Firewall Security Engineer

Morrisville, North Carolina, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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At phia, our goal is to hire talented and passionate team members who desire to grow their skillsets, as well as the reputation of the company with our partners, clients, and stakeholders. At phia, our goal is to hire talented and passionate team members who desire to grow their skillsets, as well as the reputation of the company with our partners, clients, and stakeholders. We are looking for a Firewall Security Engineer to join a high-visibility Cybersecurity Engineering team with our government customer. This opportunity is currently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This could change in the future, and candidates may be expected to work on-site.

What You'll Do

As part of this CISO Engineering Team, you will:

  • Consult with other members of the project team to develop requirements documentation.
  • Review firewall rule sets and log analysis for inefficient, unneeded, and unapproved rules.
  • Research problems and recommend solutions to improve firewall security.
  • Support a nationwide implementation of firewalls by validating, testing, and managing firewall rules.

Requirements

Education + Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline
  • 3+ years of related operational experience
  • Ability to effectively review existing firewall rules for compliance, efficiency, and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated experience with ServiceNow Change/Incident/Problem management.
  • Experience with network firewalls and rule configuration for Cisco devices.
  • Familiarity with network discovery

Industry Certifications

One or more of the following certifications is preferred:

  • ForeScout FSCE or ForeScout FSCA
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CISSP
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
  • CCNA

Security Clearance Requirements

  • Ability to obtain Public Trust (or higher) government clearance. Active USPS Sensitive clearance preferred.

Who You Are

  • A proactive problem solver that appreciates the challenges of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Intellectually curious with a genuine desire to learn and advance your career.
  • An effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • Customer service-oriented and mission-focused.

If your experience and qualifications aren’t a match for this position, you will remain in our database for consideration for future opportunities that may be a better fit.

Benefits

Who We Are

phia LLC ("phia") is a Northern Virginia based, 8a certified small business established in 2011 with focus in Cyber Intelligence, Cyber Security/Defense, Intrusion Analysis & Incident Response, Cyber Architecture & Capability Analysis, Cyber Policy & Strategy, and Information Assurance/Security. we proudly support various agencies and offices within the Department of Defense (DoD), Federal government, and private/commercial entities.

phia values work-life balance and offers the following benefits to full-time employees:

  • Comprehensive medical insurance to include dental and vision
  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance
  • Flex Spending Accounts (FSA)

phia does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.

Job region(s): North America
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