Security/Firewall Engineer

Apex Systems, Inc.
Washington, DC
Dec 07, 2021
Dec 09, 2021
Full Time
If interested please email an updated resume to Sara Valle at svalle@ Job Title: Security/Firewall Engineer Location: Remote -> Manassas, VA-Washington, DC We are seeking a Security/Firewall Engineer to assist in developing and maintaining a robust cybersecurity program and assistance with operational cybersecurity processes for a prestigious client. The Engineer will participate in a robust set of activities that develop policies and procedures, ensures continuity of operations, risk management activities, and general security program activities. Responsibilities: Development, deployment, or administration of Virtual infrastructure, packet capture and NetFlow systems, cloud access security broker (CASB) and similar security tools Development, deployment or administration of firewalls such as Palo Alto, Splunk or Checkpoint. Development, deployment or administration of identify management or multifactor systems such as Centrify, Okta, or RSA Security Identity. Create alerts that trigger/activate on configured setting to deploy or sends a note, email, or attachments to a particulate destination email or groups. Create security rules (alerts) that trigger on anomalous activities or threat detections. Resolve security tool, infrastructure or system issues. Check virtual server availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency. Manage virtual server resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability. Monitor and maintain server configuration and diagnose failed servers or connectivity problems. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in computer related field with 3+ years hands on experience with security monitoring tools such as IDS/IPS, FWs and NACs, Identity Management systems and protocols such as NetFlow (Snort, Bro, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Cisco ISE, FireEye, Gigamon). In lieu of a bachelor's degree, at least 7 years of IT security experience is required. Experience with both the Linux and Windows operating systems. Experience working with cloud services such as AWS, Azure, O365; knowledge of CASB tools Experience in the use of network monitoring tools with a strong understanding of network protocols. Ability to perform security analysis, development and implementation of security policies, standards and guidelines. Ability to quickly explore, examine and understand complex security problems and how it affects a customer's business. Excellent time management and organization skills, handling multiple, simultaneous and changing priorities under pressure and tight deadlines within a high-pressure environment. TDI does business with the federal government, which restricts employment to individuals who are either US citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. EEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@ or 844-463-6178.VEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.PDN-9500f740-a667-49c6-8bc0-05bffcdd6dfd