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Network / Firewall Lead

  • Location: Connecticut
  • Salary: Above Market Rate
  • Job type: Contract/Temp, Permanent
  • Job reference: JF/167269
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

Network / Firewall Lead – Palo Alto, Cisco, Next-Gen Firewall, Consultant, Financial Services, Permanent or Contract, Connecticut

Our leading global investment management client is requiring a security expert to join the firm and lead a full firewall transformation, managing an upgrade and migration of the businesses perimeter firewalls and defense systems. The focus of the role is to design, implement and maintain firewalls, IPS, proxy, DDOS, e-commerce web application security infrastructures of the firm. We are looking for someone who is confidence in leading large scale changes with only one level of approval. Also, someone well rounded in security - dual environments, both Palo Alto and Cisco. This is a highly visible role and dealing with a multitude of firewall challenges. I see you have some interesting experience in this space and have a very strong profile.


We are seeking a multifaceted security leader who can perform the fundamental roles of a security engineer which include but are not limited to: improving the design of pre-existing controls such as firewalls, proxy, DDOS, and e-commerce web application security infrastructures. This role will be responsible for providing expert analyses of any and all information security processes within the firm. Additionally, this role will be given the responsibility to oversee the performance and statuses of the firm’s security systems, and improve them through the utilization of software/hardware tools and recognition of potential problems that can affect network security.


Open to both contract and permanent hires. ASAP Star. Full relocation offered.


Main responsibilities;

  • Maintain, design, and implement IPS, proxy, DDOS, and firewalls for the security infrastructures within the firm
  • Troubleshoot and analyse all of the firm’s information security procedures ie. Communications, Devices, Wireless Connectivity, Firewalls, IPS, and Software
  • Monitor and control the performance and statuses of all existing securities systems, particular perimeter security
  • Utilize software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose potential problems that can affect network security
  • Tech stack: NGFW, Firepower, AMP, Threatgrid, Tufin, PAN-OS, Panorama, Wildfire, Global Protect, Cisco ASA


  • 5+ years of hands-on security engineering and troubleshooting experience
  • Strong telecommunications or computer science background
  • Solid understanding of network security, including ACL configuration, VPN, packet captures, and next-generation firewalls
  • Experience with two factor authentication systems
  • Understanding of security elements related to wireless controllers

Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and information security initiatives across the company in order to influence strategy and application security. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Jordan Fitzpatrick on



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