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Firewall Engineer

o Transport

o Experienced

s -

q Dublin City Centre

p Full-time

r Benefits Package, defined pension scheme

Accpro is collaborating with a prominent state organization to fulfill several pivotal IT positions within their IT Division. These openings arise from the team’s expansion and will report into the the Security and Technology Department. The IT Division operates as a dynamic unit, catering to over 4,000 IT users across 200 sites.


Position Overview:

As a Firewall Engineer, you will be tasked with configuring and managing firewall devices to align with project requisites while upholding stringent security protocols. Reporting to the Security and Technology Department, you will play a crucial role in supporting the Firewall Architecture team in devising rulesets for the Palo Alto Firewall infrastructure. This entails contributing to High-Level Design, Low-Level Design, Change Requests, among other responsibilities.


  • Configure and administer firewall devices to fulfill project requirements and comply with security policies.
  • Collaborate with the Firewall Architecture team in defining rulesets for the Palo Alto Firewall estate.
  • Assist in operational activities pertaining to firewalls, including oversight of third-party engineers’ activities.
  • Participate in the Change Advisory Board (CAB) approval process and proactively assess changes in the operational environment.
  • Contribute to major cybersecurity incident response efforts, working alongside the incident response team to contain, mitigate, and restore operations.


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in firewall administration.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications in Palo Alto firewalls and cybersecurity.
  • Experience in collaborating with third-party vendors.
  • Proficient in Palo Alto firewall management.
  • Familiarity with firewall architectures in a hybrid cloud environment, particularly Azure.
  • Strong grasp of security processes and services.
  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts accurately to both business and IT stakeholders.

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