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Firewall Engineer

Location : New Britain, CT
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Compensation : 60.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Ridgefield One is a staffing agency serving Connecticut, the Tri-State area of New York City, and Northern New York.


We are currently recruiting for a Firewall Engineer in the Banking / Financial Services industry.


The client currently has 200 external talkers that require firewall rules to be created.  Based on past experience we expect that a firewall engineer should be able to create rules for about 15 talkers per week for a total of 13 weeks.  We also estimate that the contractor will need two weeks of setup time and one week of wind-down time for a total of 16 weeks (or about four months).


Required Qualifications :
Engineers should have at least three years of experience and will be expected to read Firewall ACLs, evaluate traffic patterns to/from hosts, talk to server owners, and submit tickets through ServiceNow to make necessary firewall changes.


Necessary experience includes ability to 

- disable idle / redundant rules

- blocking outbound NTP, DNS, and SMB

- create explicit allow rules

- create deny rules

- identify the server owner as the owner of the new rules

- monitor rules for egress traffic


Candidates must be local or relocate on their own, without additional compensation.  

Sponsorship can not be provided.



Ridgefield One provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ridgefield One complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities or client worksites. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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