Firewall Engineer in Arlington, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

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Job #:  939866
Apex Systems is looking for a Firewall Engineer to help support the Infrastructure team at FDIC.
Job Description:
Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:
• Implement, support and maintain all aspects related to Palo Alto, Cisco ASA and FirePower firewalls at an enterprise level along with Cisco ESA (email security appliance) on the FDIC Enterprise Network.
• Responsible for planning and deployment of new network security systems;
• Resolution of tier 2 trouble incidents for firewalls, secure e-mail gateways, email encryption technologies, intrusion prevention systems (IPS), and network forensics tools
• Communicate and support security policy, deployment, and support needs; and work with other engineers on technical requirements and communicate to management.
• Communicate any security challenges and provide solutions to mitigate them.
• Work with other engineers on technical requirements and communicate to management.
4 year related degree or equivalent combination of experience/education
Successful candidate must meet these basic qualifications:

• Minimum of 4 years of enterprise network security experience (firewall, Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDPs), log management/reporting solutions) or related degree.
• Practical experience supporting Palo Alto, Cisco Firepower/Sourcefire, and/or Cisco ASA firewalls
• Practical experience with Splunk or comparable logging system for troubleshooting
• The candidate must possess a networking background with a good understanding of switching, network routing plus skills in managing and supporting firewalls.
• The candidate must have strong ability to troubleshoot a variety of issues and make recommendations for system changes, as needed, to resolve all technical issues in an efficient and timely manner.
• Practical experience working in complex LAN/WAN environments
• Ability to work with minimal supervision, set priorities, and give attention to detail and quality, flexible, strong organizational and time management skills, ability to multi-task, ability to work individually and with a team, positive attitude, self-motivated, reliable, trustworthy, strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and ability to handle stress in a professional manner.
• U.S. Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background.
(Though the position is 8-5 M-F, the role requires flexibility to support issues or planned activities after hours, weekends and holidays as needed.)
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