Global Firewall Integration Manager - C14 - (Hybrid)

Irving, TexasIrvingTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaJune 9, 2023

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Aim higher in your career by becoming a Global Firewall Security Integration Manager at Citi’s Global Infrastructure Defense Team in Budapest. Here, your career will be about progress.

Within Citi, the Global Infrastructure Defense Team is focusing on designing, developing, testing and operating Citi’s next generation cyber security solutions across the globe. In this role you will be responsible to lead and manage the Global Firewall Build and Security Integration team. In this capacity, You will be responsible to oversee and drive and execute global firewall security strategic programmes and build services. You will also be responsible to define and influence key security strategy initiatives working together with cyber security engineering and other stakeholders in technology.


  • Define and execute integration and build strategy across Citi’s Global Firewall estate
  • Lead a global team of firewall SMEs and engineers in various geographic areas
  • Assume responsibility for Firewall End of Life and End of Support commitments, timelines and milestones
  • Be responsible for global performance and capacity management as it pertains to firewalls and assigned cyber security devices
  • Create and define metrics, scorecards and measurements to reflect the overall state of firewall/security infrastructure
  • Be part of a global team advising and defining next generation architectures, such as next generation secure data center, segmentation and security orchestration, automation
  • Participate hands-on lab testing of emerging cyber security technologies with using end to end architecture readily available
  • Build and maintain strong vendor relationships, ensure close co-operation with major suppliers and security companies
  • Write and publish and oversee solid operational procedures, manuals that can help in effective operations and automation of labour intensive tasks
  • Call out and identify risk and exposure as it relates to products and architectures from a security and threat perspective


  • 10 + years of experience with multiple security disciplines and strong understanding of layered defense concepts.
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Experience in managing large, diverse and geographically disperse team and stakeholders
  • Deep understanding of TCP/IP technologies and knowledge of network routing protocols
  • Proven track record of executing global programs at large organizations and presenting to executive management
  • Ability to prioritize according to strategic goals and deliveries set
  • Strong hands on experience with firewall and proxy technologies
  • Work with and understand regulatory and risk management requirements
  • Ability to articulate challenges and propose solutions up-front


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree preferred


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Systems & Engineering


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

Irving Texas United States


Primary Location Salary Range:

$150,940.00 - $226,410.00


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