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Network Fortinet Architect - Remote

Company:
Software
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Posted:
December 05, 2018

Description:

Title : Network Fortinet Architect - Remote

Duration : 6+ Months Contract

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

Description:

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

Certifications:

• Fortinet NSE6 certification strongly desired

• Broader security certifications a plus.