• Apex Systems
  • Somerville , NJ
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 138 Readington Rd

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Job Description

If interested, please contact Bryce Mann at ...@apexsystems.com

Job Title: Firewall Engineer
Location: Branchburg, NJ
Contract: 12+ months
Day to Day: Administer firewalls, write configurations, build firewalls from scratch, install equipment and also help direct team members.
Project: managing firewalls of the Client
MUST: juniper + cisco experience, MOP writing, expert with router and switches
Nice to have: F5 experience. If they have juniper and cisco experience he is fine with training on F5
Job Description:
  • Configure and Administer Firewalls and Security related platforms destined for Production.
  • Ensure those platforms integrate seamlessly with our Management and Monitoring systems.
  • Manage the various Power, Space, and Network Address allocation and request tools to accurately and effectively create and manage work orders for the physical rack and stack of physical equipment, as well as Layer1 cabling.
  • Ensure performance metrics are reviewed to maintain expected service levels.
  • Ensure configuration audit & remediation activities are acted upon to keep configuration deltas minimized, and potential resulting disruptions to zero.
  • Develop and manage Methods of Procedures for Implementation.
  • Provide high tier technical support to Operations and Engineering teams on all security and application related networking issues on or around our owned environment.
  • Interface with Vendors where appropriate to confirm developed procedures, or to troubleshoot impact events.
  • Work on several, critical, high-visibility projects simultaneously and independently, to deliver solutions for our team and our Business quickly and effectively.
  • Lead technical discussions and track progress / responsibility on projects on the above work, while managing both in-team and cross functional milestones within Engineering and Application teams, to ensure successful and appropriate implementation.

  • Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology.
  • Advanced knowledge and configuration experience with Routers & Switches.
  • Knowledge and configuration experience with Firewalls, Load Balancers, and other related Enterprise & Carrier Class Network Devices.
  • Knowledge and configuration experience with
    nix, perl, java, python or related scripting languages. Knowledge of virtualization and automation technologies.
  • Advanced technical writing, documentation, and configuration procedure authoring experience, examples will be requested to be demonstrated during the interview.
  • Visio interpretation, creation and Maintenance.
  • Advanced troubleshooting experience in various Networking devices.
  • Use of troubleshooting tools such as session traces and packet captures to assist in root cause.
  • Strong project management & organizational skills, strong interpersonal and communications skills (written and oral), and the ability to multitask.
  • Proven experience in the following technologies.

  • EEO Employer
    Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-###-####-6178.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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