I am a recruiter with an I.T. consulting company who is trying to get creative with my job search. I apologize in advance if this violates forum rules.

We have an opening that specialzies in Check Point. We are looking for 5 years experience. This is for a seasoned Check Point specialist. 80-130 yearly depending on experience.

Job Responsibilities:
· Lead and support metrics for all Checkpoint Solutions on R77 and R80 platform
· Troubleshoot issues with the services that we manage.
· Support and upgrade Smartcenters and Provider-1
· Support and upgrade appliances, open servers, and infrastructure
· Support Check Point VSX firewall virtualization
· Support Site-to-Site VPN’s & Client to Site VPN’s
· Support Check Point Software Blade Technologies
· Support and implement Firewall*security policies
· Design and perform seamless upgrades of existing Management & Firewall infrastructure remotely and onsite
· Operate in a team environment as well as self-directed
· Collaborates with other team members as necessary to ensure customer service levels agreements (SLA’s) are met
· Execute defined Enterprise System strategies to support corporate initiatives
· Participate in 24x7x365 technical support rotation
· Some travel required
· Maintain an expert understanding and knowledge of GAIA and*Secure Platform operating systems
· Mentoring other support engineers on your team
Job Knowledge/Skills:
· Expert level understanding of*Check Point GAIA and Secure Platform preferred
· Expert level of Check Point troubleshooting and debugging procedures
· High level knowledge of Check Point Security blades including IPS, App Control and URL Filtering, Anti Bot, DLP, Sandblast threat prevention and Endpoint Security
· High level understanding of Network Security architecture
· High level understanding of TCP/IP and networking
· Solid understanding of virtual router redundancy protocol (vrrp), Cluster XL technology *and IP clustering for high availability and Cluster Control Protocol (CCP)
· Site-to-Site VPN & Client to Site VPN troubleshooting
· Other Firewall knowledge a plus (Cisco/Juniper/Fortinet/Palo Alto)
· Working experience performing Security Assessments a plus
· Multiple security certifications a plus
· Check Point CCSA and CCSE certifications preferred
Education and Experience:
· B.S. in IT, MIS, CS, EE, Computer Engineering or equivalent related experience
· 5 years’ experience with TCP/IP protocol, switching and routing
· 5 years’ experience in a Firewall engineering and support position
· 3 years’ experience with Checkpoint Firewalls including Smartcenter and Provider-1 environments
· Experience with multiple Checkpoint software versions including R77 and R80
· Experience with Check Point VSX and other firewall virtualization and multi-context architecture
Experience with Check Point clustering, security blades and High Performance and Service Level Agreements preferred