Cloud Firewall Engineer



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Job Title: Cloud Firewall Engineer

Location: Remote


Job Description: Brooksource is seeking a Cloud Firewall Engineer for a Fortune 100 client in the healthcare industry. You would be working with one of our best client relationships in a fast paced, high energy environment within the clients Enterprise Information Protection group. This team provides strategic guidance and support for cloud security solutions. The team is rapidly growing to support the workload of all security functions. As a Cloud Firewall Engineer, you will be responsible for performing a variety of high-level support functions within security as they apply to Firewalls, mainly with Palo Alto. The client is currently going through a Cloud 3.0 transition and is focusing on creating an Azure environment that is secure and functional across the enterprise. They are currently spinning up 220 new firewalls for Azure and are needing multiple resources to help with this effort.



  • Build, design, deploy, and manage perimeter security devices such as firewalls, proxies, switches, and mail transport agents
  • Lead and assist onboarding and migration of cloud applications
  • Implements firewall routing rules and policies
  • Monitor health and ensure functionality of cloud security solutions
  • Manage transition to operations of perimeter security devices
  • Create and maintain standard operating procedures and guides for new and/or existing perimeter hardware and software
  • Engage with technical leaders throughout organization in design and implementation of cloud and cloud/hybrid solutions


  • Experience managing perimeter security offerings within Microsoft Azure platforms
  • Experience with TCP/IP network & application layer firewall technologies
  • Experience developing and configuring SSL encryption/decryption solutions for traffic inspection
  • Hands-on experience implementing and managing cloud-native perimeter security devices and conducting cloud security assessments
  • Experience managing Palo Alto and Azure firewalls, site-to-site VPNs, DDoS network admission control
  • Ability to apply network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles
  • Work closely with architects, infrastructure teams, developers to develop and deliver perimeter security solutions


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Palo Alto expertise, ideally working with encryptions
  • Azure Firewall experience is preferred
  • 3+ years hands-on experience as a cloud security analyst or similar role
  • 5+ years experience supporting monitoring and configuration of firewall/DMZ infrastructure including network and application firewall packet filtering technologies
  • Comprehension of cloud deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management using tools such as Ansible or Terraform
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative to enhance or improve processes, procedures, and solutions

Certifications: Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Network+, Security+

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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