Firewall Engineer

Cayuse Holdings
Arlington, VA
May 26, 2022
May 29, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Cayuse Native Hawaiian Veterans (CNHV) provides innovative and flexible solutions to federal government clients, emphasizing excellence in the Asia-Pacific region. CNHV's capabilities, market-relevant service offerings, past performance credentials, and diverse status allow government clients to engage quickly and confidently with CNHV. Core service areas for CNHV include Health & Medical Services, Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), Surface & Underwater Range Clearance, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Executive Briefing Teams, Training, Exercise Support, Computer Facilities, and Emergency Management Services. SUMMARY:Cayuse Native Hawaiian Veterans is seeking a Firewall Engineer to join our team at Department of State, Diplomatic Security, Office of the Chief Technology Officer (DS/CTO). This initiative is intended to provide IT Operations and Maintenance to modernized and legacy networks, applications, and databases.RESPONSIBILITIES:Support LAN network optimization and standardization at DOS facilities.Coordinate through DS/CTO to engineer upgrades to WAN linksEngineer and implement high availability load balancing, and dynamic service health checks to maximize availability of all public-facing websites in the Public DMZs.In conjunction with other DOS teams, engineer, implement, and monitor denial of service detection.Lead the support of upgrades required to connect partner agencies to the DS IT network infrastructure.Design enhancements and upgrades to systems for potential future cloud integration/migration.Develop, document and maintain standards and procedures manuals, and performance management procedures that meet DS/CTO's requirements.Minimum QualificationsBachelors degree and 5 years experience in network/firewall administrationMust have experience in existing DS/CTO firewall systemsActive Top Secret clearance.Preferred QualificationsCandidates with the below desired skills will be given preferential consideration:Current network certificationsExperience with configuring and troubleshooting firewall devices.Knowledge of network tools such as Panorama, Splunk, NeuralStar, Niksun NetOmni, Solarwinds, Wireshark, or Grafana.Experience working in Department of StateBackground demonstrating leading projects for improving LAN/WAN/Firewall infrastructure, implementing new capabilities, and/or remediating problem areas.Background demonstrating the ability to operate effectively within a complex, dynamic environment.Knowledge in principals of networking such as TCP/IP, SNMP, IPSEC, and SSH.Knowledge in configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco routers and switches.Knowledge in configuring and troubleshooting firewall systems.Knowledge in analyzing and interpreting network/firewall monitoring logs, rules, and outputs to create actionable remediating tasks.Working ConditionsNormal physical conditionsGeneral office environmentMust be able to sit for long periods of time looking at computer screenMay be asked to work a flexible schedule which may include holidaysMay be asked to travel for business or professional development purposesMay be asked to work hours outside of normal business hoursAs an equal opportunity employer, Cayuse Native Hawaiian Veterans is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact our Operations Department at (541) 278-8200 for assistance.Job Posted by ApplicantPro