Palo Alto Network Engineer (Remote - 20 hours/week) at vCORE Technology Partners

Posted in Information Technology 4 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada





Job Description:

vCORE Technology Partners is an IT solutions & services provider with expertise in cloud automation, modern infrastructure, networking, IT security and managed services.

About vCORE Technology Partners

vCORE Technology Partners builds customized IT solutions for more than 150 companies across the U.S. and Canada. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., vCORE was launched in 2010 and has since enjoyed industry-leading growth.

Our team includes proven experts in IT solutions, including networking, cloud automation, modern infrastructure, data protection, security, and proactive managed services. Clients include multibillion-dollar media companies, major health-care providers, technology giants, data centers, and others.

Simplicity Delivered. Always On.

vCORE is seeking a hands-on Palo Alto Network Engineer to work in a dynamic fast paced environment, that will be project-focused, working independently with little guidance. This is a long-term contract position that is 100% remote, offering 20 hours/week. We're looking to start someone ASAP.

What You'll Do


  • Create, maintain and transition firewall policies

  • Shadow rule cleanup, cloning and moving rules

  • Configure and maintain routing on firewalls

  • Perform Best Practice Assessment and next steps to implement

  • Monitor firewall performance and integrity

  • Resolve issues through troubleshooting and inspection of infrastructure.

  • Maintain complete technical documentation

  • Assist with improvements to the firewall, network performance, capacity and scalability

  • Mentor other engineers and provide final level of escalation

What You'll Need
Demonstrated experience in the following:


  • Large enterprise environment 150+ firewalls

  • Active / Active HA deployments

  • Cisco, Dell or Juniper experience is a plus

  • BGP and complex OSPF routing in PAN-OS

  • Template stacks and variables

  • VSYS segmentation

  • Asymmetric routing

  • Panorama

  • URL filtering

  • Threat Prevention

  • AutoFocus

  • User-ID

  • Device-ID

  • Wildfire

  • Inspection of SSL encrypted traffic

  • VM-Series

  • PA-Series (PA-5200, PA-3200, PA-800)

  • Packet capture analysis and troubleshooting

  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP and the OSI model

Additional requirements:


  • PCNSA and PCNSE certification preferred but not required

  • 5+ years’ experience

  • English fluency and strong communication skills

  • Pass a drug test and criminal background check

Diversity Statement: At vCORE Technology Partners, we recognize and appreciate the value that comes from having employees with diverse backgrounds, points of view, and life experiences. Respect for diversity is an integral part of our culture and a critical component in our strategy to deliver the best customer experiences.

It is the policy of vCORE Technology Partners to encourage diversity and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local. In addition, vCORE Technology Partners will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.





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