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Senior Firewall Engineer

Columbus, OH

Job Type: Contract To Hire
Job Id : 295397
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Position Summary

Our highly regarded client is seeking a Senior Firewall Engineer to join their team.

This is a long term opportunity. Candidates must be either US Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Responsibilities of the Senior Firewall Engineer:

  • Install, maintain, and support Palo Alto/Cisco Firewall appliances and security hardware and software according to industry best practices
  • Serve as subject matter expert for the Firewall team; diagnose advanced problems and solve issues in a timely fashion
  • Implement performance tuning when necessary 
  • Provide 24x7 on-call support 
  • Manage firewall and security systems
  • Participate in the development of standards, policies, and procedures and ensure that they are being followed

Requirements of the Senior Firewall Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/IT or equivalent experience; CCNA or equivalent experience
  • At least 8 years of experience as a network engineer, with at least 5 years of experience on an Enterprise Class Network
  • Deep knowledge of current and emerging technologies
  • Proven success leading large and complex projects
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, and supervisory skills
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment

Job ID: 295397

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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