Palo Alto Network Engineer
Job Description for Palo Alto Network Engineer: The Network Engineer is responsible for the design, availability, performance, security, capacity planning, and license management of the Network Infrastructure. Position requires the necessary experience and technical skills to oversee the installation, configuration and support of the network hardware, security and supporting software. It requires understanding and oversight of multi-cloud connectivity with primary and secondary data centers. Responsibilities for Palo Alto Network Engineer: Responsible for support of infrastructure used for business mission critical applications including Claims Processing, Enrollment, Financial and Portal websites and 250+ other applications. The current Network Infrastructure environment consists of approximately: 250 Cisco Switches/Routers 10 F5 Load balancers 750 Cisco Wireless Access Points 40 VeloCloud SDWAN devices 60 Service provider circuits (Internet, MPLS and DWDM) Experience with F5 and cloud based (Azure and AWS) load balancing platforms. Experience and/or working knowledge of the various cloud connectivity platforms (ie, Microsoft ExpressRoute and AWS Direct Connect). Deep knowledge and hands-on experience with the various Palo Alto firewall platforms. This includes the Palo Alto Panorama and Prisma platforms. Experience with software maintenance and major code upgrades on Cisco, Palo Alto and F5 platforms. This also includes the ability to adapt to on demand emergency security patching. Deep knowledge and experience with SNMP, NetFlow and Syslog tools. Complex troubleshooting skills within an enterprise-wide network. Especially in high pressure situations. Qualifications for Palo Alto Network Engineer: This position requires a bachelor s degree and 8-10 years of experience in IT Operations or Systems Support, or total equivalent work experience. Candidate needs to have Palo Alto Firewalls experience Position requires experience with Network technology: LAN, WAN, SAN, switches, and routers. Candidate needs experience managing, troubleshooting hardware/software problems.