Network Firewall Engineer in Highland Park, TX at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

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Network Firewall Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is looking for a Network Firewall Engineer in the Dallas, TX area. The Network Firewall Engineer will be using intelligence tools like Firemon Security Manager, to perform scoping, triaging, prioritizing, and proposing solutions for risk found in our current collection of firewall rules. We have a diverse environment implemented across several platforms including Cisco ASA, Juniper, and Palo Alto NGFW. This position typically requires 3 years of relevant experience with Systems Engineering.


  • Respond to environment problems and implement resolution efforts across technology areas.
  • Evaluate, develop, customize, install, implement and maintain Security solutions, policies, and procedures, according to Customer/system requirements.


Customer/Business Orientation

  • Focus on internal and external Customer requirements.
  • Develop understanding of business process being supported by assigned system(s).
  • Participate in developing time estimates for project schedules.
  • Support the organization's project management policy, practice and methodology.
  • Provide timely and accurate progress information to project status reports
  • Must have familiarity with the basic PC software utilized to perform their daily duties, i.e. Word, Excel, Visio, etc…
  • Must have basic experience in project management and vendor relations
  • Must have good written and verbal skills.

Security Systems

  • Monitors and maintains elements of system security. Includes Intrusion Detection, Identify management, ID Provisioning, and other key system security infrastructure.
  • Assist in installation, customization, development, implementation and maintenance of network systems developed internally and/or in conjunction with an outside vendor


  • Assist in evaluating and recommending emerging networking technologies.
  • Assist project teams/business Customers in evaluating, developing, implementing and supporting network architecture components.
  • Beginning knowledge of network cabling, print-outs and equipment specification
  • Introductory background and some practical experience with networking technologies.
  • Design cost effective network solutions that support business needs.
  • Help manage the relationships with the network providers and vendors.


  • Design, implement and provide second level support for the firewall network at SWA.
  • Design, implement and provide second level support for host load-balancing solutions at SWA.
    • Palo Alto NGFW expertise required
    • Juniper/Cisco ASA expertise required

Testing/Deliverable Quality

  • Participate in component and system testing as it relates to hardware and operating system components.
  • Test and implement hardware and operating systems components using techniques that preserve system integrity.

Production Support

  • Will be required to carry / respond promptly to an on-call pager on a rotating basis with other System Engineers.
  • Responsible for immediate response to system software problems.
  • Needs a basic understanding of root cause analysis procedures
  • Provide technical problem resolution for less complex problems without assistance.
  • Must be able to travel on a limited basis to install or troubleshoot equipment at end user locations. Travelling could be heavier during project implementations

Desired Skills:

  • Troubleshooting - 5+ years
  • Cisco ASA - 5+ years
  • Firemon Secuirty Manager 2-4 years
  • Juniper Firewalls - 5+ years
  • Palo Alto NGFW - 2-4 years

Education: AAS, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, and / or equivalent formal training or work experience.

Experience: Generally has 1-3 years (or equivalent knowledge base) work experience in Systems Engineering.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.