Sr. Firewall Engineer

Manassas, VA
May 01, 2017
May 23, 2017
Full Time
Sr. Firewall Engineer to provide leadership and support in the following duties:

  • Collaborates to design, plan and implement new firewall architectures, upgrades and features as necessary.
  • Assist in the administration of all Information Security firewalls. Performing updates, upgrades, policy administration and validation.
  • Engineer will assist in reviewing and implementing customer changes consistent with existing policies.
  • Engineer will review and update documentation to ensure consistency with current procedures.
  • Manage and tune additional software blades associated with firewall architecture. (IPS, URL, Application Control, AV, Advanced Malware detection).
  • Regular review of Web Application Firewall (WAF) events to identify anomalous behavior.
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours to support outage resolution, planned maintenance or to implement an upgrade.
  • Perform other official duties as assigned.

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline required.

Qualifications 5+ years of related experience configuring and administering firewall technologies including but not limited to:  carrier class Checkpoint Firewalls, Barracuda Web Application Firewalls, and Firemon Security Manager.


In-depth knowledge of security operations, including firewall rules and security policies.


Strong networking ability and knowledge of firewall platforms to assist in rapid identification and isolation of issues during incidents and outages.


A minimum active SECRET security clearance preferred, but not required.


 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.