ISYS Technologies, Inc.

  • Firewall Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Job ID
    10414
  • Minimum Clearance Required

    Secret

    Responsibilities

     

    Responsibilities include installing, operating, and maintaining portions of the security infrastructure including firewalls and security applications within an enterprise environment. The position is responsible for completing day-to-day management and operations of assigned security solutions and platforms to help detect security vulnerabilities and events which pose risk to the enterprise; performing platform lifecycle management activities (patching, upgrades, policy configuration, etc) for assigned platforms and/or tools; continuously assessing existing processes and procedures for improvement opportunities. 

     

    Qualifications

     

    Required skills/Level of Experience:

    A minimum of 4-6 years of combined IT and security work experience with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multi-platform environments. Requires knowledge of security issues, techniques, and implications across all existing computer platforms with specific focus on Palo Alto and Juniper. Understanding of information security frameworks, incident management/response, security operations, and application security best practices.

     

    Nice to have skills:

    • 4 -6 years of experience in security engineering related to vulnerability management, intrusion prevention, data protection, monitoring, analytical and correlation tools.
    • Minimum 2 – 3 years of experience with Cisco ASA, Palo Alto, Juniper Netscreen, Riverbed knowledge/experience is preferred.
    • Can demonstrate a mature understanding of networking best practices.
    • 2 years of experience working the Linux and Windows operating systems.
    • 2 years of experience working with PERL, PHP, Python and/or other scripting languages.
    • Knowledge of industry security tool suites and capabilities.
    • BS of Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, cyber-security or equivalent.
    • Create and maintain network documentation as it relates to the standardized network topology, equipment, operational support and configuration.
    • Secret clearance eligibility.
    • Trained or certified in CISCO ASA, Palo Alto installation, configuration and maintenance.
    • CISSP certified (must be capable of obtaining a CISSP certification within 6 months) or CISM certified.

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    PLEASE NOTE:

    Must have an active Secret clearance.

     

    Essential Requirements - Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly sit, walk, stand and climb stairs and steps. May require walking long distance from parking to work station. Occasionally, movement that requires twisting at the neck and/or trunk more than the average person, squatting/ stooping/kneeling, reaching above the head, and forward motion will be required. The employee will continuously be required to repeat the same hand, arm, or finger motion many times. Manual and finger dexterity are essential to this position. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, depth perception and telling differences among colors. The employee must be able to communicate through speech with clients and public. Hearing requirements include conversation in both quiet and noisy environments. Lifting may require floor to waist, waist to shoulder, or shoulder to overhead movement of up to 20 pounds. This position demands tolerance for various levels of mental stress.

     

    ISYS Technologies is an Engineering and Information Technology Company focused on providing Services to the Federal and State Government. ISYS offers a competitive compensation program and comprehensive benefits package to our employees including Health/Dental/Vision/PTO and more. ISYS Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

     

    US Citizenship is required.

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