Our Team has an exciting and challenging opportunity available for a Network Security Engineer supporting an Intelligence Community customer’s Cloud presence wide-area (WAN), local-area (LAN) and campus-area (CAN) networks across multiple security domains.
Ensure the overall health and strong security posture of complex network architectures. The Network Security Engineer will be actively involved with all phases of security design, implementation, proactive monitoring, troubleshooting and analysis of firewalls, IDSs, VPNs, security controls and policies. Develop system specifications, architecture designs, integration and test plans, and all relevant documentation. Develop security assessment and mitigation strategies. Maintain compliance with DOD Information Assurance requirements as well as ensuring service performance indicators are met or exceeded.
Work with both corporate and customer leadership to research, analyze, and implement enterprise-wide network security solutions/capabilities/enhancements to support customer business/mission goals and objectives.
Assists with designs, analyses, tests and implementation of state-of-the-art secure network architectures.
Conduct risk assessment and provide recommendations for design.
Conduct encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research
Manage WAN, LAN, CAN, and remote network security as well as incident and problem management.
Oversee security infrastructure sustainment, maintenance, and advanced configuration. (firewalls, web gateways, mail gateways, IDS, intrusion detection systems, and management tools).
Oversee the reporting, documentation and investigation of all security related incidents; lead the development and implementation of corrective measures.
Responsible for development and execution of standard operating procedures for security tools.
Create and maintain System Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA) documentation, create and maintain Plan of Action and Milestones for each system.
Evaluate and report on new network Security technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
Act as liaison to the contract and customer management, and government Designated Approving Authority (DAA) with regard to all network security status, policies, and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
DOD 8570 IAT Level II certification.
Security Clearance: active TS/SCI with eligibility for CI Polygraph
Ability to work weekends and evening hours as needed
Excellent writing and communication skills, including the ability to develop analytical documents and present oral presentations to senior/executive management
Proficient is MS Office suite – Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
Travel up to 10% of the time.
8+ years related technical experience in Network Security.
4+ years experience with large-scale enterprise/global networks in a high paced diverse environment.
Interaction with cloud environments including provisioning and managing VMs.
Understanding and experience with the DoD Architecture Framework and other key DoD network architecture and strategic planning instructions.
Proven experience with Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 instructions; system accreditation and security system documentation.
Proven application of ISO 27000 information security management principles.
Expert knowledge of CISCO firewall/VPN equipment (Adaptive Security Appliance, etc).
Expert knowledge of IP services (IPv4, VPN, IPv6, Multicast, QOS, SNMP, VOIP, VTC, etc).
Experience in providing status reports and products to senior management and customers.
Experience with managing and tracking ATCs and closures of liens to obtain an ATO.
Experience with Palo Alto Networks Firewalls, Fortinet Fortigate, or any NGFW and IPS/IDS.
Experience with plans, designs, and evaluations of security systems and architectures.
Experience with Unix, RHELS OS, Windows Enterprise AD architecture and VMWare virtualization experience.
Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)