Network Security Engineer

Employer
Salient CRGT
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Industry
Engineering, Security
Hours
Full Time
Job Category: Network Security Engineer Position Title: Network/Systems Engineer 5 Location: Arlington, VA Description: Salient CRGT is seeking a Network Security Engineer to become an integral part of our team! You will be responsible for designing, maintaining, and implementing firewalls, IDS/IPS systems, F5 Loadbalancers, and Niksun packet capturing devices. This position will provide engineering, design, and implementation solutions for multiple network architectures. This position will have a strong background in network security, IPS systems, Cisco switching and routing implementation, security device implementation, F5 web application firewalling and TCP/IP protocol analysis. The Network Security Engineer designs, augments, maintains and monitors network security in multiple computing environments by identifying network security requirements; installing security upgrades; monitoring network security devices and logs, and managing network security configuration consistency. This position requires strong communication skills and strong technical writing capability. CLEARANCE LEVEL: Active DoD Secret Clearance JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Establishes networks by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and network components. Performs event analysis using Deep Packet Inspection technologies and packet analyzing technologies. Maintains network availability and enhances DMZ networking environments by administering F5 and Cisco based security architectures, and application-based security load balancing technologies. Works with F5 LTM and ASM technologies. Provides network security leadership and is excellent in written and verbal skills, understanding the value and importance of communication and documentation in mission objectives. Establishes network specifications by analyzing network security health, workflow, access, information, and security requirements; performing firewall/ IDS administration, including access control maintenance, signature tuning, and SEIM (Security Event and Incident Management) log management. Establishes networks by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls. Meets regularly with security collaboration team to develop, augment, and discuss current and new emerging network security techniques, and security design. Maintains network security viability in DMZ networking environments by administering F5 and Cisco based security architectures using access control lists, logging, RADIUS/ TACACS protocols, anti-Denial of Service optimization, and application-based security load balancing technologies. Works with F5 ASM technologies. Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation techniques; maintaining documentation. Maintains network security posture by performing network monitoring and analysis, and intrusion detection tuning; evaluating network anomalies; and escalating problems to Security Officer. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: N/A EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED: Must possess a current DoD Secret Clearance. Overall 12+ years of experience. 3+ years of experience in Network Security Implementation Bachelor's Degree Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills Strong attention to detail, good documentation skills, ability to write clear, concise project reports Ability to function with minimal instruction or supervision, or as a part of larger team reporting to formal project management. Strong communication and organizational skills TRAVEL REQUIRED: N/A PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: N/A DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: N/A If you feel you are qualified for this position, please go to to apply. Salient CRGT (Salient) is a leading provider of information technology, engineering and intelligence analysis services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, and cyber domains. Salient is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/AAP employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace. Salient prohibits discrimination against employees and qualified applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, marital status, national origin, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws. Salient also participates in E-Verify. Click here to learn about the E-Verify Program. For more information on Salient CRGT please visit us at www.SalientCRGT.com. Must possess a current DoD Secret Clearance. Overall 12+ years of experience. 3+ years of experience in Network Security Implementation Must have extensive experience with F5 Bachelor's Degree Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills Strong attention to detail, good documentation skills, ability to write clear, concise project reports Ability to function with minimal instruction or supervision, or as a part of larger team reporting to formal project management. Strong communication and organizational skills