• Palo Alto Security Engineer

    Job Location
    # of Openings
    Security Clearance
    Ability to gain Public Trust
    Percentage of Travel Required
    10% within DMV area
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Act as Palo Alto Security Administrator to support service provider networking defense technologies. Utilize experience with web filtering and proxy device administration and management.


    • Install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot Palo Alto and Cisco Firewalls
    • Maintain and administer perimeter security systems such as firewalls, web proxies, and intrusion detection systems
    • Be responsible for ongoing configuration changes, monitoring and maintenance for Palo Alto
    • Help in troubleshooting customer’s network security issues
    • Research industry best practices and make recommendations
    • Create configuration and installation documents
    • Utilize excellent oral and written communication skills, be a team player and willing to learn
    • Assist on other projects and operational issues


    • Education:
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline
    • Required Knowledge/Experience:
      • Minimum of 7 years of experience in Firewall and/or Web Proxy administration or other related security devices
      • Understanding of and familiarity with processes like change management, revision control, and automation
      • Have thorough understanding of firewall, web proxy, and intrusion detection technologies
      • Ability to maintain Web Proxy and Firewall technologies such as Palo Alto, Websense, and Cisco ASAs
      • Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP
      • Good oral and written communications skills
      • Excellent customer service skills
      • Experience with Internet technologies and networking
      • Knowledge of network protocol captures and analysis (i.e. Wireshark, Netflow, etc.)
      • Experience with Linux, Windows, and/or MAC
    • Preferred Knowledge/Experience:
      • Proficiency with Cisco routers helpful but not required
      • Understanding of WAN based support technologies including: MPLS Circuits, BGP, OSPF, and DMVPN
    • Physical Requirements:
      • Ability to perform network hardware installation which could include lifting, moving, and installing equipment up to 60 lbs

    Other Responsibilities

    • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the department/contract
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Management

    Invest in a company that invests in you! Copper River provides its employees with ample opportunities for career growth and development. Tuition reimbursement is offered to help employees further their education and skillset. Other perks include Open Leave, 401k matching with immediate vesting, Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage.


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    Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified


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