Houston, TX 05/09/2016
Contract Position: Network Security Engineer
*       Initial Contract period: 05/29/2016 to 12/31/2016
Client: Chevron - INFORMATION RISK STRATEGY MANAGEMENT
Work Location: Houston, TX 77002-7308
Rate: $70 per hour DOE
Please request candidate to prepare career summaries in the resume. Please specify how the candidate is a good fit in regards to the skills required. The posting will be halted on Thursday, 5/12/16 at 9:00 AM Bay Area Time. The manager will schedule first round of interviews at the end of this week/early next week.
Top Skills Required:
1. 10 years’ of industry experience, 8 years network security experience
2. Strong Palo Alto skills are required regarding firewall migration experience from Cisco ASA to Palo Alto F/W. 
3. Troubleshoot Cisco, Juniper and Palo Alto
4. Pluses-Palo Alto Migration tool 

Additional Skills required:
• The ideal candidate will have Juniper, Cisco, and Palo Alto skills
• Network Security Support, Configuration and Troubleshooting
• Network Perimeter Design 
• Tier 3 Troubleshooting
• Strong Understanding of LAN and WAN networking, routing/switching, VLANs, etc.
• Understanding of Routing Protocols – EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, VRFs, 1 years Network Engineering Experience.
• 3 years of experience with Cisco ASA Firewalls or Palo Alto (Both would be nice) Hands-on configuration experience required.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills - ability to write documentation and participate in client facing meetings
• Excellent time management and organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

Daily Duties include:
• Migrate existing firewall configurations from Cisco ASA or Juniper SRX to Palo Alto Device.
o Copy the exiting configuration and either run it through the Palo Alto migration tool or translate it manually.
o Input the new configuration in a new Palo Alto firewall.
o Rack the new Palo Alto firewall.
o Coordinate with a team to cable the new firewall as well as the impacted users to coordinate a change window for the cutover.
• Draw out the new network design with the firewall in place if anything changed to and over to the Operations Team.
• Coordinate with other teams to add the new firewall to TACACS and DNS.
• Understand troubleshooting on Cisco ASA and Palo Alto firewalls, networking and policies. (Juniper SRX knowledge is a plus)