Sr. Firewall Engineer                                                    Job# JCOS0082

 

Location: Springfield, VA.

Salary range: 130K-155K

Clearance:  Secret clearance with the ability for Top Secret

 

Sr. Firewall Engineer who will be responsible for planning and leading the testing, implementation, and maintenance of perimeter security technologies and devices. The candidate additionally is responsible for evaluating performance results, performing risk assessments, and recommending changes affecting perimeter security configuration/implementations. 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

This is a senior network position within the Vanguard Enterprise Engineering Office (EEO), providing general engineering support to multiple firewall and perimeter security systems and devices. The well qualified candidate will possess and apply comprehensive knowledge regarding perimeter security devices. The candidate must be capable of Planning and leading the testing, implementation, and maintenance of perimeter security technologies and devices.  The candidate must be capable of evaluating performance results, performing risk assessments, and recommending changes affecting perimeter security configuration/implementations. This position may be supervisory.  The position directly supports DoS on-site to provide perimeter security protection to over 80,000 customers globally.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Build, design, test and deploy perimeter security systems. 

  • Directs compilation of records and reports concerning perimeter operations and maintenance to analyze the performance of perimeter security systems.

  • Provides input to the problem management process, including assessing and evaluating software and hardware anomalies.  Supports the root cause analysis efforts to determine problems and develop remediation activities. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper support during outages or periods of degraded system performance.

  • Manages the transition to operations of perimeter security devices.

  • Collaborate with Cross-Bureaus and Agencies to implement network changes as it relates to perimeter security

  • Supports the configuration testing of replacement perimeter devices

  • Plans, documents, and implements hardware and software refresh

  • Create and Maintain standard operating procedures and guides for new and/or existing perimeter hardware and software.

  • Attend weekly teleconferences, onsite meetings, and participates in working groups, as related to constant changing security environment.

 

Required Education/Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in a computer science/computer engineering related discipline

  • 8-10 years IT network engineering support experience (Tier II, Tier III, network infrastructure implementation and maintenance)

  • Expert experience in one or more of the following security devices: McAfee StoneGate,FortiGate, BlueCoat Proxy, CISCO ESA, Palo Alto firewalls, and A10 Proxy, Panorama management console

  • Experience supporting the configuration and maintenance of Firewall/DMZ infrastructure including Network and Application Firewall Packet Filtering technologies (McAfee Stonegate, Security Appliances, Juniper)

  • Firsthand experience in developing and providing quality assurance review of engineering change orders relating to the replacement or enhancement of perimeter security hardware and software

  • Experienced with performing root cause analysis, risk identification, and risk mitigation

  • Expert knowledge in configuring Cisco switches

  • Experienced with network monitoring devices such as HP Openview, Nagios, Zenoss, NeuralStar or other similar monitoring tools

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess a US “SECRET” security clearance and eligible for a Top Secret clearance 

 

Desired Education/Skills:

  • ITIL ® Foundation certification

  • Certifications: StoneGate Firewal/VPN Architect Certification, StoneGate Management Client (SMC) Certification, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Network+, Security+

  • Familiarity with DoS environment (data and voice networks, IT security systems, policies and procedures), Foreign Affairs Handbooks (FAHs), Foreign Affairs Manuals (FAMs)

  • Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communications.

To apply send resume to Norris@FlexSR.com

Attn FIRE (JCOS0082)

 

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