Bluecoat SME in Ashburn, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job #:  804888

Apex Systems is seeking a Tier IV Bluecoat Subject Matter Expert to support the Dept of Homeland Security in Ashburn, Virginia.

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Title: Bluecoat SME (Tier 4)

Location: Ashburn, Va

BlueCoat Tier 4 Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide advanced BlueCoat support and troubleshooting expertise to Lab Engineers.  In this role the BlueCoat SME will be the expert to support lab engineers and provide advanced technical information regarding BlueCoat rules, configuration and operations.  The BlueCoat SME should be an expert on BlueCoat SGOS and the Proxy SG appliances.  The individual should be an expert on VPM and CPL formats to analyze BlueCoat data and provide interpretation of rules and configurations.  The individual should be familiar with BlueCoat Proxy SG and the setup, configuration and support of Implicit, Explicit and Reverse proxies and have experience in implementing within a production environment


The individual will be supporting a lab environment that is a replica of the production environment.  The individual will support the lab teams efforts to configure the BlueCoat,  run tests and document the results of the test.  The individual will support the testing of specific customer policies within the environment to determine the impact to the production environment.  The candidate should have be an expert on BlueCoat and have a good understanding of network and security protocols and concepts include IP routing, BGP, VLAN, and network protocols. 


Candidates for this position should have at least 5 years of direct relevant BlueCoat, configuration, policy and design experience.   The individual should be BlueCoat certified or equivalent.  The candidate must be able to get DHS suitability and be subject to DHS background checks before they can support the environment.   The candidate should be self-motivated, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.