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Check Point Firewall Analyst in Tampa, FL at Strategic Staffing Solutions

Date Posted: 1/1/2019

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JobID: 142646


Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) prides itself on being an international IT Staffing and Solutions Company with 25 years’ experience recruiting and managing exceptional IT and Business consultants for customers in the Financial, Energy, Public Sector and Retail Distribution industries.  A privately held, financially strong, woman-owned company, S3 is a full service IT firm, with 24 major market locations in the U.S!

If you meet the requirements described below, send resume and contact information to Carlos Herrera, IT Sourcing Specialist, for more details.

Job Title: Check Point Firewall Analyst

Locations: Tampa, FL


This position is for an onsite security specialist to provide expert level firewall support for our client’s Energy and its subsidiaries.


  • Check Point Firewalls
  • SSL VPNs
  • Network security

Job duties:

  • Provides day to day support for firewall engineering and operations tasks.
  • Advance knowledge of Check Point firewalls, routing protocols, and VPNs.
  • Ability to provide firewall support for multiple complex projects concurrently.
  • Work collaboratively across a variety of business units to implement new technology, support existing, and at times do so after normal business hours.
  • Build and configure solutions in the development, test and production environment; including documenting the security infrastructure and design.
  • Manage problems, maintain vendor relationships, and assist operation with vendor escalation and issue resolution.
  • Facilitate device refresh of network security devices with a focus on capacity, manageability, and security of new and existing security infrastructure.
  • Duties include release management, configuration management, incident management, change management, service level management, and security management of Check Point firewalls in an enterprise multi-site environment.
  • Document and review, all firewall rule sets pertinent to Customer’s business segments.
  • Analysis and approved remediation of Overly Permissive Firewall Rules.
  • Provide Check Point Firewall Rule Re-validation.
  • Update appliance with latest OS and or patches as needed.
  • Engage Vendor for hardware and OS troubleshooting.

Required experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years direct Check Point Firewall support.

MUST HAVE Checkpoint and CCNA

  • Experience with Cisco ASA 4000 a huge plus.


  • Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE), or Check Point Managed Security Expert (CCMSE) or Check Point Certified Security Master (CCSM).

Additional Information:

  • This is to support an existing effort.
  • Daily activities firewall specifically with backups, monitoring, upgrades and documentation.
  • This person must be onsite.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of firewalls specifically Check Point, proven experience with upgrades, documentation skills and very strong communication skills.
  • No degree required.
  • Ideally someone that is mid-level.
  • Must have experience with Check Point Firewall and wirefalls.

The S3 Difference

Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is the 6th largest Diversity Staffing Firm in the US and a global provider of Business and IT Services, including Staff Augmentation, Managed Staffing Programs, and Solutions, with 21 consecutive years of growth.  We have industry expertise in Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Services, Energy/Utility and Retail Distribution.  S3 has a domestic and international presence in 31 locations across the US and Europe (including the UK, Lithuania, and the Czech Republic).  Our highly trained and experienced staff is committed to not only helping you find a job but making sure that the job is the right fit for you!

At S3 you are eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance