SAIC has an opening for a Sr. Network Security/Firewall Engineer located in Springfield, VA.
This is a
non-supervisory position for the Perimeter Security Division Firewall engineering
team within the Vanguard 2.2.1 contract, providing technical leadership/oversight
on multiple firewall and perimeter security systems and devices. The well
qualified candidate will possess and apply resource management and project
management expertise to help drive perimeter security projects. 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.
candidate must be capable of evaluating performance results, performing risk
assessments, and recommending changes impacting the perimeter security team. This
position is to specifically oversee and be the team lead on 8-10 resources. The position directly supports DoS on-site to
provide perimeter security protection to over 100,000 customers globally.
directly with the DoS Perimeter Security Firewall Manager and customer to manage
and oversee the build, design, test and deployment of perimeter security
and support Perimeter Security Firewall staff on all firewall projects and
- Must be capable of managing multiple
high priority projects simultaneously and work with the Government customer to
allocate resources to drive project completion.
with the customer and technical SMEs on Enterprise wide solutions, participate
in technical working groups, and contribute to technical advisory boards.
compilation of records and reports concerning perimeter security firewall
branch engineering project status.
the transition to operations of perimeter security devices.
with Cross-Bureaus and Agencies to implement network changes as it relates to
the planning, documentation, and implementation of hardware and software build
and maintain standard operating procedures and guides for new and/or existing
perimeter hardware and software.
weekly teleconferences, onsite meetings, and participates in working groups, as
related to constant changing security environment.
- Bachelors degree with 15+ years total of IT experience. additional experience in lieu of degree will be considered
years’ experience managing multiple medium to large scale IT projects in
skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and
excellent written and oral communications.Firsthand
experience in developing and providing quality assurance review of engineering
change orders relating to the replacement or enhancement of perimeter security
hardware and softwareKnowledgeable with Layer2/Layer3
technologiesCandidate must be a US Citizen and
possess a US “SECRET” security clearance and eligible for a Top Secret
- 5+ years’ experience working
directly with Government customer
- 10+ years IT security/network
engineering support experience (Tier II, Tier III, network infrastructure
implementation and maintenance)
Certifications are a plus: Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, A10, StoneGate
(Stonesoft), Microsoft, Network+, Security+
with DoS environment (data and voice networks, IT security systems, policies
and procedures), Foreign Affairs Handbooks (FAHs), Foreign Affairs Manuals
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