Firewall Architect (Ref. No.: FJ210)

Unique People, s.r.o.

Place of work
Košice region - Košice
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

• Work on various international projects and service level requests for customers around the globe.
• Ensure operable design of internal and external customer firewall solutions including connected peripherals.
• Enable a smooth build and transition of new firewall services from projects into a normal mode of operations.
• Provide a technical guidance to firewall operations teams around the globe.
• Analyze and resolves firewall hardware and software problems in timely and accurate fashion, and provides 3rd level support when required.

• Analyze technical needs, business requirements, and state of the FW’s infrastructure design to develop technical firewall services and their framework.
• Work with technical teams to architect firewalls that effectively reflect business needs, service-level, security and availability requirements, and other technology parameters.
• Produce a service design blueprint for a complex, large-scale, integrated network.
• Develop design principles, models, plans, internal standards, budgets, and processes based on industry best practices.
• Build, test, and inspect firewall systems.
• Perform network/firewall troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose very complex network problems.
• Lead teams of other firewall engineers in developing detailed designs and quality-control mechanisms during implementation.
• Establish governing principles for firewall design and deployment.
• Assist firewall operation team members to operate firewall architectures.
• Participate in selection of firewall technologies and products for implementation
• Prepare a proof of concepts to justify opportunities of a newly adopted technologies.
• Communicate the role and value of the firewall to the organization and present the business case for technology investments.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary without school-leaving examination
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Strong knowledge of Routing, Switching and Network Security design
o TCP/IP stack in general, Ethernet
o VLANs, STP, HSRP and other LAN based network protocol
o Checkpoint, Bluecoat X-Series (Crossbeam), Cisco (Sourcefire) IDS, Clearswift Secure Mail Gateway, Intel Security (McAfee) Web Gateway, RSA Authentication Server and Thales HSM
• Ability to work in a multicultural team in an international set-up and virtual teams

• BS in Computer Science, Information Technology telecommunications, electrical engineering or equivalent qualifications
• CCNA certificate
• Understanding of Palo alto security platforms, Solarwinds management tools
• Experience with Unix based OS
• Basic scripting knowledge
• German language is a plus
• Basic knowledge of ITIL


Brief description of the company

We are a team of ICT experts, who specialize in ICT service design, transition & transformation, and infrastructure management. Our concept and approach are proven by years of experience with large global transformation projects. Our domains are utility, banking, and telecommunications industries.

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

Unique People, s.r.o.
Pražská 2
04001 Košice
ID: 3306990   Dátum zverejnenia: 21.3.2018