We are looking for a knowledgeable Firewall Engineer skilled in firewall rules (creation/management), firewall logs (monitoring), and firewall device installation, configuration, architecture, and hardening. The Firewall Engineer will join the network team of a major Global organization, with hundreds of sites, to continually improve its complex global network and will play an important role in ensuring stability, integrity and continuity of the in-house information systems that support core organizational functionality. The Firewall & Network Engineer reports to the Manager IT Operations.


  • Work within the Cybersecurity Engineering and Chief Information Security Office (CISO) teams to promote the best network security engineering practices supporting the network
  • Drive firewall policies and compliance ensuring firewall security standards are met
  • Installation of firewall devices to multiple sites nationwide
  • Conversion of firewall rules amongst different firewall technologies
  • Creation of firewall rules in accordance with security policies and business needs, ensuring rules are not overly permissive and duplicative in nature
  • Validate, test, and manage firewall rules
  • Integration of firewall logs with other technologies
  • Firewall management and administration
  • Firewall log analysis
  • Contribute firewall engineering knowledge in improving the security architecture
  • Delivery of regular status reports on firewall management activities
  • Give solicited and unsolicited advice within your area of expertise;

Skills / Education:

  • Bachelor/Master or equivalent in Information Technology or other relevant field
  • Very experienced with Fortinet firewalls (rule creation, log monitoring, device installation, device configuration)
  • Experienced with Fortimanager multi view
  • Experience with firewall integration security
  • Experience with regulatory compliance, firewall policy development, and firewall policy enforcement
  • 5 years of experience in the roles identified above
  • Certifications: CCNA, CCNP, NSE5 (or above)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with large organization networks
  • Cisco Nexus
  • Willing to travel to assist in the installation/configuration of firewalls to nationwide sites
  • Able to chase, follow up, report and escalate on the progress of resolutions of outstanding issues within field offices
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving abilities to resolve security issues within an enterprise environment
  • Experienced trouble-shooter, able to prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic environment
  • Experience with process development and deployment for firewalls
  • Experience with and knowledge of network, security and IT best practices

Our client is a leader in the origination, handling, processing and marketing of agricultural commodities, including grain, oilseeds, pulses, sugar, rice, cotton, vegetable oils, protein meals and biodiesel. Using our network of storage facilities, processing plants and transport assets we process, manage and supply these commodities to our customers. Through our industry insight, strong relationships and our asset network, we focus on the sustainability, safety, quality and reliability of everything we do.