Palo Alto Network Engineer

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 07-09-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity is seeking a Palo Alto Network Engineer, your primary role be will be as a Subject Matter Expert on diverse and challenging customer projects. You will be responsible for the implementation of Palo Alto solutions and related technologies.
  • Deliver best practices guidance for managing Palo Alto Networks firewalls.
  • Assist in identifying customer-specific requirements and provide solutions.
  • Answer questions about the product capabilities, features and configuration
  • Assist the customer team with the design and placement of Palo Alto Networks devices.
  • Evaluate deployment scenarios, both locally and globally.
  • Help with proof of concept and new feature evaluation in the customer’s lab.
  • Assist with technology integration questions
  • Plan migration tasks.
  • Analyze existing rules and objects.
  • Optimize and migrate policies and objects from existing environment to Palo Alto Networks firewalls.
  • Test and validate the migration environment.
  • Coordinate and execute cutover to production.
  • Work with security teams to provide ongoing firewall management recommendations.
  • Facilitate the development of new application and threat signatures.
  • Provide ongoing support for customized tools and scripts developed by professional services.
  • Help the customer with managing licenses.
  • Work with the customer to request new features.
  • Facilitate discussions between the customer and the product management team to review roadmaps.
Education/Certification Requirements:
  • Palo Alto PCNSE certified with 5+ years’ experience (cert preferred)
  • Network Security Engineering
  • Cisco networking and Firepower knowledge is a plus
  • Advanced firewall design and architecture
  • AWS and deployment of Palo Alto VM-Series devices
  • Routing and Switching
About Affinity:

Affinity is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.

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