The Squires Group

  • Firewall Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Ft. Meade, MD OR Scott AFB, IL
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  • Overview

    We are seeking several talented Mid and Senior-Level Firewall Engineers for a long-term project located in Springfield, VA or Scott AFB, IL or Montgomery, AL.  This Federal program aims to modernize DoD communications and networks.  As a Firewall Engineer, you will be part of a team responsible for all firewall aspects of a site migration to one of the world’s largest security gateways.   


    Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must have an active Secret Clearance.


    • Analyze Firewall Security discovery information and determine requirements for the migration
    • Provide Firewall gap analysis at the start of the project; Directs team members and reviews results
    • Deconflicts inconsistencies between engineering implementation plans (EIPs) and directs changes to EIP author
    • Maintain current network diagram for COI/Base (end-to-end)
    • Control all variables and allocations, e.g., IP Addresses, Firewall configurations, VRFs, shims, process IDs, etc.
    • Identify and communicate firewall security requirements to Tools and CND teams. This includes acceptable Deadlines tracked by PM
    • Track task status against ASI schedule and adjusts implementations as required


    Mid-Level Firewall Engineer:

    • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of experience or Master’s degree and 6+ years of experience

    Senior-Level Firewall Engineer: 

    • Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of experience or Master’s degree and 10+ years of experience
      • In-depth protocol analysis, with tools such as Tcpdump
      • In-depth Firewall experience from end-to-end
      • Firewall Security Prospective
      • Firewall Analysis, Security, Discovery, Gap Analysis
    • DoD 8570 Level IAT2 Certification is required
    • Per our Federal Government Contract, must have an active Secret Clearance 

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    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
    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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