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Full-time
Remote friendly

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Operations

Management Level

Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You’ll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.

Our Information Technology Security team assists PwC in designing and creating sustainable security solutions to provide foundational capabilities and operational discipline through a focus on enterprise requirements and prioritisation, Information Technology security architecture, and the software development lifecycle.

Position Title: Firewall Hygiene Engineer Grade/Level: Associate
Reporting Manager Title: Manager Job Code:
LoS: IFS Sub LoS/SBU: IFS
Location: Kolkata Position Type: FTC/FTE

Job Summary
PwC is driving major change across information and cyber security by building a centralised model to provide security
services across the entire member firm network. The Network Information Security (NIS) organisation is tasked with
designing, implementing, and maintaining information security capabilities and services for the PwC Network of
member firms.
As a member of the Firewall Hygiene Team, proactively analyse security gaps to reduce the
impact and compromises in PwC infrastructure.
If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security skills through major change on a
global scale, then NIS will empower you to do so.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team player/individual
contributor. Thorough understanding and work exposure in Networking up to L2 Level. Knowledge
and understanding of Firewalls (both physical and virtual) and it’s functioning up to L2 level. Work
exposure in any vendor firewalls would be given preference. Thorough knowledge of VLAN, VLSM,
Routes and basic level understanding of different routing protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP etc.
Skill and Experience:

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team player/individual contributor. Thorough
understanding and work exposure in Networking up to L2 Level. Knowledge and understanding of Firewalls (both
physical and virtual) and it’s functioning up to L2 level. Work exposure in any vendor firewalls would be given
preference. Thorough knowledge of VLAN, VLSM, Routes and basic level understanding of different routing
protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP etc.

Technical Skills Required:

General:
● Thorough understanding of Stateful firewalls and its numerous functions like ACL’s, Types of Firewalls,
Spoofing, Digital Signatures Etc.
● Understanding of Zone based firewalls like Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, Palo Alto (Palo Alto preferred).
● Thorough understanding of Application Layer filtering (Exposure with application layer Firewalls would be
preferred).
● Thorough understanding of Encryption, NAT, PAT and its usages in an enterprise environment.
● Knowledge and exposure of configuring an IPSec Tunnel and its associated parameters.

Information/Cyber Security preferred skills set:
● Basic understanding and knowledge of Information/Cyber Security and its best practices.
● Thorough knowledge of Service ports (FW ports) and associated vulnerabilities from a Cyber security POV.
● Knowledge and understanding of RISK.
● Thorough understanding of MAC and OS vulnerabilities. Knowledge of IDS and IPS will be added advantage.
● Basic understanding of Endpoint Security, Pen-testing, Scans, and ways of vulnerability mitigations.
Note: Knowledge and work experience with Palo Alto Firewalls would be preferred. Certification on the same would
be an added advantage.

Education Level: Bachelor or equivalents.

Desired Certifications:
CCNA (R&S), CCNA Security, CCSK, CompTIA Security+, Any other FW Vendor Certifications etc.

CV searching criteria:
3 - 5 years of experience in firewall operation, Firewall Review, Firewall Audit. with mentioned certification.

The skills we look for in future employees:
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business
strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours
make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’.
The PwC Professional focuses on five core attributes; whole leadership, business acumen, technical
capabilities, global acumen and relationships. We use this framework to recruit, develop and assess our
people, at all grades and all areas of our business, because we expect all of our people to be leaders.

Mandatory skill sets- Firewall Reviewer, Firewall Audit, Palo Alto Firewall , CCNA
Preferred skill sets-CCNA, Palo Alto Firewall
Year of experience required- 03
Qualifications- B.Tech

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:

Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), Firewall Audit, Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW)

Optional Skills

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date