IBM Senior Security Specialist - Firewall in Mumbai, India

Job Description

You and IBM India

IBM's Purpose is to be essential to our clients, to the world and one another and we are confident that together as IBMers we will drive this purpose. When you join IBM you join a culture of openness, teamwork, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Join us and Do your Best Work Ever.

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Join a brand with a history of continuous re-invention, transforming itself throughout its 100-plus years. In the past five decades alone, IBM has ushered in the eras of the mainframe, the personal computer, IT services and enterprise software. In its current transformation, IBM is once again leading the reordering of the technology industry.

Our IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) helps clients plan, implement and lead an efficient, resilient, flexible IT infrastructure. Be it groundbreaking outsourcing tied to business outcomes or integrated managed services or discrete services - IBM GTS is the partner of choice for infrastructure services.

Come join our team of IBM experts, who are leaders with vision, distinguished engineers and IT architects who have worked with thousands of clients to transform enterprise IT, migrate to cloud, apply automation and ensure business continuity. We help client run their IT better, accelerate innovation and deliver unmatched performance with the power automation.

How we’ll help you grow:

  • You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses to grow your expertise.

  • You’ll learn directly from experts in the field; our team leads love to mentor.

  • You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to determine what really excites you.

Your day in the role will include...

  • Configure, administer, and document firewall infrastructure, working with Palo Alto / Juniper / Fortigate / Cisco ASA/ Checkpoint.

  • Maintain High Availability and Clustered firewall environments for customers using Check Point High Availability.

  • Managing Check Point Smart Console Dashboard.

  • IDS/ IPS Threat Monitoring and Tuning on Smart Console

  • Firewall troubleshooting and maintenance issues. Responsible for resolving the issues from the company and/or vendor documented resolutions.

  • Log analysis and correlation of Monthly reports.

  • Creating Signatures and Traps to analyze traffic pattern.

Culture

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 8 years of total experience with 6+ years of relevant experience in any one of product in Palo Alto / Juniper / Fortigate / Cisco ASA/ Checkpoint.

  • Proven Knowledge of IPS Software blades and others

  • Should be familiar with Checkpoint models, capabilities, and architectures

  • Supply data on resolvable firewall issues to the vendor Technical Assistance Centres (TAC) and, with assistance from the vendor technicians, advance towards full resolution of the issues and documentation of the process.

  • Provide Support for VPN client Infrastructure.

  • Policy/ Signature Reinforcement based on the requirement and alert trend

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Knowledge of network protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, RIP, VLAN, TCP/IP, etc.).

  • Manage corporate Checkpoint Firewall implementing security rules and mitigating network attacks.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.