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Firewall Administrator (Night Shift)

  • Research Triangle Park, USA
  • Infra / Networks / Telecom

Job description

The Firewall Administrator will be responsible to
·  Work with a squad of security professionals in a 24x7x365 shift rotation, which may include shift rotation with day or night periods, weekdays, weekends and holidays and some on-call availability.
·  Day to day operation of firewalls, both traditional and next generation, including firewall device health and availability management, and service-level reporting,
·  Responding to security events and event mitigations



Auto req ID

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

Security Delivery Specialist
State / Province

Primary job category

Technical Specialist

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
Contract type

Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

No Travel
IBM Business Group

Preferred Education

Master's Degree
City / Township / Village

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IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

·  Experience in steady state management of Firewalls, and optionally IDS/IPS , DLP & SIEM Solutions
·  Experience with various firewall technologies including Checkpoint, Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper, PaloAlto
·  Experience with administration, configuration and troubleshooting of Security Appliances
·  Experience with monitoring security events and conducting incident response operations per documented procedures and industry best practices.
·  Experience with analyzing log files with the ability to identify false positive and true positive events.
·  At least 3 years experience in a Security Operations Role in a 24x7 SOC environment.
·  At lease 2 years experience in operating firewall or equivalent security technologies
·  Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Computer Science / Information Technology
·  Industry recognized security certifications This can include security methodology (Eg.CISSP, CISA, ITIL, etc.) or vendor specific (product) certifications (Eg. CCSP, JNCIS-FWV, etc.).


United States
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

·  Security technologies (e. g. Firewalls, SIEM, DLP, WCF, IPS,)
·  Network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls and the associated networking concepts
·  Knowledge of Security concepts and ability to apply them to business processes
·  Automation skills, specifically include the application of automation to firewall operations
·  Programming / scripting, including for automaton and knowledge of database technology and its use.
·  Strong team oriented interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interface with a broad range of internal/external contacts and roles, including vendors and IT-business personnel.
·  Strong analytical skills
·  Oral and written communication skills
·  Ability to work proactively and independently managing multiple work streams with shifting priorities.
·  Ability to work under stress in emergencies, with the flexibility to handle multiple high-pressure situations simultaneously.

Secondary Job Category

Technical Services Specialist
Eligibility Requirements

Position Type

Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire
Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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