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CheckPoint Firewall Engineer (Migration Design & R80)

Pontoon Solutions
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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A Leading Banking Giant based in Halifax (working remotely) has a need for a experienced CheckPoint Security Firewall Engineer with proven CheckPoint R80 & Migration Design experience to work as part of large Firewall hardware replacement activities running until 2022.

Duration: 6 Month contract but potential for long term extension

Rate: £competitive UMBRELLA Day Rate

Location: Halifax based role will largely be done remotely, ad-hoc travel to site.

  • Extensive CheckPoint Firewall experience, in particular R80.
  • Experience of designing migrations/replacements/upgrades of Firewalls
  • Good understanding analysing existing firewall setup, identify improvements and specifications needed to enable successful build.
  • Related network security certifications highly desired

Job Description:

The CheckPoint Firewall Engineer will be an integral member of a large programme of work. The engineer will have experience of planning Firewall hardware replacement/migrations/upgrades.

The role will include the analysis of existing firewall infrastructure, design of appropriate rationalisation and improvements, specifying configurations and build requirements, together with business analysis of impacts.

The role will include the definition of implementation plans to facilitate another area in the deployment of the changes. The majority of the work will be "In hours", scoping the designs & working with project managers to schedule & quality assure planned changes. Depending on the nature of the migration at the time, out of hours support may be required for complex upgrades.

Programme is running throughout 2021 and 2022, so a strong candidate is likely to be retained for extensions.

Candidates will need to show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.
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