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Security Engineer

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
May 17, 2018

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IGUMAH OSAZUWA AGUOGIEYIN

College Park GA *****

Email: ac5hra@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile: 770-***-****

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

A Network Security Engineer with extensive experience

Solid Strength/Experience in:

Manage Firewall deployment, rule implementation and monitoring

CheckPoint Upgrades, Site-to-Site VPN configuration and Cluster implementation/configuration

Provider -1 (MDS)

Proven record of implementing test labs that comprises firewall appliances such as CheckPoint Gaia, and Fortinet.

Management server HA for fail-over for network management reliability

Extensive experience at conducting hands-on training on network/security fundamentals and troubleshooting/ resolving software and end user issues

Ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical persons

Detailed-oriented team player with problem solving skills and the ability to convey technical information in a clear, concise and logical manner

Innovative thinker with proven leadership abilities, excellent communication and negotiation skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS

CheckPoint NGX R65, R75.20, R76 (Gaia), R77, R80, Fortigate NGFW and Palo Alto Firewalls.

Networking/Protocols: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, LAN/WAN, LDAP, NAT/PAT, SSL VPN, Encryption, Decryption, IPS/IDS, DLP, Endpoint Security, OSPF, OSI, TCP/IP, VLAN, VPN and Static & Dynamic IP Addressing, Symantec Endpoint.

WORK HISTORY

01.2016- Present Dell Services Atlanta, GA

Network Security Engineer (Checkpoint Firewalls)

Created detailed upgrade plan and step to step implementation, documentation and comprehensive test plan.

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

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

Configured and managed Checkpoint HTTPS Inspection for secure traffic decryption

Deployment of Symantec Endpoint protection

Perform Level 3-4 security implementations.

Build Checkpoint firewall, and configured GUI to open/close TCP/IP ports.

Worked with both GAIA and SPLAT operating system.

Installed, configured and maintained Checkpoint R75-R77 Gaia/SPLAT.

Identified and removed security policies that are no longer needed to reduce Checkpoint Firewall policy lookup.

Configured necessary routing and NAT on the Firewall appliance to communicate with the internet.

Backup, Restore and Upgrade of Checkpoint Firewall appliance.

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

Checkpoint Endpoint Security configuration, policy and deployment experience.

Optimize existing policies to improve security and performance. Identify and remove security policies that are not no longer needed to reduce CheckPoint Firewall policy lookup.

Configured IPSec, SSL–VPN (Mobile Access) on CheckPoint Gaia and troubleshoot VPN tunnel connectivity issues

Troubleshoot and monitor Firewall traffics/issues through command-line using CLI commands, GUI interface and Smart Console (SmartView Tracker, SmartLog and SmartView Monitor)

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

Configure NAT and PAT such as Static, Source (Hide) as well as Destination NAT policies as required.

Configure necessary routing and NAT on the Firewall appliance to communicate with the internet.

Manually fail-over in CheckPoint Firewall ClusterXL.

Network monitoring, packet captures and troubleshoot traffic passing through Firewall via logs and wireshark.

Respond to emergency outages, disaster recovery and the corporate firewall.

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

Feb. 2014-Dec. 2015 Takeda Pharmaceuticals Deerfield, Illinois

Network Security Engineer (Checkpoint and Palo Alto Firewalls)

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

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

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

Build Checkpoint firewall, and configured GUI to open/close TCP/IP ports.

Worked with both GAIA and SPLAT operating system.

Installed, configured and maintained Checkpoint R75-R77 Gaia/SPLAT.

Identified and removed security policies that are no longer needed to reduce Checkpoint Firewall policy lookup.

DLP configuration and troubleshooting

Configured necessary routing and NAT on the Firewall appliance to communicate with the internet.

Backup, Restore and Upgrade of Checkpoint Firewall appliance.

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

Optimize existing policies to improve security and performance. Identify and remove security policies that are not no longer needed to reduce CheckPoint Firewall policy lookup.

Configure IPSec, SSL–VPN (Mobile Access) on CheckPoint Gaia and troubleshoot VPN tunnel connectivity issues

Troubleshoot and monitor Firewall traffics/issues through command-line using CLI commands, GUI interface and Smart Console (SmartView Tracker, SmartLog and SmartView Monitor).

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

Network monitoring, packet captures and troubleshoot traffic passing through Firewall via logs.

Respond to emergency outages, disaster recovery and the corporate firewall.

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

Created a lab environment using VMware and Oracle VirtualBox to effectively test policies, software distribution as well as scripts prior to deployment in production

Strong knowledge and experience of Palo Alto Firewalls

Configured and managed VPNs, remote access solutions and perimeter security in Palo Alto firewalls

Worked with applications transport protocols SSL, IPSEC, DNS, NTP, SSH, LDAP, RADUS, TACACS+ and AAA on Palo Alto Firewalls

Configured routing protocols such as Static Routing and OSPF on Palo Alto Firewalls

August 2009-Dec 2013 Comet Networks Atlanta, GA

Network Security Engineer (Fortigate and Checkpoint Firewalls)

Successfully achieved main goal of project: Played an Integral role in upgrading company’s security firewall environment from FortiOS 4.0 firewall platform to Fortigate FG 100D.

Worked extensively on Fortigate Firewalls.

Configured Fortigate 60D

Implemented the policy rules and DMZ for multiple clients of the state on the Fortigate firewall.

Member of a 5 person team responsible for systems and policy changes to firewall infrastructure. The Firewall mesh consists of approximately 35 Fortigate firewalls and the infrastructure to maintain them. All firewalls are configured as high availability clusters.

Creating and modifying rules, diagnose and resolve LAN/WAN problems.

Day to day activity includes change implementation on firewalls, log analysis and troubleshooting of network access issues.

Checkpoint Security Management Servers and Checkpoint Security Gateway Configuration

Checkpoint Cluster installation, configuration and management

Configured and troubleshoot NAT

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

Responsible for configuring of firewalls, routers & switches to meet business needs.

IP Addressing, Basic and Advanced Filtering and Routing

Performed filtering based on user identity, URL and device.

Site VPN (IPSEC) and Client VPN (IPSEC, SSL) on FG/FWF 60D and Checkpoint

NAT, WAN Optimization and two factor authentication

Application control and endpoint control.

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

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF WALES, UK LAMPETER, WALES

PGD Management Entrepreneurship 2008

UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE ABEOKUTA. NIGERIA

B. Sc Agriculture 2002

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)



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