Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) and in-depth knowledge across multiple technical disciplines including but not limited to; network routing/switching, firewalls, IDS/IPS, Network Access Control (NAC), security automation and continuous monitoring

  • Provides expert level Solutions Architecture. Consultant support for all technology insertion and integration projects

  • Use customer gathered technical information, requirements, and analysis to develop a best fit vendor agnostic solution, including proof of concepts, project implementation plans and post implementation design documentation to meet information security requirements

  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of networking, network security, systems, data center services, and other leading-edge products and technology in conjunction with business skills to help customers visualize the solution and influence their decision

 

 

 Qualifications

 

  • Required Knowledge:

 

  • 10+ years of strong security/networking experience in a public sector/ telecommunications/IT-industry engineering role

  • 7+ years’ of design/implementation with networking experience

  • Deep knowledge of industry trends and impacts on network design, architecture, planning and implementation

  • Knowledge with one or more major networking vendors: Cisco, Juniper, Brocade, ForeScout, Palo Alto Networks, A10 networks

  • Ability to diagnose and resolve complex communication problems as well as convey details to variety of technical audiences

  • Possess and maintain one or more professional level certification revolving around networking and security

  • Firewalls: Cisco, Juniper (JunOS or ScreenOS), Palo Alto

  • NAC: Cisco, Juniper, ForeScout

  • Strong security knowledge of O/S Security – Windows, Linux

  • Strong understanding of networking technologies (Layer 2 and Layer

  • Familiarity with federal security guidance standards (NIST, FDCC, DISA STIG, CDM)

 

  • Preferred Knowledge:

 

  • MSSP or IT Security Infrastructure consultant a plus

  • Instructional delivery and/or instruction design experience a plus 

  • Scripting language such a Perl, Python, PHP, RegEx, Ruby a plus

  • ForeScout Certified Engineer (FSCE)

  • Checkpoint Certified Security Engineer (CCSE)

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS)

  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Professional (JNCIP)

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

  • Palo Alto Network Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE)

  • Palo Alto Certified Network Security Engineer (P-CNSE)

  • Cisco Certified Network professional (CCNP)

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)