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Senior Perimeter Security Engineer – Firewall - 3DI83 in Amherst, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

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Senior Perimeter Security Engineer – Firewall
Buffalo, NY, Wilmington, DE

Job Description:

The Perimeter System Engineer System is responsible for architecture, design, deployment, maintenance and management of the Bank’s Enterprise Firewall & Proxy Services. Duties include:
  • 3rd level troubleshooting of issues, vendor relationship and license management, business continuity planning, capacity planning, audit /compliance, disaster recovery and platform maintenance.
  • Responsible for drafting support documentation, the cross-training of operational team members and 7x24 third level support call rotation.
  • Assist in establishing and enhancing regulatory and compliance processes.
  • Responsible for engineering security technology solutions following all relevant best standards and practices.
  • Provide technical knowledge as input into standards creation and update on an ongoing basis as products and technologies evolve.
  • Complete technical security deliverables on assigned projects
  • Responsible for working with the Project Office (project management), ensure projects are resourced correctly and from this that they meet deadlines and budgets.
Technical Knowledge:
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with Firewall technologies.
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience with Checkpoint’s next generation firewall
  • Firewall Management and Administration duties including:
    • Checkpoint VSX and Provider 1 experience
    • Configuring, Upgrade & Maintaining Checkpoint firewall
    • Setup and managed Site-to-site IPSec VPN connections
    • Monitors system resource allocation and utilization.
    • Firewall rule creation, migrations, and re-certification.
    • Design, setting engineering standards, Configure, administer, and document firewall infrastructure.
    • Experience in performance tuning and optimization of Check Point firewalls and firewall policy’s
    • Experience with Implementation and build of Check Point firewalls from scratch
    • Experience working on Firewall Rule base analyzers and optimization approaches.
Familiar with Checkpoint models, capabilities, and architectures including firewall virtualization.
  • Understanding and exposure to at least one of the firewall rule base analyzers.
  • Working knowledge of Tufin Secure Tack & Secure Change.
  •  Advanced knowledge of TCP / IP networking and protocols
  • In depth understanding of Network Ports, Network Address Translation and Access Lists.
  • Possess utmost troubleshooting skills in the areas of security and networking.
  • Ability to take and read packet level network traces
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and LDAP preferred
  • Ability to create network / system diagrams with Microsoft Visio.
  • Red Hat Linux administration experience a plus.
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel / Access and ability to analyze data a plus.
  • Working knowledge of PowerShell or VBA scripting a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Forcepoint Triton Proxy is a plus. Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree and 7 years of Systems Analysis experience or, in lieu of a degree, ten years of relevant experience.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience with Firewall Technology, IPS or VPN.
  • Working knowledge of Checkpoint next generation firewalls
 Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of two years college and ten years system analysis and application development experience or in lieu of education twelve years of relevant experience.

About M&T:

At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T.  As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.




M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas.
M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.