Firewall Engineer with TS/SCI required

Chantilly, VA
Apr 10, 2017
Jul 01, 2017
Full Time


    Experience with firewall policy design and maintenance.  Familiarity with monitoring firewall devices and response to device problems.Hands on experience with configuring and deploying network equipment.Troubleshoot technology issues, using various internal and external resources.Be responsible for planning, implementing, and supporting changes to the network including cable infrastructure, network software and hardware.Provide detailed documentation and procedures for all solutions.Analyzing and recommending the purchase of network equipment.Document technical problems, resolutions, and processes for assigned tasks and projects.Participate in testing and evaluation of new technologies to ensure compatibility and functionality.Lead deployment planning and implementation tasksLead configuration management and develop processes to track system and signature changeProvide technical assistance with the build; maintenance; and troubleshooting of IDSEvaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.Have experience with multi-tasking providing on ground support to a critical Security Operations center

GDIT duties may also include:

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

     1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

     2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

     3. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.

     4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

     5. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.

     6. Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

     7. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

     8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

     9. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

     10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.

     11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

     12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

     13. Participates in special projects as required.


Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Qualifications Required Skills/Experience:


    Proficiency with TCP-IP and IPv4; IPv6 desiredLinux competencyAbility 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 encountered20368
8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.


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  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.