Cyber Security Engineer - Firewall

  • Springfield, VA, US
  • 12/06/2018
Top Secret Cybersecurity

Job Description

Springfield VA US Security Clearance: Top Secret

Job Description:

Leidos Defense and Intelligence 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 Springfield, VA 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 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 ASI schedule and adjusts implementations as required.


Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience.. Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

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

JBLeidos  Cyber Security Engineer - Firewall  JP2 ICJBMeta