Core Network Engineer (CI)/Firewall

Chantilly, VA, US

Full Time Senior-level / Expert Clearance required USD 100K - 185K

Applied Network Solutions, Inc.

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Who we are:

At Applied Network Solutions (ANS), we bring together some of the most curious minds in networking and cybersecurity. ANS was founded to disrupt the status quo. For over 20 years, our team provides expertise in network, system engineering and both offensive and defensive cybersecurity operations.

What we do:

Our vision is for a future in which talent and customers alike come to ANS because of our reputation for delivering technical excellence, solving our nation’s toughest challenges and our ability to exceed expectations.

Why ANS:

At ANS we value the integrity of your work. We are looking for the right person to plan, analyze, design, develop, test, secure, integrate, implement, operate, and maintain the custom solutions that ANS delivers. Together, let’s ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.


ANS has an opening for Firewall engineers to support our government customers’ global enterprise networks. Firewall engineering team provides next generation firewall solution for modernizing the firewall infrastructure, assists with migrating traffic from legacy firewall infrastructure to the new solution, and supports firewall service requests.

  • The job duties of a firewall engineer under Core Services group:
  • Developing next generation firewall solution.
  • Performing lab equipment evaluation, integration, and testing.
  • Working with network engineering team to develop a migration plan and assisting migration effort.
  • Developing and maintaining relevant technical documentation.
  • On as-needed basis, the engineer will also be responsible for supporting Tier-4 production firewall troubleshooting and developing pro-active firewall data analysis.

Required Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • Candidate must have 16 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a Doctorate and 8 years of experience OR Masters and 10 years, Bachelors and 12 years, Associates and 14 years or HS and 16 years.
  • Must meet Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 certification requirements.

Required Clearance: Active TS/SCI with Poly.

Desired Qualifications: Familiarity with Alto, Forcepoint, and Cisco ASA.


ANS offers excellent compensation along with a generous benefits package to include:

  • Family Medical, Dental (w/ adult orthodontia) and Vision coverage
  • Pet Discount Program
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Maternity/ Paternity Leave
  • Supplemental Military Leave Pay
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with 6% Company Contribution
  • Generous Professional Development Program
  • 100% Employer paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 100% Employer paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Whole Life Insurance
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Program
  • Annual Allowance for ANS Swag
  • Potential for Paid Overtime
  • Flexible Work Schedules

Applied Network Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Tags: Clearance Firewalls TS/SCI

Perks/benefits: Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Salary bonus

Region: North America
Country: United States
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