***Must currently possess an active "Top Secret" security clearance***
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Candidate will support the network engineering and O amp;M efforts of cross domain security solutions and other security technologies for both production and lab replicas of production systems in a small team environment.
-Perform across the lifecycle from concept development, design, implementation, integration and deployment by applying diverse skills in systems engineering, system administration, integration, test and system security.
-Provide both remedial and preventive maintenance on existing systems and new systems transitioning from development to production.
-Required to conduct routing security analysis of network components and implement component patches and configuration actions to address security issues.
-Required to establish and document new security configuration guidance for new technologies introduced into the environment.
-The candidate will have significant direct contact with the immediate customer and the organization’s IT staff.
-Work location is at the client site in Washington DC; occasional travel to CONUS customer sites may be required.
-Current TOP SECRET Clearance Required.
-Requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
-A solid technical knowledge and experience in engineering, configuring, and managing Cisco based switches, routers and Juniper firewalls in a WAN, LAN, or WLAN data center solution.
-Knowledge or experience in engineering, configuring, or managing failover configurations of network components and load balancing components (F5 Network GTM, LTM, Big IP Platform ) technologies).
-Current hands on network administration skills and network management experience.
-Ability to lead and manage a small network team and follow change management process including creating required change management documentation.
-Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to integrate new capabilities. The ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems.
-An interest in working on a broad range of problems and technology and as part of a multidisciplinary team and the ability to work independently at times.
-Technical writing amp; documentation skills/drawings (MS Visio, Word, Excel)
-Must be a self-starter and can work independently with minimum direction.
-Must be able to coordinate with contractor management and Government personnel to ensure that the problems have been property defined and that the solution will satisfy Government requirements.
-Data Center Integration experience and system infrastructure upgrades (10 Gbps hardware / standards).
-Experience with Juniper JunosOS, SRX 5400, CISCO 5672 switch amp; Nexus OS.
-Experience with F5 (LTM, GTM, DNS, AAM, AFM, SDN, Routing, APM, ASM).
-Integration of one or more cross domain products (guards, one-way transfers, multi-level access solutions).
-Knowledge or experience configuring application gateways (e.g. Datapower, Layer 7).
-Network certifications (e.g. Cisco- CCNA, CCDA, CCNP and CCIE; Juniper - JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE).
-Integrating with typical IT support infrastructure services: virtualized environments including virtual switching, DNS, LDAP, Active Directory, log archive.
-Strong Troubleshooting skills in support of Linux/UNIX and Windows servers Network devices, and Applications servers and the ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems.