General Dynamics Information Technology Firewall Engineer with TS/SCI required in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description

  • Experience with firewall policy design and maintenance. Familiarity with monitoring firewall devices and response to device problems.

  • Hands on experience with configuring and deploying network equipment.

  • Troubleshoot technology issues, using various internal and external resources.

  • Be responsible for planning, implementing, and supporting changes to the network including cable infrastructure, network software and hardware.

  • Provide detailed documentation and procedures for all solutions.

  • Analyzing and recommending the purchase of network equipment.

  • Document technical problems, resolutions, and processes for assigned tasks and projects.

  • Participate in testing and evaluation of new technologies to ensure compatibility and functionality.

  • Lead deployment planning and implementation tasks

  • Lead configuration management and develop processes to track system and signature change

  • Provide technical assistance with the build; maintenance; and troubleshooting of IDS

  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  • Have experience with multi-tasking providing on ground support to a critical Security Operations center


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Proficiency with TCP-IP and IPv4; IPv6 desired

  • Linux competency

  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing firewall change requests

  • Hands-on firewall changes, updates, and upgrades

  • General network security and system security experience

  • Ability to discuss troubleshooting; problems and solutions encountered

8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

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As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.