Principal Systems Administrator/Firewall Analyst
iQuasar is seeking to fill Principal Systems Administrator/Firewall Analyst position for one of our clients in Woodlawn, MD. (No Remote Work). Clearance P ublic Trust (or ability to obtain) Degree Required Bachelors Salary - $ 121,000 Certification requirement - JNCIE-SEC or JNCDS-SEC, PCNSE or CCSE Responsibilities: Provide technical analysis in network security planning, engineering, and design. Service as the enterprise expert in cross-functional discipline of enterprise network and cyber security infrastructure. Provide analysis for implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to network security problems. Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and cyber security hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, firewalls, and Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention devices. Coordinate third-party maintenance for network and cyber security equipment. Troubleshoot problems with department users and department network administrators. Validate enterprise-level network security design, newly released equipment software and operating system for vulnerabilities and deficiencies. Provide specifications and detail schematics for unified network architecture of the enterprise. Provide daily monitoring/detection of potential performance/throughput issue and develop risk mitigation solutions. Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support. Design, test, and implement state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, and database products, including design of high-level dashboards, using data feeds from different network tools Education/Experience : Bachelor s Degree and 6 years of relevant cyber security experience, or Master s Degree and 4 years of relevant cyber security experience, or PhD with 2 years of relevant cyber security experience, OR 10 years of relevant cyber security experience in lieu of degree. Possess an active (expert-level) firewall certification: Juniper (JNCIE-SEC or JNCDS-SEC) , Palo Alto (PCNSE), or Checkpoint (CCSE). 6 years of experience performing security functions on network devices, appliances, and security tools. 7 years of experience in demonstrates the skill and ability to translate security mandates and guidelines such as NIST 800-series into operational functions. 6 years of experience with whitelisting and blacklisting using network security tools and devices. Job Requirements: Preferred Qualifications : 3 years of experience with scalable firewall platform with either Checkpoint or Palo Alto products. 2 years of experience with virtual firewalls. 2 years of experience with Skybox tool Benefits: 401K and Roth 401K Plan with Matching Contributions and Immediate Vesting Ten company paid holidays per year Bereavement Leave 10 days company paid holidays per year 10 days PTO/ 5 days FTO Health, Dental, Vision Insurance Healthcare Saving Account Group Life Insurance, AD&D, Disability Tuition Assistance Program (eligible after one year of service) Professional Training Program Employee Referral Program External Recruiting Bonus Outreach Program If you are interested in this position, please send me a copy of your latest resume at @iquasar.com with the information requested below. Also, please let me know what time/number is best to call to discuss this excellent job opportunity. In case you are not interested in this position or this is not a right fit for you, please feel free to share this opportunity with your friends/network or anyone you know who may be interested in this position. Thank you! Availability to start a new job Best Salary/Rates Contact # Resume Please don t hesitate to contact me for any question (s) you may have. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Regards, Kim Halankar Technical Recruiter Office: 703- - x 104 Direct # 703- - iQuasar, LLC Proposal Development and Cleared Resources 6 Pidgeon Hill Drive, Suite 305, Sterling, VA 20165 www.iQuasar.com An Equal Opportunity Employer iQuasar is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital/parental /veteran status, disability, genetic information, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, military service, other non-merit factors, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.