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Firewall Specialist

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Date Added 7 Aug 2018
Expiry Date 21 Sep 2018
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South Africa



Role details:
Datacentrix is an integrated,service-orientated ICT systems provider that operates across the entire information value chain. Weare currently recruiting for a Firewall Specialist with Palo Alto or Fortinet Firewallcertifications and minimum of 7 years work experience in the Security and Networking environment.
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Provides day to day support for firewallengineering and operation tasks and level 1 & 2 on-call technical support for the FirewallEngineering and Operations team; including assisting peers with issues and escalation.
PaloAlto or Fortinet Firewall certifications are mandatory
Minimum 7 years work experience
Supports the implementation and ongoing operations of network access control devices to includefirewalls  and SSL VPN devices.
Work collaboratively across a variety of businessunits to implement new technology, support existing, and at times do so after normal businesshours.
Build and configure solutions in the development, test and production environment;including documenting the security infrastructure and design
Manage problems, maintainvendor relationships, and assist operation with vendor escalation and issue resolution.
Facilitate device refresh of network security devices with a focus on capacity, manageability,and security of new and existing security infrastructure.
Participate in team on-callcoverage rotation
The successful candidate will have the ability to perform and deliver thefollowing functions independently and with limited assistance.
Design, deploy, and supportenterprise class Fortinet, Palo Alto and SSL VPN devices.
Design, deploy, and supportFortinet & Palo Alto clients
Complex troubleshooting to include network protocol andlog analysis, raw data captures, and the correlation of disparate events spanning multiple devicesand platforms.
The successful candidate will also possess a strong working knowledgeof:
Major operating systems, such as Windows, UNIX, and Linux to include systemadministration and security.
Network security controls such as IDS, IPS, DLP, and WAF
Enterprise network architecture, design, and support to include network hardware, networkprotocols, and data flows
Enterprise change management practices
Additionally, thecandidate must have the ability to:
Manage multiple tasks simultaneously with limitedmanagement oversight.
Prioritize and re-prioritize tasks in a rapidly changingenvironment
Continuously enhance skills through both structured training and independentresearch