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CheckPoint Migration Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00100
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 03/13/2018 to 12/28/2018


Seeking a Systems Engineer who will serve as a Subject Matter Expert in CheckPoint. This individual will play a critical role in supporting end point security functions. This role will be called upon can make contributions into research, analysis, design, creation and implementation of systems to meet current and future user requirements. This individual will collaborate on multiple projects to ensure for successful completion.
  • Provides engineering, oversight, governance and tactical direction related to the endpoint security services that are required to enable the delivery of IT services
  • When called upon provides input to the overall architecture, operational governance model
  • Researches, designs, and tests components that are standards based, high performing, highly available, and secure in delivering the required business functionality
  • Educates internal and external users on the technologies to continually improve the knowledge and skill-base of the organization on how to operate and support the technology services
  • Participates in the evaluation and selection of service products
  • Supports analysis of the current environment to detect critical deficiencies and designs solutions for improvement
  • Utilizes capacity modeling to ensure systems have the necessary space and resources to perform the business strategy and goals.
  • Utilizes capability modeling to align systems strategy and planning with business strategy and goals
  • Consults with project teams to identify when it is necessary to modify services to accommodate project needs
  • Supports, implements and promotes standard configuration and change management, processes and practices
  • Develop test plans, implementation plans, and project timelines for assigned projects
  • Leads Peer Design Reviews and Design Thinking sessions

Delivering Technology
  • Performs quantitative and qualitative analyses for service design processes and projects.
  • Participates with the Service Delivery and Transition teams in planning and coordinating implementation, reviewing quality control of systems functional design, usability, functionality, and implementation.
  • Coordinates with appropriate IT and vendor relation teams.
  • Acts as a 4th level of support to end point security products and platforms.
  • Ensures early warning to the leadership regarding degraded or missed service levels

Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in an engineering or computer science discipline and/or equivalent experience/certification
  • 5+ years' experience in information technology
  • Technical skills:
    • 5+ years engineering end point security solutions using Checkpoint products on MacOS and Windows.
    • 3+ years engineering end point security solutions using cloud based solutions (ex. Crowdstrike, Cylance, etc..)
    • 3+ years developing solutions in two or more of the following: HTML, VB Script, VB.NET, Linux Shell Script, Powershell, Java, C#, C, Python, or Swift
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for a wide range of audiences including executives, business stakeholders and IT teams
  • Demonstrated ability to perform independently as a member of a team and through cross functional initiatives
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to operate effectively across multiple priorities

  • Technical skills:
    • 3+ years engineering MDM solutions through products such as Airwatch or Mobile Iron.
    • 3+ years engineering identity and access management solutions leveraging vendors like Ping, IBM, Microsoft.
    • 3+ years engineering end point compliance and patching solutions through products like BigFix, WSUS, or Tanium.
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile, user-centered design, design thinking, heuristic analysis, and Riskiest Assumption Testing methods.
  • Demonstrated experience with integrating emerging technology into a large, global business using both on premise and cloud infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated experience with Big Data platforms such as Hadoop, Splunk, or Spark.
  • Demonstrated experience engineering event correlation systems from multiple sources such as IDS/IPS, Web Application Firewalls, Syslogs, Event Logs.
  • Experience in researching emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products.
  • Strong understanding of emerging tools, software, applications, and systems for attaining best-in-class technologies.
  • Technical operations, administration, or engineering background
  • Proficiency in Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint