Company name: Skilled Hire.

Network Security Engineer

Job type
Full time

Chantilly, VA


Position with an Award-winning Government Technology Solutions provider Rated#4 in Systems Development by Inc 2018, looking to expand team for a long-term Government project to support the U.S. Department of State (DoS) in Chantilly, VA.


Designs and plans network communications systems for firewalls and overall security posture.
Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture.
Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.
Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network firewalls.
Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
Presents configuration changes to the Firewall Advisory Board.

6+ years IT network engineering support experience (Tier II, Tier III, network infrastructure implementation and maintenance).
Experience with one of the following: Palo Alto Firewalls, ForcePoint StoneSoft NGFW, A10 Network Proxy, Cisco IronPort ESA.
Experience supporting the configuration and maintenance of Firewall/DMZ infrastructure including Network and Application Firewall Packet Filtering technologies (Stonegate, Security Appliances, Juniper).
Knowledge in configuring Cisco switches.
Experienced with network monitoring devices such as HP Openview, Nagios, Zenoss, NeuralStar or other similar monitoring tools.