• Sr. Palo Alto Engineer

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/20/2019 2:41 PM)
    # of Openings
    Work Site - City
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Consulting Technical Services - Platform
    Work Site - State
    Security Clearance Level
    Public Trust
    Maximum Expected Travel
    Remote/Telecommute Available?
    Yes - Open to Remote Applicants
  • Job Overview & Responsibilities

    Mythics is looking for an experienced Senior Palo Alto Engineer with AWS cloud Consultant to lead the architecture, analysis, design, development, integration and implementation of Palo Alto solutions. Travel is up to < 25% if you are not local to Colorado Springs, CO.

    This opening is for a Senior Firewall Engineer / Network Security Engineer for United States Airforce Academy to perform project-based consulting with full life cycle development; design, implement, test and support Palo Alto network appliances.

    The Engineer will develop documentation as it relates to project requirements, and assist with or develop customer-facing presentations of technology solutions.

    • Configure two Palo Alto firewalls in two different AWS AZs front-ending an OHS server each and front-ended with a public ELB.  The latter will service public users.
    • Configure two Palo Alto firewalls in two different AWS AZs front-ending an OHS server each and front-ended with an internal ELB.  The latter will service internal users coming via Direct Connect.
    • Configure GlobalProtect VPN, integrate it with LDAP, and CAC login for VPN access.
    • Determine routing issues for non-DMZ servers that require outbound access to AWS services such as SES, OCSP check/CRL download, etc.
    • Determine optimal and secure SSL termination point for both PA pairs and get the correct configuration applied to the PAs.
    • Assist with configuring data loss prevention rules.


    • U.S. Citizenship is a requirement for this position as a NACI check will be required
    • Bachelor's or Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or another engineering major or equivalent experience
    • 2-4 years’ experience with networking devices, including switches, routers, access points, and associated controllers
    • 2-4 years’ experience supporting managed firewalls
    • Extensive experience with Palo Alto Networks specifically on AWS infrastructure
    • Knowledge of PAN-OS
    • This resource will act as a SME to provide a current assessment, perform gap analysis and making recommendations for best practices or a better way of doing things
    • Expects to have excellent communication skills to transpose ideas to team members and provide training.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional team
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
    • Proven ability to communicate technical support issues in a clear, accurate, and timely manner

    Company Overview

    Why work at Mythics?

    Because at Mythics, YOU count!  
    At Mythics, we have an environment that fosters creative thinking, respects your contributions, and accepts nothing less than excellence in serving our customers.  We demonstrate these core principles daily through our corporate Values of Respect – Empathy – Excellence – Fun (REEF). Our REEF values are the foundation of everything we do.

    • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision plans available for you and your family
    • Premier 401k retirement plan with corporate matching and a 529 college saving plan
    • Tax-advantaged Health Savings Account and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account options
    • Generous PTO bank and paid holidays
    • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
    • Engaging company events such as quarterly awards, annual kick off parties, and FUN Fridays (early release once a month)
    • Free gourmet coffee, tea, fresh fruits and healthy snacking alternatives
    • Community Service activities and charitable giving programs
    • Our GREEN approach – tracking energy consumption for reduction and purchasing only environmentally friendly products for our offices

    Founded in 2000, Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider and elite Oracle platinum resale partner. Our business model is all about deep knowledge of Oracle technologies and business processes. We offer procurement and Oracle systems integration expertise across the full range of Oracle cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems, and appliances.  It’s a focus that gives us the critical business experience and the Oracle technology advantage you need to succeed.


    Mythics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. Mythics, Inc. will treat all employees equally with respect to compensation; opportunities for advancement, including upgrading, promotion and transfer, and all other terms and conditions of employment. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, and has designed and agreed to implement an Affirmative Action Program in accordance with Executive Order 11246 and VEVRAA Final Rule.  Mythics, Inc. is able to provide alternative methods of application for those who are unable to complete an online form.  Please contact accommodationrequests@mythics.com to arrange reasonable accommodations.  To read more about your rights, please visit the Department of Labor Disability Rights Fact Sheet here. For more information about Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination, please view the “EEO is the Law” Poster here.


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