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Sr. Firewall Administrator

Location:  Chennai
Stellen-ID:  12686

When it comes to digital, physical or electronic payments, the whole world trusts Giesecke+Devrient. Now you too can discover your passion for the world of payment systems. G+D Currency Technology is a globally active high-tech company headquartered in Munich, Germany. As a trusted partner of central banks and the entire currency industry, we increase security and efficiency in cash circulation. Our 160 years of experience – combined with new, digital solutions – makes us the world market leader in Advanced Currency Management. As part of the G+D Group, we offer a wide range of development opportunities in an international, family-owned company, with more than 11,000 employees worldwide. We are convinced that the key to success is in the diversity of our employees. That’s why it depends on you personally – let’s shape the future of currencies together!

Provide high-level technical expertise in the area of firewall administration. Install and administrate firewall environments and apply configuration- and rule changes to firewalls. Further, this individual would be responsible to ensure that the established processes to meet the regulatory and G&D corporate security requirements are respected and optimized, in a fast-paced and critical environment.


Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Implement, configure and operate firewalls in a high-security environment
  • Create VPN connections with other sites and customers for GD operation.
  • Security enhancement recommendations for better infrastructure security.
  • Make recommendations for the enhancement of the operational processes
  • Manage clustering/HA Firewalls and configuration change support.
  • Manage Web proxy (Zscaler & IronPort) and Mail gateway.
  • Manage SSL VPN ( Pulse Secure )
  • Troubleshoot firewall issues and network performance; use various monitoring and analysis tools
  • Work in a global team of experts to support internal and external customers around the globe.



  • University Degree and Certifications in the technology-related field.
  • Certification and/or experience in configuring Check Point Firewalls.
  • Certification and/or experience in Zscaler (ZCCP-IA/ZCTA-IA)
  • Experience in structured and formalized IT operations according to ITIL standard
  • Knowledge of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is desirable
  • Certification and/or experience in Juniper & Palo Alto product line (SRX / NSM / SPACE/ PA / Panorama)


Specific Technical Skills:

  • Deep knowledge in firewall management (Palo Alto, Juniper, Check Point) is mandatory
  • Experience on  IPS/IDS, VPN, Firewalls, Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing.
  • Experience with Linux Server and Workstation, CLI scripting, DNS, DHCP, NTP, LDAP, etc.
  • Experienced in configuring Security Appliance hardware and software architecture such as checkpoint & Juniper Firewall(SRX).


Capabilities Required:

  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times.
  • Utilize sound judgment in dealing with business information.
  • Generate enthusiasm and support of company objectives.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills (English)
  • Flexible to travel as well as work with other G&D subsidiaries
  • Flexibility to work long hours as necessary
  • Establish and display excellent work habits and company asset usage.
  • Demonstrate good conduct, regular attendance, proper dress code, and information generation.
  • Ability to make recommendations for continuous quality improvements in all areas of accountability.


Soft Skills: 

  •  Positive Attitude, Team management, Interpersonal Skills

Experience: (in yrs.)

  • Total :   5 to 7 years of relevant experience.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Giesecke & Devrient India Private Limited
Corp. Office: Plot No. 02, EHTP, Sector - 34, Guru
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