Firewall Engineer Mid-Level
Job ID: 2119023Location: SPRINGFIELD , VA , USDate Posted: 2021-12-02Category: CyberSubcategory: Cyber EngineerSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobTravel: NoMinimum Clearance Required: SecretClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top SecretPotential for Remote Work: NoDescriptionThis position is for the Firewall security engineering team within the Vanguard Perimeter Security Division (PSD), providing firewall engineering over multiple firewall and perimeter security appliances. The well qualified candidate must be capable of developing and evaluation firewall performance results, perform risk assessments, and recommend changes impacting the perimeter security systems. The candidate must be capable of planning and leading engineering activities to include the testing, implementation, and maintenance of perimeter security technologies and devices and must be capable of communicating and coordinating all firewall related work to the Firewall Manager to include the Government customer. The position directly supports DoS on-site to provide perimeter security protection to over 100,000 customers globally.Responsibilities include:Build, design, test and deploy perimeter security appliances (Palo Alto, Forcepoint, CISCO ESA/ASA)Directs compilation of records and reports concerning perimeter operations and maintenance to analyze the performance of perimeter security systems.Provides input to the problem management process, including assessing and evaluating software and hardware anomalies. Supports the root cause analysis efforts to determine problems and develop remediation activities. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper support during outages or periods of degraded system performance.Manages the proper transition to operations of perimeter security devices.Collaborate across Bureaus and Agencies to implement network changes as it relates to perimeter securitySupports the configuration testing of replacement perimeter devicesPlans, documents, and implements hardware and software build and refreshCreate and Maintain standard operating procedures and guides for new and/or existing perimeter hardware and software.Attend weekly teleconferences, onsite meetings, and participates in working groups, as related to constant changing security environment.QualificationsRequired Education, Experience, & SkillsBachelors in a computer science/engineering or related degree and three (3) years or more experience; Additional training and experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.IT network engineering support experience (Tier II, Tier III, network infrastructure implementation and maintenance.Strong experience in one or more of the following security devices: Palo Alto firewalls, Panorama management console, Forcepoint/StoneGate, A10 Encrypted Traffic Inspection/Application Delivery, and Cisco ESA & ASAExperience supporting the configuration and maintenance of Firewall/DMZ infrastructure including Network and Application Firewall Packet Filtering technologies (Palo Alto, McAfee/Forcepoint Stonegate)Firsthand experience in developing and providing quality assurance review of engineering change orders relating to the replacement or enhancement of perimeter security hardware and softwareExperienced with performing root cause analysis, risk identification, and risk mitigationKnowledgeable with configuring Cisco switchesExperienced with network monitoring devices such as NeuralStar, SPLUNK or other similar monitoring toolsRequired ClearanceActive Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret ClearanceDesired Education, Certifications, & SkillsExperience developing and configuring SSL/TLS encryption/decryption solutions for traffic inspectionExperience with Red Hat Linux/CentOS and Ubuntu including administration scripting is a plusITIL A' (R) Foundation certificationCertifications: Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), A10 Certification/Accreditation, StoneGate Firewall/VPN Architect Certification, StoneGate Management Client (SMC) Certification, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Network+, Security+Familiarity with DoS environment (data and voice networks, IT security systems, policies and procedures), Foreign Affairs Handbooks (FAHs), Foreign Affairs Manuals (FAMs)Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communications.SAICA' (R) is a premier Fortune 500A' (R) technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit .