Engineer - Firewall I On-site, Bangalore



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2024

Our engineers are skilled technical and consultative resources expected to be strong in both technical and soft skills. An engineer must be driven and proactive with the ability to problem-solve, communicate, participate in diverse project teams from a technical perspective, and interface effectively with customers, vendor partners, and colleagues. This person will focus on all aspects of Palo Alto firewalls; from troubleshooting connectivity or accessibility issues, auditing rule configurations, managing VPN's, routing, Wildfire, SSL decryption/inspection, providing recommendations around best practices, and more.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Hands-on experience implementing CISCO ASA, Palo Alto, Firewalls, Proxy, Load balancer, and optionally Prisma Cortex.

  • Hands-on experience with cloud providers specifically AWS, Azure, and optionally GCP

  • Experience in a customer-facing/consulting capacity

  • Demonstrated ability to lead junior consulting professionals

  • Lead capacity planning and HW specification recommendation efforts.

  • Lead in all Technology deployment activities, connector configuration, custom rule development, workflow configuration and development, and third-party system integration.

  • Lead User Acceptance Testing and bug-related engineering efforts.

  • Design, implement, and educate on specific technology build processes, code migration, and source control use.

  • Provide knowledge transfer and post-production support activities as necessary.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional associations such as ISSA.

  • Complete administrative project tasks like time and expense entry, status reporting, and project completion reporting.

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field is required

  • Minimum four (2) years of hands-on experience with Palo Alto, CISCO firewalls

  • Minimum six (4) years of professional Information Security experience in a consulting, vendor, or enterprise-level role.

  • InfoSec/Cyber implementation experience

  • Fully qualified/certified in 1 or more technologies

  • Able to solo deliver or act as a "point" for complex projects

  • Acts as a technical escalation point to assist other consultants.

  • Ability to work US hours (any time zone- Pacific/Mountain/Central/Eastern time zone)

  • Effective team communicator.

  • Obtain and maintain top-tier vendor certification.

  • Acts as a contributor in Optiv communities for solutions of focus

What you can expect from Optiv

  • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Work/life balance
  • Professional training resources
  • Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
  • Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
  • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)

EEO Statement

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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