Location: Germantown, MD Job Code: 173814 Posted: Sep 20, 2018 Description:
Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for leading American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Senior Firewall Engineer for our client in the Federal domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits, exciting challenges, and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.
Duration: 6 Months Contract
Location: Germantown MD
Compensation: Best Market Rates
Role: Senior Firewall Engineer
Role Description: The Senior Firewall Engineer would need to have at least 5+ years of experience.
Manage and maintain the configuration/availability and system lifecycle of all key perimeter/internal firewall devices.
Respond to incident escalation requirements from security tools and support SOC functions.
Evaluate, architect, implement, and support network security appliances and systems tools and services.
Deployment/upgrade of network security operations supported equipment.
Monitor and investigate network security and system events to preemptively determine attack.
Collaborate with technical teams to identify, resolve, and mitigate vulnerabilities.
Support hardware and software upgrade program for the security services provided.
Firewall policy development and maintenance.
Monitor and support host-based and network-based intrusion detection/prevention services (HID/PS, NID/PS) and/or Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) in a distributed global environment.
Review and translate gigabytes of raw security logs in support of maintaining security services and in support of network security as a whole.
Manage Proxy Architecture.
Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
Current Top Secret or DOE Q Security Clearance a nice to have.
Advanced knowledge of Networking protocols and firewall security principles.
Five (5) to eight (8) years of prior hands-on experience in the following: Managing enterprise Firewall/Security environments Palo Alto Networks, Cisco FWSM, Cisco ASA firewalls, PCAP.
Demonstrated ability to: Differentiate between a significant event, a true positive, and a false positive.
Proficiency with TCP-IP and IPv4; IPv6 desired.
Experience working in a customer service cyber security environment.
Excellent verbal, written communication and technical writing skills.
Must be motivated and able to work independently.
In depth knowledge of Network Security Architecture.
Extensive experience with the OS Linux.
Scripting experience for firewall log and IPS review and audits.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field
Experience: Minimum 5+ years
Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses
Local Preferred: Yes
Recruiter Name: Akansha Goswami
Recruiter Phone: 877.884.8834 (Ext: 2156)
Equal Employment Opportunity
Mastech Digital, Inc.