Firewall Engineer

Lazard is looking for a Firewall Engineer to join its rapidly evolving Global Infrastructure organization. This person will be part of a team of firewall and network engineers that manage and administer Fortinet firewalls in a global organization. These firewalls are located on-prem, in col-locations or within the public cloud.


  • Control network access to configured networks using firewall policies

  • Apply port forwarding, source NAT, and destination NAT

  • Authenticate users using firewall policies

  • Understand encryption functions and certificates

  • Understanding of inspection policies related to SSL/TLS-secured traffic to prevent encryption used to bypass security policies

  • Configure security profiles to neutralize threats and misuse, including viruses, torrents, and inappropriate websites

  • Apply application control techniques to monitor and control network applications that might use standard or non-standard protocols and ports

  • Fight hacking and denial of service (DoS)

  • Configure SSL VPN for secure access to your private network

  • Deploy FortiGate devices as an HA cluster for fault tolerance and high performance

  • Deploy implicit and explicit proxy with firewall policies, authentication, and caching

  • Manage firewall policies across multiple FortiGate devices using policy packages with shared and dynamic objects
Core Competencies and Experience:

  • Minimum NSE4 Certification desired

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Understand the key features and capabilities of FortiManager

  • Experience in a technical support role in a networking or security function

  • Experience with segmentation

  • Understanding of WiFi 802.11 networks, 4G LTE experience.

  • Understanding of TCP/IP, routing protocols, L2/L3 switches

  • Experience with security products firewalls, IPSec, IDS/IPS, WIDS

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

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