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Fortinet Firewall Engineer #108026

Location : Allentown, PA
Job Type : Direct
Compensation : 1.00 USD/YEAR
Start Date : 09/13/2021
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Fortinet Firewall Engineer:

Our client is an IT solutions provider offering a full range of networking and technology solutions including Network Infrastructure, Data Center/Server/Storage solutions, Security Technologies, Unified Communications, Managed Services, Cloud Solutions, and Technical Services. We hold strategic alliance partnerships with industry leading OEMs such as Cisco, Cisco Meraki, HP Enterprise, HPE/Aruba Networking, HP, Inc., Fortinet, VMware, Ruckus, Barracuda Networks, BlackBerry, APC, Axis, ESET, Lenovo, Microsoft, StorageCraft, Veeam, and more.

Our client is seeking a Sr. Fortinet Firewall Engineer. The Sr. Fortinet Firewall Engineer will be responsible for the planning, architecting, designing, engineering, implementation, and support of client’s firewall solutions.



  • Serve as Technical Leads/SME for Fortinet Firewall offerings

  • Initiate, plan, and execute firewall projects in their areas of responsibilities

  • Be strategic/visionary in planning, managing, and maintaining systems in their areas of responsibilities through their System Development Life Cycle

  • Be liaison/interface between the internal delivery team and the customer in subject matters of their areas on responsibilities.

  • Able to assume full responsibilities of their areas of responsibilities immediately requiring significant experience building from scratch, supporting, and troubleshooting systems under their responsibilities)

Required Qualifications :


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gathering requirements, planning, proposing, and executing system deployment projects to successful closure.

  • Gap assessment and analysis of security solutions and recommendation of improvement initiatives.

  • Architecture, design, and implementation of scalable, redundant, and reliable firewall solutions.

  • Security hardening firewall configurations.

  • Configuration management and control of architectural/design/functional configuration changes to firewalls.

  • Firewall brake-fix troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and support.

  • Firewall patch/upgrade monitoring, reviews, maintenance scheduling and deployment.

  • Management of firewall operational and security audits logs.

  • Definition, development, and configuration of firewall security and operational alerts, dashboards, and reporting.

  • Monitoring firewall operational and security alerts and dashboards.

  • Defining, implementing, and monitoring process/procedures for maintaining the lifecycle firewall policies and rules.

  • Provide firewall log correlation support for emerging and retroactive security incident investigations.

  • Support the integration with other security tools such IDS/IPS, SIEM, NACs, VPN etc.

  • Define requirements and develop roles-based Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) documents.



  • At least 8+ years of hands-on experience in Network Engineering/Architecture.

  • At least five (5) years of progressive hands-on experience in architecture, design, implementation, support of Fortinet firewall technologies.

  • Senior level experience with Fortinet VDOMS and ADOMS, Fortianalyzer, FortiManager, and a good understanding of Routing (BGP, MPLS-VRFs) and switching

  • Expert in multi-vendor firewall administration

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related scientific or technical discipline.

  • Fortinet and other applicable industry certifications ideal



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