Job Description :
Checkpoint Firewall Network Security Specialist - Berlin CT

Desired Competencies (Technical/Behavioral Competency)
Must-Have Technical:
Experience working on multiple Checkpoint versions include R77.30, R77.20, legacy IPSO etc. and upgrades
Experience working on Checkpoint blades including IPS, Threat prevention, Identity awareness, Application & URL filtering
Installation and Rack New Appliance and Migration from Checkpoint legacy version to Current version.
Configure new gateways and getting them into production.
Creation of rules (Access, deny and block) to control traffic.
Firewall Policy enforcement per customer Policy including global policy and objects
Experience in checkpoint cluster configuration including VRRP and ClusterXL
Refining existing rules to minimize the number of rules used.
Software update on all Security Gateways
Study the traffic pattern and modify the roles accordingly.
Troubleshoot calls with users (Generic access) or clients (VPN
Removal of errors (License, rule error) during a policy push.
Documentation of VPN’s, NAT statements and networks diagrams in customer
Maintain firewall hardware configurations (interfaces, routes, arps, ha, etc
Enabling Role based access (Super user, admins, read only
Rule management using Tufin analysis as and when planned.
Verifying the traffic and rules on internet firewalls to avoid bottlenecks.
Follow up with vendors during hardware issues / RMA
Monitoring the health of the firewall CPU utilization, cluster status, interface status
? ? ? ? Planning and communication skills
? ? ? ? Good understanding of the business need of the security and its impact
? ? ? ? Strong technical skills in the area of network security, targeted attack etc.
Good-to-Have •? ? ? ? Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
? ? ? ? Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) R77