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Job #: R-00029816
Location: Washington, DC
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: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Senior Firewall Engineer at the Pentagon.


POSITION SUMMARY:
This individual will serve as a Senior Firewall Engineer on the DISA GSM-O program supporting the Joint Service Provider (JSP). The Senior Firewall Engineer is a member of the JSP Firewall team that is responsible for managing and administrating multiple levels of firewalls across a variety of security zones throughout JSP networks and enclaves. The Firewall Team is also responsible for creating, deploying, and configuring new firewall contexts or virtual firewalls to support business and operational needs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, deploy, and configure new firewall contexts or virtual firewalls
  • Apply firewall modifications in line with JSP procedures and within established timelines
  • Manage firewalls in accordance with STIG, Ports, Protocols and Services Management (PPSM), DISA, and National Security Agency (NSA) requirements
  • Optimize firewall performance
  • Correct findings or issues identified by the Firewall Assurance Program
  • Oversee the completion of all firewall changes (routine small, medium, large to include expedited and emergency)
  • Provide after-hours support for high-priority firewall issues
  • Mentor less experienced Firewall Engineers and reinforce adoption of best practices

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of Firewall experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree
  • 6+ years of Firewall experience within the DOD environment
  • Must have a certification that satisfies DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 requirements upon start
  • Must have a Juniper, Cisco, Palo Alto certification upon start
  • Advanced knowledge of Implementation of Perimeter and Internal Firewalls (both physical and virtual contexts)
  • Demonstrated advanced experience in managing standard baseline configuration across numerous firewalls
  • Demonstrated advanced experience in evaluating rules to ensure maximum security while minimizing redundancy in rules
  • Significant experience with researching and fielding new and innovative firewall technology
  • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance and be Top Secret – Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Eligible (DIA Adjudicated or capable of reciprocal acceptance by DIA)

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

Leidos

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 33,000 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 www.Leidos.com.

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