Firewall/VPN Design Engineer Sr

Apex Systems
Quantico, VA
Aug 16, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time
Job#: 1281255 Job Description: Senior Firewall/VPN Design Engineer Apex Systems is hiring for a Senior Firewall/ VPN Design Engineer for a large government client supporting the Marine Corps in Quantico, VA! Requirements: Active, DoD-issued Secret Security Clearance 10 years of experience Bachelors degree in IT-related Field Certification: CASP+ CE or CISSP Extensive WiFi background with CISCO Wireless access points and/or Aruba wireless access points If interested in this position, please send a copy of your updated resume AND certification to Melissa at Schedule: Monday-Friday, standard business hours. Opportunity to work remote-hybrid! Job Description: Assist the Government Lead in the daily engineering duties on systems. Design, integrate, and test complex large-scale computer networks. Design and evaluate communication hardware and software. Troubleshoot Local Area Network (LAN)/Base Area Network (BAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN) and other network related problems. Provide Navy/Marine Corps, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and Joint interoperability of network design, integration, and implementation. Perform network routing utilizing Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) routing, and Virtual routing and forwarding (VRF). Perform network security utilizing VRF, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), access control list (ACL), IPSec and Layer 2 Virtual Private Network (L2 VPNs). Monitors Rights Management Services for administrators, users and groups. Design the capabilities and features that allow end users to access internal and external web content via Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) protocols. Design the capabilities for caching and proxy to enhance information access and performance. Actively protects the content that may be accessed through the proxy (ie filter by category, allow policy application scheduling, and filter category updates from a Government approved industry provider). Develop, update, track, and perform IP scheme and address management. Assist with the development and integration of identity and access management requirements. Perform integration with public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates and network accounts to support two-factor authentication for all Active Directory (AD) domain account categories and eliminate the need for password-based authentication. Perform Capacity and Demand Management activities in accordance with the USMC Circuit Management processes. Schedule conversions and cutovers and supports traffic analysis and traffic shaping design plans. Provide design and integration of multivendor solutions utilizing Cisco, Juniper, Brocade and other vendor technologies such as Juniper Security Appliances (SSL-VPN and VPN), McAfee Firewalls, and FortiGate Firewalls. Experience in telecommunications and/or data communications. Experience with the performance, design, and configuration of networks. Experience with Domain Name Server (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Portal (DHCP). Perform tasks associated with Stateful Packet Filtering Network Firewall, Application Firewall, and Web Application Firewall. Design Uniform Resource Locator (URL) filtering, anti-malware, HTTP and HTTPS inspections. Perform tasks associated with application networking ports and protocols, Information Assurance (IA), routing and LAN. Must possess Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) version 3 Foundation certification. Must also possess professional-level certifications in one or more technology related vendor solutions such as Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security, Fortinet Certified Network Security Professional (FCNSP), Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Security (JNCIP-SEC), Certified Modeling & Simulation Professional (CMSP), or equivalent certification, or demonstrate sufficient experience in lieu of certification. EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.