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Senior Security Engineer - Firewall Engineer Resume

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Bethlehem, PA


  • Senior Security & Network Specialist possessing over 13 years of experience in the design, configuration & administration of network & security related products and services.
  • Excellent communication and interaction skills with a variety of customers including end - users, technical support and IT executives
  • Excellent management and leadership skills with small teams
  • Skilled at understanding customer needs and developing solutions to meet those needs
  • Experienced in conducting presentations of new products
  • Experienced in managing projects of various sizes
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to multiple, changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressures and to meet tight deadlines


Firewalls: Checkpoint NGX (R65, R61 & R70,R77), UTM - 1, Nokia IPSO, Crossbeam, NetScreen, Cisco ASA, IP Filter (Linux), ACLs

VPNs: Checkpoint, Cisco

Cloud: AWS

Firewall Audit: Redseal, Algosec

Backup: Backbox

Botnet Protection: Fireye

Proxy Servers& Web Filter: Bluecoat, Squid, Surfcontrol

Authentication: RSA Ace Server/SecurID, RADIUS, Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS)

SIEM: HP Arcsight

IPS/IDS: Sourcefire, Checkpoint IPS, Cisco Firepower, Palo Alto Firewall

Vulnerability Scanner: Ncircle, Nessus, Core Impact

DOS Attacks: ARBOR

Endpoint Encryption: Symantec DLP (Data Loss Prevention)

Monitoring: Spectrum, Ciscoworks, HP Openview, Nagios, Big Brother and others.

Operating System: Strong skill levels in UNIX, LINUX and Windows


Confidential, Bethlehem, PA

Senior Security Engineer - Firewall Engineer


  • Working with AWS
  • Working with Checkpoint Firewalls, Cisco ASA, CSM and Symantec Firewalls
  • Checkpoint IPS/IDS, Cisco Firpower.
  • Algosec to monitor firewall changes, Risky rules, unused rules and rules cleanup.
  • Cleanup Firewall rules with Algosec.
  • Working with Cisco ACS for all security device access and ISE
  • Configured and working with Backbox to backup all security devices.
  • Working with AWS Cloud. AWS are connected through AT&T Netbond.
  • Working with Splunk for Logging.
  • Supporting vpn on Cisco ASA SSL VPN
  • Supporting vendor Site to site vpn tunnels on Checkpoint.
  • Monitoring Health alerts of Firewalls & all security Devices through Spectrum and Nagios.
  • Working with Bluecoat Proxies and Cloud Proxies for all the website access for users.

Confidential, Moorestown, New Jersey

Senior Security Engineer - Firewall Engineer


  • Worked with Firewall changes and daily troubleshooting calls.
  • Worked with Cisco ASA Firewalls for maintain and building tunnels for users working from home office
  • Supported home users and vendors on F5 SSL VPN.
  • Monitored IPS/IDS alerts from Sourcefire & Enterasys Dragon and working to remediate with ACLS, Tcpwrappers and Iptables.
  • Worked with Symantec DLP(data loss Prevention)
  • Cleaning up unused and risky rules
  • Using Loglogic and Splunk for Logs and TTS Remedy for Ticketing.
  • Monitoring SIEM HP Arcsight for security alerts and working to remediate them.
  • Worked with Arbor to remediate DOS attacks.
  • Worked with active vulnerability scans with Ncircle and Core Impact

Confidential, Palo Alto, California

Security Engineer - Firewall Engineer

Environment: Several thousand servers DMZ Development zone with customers.


  • Worked on Checkpoint Firewalls, and Cisco ASA.
  • Replacement project of checkpoint to Application Firewall Palo Alto Firewall Managing DMZ consisting of thousands of servers
  • VPN support for checkpoint and F5 SSL Firepass
  • Monitoring Vulnerability scanner Ncircle alerts and working with system owners to remediate.
  • Aruba Security wireless Network
  • Wireshark. TCP dump, snort, Nmap, Nessus and others
  • Anti Malware and Botnet device Fireye
  • Network Monitoring tools Spectrum.
  • Working experience with LAN Routers with OSPF
  • Load balancers F5 Big IP

Confidential, San Francisco, California

Security Engineer


  • Administering and configuring Checkpoint Firewall, Cisco switches and routers
  • Virus protection with MacAfee Orchestrator.
  • Web & Email Security with Surfcontol.
  • Monitoring Vulnerability scanning with Nmap
  • Monitoring logs from IDS
  • RSA troubleshooting
  • Hardening Linux and windows boxes.
  • Responsible for Network Systems Security (user access, security barriers & protection, intrusion detection, etc.) Establish and enforce adequate security policies and standard operating procedures
  • Assist in maintenance of disaster recovery plan/procedures including but not limited to daily, weekly and monthly backups
  • Network Monitoring through Big Brother

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