The Squires Group

  • Firewall Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Job ID
    2018-8746
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    IT Infrastructure
  • Overview

    Our Federal customer is need of an experienced Firewall Engineer in the Washington, DC Metro Area.   Your combined experience with IT and security, with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multi-platform environments, are keys to your success on this long-term project.  Bring your excellent communication skills and your determination to this “feel good” project that saves lives around the globe!

     

    Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must hold a Secret clearance. 

    Responsibilities

    • Installing, operating, and maintaining portions of the security infrastructure including firewalls and security applications within an enterprise environment
    • Day-to-day management and operations of assigned security solutions and platforms to help detect security vulnerabilities and events
    • Performing platform lifecycle management activities (patching, upgrades, policy configuration, etc.) for assigned platforms and/or tools
    • Assessing existing processes and procedures for improvement opportunities

    Qualifications

    • 4+ years of experience in security engineering related to vulnerability management, intrusion prevention, data protection, monitoring, analytical and correlation tools
    • 2+ years of experience with Cisco ASA, Palo Alto, Juniper Netscreen, Riverbed
    • 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 similar
    • 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)
    • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must hold a Secret clearance 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • CRISC / CISA / CEH certifications  

    A Thousand Reasons to Give Referral Program:

    Refer a friend, and you both can earn $1,000 if we place them in a new job opportunity! If you see a position posted by The Squires Group and know the perfect person for the job, please click here to send us your referral. 

     

    4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:

    1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects and a list of exciting clients.
    2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
    3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
    4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field. 

    The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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