with security controls to include DMZ’s and all customer facing applications
Ensure remote access solutions are compliant with the applicable security controls by partnering with various IT groups.
Assume ownership of layer 3 controls for the organization
Develop a process, procedure and application rule set around the administration of Firewalls.
Configure network Firewalls to meet compliance standards; ensure that network configurations meet the requirements of applicable industry security standards and comply with applicable security policies and controls
Develop the strategic direction of firewall architecture while adhering to overall strategy and working closely with the Network and Information Security teams
Proactively research problems and provide recommend solutions
Identify and document risk areas and risk mitigation strategies for process and procedure activities
Monitor and enhance system security, health and performance