Senior Security Firewall Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You’ll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.Our System Architecture team helps build customisable specific system solutions that enhance PwC’s system capabilities to appropriately serve all client needs. As part of the team, you’ll use enterprise architecture across application areas to build delivery models that map PwC capabilities to business needs outlined by clients.


To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Focus on building trusted relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

  • This team focuses on operational activities across the suite of security tools managed in the NIS central service environment. The core areas of focus for Perimeter Security is Firewalls (Cloud, Physical, Virtual, WAF), Proxies, IPS, and VPN. This includes but is not limited to Major Incident Response and Resolution, providing mentoring to junior staff, improving security posture, and engagement in operational projects as needed.

    Job Requirements and Preferences :

    Basic Qualifications :

    Minimum Degree Required :
    High School Diploma

    Minimum Years of Experience :
    5 year(s) of progressive professional roles involving information security and/or IT management.

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Degree Preferred :
    Bachelor Degree

    Certification(s) Preferred :

    Palo Alto Certified - PCNSA/PCNSE

    Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

    Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:

  • Troubleshooting and resolving complex network security incidents, to include packet capture and analysis, log review, and critical thinking;
  • Possessing experience with Palo Alto administration as well as the design and implementation of industry leading practices;
  • Solving complex technical problems through engineering, including requirements analysis, design, development, implementation and testing;
  • Possessing stakeholder management skills and the ability to set expectations and respond to business needs in a complex high-pressure environment;
  • Demonstrating Security Risk Assessment for firewall rule implementations;
  • Possessing knowledge of Azure NSG, Load Balancer, UDR configuration and troubleshooting;
  • Managing documentation for perimeter security environments;
  • Understanding security technology operational industry standards;
  • Contributing to a central technology service organization;
  • Navigating a matrix organization and collaborating with multiple stakeholders across functional and technical skill sets;
  • Leveraging facts and data when approaching problems and considering both the customer's perspective as well as the enterprise's perspective while focusing on overarching goals and objectives;
  • Exhibiting capabilities to multitask, performing and delivering results as both part of a team and independently;
  • Demonstrating relationship and team building skills that foster an inclusive and collaborative environment for stakeholders and team members; and,
  • Collaborating with design and build engineering teams to establish maximum capability of security solutions are achieved in the run state.

  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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