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Security Engineer

Duluth, Georgia, United States
February 14, 2018

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Name: Yomi Ogunjobi

Phone: 614-***-****



I am a Network Security Engineer with over 8 years experience, Managing Firewall Deployment, Troubleshooting, Rule Implementation, Policy push and performing Network Security duty. Conducted Cyber security Assessment to determine level of vulnerability and advice on the prevention and mitigating measure. Specialize in network monitoring security software installation and working to prevent cyber threat and attacks especially in business, public and corporate settings. Partnered with IT executive and organization leadership on strategic security initiatives and development of several programs including information security, compliance, incident response, risk Management, and Training and Awareness.


Manage Firewall deployment, rule implementation and policy

Checkpoint cluster implementation and configuration including R80.10, R77,Ccluster XL and previous version of checkpoint firewall OS.

Panorama and Checkpoint Management server HA for fail-over for network management reliability

Checkpoint Firewall Deployment, Upgrade, Backup, Troubleshooting, Rule Implementation and Monitoring.

Palo Alto HA implementation and configuration PA-500,PA-3020,PA-5050,PA-5020 and previous version of Palo Alto firewall OS

Firewall traffic tracking using tcpdump and fw monitor for packet capture and packet analysis

Firewall Upgrades, Site-to-Site VPN Implementation, Cluster Implementation and resolving software and end user issue

Routing OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, PBR, IS-IS, Redistribution, Summarization

Experience in network intrusion detection/intrusion prevention systems and firewalls

Well experienced in configuration of Cisco routers and switches for packet routing and switching

Adept at preparing detailed Risk and vulnerability report

Microsoft Office - Word, MS Project, Excel. Visio, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visual basic, SharePoint and Lync.

Work Experience

Auto Club Group (AAA) Dearborn Michigan ( Nov 2017 till Now)

Network Security Engineer

Designed and implemented network infrastructures to best fit Organizations security requirements, budget and timeline.

Plan, implement and documented change of services including hardware replacement and enhancements.

Worked with network engineering group to address system and network issues.

Reviewed and recommended secure system configuration for workstations and laptops, and provided security recommendations.

Configured IDS/IPS on Checkpoint and Fortinet Firewalls

Monitored Intrusion Detection Network (IDN) and investigated network anomalies.

Resolved critical system and network issues on a 24/7 basis including complete network outages affecting Call centers and Branches

Coordinated Firewall Patching and System Maintenance

Monitored system and network activity for attack and intrusion

Work with Project teams to plan firewall changes and firewall Infrastructure projects for the Organization.

Lead Engineer during virtual firewall deployment in various call centers and AAA branches in the Southern region

Designed, implemented and maintained VPN tunnels to remote offices and power plants

Lead in deploying new technologies to data center and branch offices including firewall, NAC, wireless and switching technologies

Troubleshot firewall related incident tickets for multiple customers.

NTT Data Corp. (LCCA Chattanooga TN) Jan 2015 - Nov 2017

Network Security Engineer

Involved in Security project from Initiation to Delivery

Expert in various SDLC methodologies

Created Request For Proposal to identify possible vendors and obtained cost and functionality information

Manage Checkpoint GaiaR80.10, R77.3 Firewalls, and encryption technologies, including VPN, TLS, and SSH/TLS

Assist the management in identifying gaps between policy and process, developing recommendations to remediate control weaknesses and be responsible for developing and maintaining IT control metrics

Maintain High Availability and clustered firewall environments for customers using Check Point High Availability.

Perform Level 3-4 security implementations, vulnerability assessments and intrusion detection.

Configure and administer security rules and policies to permit and/or deny user traffics based on company security policy

Implement network security for remote access, configuring site to site and clients to site VPN tunnels.

Monitor Checkpoint VPN tunnel activities with Smart View Monitor and troubleshoot VPN issues with CLI

Configure URL filtering to enable and/or disable user traffic access to unauthorized web sites

Troubleshoot and monitor Checkpoint Firewall traffic issues using SmartView Tracker, SmartLog and SmartView Monitor as well as CLI commands

Create and maintain Antivirus and Firewall policies to meet special needs for field laptops, standard desktops, laptops and server

Conducted security policy/rule review to identify and remove rules that are not needed to reduce checkpoint firewall policy lookup.

Worked with Management to update security manuals and address current concerns

Updated security software on a regular basis to prevent security threat

Analyzed Logs and make necessary network reports using Smart Reporter console application.

Analyzed captured traffics using Wireshark during troubleshooting

Maintain Clear communication with vendors and service providers to ensure security is maintained and integrated into all network connectivity activities efficiently and effectively, with minimal downtime.

Department of Health and Environmental Control (Colombia SC) Jan 2014 - Dec 2015

Network Security Analyst

Installed, configured and maintained Checkpoint and Palo Alto firewalls

Implemented Security Rules and Zone Based Firewalling on Palo Alto Firewall Appliance

Identify and Remove Security policies that are not needed to reduce Palo Alto and checkpoint firewall policy

I configured routing in checkpoint Gaia and Palo Alto firewalls

Implemented IPS, DLP and UTM features on the firewall for added security purposes

Maintain the security standards across all security devices as per agency security policies.

Configured, troubleshoot, and upgraded Checkpoint Firewalls for Manage clients, which included network and/or resource access, software, or hardware problems

Configure Virtual router, zones, Static routing, OSPF in Palo Alto firewall

Configuration of SSL Decryption, Global protection on Palo Alto Firewall.

Configuring rules and maintaining Palo Alto firewalls & analysis of firewall logs using various tools

Installation of license and SSL Certificate on Palo Alto firewall.

Troubleshot and maintained all networking devices and infrastructure across the enterprise including switches, routers and firewalls.

Created detailed upgrade plan and step by step implementation documentation and comprehensive test plan

Analyzed firewall rules to identify rules that can be removed and work with the appropriate teams to get those rules removed.

Created network vulnerability assessment report of about twenty 20 systems and applications to identify all vulnerability severity that pose threat to the system/application. Compiled results and presented to upper management to show high level pictorial and statistical view of system issues

Respond to security request tickets, including software vulnerability evaluation, website blockage, and firewall rule set questions

Ensured that users comply with usage standards and act as a first point of contact for HIPAA compliance/requirements issue to prevent non-compliance of the regulation

Astella Pharmaceutical, Northbrook Illinois October 2010-Dec 2013

Information Security Analyst

Configure IP-SEC VPN for user traffics that needs to be encrypted using Fortinet Fortigate and Checkpoint firewalls

Work with Fortinet Fortigate NGFW appliances 1500D and 1200D

Configured Checkpoint and Fortigate VPN to tunnel encrypted data over the public network

Designed and implemented network infrastructures to best fit customer security requirements, budget and timeline

Maintained, upgrade, and supported existing systems and infrastructure to ensured operational stability while acted as a vendor liaison, owned resourcing, issue management, and documentation.

Provided network and firewall support to various internal groups for upgrades, migrations and installations of various applications

Reviewed and modified access control lists (ACLs) on network switching and routing equipment as needed to maintain security standards

Primary administrator for firewalls, DNS, Email gateway, FTP, VPN, and other internet services.

Troubleshot firewall related incident tickets for multiple customers.

Diagnosed and corrected network problems.

Scanned network, server, web application for vulnerabilities with Tenable Nessus tools.

Monitored system and network activity for attack and intrusion

Resolved critical system and network issues on a 24/7 basis including complete network outages effecting all Organization network system

Deployed, managed and maintained all security systems including antivirus software, security event monitoring, and intrusion prevention


CheckPoint Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)

Cisco Certified Network Security Administrator (CCNA in View)

2009 Masters of Science : Computer security and Audit

University of Greenwich London, United Kingdom

2007 Post Graduate Diploma : Information Security and Assurance

Institute of Information Risk and Assurance, London United Kingdom

2000 Bachelor of Science : Pure and Applied Mathematics

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria

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