NikSoft

Firewall Security Engineer

US-NC-Morrisville
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-1287
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.

Responsibilities

Seeking a professional and experienced Certificate Manager to join our team. The successful candidate is experienced with firewall operations, management processes and leading practices. Can review existing firewall rules for compliance, efficiency and accuracy for the Corporate Information Security Office (CISO).

  • Consult with other members of project team and develop requirements documentation.
  • Review firewall rule sets and log analysis for inefficient, unneeded and unapproved rules.
  • Research problems and recommend solutions to improve firewall security.
  • Support a nationwide implementation of firewalls (Validate, test, and manage firewall rules).

Qualifications

  • Experience (3+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions.
  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security.
  • Certification in one or more of; CompTIA Network+, Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certificate, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP), or Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE).
  • Demonstrable proficiency with network firewalls and rule configuration for Cisco devices.
  • Demonstrable knowledge, engineering and deployment of Cisco and Palo Alto Networks.
  • Excellent communication skills in dealing with Telecommunications engineers and business owners.
  • Familiarity with network discovery tools (e.g. RedSeal).
  • Experience with ServiceNow Change/Incident/Problem management.
  • US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred), must successfully complete the government's security process (required).

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