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Network Fortinet Architect - Remote

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
December 05, 2018


Title : Network Fortinet Architect - Remote

Duration : 6+ Months Contract

100% remote and will have to travel to Client site occasionally near Washington D.C.


The role is expected to design and document Enterprise Fortinet solutions in accordance with best practices, compliance and contractual requirements. The daily duties include hands-on troubleshooting, interfacing with clients and associates as needed to resolve complex cases and designing security solutions.

Specific installation tasks could include:

• Physically install and connect firewalls and other security appliances

• Design, configure and implement SSL inspection/DPI deployments

• Create virtual firewalls with appropriate configurations and policies

• Configure and troubleshoot remote access and site-site VPN functionality

• Configure and troubleshoot FSSO functionality

• Configure firewall interfaces, network configurations, access control lists and policies, routing, remote access (VPN) and next-generation firewall feature sets implementing best practices

• Integrate firewall with FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer, Forti Authenticator and other Fortinet products as required

• Configure high availability and load balancing

• Configure SIEM Integration

• Provide direct technical support including:

• Advanced troubleshooting on the full range of Fortinet products

• Collection, analysis and change recommendations of configuration information

• Collection and analysis of customer network information

• Collection and initial analysis of packet trace information

• Recommend corrective actions based on analysis

• Provide customer education where needed due to gaps in networking, product knowledge

• Consultation of technical documentation, bulletins and release notes for known problems

• Reproduction of customer environments on lab equipment

• Follow up on technical cases including proper escalation and management of the case

• Manage customer communications and expectations until the closure of each case

Job Skills Required :

• Experience in a technical support role in a networking/security company or equivalent education

• Strong understanding of TCP/IP, routing protocols, L2/L3 switches

• Experience with security products firewalls, IPSec, IDS/IPS, Anti-Spam, virus scanning

• Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

• Extensive working knowledge of Windows, UNIX or Linux

• Previous Managed Security Service (MSS) experience, supporting security products is desirable.

• Strong English skills both written and verbal.

Educational Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience is desirable


• Fortinet NSE6 certification strongly desired

• Broader security certifications a plus.