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Firewall Specialist

Job Title Firewall Specialist
Contract Type Contract
Sectors Education,
Location Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary £410 - £460 per day
Job Published 15 days ago
Our Reference 52609/002_1494500612
Who to Contact Simmy Kaur

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Firewall Specialist to work for my client in the Education/Public sector.
This is a 1 months contract (with possibility of extension)
Pay rate of £410 - £460 per day.
Working from Sheffield office
Role is inside of IR35
SC Clearance - Candidates must already be fully SC Cleared


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
- Intimate knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and networking architectures
- Significant knowledge and working experience in administration of one or more of the following firewall technologies - CISCO, Barracuda, Checkpoint and Fortigate
- Network routing and switching
- Strong troubleshooting skills
- Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels (both written and orally)
- Ability to prioritise multiple projects and work under pressure
- Practical and current knowledge of the cyber security threat landscape
- Certification in at least one of the firewall technologies e.g. CCNA/CCNP

Desirable:
- Proficient in use of prevention technologies
- Experience in network Denial of Service defence and protection
- Knowledge of incident response management and security risk management
- Experience of firewall management in a cloud environment e.g Azure

About the role
My client is looking for an experienced Firewall Specialist to work closely with the wider Cloud Operations team colleagues to support their modernisation exercises. The successful candidate will be involved with the configuration and maintenance of the Cisco, Barracuda, Checkpoint and Fortigate firewalls making sure firewall rules are valid and updated. Analysing traffic through the firewall to ensure maximum security managing updates/upgrades of hotfixes and patches etc.


If you are interested in hearing more about this role please contact Simmy Kaur on E: simmy.kaur@certes.co.uk or Tel: 01675 468935.

Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its business operations.

Ref: 52609/002_1494500612 | Published: 11th May 2017

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