Network and Firewall Administrator

Secure Sense is currently looking for a skilled Network and Firewall Administrator to join our team at our head office in Burlington, ON. This is a full-time, permanent position with flexible hours. The Network and Firewall Administrator will have significant responsibility for maintaining the daily network/firewall activates.

Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to, the following:

  • Primary network and firewall specialist
  • Developing and following practices and procedures to maintain firewalls and networking equipment
  • Guiding less experienced individuals through network and firewall troubleshooting
  • Analyzing firewall and network activity logs for anomalous behavior
  • The position requires availability for nights and weekends
  • Escalation point for less experienced administrators 

Skills and Qualifications:
We understand you’ve acquired a lot of skills over the years, but here’s a list of requirements for this position. Please apply if you have:

  • College degree and/or IT Diploma or 4 years of equivalent experience
  • Networking and Firewall experience is mandatory
  • Fortinet, Palo Alto, Checkpoint or any other NGFW administration and reporting experience required
  • Strong troubleshooting skills mandatory
  • An understanding of L2/L3 networking
  • An understanding of basic routing protocols
  • Comfortable working in groups or alone
  • Comfortable working with virtualized technologies
  • High level of organization
  • Willingness and drive to learn new/different technologies
  • Ability to work flexible hours required
  • Systems administration skill sets are an asset (Windows, Active Directory, Linux)
  • Programming experience in python, ruby, or other scripting language an asset
  • Experience developing reports using SQL is an asset
  • CCNA, CCNP, Network+, Security+, or equivalent certifications are an asset 

Expected Start Date:
As soon as possible

Role Type:
Full Time

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join our team, apply below by sending your CV and resume with the subject line “Network and Firewall Administrator”.

Secure Sense welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

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