Sr. Network Security Engineer

Employer
Govplace
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Industry
Engineering, Security
Hours
Full Time
Govplace is looking for a Senior Network Security Engineer with progressive experience and team leadership in the design and implementation of large, complex networks, and well versed in Palo Alto firewall/perimeter security, including the planning, design, implementation, organization and operation of Palo Alto based data communications network and network security devices. As part of our Govplace team, you will help achieve our strategic business goals by playing a key role in providing expert network design and integration for our customers and expanding our technical base and capabilities. What you will do: Responsible for the planning, design, implementation, organization and operation of Palo Alto Firewalls based perimeter security network and network security devices including but not limited to 7000, 5000 and 3000 series FW's. The job also involves simultaneously working on the successful engineering, testing and deployment of multiple projects. Providing LAN Management Service for Remotely monitored and administered FW's for over 50 locations throughout the Country. Plan and conduct complex project studies; includes analyzing multiple data sources and publishing results to the team or to the technical user community Responsible for the planning, design, implementation, organization and operation of Palo Alto based data communications network and network security devices. Responsible for troubleshooting network and firewall problems, specifically Palo Alto and Cisco ASA's. Monitor that the firewall and network system is adequately monitored to identify and solve data communication problems and user performance issues; this includes understanding chronic issues causing inefficiency in operation and seek resolution. Be a subject matter expert on network and firewall related issues What you will need: At least 5+ years of experience in firewall administration, Network and Information Security, network administration, systems programming, systems design, or related technical specialties. Experience in managing and administering network and firewall changes will be a bonus. Requires in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and communication protocols. Knowledge of IPSec, GRE tunnels, multicasting and traffic balancing techniques essential. Hands-on experience with all phases of firewall and network operations, firewall change requests, firewall configuration, network services, and network security Ability to troubleshoot complex multi-vendor network issues in the LAN and WAN networks and working with multiple application and system teams to identify bottlenecks and other network configuration issues. In-depth knowledge in the area of deep packet troubleshooting with Wireshark and tcpdump Excellent analytical skills, organizational, time management and problem solving skills are essential. Excellent oral and written communication skills including ability to interact effectively with executives, vendors and department staff. Verbal communication skills required as this position requires some interaction with requestors (usually application and technical project teams) and the network and firewall outsourcers technical staff. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience What will make you a rockstar: System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Applicable Network Certification Cloud Implementation experience Cybersecurity related experience DHS experience PMI experience ITIL experience