Leidos is seeking an experienced Firewall Security Engineer to join a dynamic team supporting large and complex security environments. This position, located at Bluemont, VA, supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Security Operations, and requires an active TS in order to be considered.
Primary responsibilities include implementing, managing, and securing enterprise firewalls and monitoring and tracking system performance via metrics. The Firewall Systems Engineer Subject Matter Expert will be responsible for reviewing and architecting Firewall security for Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD WAN) in the FEMA Cloud Environment and On-Premises Architecture. The Firewall Systems Engineer will additionally be assisting strategy for edge deployments/security.
Must have a TS to be considered
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and at least 12-15 years of experience. 7 years of direct Firewall Administration Experience. Additional applicable military or relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree
Security Operations experience considered a must
Ability to apply security first principles to solve complex technical challenges
Demonstrated experience with Firewall administration and engineering
Experience with CISCO ASA and Palo Alto Panorama
Experience and understanding of proxies
Experience with security standards, processes and tools
Demonstrated experience with configuration build support and documentation
Must have at least one high level certification such as: CASP, GCIH, GCWN, GISF, GISP, GSSP, GICSP, SEI, CCSP, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCNP, CCNP Security, CCIE-Security, C|EH, ECSP, MCSE, RHCA, RHCE, VCP, VCAP, VCIX, or VCDX.
Knowledge and/or experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, VMware and/or other virtualization platforms.
Zscaler experience is a plus
Global Protect experience is a plus
Scripting experience is a plus
Experience with Zero Trust Architecture a plus
Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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