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Job #: R-00010316
Location: Springfield, VA
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 a Cyber Security - Firewall Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for all firewall aspects of a site migration to DISA's Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program. The overall mission of the JRSS program is to bring the DOD's local security stack infrastructure into a regional infrastructure, giving greater operability and more secure accessibility. To accomplish this, our teams are working with US Army and Air Force bases globally to migrate their networks, including switches, routers and firewalls, to a centralized backbone. This position will be working out of one of three sites: Springfield, VA; Fort Meade, MD or Montgomery, AL. An active Top Secret Clearance is required to work on this program

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 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 Authorized System Interruption (ASI) schedule and adjusts implementations as required.

Qualified individuals are considered emerging authorities on the following Devices:
• CISCO ASA Firewalls
• Palo Alto Firewalls
• F5 load balancers
• Cisco MPLS.(Multi Protocol Label Switching)
• BGP routing. (Border Gateway Protocol)


Requires BS degree and 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 8-10 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree

To qualify, you must hold a current DoD 8570 IAT II 8570 certification

To qualify, you must hold an active DOD Top Secret Security clearance

Required Experience & Qualifications:
• In-depth protocol analysis, with tools such as tcpdump
• Experience in leading large engineering projects
• Proven leadership skills in organizing a team of engineers

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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