View Full Version : looking for a Checkpoint Network Engineer

2016-06-23, 13:49
My client, a national integrator, has asked me to present candidates for the network security position with Checkpoint experience.

Please review the requirement and let me know if you would like more details about the position.

Jay Woloshen
Woloshen and Associates
908 656 0259

We are looking for a Checkpoint Network Engineer, someone who has configured Checkpoint on Cisco routers. The position can be located in Rockville MD or Olympia WA


Managing and configuring the policies on Checkpoint firewall appliances and Cisco ASA firewalls
Managing and configuring Big-IP F5 LTM3600 appliances.
Supporting and managing WAN optimization technologies, preferably experience with the Silver Peak appliance NX5700.
Managing and supporting VoIP telephony and troubleshooting VoIP related network issues.
Supporting and configuring switches, routers and routing technologies. Developing and updating standard operating procedures for network provisioning and maintenance tasks for all supported infrastructure services.
Providing Tier-2 and Tier-3 network support in response to trouble ticket queues, where immediate response is required to resolve customer-reported network problems. The candidate must be capable of coordinating multiple open issues and interfacing with customers at all levels.

Additional Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Develop documentation to improve current network operating procedures. Create and update topology diagrams and associated documentation for each office location and network enclave.
Review log events and operate network management applications to perform fault detection, identify performance metrics, and generate reports to support specific service level requirements.
Must be flexible and able to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed to support planned and unplanned network maintenance and troubleshooting events.
The candidate must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

8 to 10 years of direct experience in Network Engineer/Telecommunications.
Expert experience with Load Balancing including expert experience with the F5 Big IP-LTM3600 appliance
Expert experience with IDS/IPS utilizing the Checkpoint 4200, 4600, 4800 and 12200 Secure Platform OS
WAN Optimization technology preferably experience with the Silver Peak appliance NX5700.
Supporting Enterprise or Service Provider environment deploying, troubleshooting, and documenting LAN/WAN and circuit ordering. Understanding of telco provisioning requirements is a must.
Must have an expert understanding of the TCP/IP stack and previous experience supporting heterogeneous LAN, WAN, and 802.11 wireless networks.
Must have 8+ years of experience supporting Gigabit Ethernet switched LAN networks with a working knowledge of Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), 802.1q trunking, 802.3ad LACP, Ether-Channel, and 802.1x-based Network Access Control (NAC).
Able to communicate technical information both verbally and written.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
The ability to troubleshoot and configure Cisco routers and switches via the command line.
Strong understanding of VLAN configurations including Spanning-Tree and VTP configurations.
Be able to prioritize projects, issues and tasks that frequently change and lead staff members.
Must be able to pay attention to detail and cross-train.

2016-06-23, 15:17
We are looking for a Checkpoint Network Engineer, someone who has configured Checkpoint on Cisco routers.

Wasn't aware anyone was still using Open Security Extension (OSE) which allows the pushing of Check Point policies onto a Cisco in the form of an extended ACL. Neat! :-)

2016-06-23, 18:08
Ever the optimist...I just assumed it was a typo