Palo Alto Administrator

November 5, 2018
Norwalk, CT
Job Type



  • Provide day to day administration of the Palo Alto environment.
  • Create the appropriate rules, etc. for the Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Review logs for issues & remediate as necessary.
  • Create any required documentation.
  • Perform knowledge transfer to the Operations or Managed Services teams.
  • If required, work with the implementation team to assist with the migration from the existing Cisco firewall environment.
  • Adhere to any customer specified Security and compliance requirements.
  • Interface with various teams, including Business units, to determine any firewall rule requirements, test and implement them.
  • Application of systems analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users, to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications.
  • Design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing or modification of computer systems or programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user or system design specifications.
  • Design, documentation, testing, creation or modification of computer programs related to machine operating systems.
  • Effectively communicate with the team.


  • Candidate must have a solid understanding of Palo Alto next generation firewalls.
  • Must have implemented or migrated large Palo Alto firewalls (5620 or similar) in a production environment.
  • Must have experience supporting Palo Alto firewalls in a production environment for at least 3 years.


  • 3 years’ experience with Palo Alto firewalls
  • 5-10 years’ data center migration experience
  • Understanding of and adherence to change management
  • Experience working in a large corporate environment
  • Experience documenting a production environment for Operational hand-over.


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