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Check Point Endpoint Security SME (Remote) in Remote, OR at Spartan Resources, LLC

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Check Point Endpoint Security SME REMOTE4+ months
We are seeking a highly-qualified security specialist with specific technical knowledge and experience supporting Check Point in a large environment. We are implementing Check Point for approximately 200,000 endpoints and we are migrating away from our current solution. The primary area of responsibility encompasses endpoint protection on workstations, servers, and task Pcs with a small group of Macintosh devices. The Check Point solution set being implemented includes anti-virus (AV), host based intrusion prevention, firewall, file integrity monitoring, web protection/content filtering, remote access virtual private network (VPN), compliance application, application control, centralized management, security detection and response/forensics. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing design support for the solution architecture and implementing the migration plan; assisting with defining and deploying new security policies and settings; coordinating with the BigFix team to create, test, and deploy Windows server and Windows desktop packages to remove the current security software and retrofit the new solutions; and deploy Check Point solutions for Macintosh through JAMF. Once the Check Point is live in our environment, the responsibilities will include daily support including executing solutions; performing daily operations; configuration and management of the Check Point security suite; and supporting ongoing migration activities as the production environment is phased over. The environment is both dynamic and international. 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan and perform proper deployment and management of Check Point solutions that support information security including virus detection, malware detection, intrusion detection and prevention systems, firewall administration and management, web content filtering, and other security solutions 
  • Perform daily operations of Check Point functions within client environment. 
  • Provide primary planning, execution, and support of migration of approximately 200,000 devices (workstations and servers) from current solution to Check Point. 
  • Monitor and directly tune intrusion detection and firewall 
  • Work closely with IT Technical Services teams (Network, Server & End-User Computing) to achieve optimal configuration of security applications. 
  • Identify, evaluate and help to implement technical security controls to continuously improve the organization’s security posture. 
  • Provide accurate and timely support of security tools and host-based security configurations 
  • Provide input on security requirements to be included as a part of technology and service procurement activities 
  • Ensure that acquired or developed systems and architectures are consistent with the organization's security architecture guidelines 
  • Apply security practices to host based environments 
  • Identify weak controls and communicate vulnerabilities to management 
  • Plan and conduct reviews to monitor and evaluate system conformance and compliance with organizational security policies, standards and guidelines 
  • Design and document executable steps to enable consistency and sustainable of actions, with a focus on enabling through automation 
  • Support the network team in removing current security solutions and retrofitting servers with new Check Point solutions. 
  • Assist with forensic examinations as requested, respond to data calls, perform actions or searches at the direction of client’s security team, etc. 
  • Assist with security detection as requested by the client security team. 
  • Support information security compliance activities and drive improvements where needed. 
  • Apply knowledge of latest information security industry trends, technology tools and practices in a practical manner 

Requirements: 
  • 5+ years’ experience with Check Point as senior engineer 
  • 10+ years’ experience with Windows engineering, progressive work in end-user-facing tools and workstation management and support 
  • Experience with large security tool rollouts and migrations 
  • MSCE or comparable certification 
  • 5+ years’ experience with Technical Security Controls, Architecture and Engineering 
  • Broad hands-on knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software and other industry-standard techniques and practices. 
  • Possess in-depth technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems, including, Microsoft Windows Server and Desktop Operating Systems. 
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP or OSI network protocol stack, including major protocols such as IP, ICMP, TCP, UDP, SMTP, HTTP, and SSH. 
  • Strong analytical skills to discover and analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls (technical, administrative and managerial) and security solution sets 
  • Research and evaluate current or emerging security technologies to support organizational information security objectives 
  • Technical understanding of security tools and applications and their integration into data center operations and infrastructure 
  • Experience with incident response, and understanding malware such as worms, virus, and trojans 
  • Familiarity with Trend Micro Deep Security preferred




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