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Firewall Lead Engineer L4 VA

Reston, VA · Information Technology
Firewall Lead Engineer L4 VA
Reston, VA

 
Job Summary:
 
IT Veterans seeking a talented Firewall Lead Engineer to
design and defines system architecture for new or existing computer system.  You must have an active TS/SCI clearance with the ability to gain and maintain a CI Poly. 




Responsibilities:
 
  • Provide management and oversight of daily team activities
  • Act as main touchpoint for customer requirements and firewall support functions.
  • Attend meetings, develop reports, and deliver status updates as required.
  • Perform system design, testing, deployment, analysis, and sustainment of firewall infrastructure.
  • Remain proactive in identifying, analyzing, and resolving technical issues involving Palo Alto Next Generation firewalls.
  • Plan and direct upgrades and system enhancements.
  • Develop and implement test strategies and document results.
  • Provide technical OJT training and guidance to less experienced team members.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participate in special projects as required.

Required Qualifications:
  • TS/SCI clearance with the ability to gain and maintain a CI Poly.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years’ experience
  • Must have and maintain a DoD 8570 approved IAT II level certification and CSSP Infrastructure Support certification – must have within 30 days of acceptance.
  • IP networking experience with switching and routing.
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience with Palo Alto Next Gen firewalls or comparable (Forcepoint Sidewinder, Cisco, Checkpoint, etc…).
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience with team management/leadership.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal).
Preferred Skills:
  • Direct Routing/Switching experience with a deep understanding of IP networking.
  • Direct experience with engineering and sustainment of Palo Alto Next Gen firewalls.
  • Palo Alto Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)
  • 5 years of demonstrated experience with team management/leadership.
  • Ability to operate in a high-ops tempo environment.

At IT Veterans LLC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
 
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