Firewall Engineer

Germantown, MD
Jan 12, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Full Time
This position is for a vulnerability firewall administrator that will be a member of a cyber security operations team supporting a Federal government customer. The proven cyber security candidate will work with teammates to perform firewall maintenance, configuration, and troubleshooting as needed.


The candidate will be able to demonstrate experience with enterprise LAN environments with multiple firewalls from multiple vendors; and solve problems relating to computer devices, network topologies, and security hardware and software. The candidate should excel in a fast-paced work environment and be willing to face new challenges.



Education Bachelor Degree required. Certifications desired CISSP and/or Network/Firewall related certification desired.

Qualifications More than four (4) years of experience working with information technology with a minimum two (2) years of firewall experience. 
Required Skills: 

    Experience with: Palo Alto Networks, Cisco FWSM, Cisco ASA firewalls, pcap Proficiency with network monitoringProficiency with TCP-IP and IPv4; IPv6 desiredLinux competencyExperience working in a customer service information technology environmentExcellent verbal, written communication and technical writing skillsFamiliar with some type of Service Desk ticketing systems (Remedy, Service Now, etc.)Must be motivated and able to work independentlyAbility to manage multiple ongoing firewall change requestsHands-on firewall changes, updates, and upgradesGeneral network security and system security experienceAbility to discuss troubleshooting; problems and solutions encounteredScripting for the purpose of firewall log review and audit