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Job #: TR-662482
Location: Shiloh, IL
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group is currently seeking several Cyber Security Engineers with firewall expertise! In this role, you will be responsible for all firewall aspects of a site migration to DISA's Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program. We have mid and senior level roles available across multiple locations!

PLEASE NOTE: This position will report full time to the Scott Air Force Base (AFB), IL office and may allow for a part time telecommute arrangement. Individuals will need to live locally, however.
In this Role You Will:
  • Orchestrate the project end-to-end from a Firewall Security Prospective; Analyzes Firewall Security discovery information and determines requirements for the migration
  • Provide Firewall gap analysis at the start of the project
  • Directs team members and reviews results. De-conflicts• inconsistencies between engineering implementation plans (EIPs ) and directs changes to EIP author
  • Maintain current network iagram 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.


Requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

NOTE: You must hold an active Top Secret Clearance to qualify for this role. Additionally, you must have a current DOD IAT II 8570 Certification prior to beginning work on this program.

In this role, you are considered an emerging authority on the following Devices:
  • CISCO ASA Firewalls
  • Palo Alto Firewalls
  • F5 load balancers
  • Cisco MPLS.(Multi Protocol Label Switching)
  • BGP routing. (Border Gateway Protocol)

Required Experience & Qualifications:
In-depth protocol analysis, with tools such as tcpdump

Experience in leading large engineering projects

Leadership skills in organizing a team of engineers

DoD 8570 IAT2 certification

Additional desired experience:

F5 load balancers

Palo Alto Firewalls

Cisco ASA Firewalls

Standup of Remote access Virtual Private Networks(RAVPN)

Military/DoD security architectures

JRSS familiarity

CISCO or Juniper Certifications

External Referral Eligible

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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