Firewall Engineer

The Cyber Security Firewall Admin/Engineer will provide onsite and remote support to District Enterprise Network Security Devices; focus on Firewall operation and maintenance (Check Point, Cisco ASA and Palo Alto Networks)

The Cyber Security Firewall Admin/Engineer will provide onsite and remote support to District Enterprise Network Security Devices; this will position will be focused on Firewall operation and maintenance (Check Point, Cisco ASA and Palo Alto Networks).

This role will include new Firewall roll-out and will be expected that all candidates have the ability and past experience in doing so.

The Cyber Security Firewall Admin/Engineer will provide support services to define security requirements, identify the appropriate configuration for each unique District environment, and perform tasks associated with the day-to-day operations and maintenance on installed Enclave Boundary Defense systems and applications, for District Distribution operation locations.

The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following secondary competencies: Network Access Controls (ForeScout), Proxy Systems (BlueCoat), Intrusion Detection Systems (SourceFire), Web Application Firewalls (Imperva), DDoS protection (Arbor Networks Prevail APS).

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with Check Point firewalls, deployment and operation
  • Demonstrated experience with Cisco ASA firewalls, deployment and operations
  • Demonstrated experience with Palo Alto appliances, deployment and operations
  • Network and Application Firewall Packet Filtering technologies
  • Virtual Private Networking (VPNs) Technologies
  • Expert knowledge in Information Security best practices
  • Troubleshooting, Scanning & Analysis tools

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent data security and networking experience required
  • Background check and credit check will be required

Specific Tasks

Provide Tier-3 support for NOC personnel troubleshooting network issues.

Analysis, design, configuration, implementation, documentation and operation of firewalls and other security controls.

Manage system deployments, upgrades, ongoing maintenance and operations.

Configuration and operation of security device authentication, management & logging platforms

Assist in requirement gathering related to implementation of security infrastructure technology solutions across enterprise and service provider networks.

Provide advanced technical support on network firewall management projects and related security infrastructure.

Provide technical support to agencies and other IT personnel relating to security implementation, standards compliance, vulnerability reduction, and strategic security planning.

Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve complex network connectivity issues as well as advise on network security related issues.

Provide occasional off-hours support for planned maintenance work and unplanned support issues. May require on-site work at a data center during off-hours from time to time.

Travel Requirements:

  • No travel anticipated

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CONTRACT JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities:

1. Provides high-level architectural expertise to managers and technical staff.

2. Develops architectural products and deliverables for the enterprise and operational business lines.

3. Develops strategy of system and the design infrastructure necessary to support that strategy.

4. Advises on selection of technological purchases with regards to processing, data storage, data access, and applications development. Sets standards for the client/server relational database structure for the organization (Structured Query Language (SQL), Oracle, Sybase).

5. Advises of feasibility of potential future projects to management.

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements :

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience

Experience providing enterprise level Firewall operations and maintenance support.

Required

16

Years

Network and Application Firewall Packet Filtering technologies

Required

5

Years

Demonstrated experience with Cisco ASA firewalls, deployment and operations

Required

5

Years

Prior experience personally rolling out and implementing new firewalls

Required

2

Years

Demonstrated experience with Palo Alto appliances, deployment and operations

Required

5

Years

Demonstrated experience with Check Point firewalls, deployment and operation

Required

5

Years

Experience with Gigamon Network Visibility solutions

Required

1

Years

Troubleshooting, Scanning & Analysis tools

Required

5

Years

Virtual Private Networking (VPNs) Technologies

Required

4

Years

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent data security and networking experience require

Required

4

Years

16+ yrs as an Enterprise Architect

Nice to have

16

Years

16+ yrs building an IT system roadmap

Nice to have

16

Years

16+ yrs system diagramming/modeling using structured modeling language like UML

Not Required

16

Years

16 years of experience in Information technology

Required

16

Years

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $97,157.00 - $879,409.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Hybrid schedule

Application Question(s):

  • What is your work authorization status?
  • What is the salary/hourly rate you are looking for?

Experience:

  • Firewall: 10 years (Preferred)
  • Cisco ASA firewalls: 10 years (Preferred)
  • Palo Alto firewalls: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Gigamon Network Visibility solutions: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Posted
11/14/2021
Salary Range
$99,000.00 - 149,000.00
per Year
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Location
Washington, DC 20022, US
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