• Firewall Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    # of Openings
    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.


    NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced Firewall Security Engineer to add to its team in support of the United States Postal Service. The candidate will have expertise with firewall operations, management processes and leading practices. Can review existing firewall rules for compliance, efficiency and accuracy.


    • Experience with network firewalls and rule configuration for Cisco devices
    • Good communication skills in dealing with Telecommunications engineers and business owners
    • 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)
    • Familiarity with network discovery tools (e.g. RedSeal)
    • Experience with ServiceNow Change/Incident/Problem management
    • College Degree in a technical discipline
    • 3+ years of related operational experience
    • Solid understanding of firewalls
    • Experience troubleshooting firewalls, proxy and load balancers.
    • Experience using network management tools and packet captures to resolve operational issues
    • Solid understanding of routing and switching
    • Basic knowledge of incident management, problem management, and change management best-practices
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills due to the need to communicate extensively with remote team members and vendors


    • CCNP in Firewall, Route, Switch
    • Advanced Experience with Java Scripting with RedSeal visibility
    • At least 4 years of experience in a network security infrastructure support role
    • At least 4 years of experience configuring, supporting and troubleshooting CISCO firewalls, including site-to-site IPSec VPN connections and Network Address Translation (NAT) 

    ** US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred but not required), must successfully complete the government’s security process (required) ** 




    NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.


    NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit


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