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Palo Alto Firewall Engineer

Las Vegas, Nevada · Information Technology

Fusion HCR is Hiring! We are looking for a Palo Alto Firewall Engineer who is very well-versed within an enterprise Palo Alto environment. Full-time role with 401k, bonuses, paid benefits for you and your family and much more! If you meet the qualifications, please apply or reach out to me directly!


Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Palo Alto Firewall Engineer is to ensure the availability, reliability, integrity, and efficient operation of the network systems that support the enterprise technology functions. This is achieved by monitoring, supporting and optimizing the organization network infrastructure. Network support may extend from testing and troubleshooting problems to regular maintenance. The Palo Alto Firewall Engineer will apply proven analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the availability and performance of IT network investments.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in MIS or similar technical program or acceptable industry and work experience.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Nevada Gaming Control Board Registration and any other certification or license, as required by law or policy.
  • 5+ years’ experience supporting enterprise networks and/or large data center environment.
  • 7+ years’ design and implementation of layer2/layer3 routing and switching on Palo Alto products.
  • Hands on, demonstrable experience in one or more of the following technologies (Besides Palo Alto): Cisco, HP, Aruba, Brocade, Checkpoint, Bluecoat, Infoblox, SolarWinds, and F5.
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment (MICS, PCI, SOX).
  • Thorough knowledge of LAN/WAN systems as well as the complexities surrounding large scale network deployments.
  • Understanding of dynamic routing protocols with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in design and implementation of network design.
  • Strong network fundamentals including the OSI model, TCP/IP, IPv4 and working knowledge of IPv6.
  • Documented expertise with network configuration, security principles, and maintenance best practices.



  • Manage a queue of work requests to meet service levels and KPI objectives.
  • Deploy and maintain Palo Alto networks including routers, switches, and related hardware.
  • Troubleshoot, identify and repair complex network issues for WAN, LAN, Internet connections and end-user issues while working within internal ticketing/trouble reporting systems.
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and specifications and implement network configurations that meet those documented requirements.
  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
  • Establish and implement policies, procedures and technologies to ensure security and integrity of the enterprise network environment.
  • Review technical requirements, establish project milestones and tasks and determine level of effort estimates for their completion
  • Develop and perform network security audits, configuration backup procedures, and other recovery processes in accordance with the organization’s disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of network standards, configurations, procedures and cabling layouts.
  • Perform all work in a manner to ensure interoperability and maintain compliance of enterprise network systems.
  • Monitor and test system performance, capacity and prepare and deliver network performance statistics and reports.
  • Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans, assisting other departments as required.
  • recovery plans, assisting other departments as required.
  • Effective collaboration skills to work with systems, storage, database, telephony and other technical staff to ensure reliable integration of systems and software for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Understand and abide by Incident, Problem and Change management processes and procedures.
  • Interact with vendors, peers, and contractors to ensure secure, reliable systems implementations and upgrades are performed within project parameters.

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