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Job ID:4100
Job Title:4100 - Check Point Security Engineer (R2H - SC)
Job Location:Fairfield, NJ
Position type:Right to Hire
No. of Pos.:1
Cand. Rate:$60-70 hr. c2c (r2h)

Security Engineer
Positions open in Fairfield, NJ - Indianapolis, IN - Denver, CO

Right-to-Hire ($60-$70 hr. - 6+ month contract)

Primary Function:
The role of the Security Engineer is to be a part of security team that safeguards the enterprise infrastructure and information both domestically and internationally. The position scope involves implementation, maintenance and configuration of key enterprise security initiatives. Specific initiatives include maintaining and configuring the following products as well as other security devices & operations:
Check Point firewalls via Provider-1/SmartConsole, R65-R71 experience preferred
Check Point VSX with firewall virtualization
Tipping Point IPDS and SMS Management server systems systems
Sourcefire IDP
Juniper VPN appliances
Juniper firewall
Cisco FWSM firewall and Cisco Security Manager (CSM)
Cisco ASA/PIX site-to-Site VPN
BlueCoat Proxy and content filtering
Entrust RSA two factor configurations
The Security Engineer is expected to maintain professional working relationships at all times. Contacts will include key corporate stakeholders, the Information Security Team, business unit personnel, associated working groups, and external contacts within the information security industry. The individual is expected to meet objectives with integrity and efficiency.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proactively implements, updates, maintains, manages, monitors, and supports enterprise network and systems security operations infrastructure throughout the shared services environment
  • Performs change control and device configuration management activities on all security hardware
  • Provides management level reporting of firewall and Intrusion Protection System (IPS) activity on a periodic basis
  • Participates in security incident response team activities, providing and implementing tactical risk mitigation to incidents
  • Actively protects the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of customer, employee, and business information
  • Works with other Enterprise security team members to review security architecture and design documents to ensure consistency, accuracy and compliance with the articulated security posture and industry requirements
  • Provides vulnerability and threat management monitoring and mitigation response
  • Participates in tactical and operational planning of vulnerability assessment activities
  • Contributes to Enterprise security team effectiveness by accomplishing additional security related results as needed
  • Assists Lead Security Engineers in the review, development, testing and implementation of security plans, products and control techniques
  • Act in a supporting role in the execution of EIS projects and initiatives
  • Participates in operations and tactical planning


  • 3 years + industry experience.
  • In depth knowledge of the OSI networking model, TCP/IP protocols,
  • In depth knowledge of network security best practices, and  Firewall administration, especially Check Point Firewall-1
  • Experience with Provider One or Check Point's Smart Center management station Tipping Point Intrusion Protection System or Sourcefire management and configuration experience
  • Two years of security device management
  • Relevant security certifications preferred include:

                       Check Point Administrator (CCSA)
                       Check Point Engineer (CCSE)
Other certifications may include:

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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