Network Firewall Engineer resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

A seasoned Network Security Professional with over 7years combined experience in the design, implementation and management of various Network and Security solutions. Highly competent with comprehensive understanding of the concept of networking and information security within various environment.

  • Firewall Network configuration and management (PA Alto PA-3000, PA-5000 series, Checkpoint R80 series
  • Backup and restore device (Firewall, Router) configuration.
  • PAN OS Upgrades & Maintenance
  • Strong experience in Intrusion Detection System, Intrusion Prevention System
  • Knowledge in IPSEC VPN design connection and protocols, IPSEC tunnel configuration, encryption and integrity protocols.
  • Performing and analyzing Wireshark captures
  • Extensive knowledge of troubleshooting of Layer2 and Layer3 technologies.
  • Able to work independently or with minimum supervision.
  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task in a highly dynamic environment.
Work History
Network/Firewall Engineer , 08/2021 - Current
Prosource.It Houston, TX,
  • Participate in technical design and deployments of information security solutions
  • Configuration and management of Palo Alto Network Firewalls in line with best practice within security operating platform
  • Maintenance & Upgrades of PAN OS of various models like 5230, 7080
  • Responsible for implementing mitigation mechanism to avert potential threats
  • Maintaining Information Security Management Systems regulations and policies
  • Configuring rules and maintaining Palo Alto firewall and analysis of Firewall logs.
  • Customized configuration of different security profiles and security profile groups with relationship
  • Between URL filtering and credential theft prevention.
  • Analyzing network security needs and design solutions that meet business requirement for protection,
  • Standardization, efficiency, scalability, supportability and cost-effectiveness
  • Implementing and providing guidance on best practice deployment for Palo Alto Next Generation
  • Firewall and panorama management server.
  • Configured different NAT Policies based on Business requirements
  • Configure, maintain and troubleshoot site-to-site VPN tunnels for our customers for secure communication.
  • Applied leading theories and concepts to development, maintenance and implementation of information security standards, procedures and guidelines.
Network Firewall Engineer, 04/2019 - 07/2021
Commonwealth Financial Waltham, MA,
    • Participated in escalation problems for Routing, Switching and firewall connectivity issue.
    • Provisioned and installed firewalls Palo Alto and Cisco ASA security policies
    • Configured HA clusters for check point and HA for Palo Alto firewall for redundancy Manually fail-over to test High Availability.
    • Managed Palo Alto firewalls from command line using Putty sessions.
    • Implemented Global Protect VPN, IPsec VPNs and SSL VPNs through IKE On Palo Alto firewalls for site-to-site VPN connectivity.
    • Configured and troubleshoot High Availability for all firewalls in network, preventing single point of failure Configured security profiles to Mitigate Attacks on network.
    • Configured Destination NAT for all Servers located in DMZ Zone Participated in change control process Consulted with customers to identify data and network security
Network Security Engineer, 05/2018 - 04/2019
Fotheringill & Wade Llc Sacramento, CA,
    • Managed multiple Palo Alto Firewalls various models using Panorama M-600 in Active-Passive
    • Configured PAN interface deployment in L3, L2, Virtual wire, HA and Tap mode. Performed PAN-OS upgrades from version 8.02 to 9.05 using PANORAMA
    • Coordinated and configured multi-site VPN connections and multiple mobile VPN connections for emergency Partner meetings & client engagements.
    • Ensured NAT was applied appropriately on firewall for all third party and DMZ traffic.
    • Support, maintenance, upgrades, backup of network/security devices and troubleshooting on LAN
    • Working within project teams on solution design, deployment and migration support.
    • Reviewed new systems designs and major modifications for security implications prior to implementation.
    • Responsible for rule usage reporting and rule analysis pertaining to least access
    • Identified unused rules and submitted to line of business (LoB) for approval to keep or disable
    • Documented, analyzed and report on IT services to recommend enhancement and improvements
Network Engineer , 04/2015 - 05/2018
Quantum Securities City, STATE,
    • Managed all phases of LAN / WAN including bandwidth management, network planning, design, configuration, generation and implementation of network security policies
    • Troubleshoot customers premises equipment (C.P.E)
    • Network Monitoring and Technical Support for optimal system performance on TCP/IP networks
    • Deployed Syslog server to allow proactive network monitoring.
    • Implemented VLANS between different departments and connected them using trunk by keeping one VLAN under server mode and rest falling under client modes.
    • Managed and liaised with Network vendors (i.e., service providers and equipment suppliers) ensuring agreed SLA are monitored, inspect job completion and signoffs
    • Managing all enterprise network and security devices including Access Control devices, routers, switches, CCTV, firewalls and VPN devices
    • Developed, managed and integrated end to end network requirements for prospective customer airlines to CUTE platform.
    • End user support management and Active directory and enterprise servers' administration.
    • Carried out system trend analysis and capacity planning for infrastructural
Master of Science: International Business Management, Expected in 07/2012
Manchester Metropolitan Business School - Manchester, UK,
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Expected in 03/2005
Ambrose Ali University - Nigeria,

Palo Alto Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

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School Attended

  • Manchester Metropolitan Business School
  • Ambrose Ali University

Job Titles Held:

  • Network/Firewall Engineer
  • Network Firewall Engineer
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Network Engineer


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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