Job Description

Reference # : 18-04767Title : Firewall Engineer (Active Secret)
Location : Arlington, VA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 05/15/2018 / 06/30/2019
Assignment Detail
Industry:GovernmentJob Category:IT Operations / Infrastructure

Firewall Engineer

Eclaro is looking for Firewall Engineer for an opportunity for our client in Arlington, VA

Task Description:
Responsibilities include installing, operating, and maintaining portions of the security infrastructure including firewalls and security applications within an enterprise environment supporting the client's Infrastructure Managed Services team. The position is responsible for completing day-to-day management and operations of assigned security solutions and platforms to help detect security vulnerabilities and events which pose risk to the enterprise; performing platform lifecycle management activities (patching, upgrades, policy configuration, etc) for assigned platforms and/or tools; continuously assessing existing processes and procedures for improvement opportunities.

Required skills/Level of Experience:
A minimum of 4-6 years of combined IT and security work experience with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multi-platform environments. Requires knowledge of security issues, techniques, and implications across all existing computer platforms with specific focus on Palo Alto and Juniper. Understanding of information security frameworks, incident management/response, security operations, and application security best practices.

Nice to have skills:
  • 4 -6 years of experience in security engineering related to vulnerability management, intrusion prevention, data protection, monitoring, analytical and correlation tools.
  • Minimum 2 – 3 years of experience with Cisco ASA, Palo Alto, Juniper Netscreen, Riverbed knowledge/experience is preferred.
  • Can demonstrate a mature understanding of networking best practices.
  • 2 years of experience working the Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • 2 years of experience working with PERL, PHP, Python and/or other scripting languages.
  • Knowledge of industry security tool suites and capabilities.
  • BS of Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, cyber-security or equivalent.
  • Create and maintain network documentation as it relates to the standardized network topology, equipment, operational support and configuration.
  • Secret clearance eligibility.
  • Trained or certified in CISCO ASA, Palo Alto installation, configuration and maintenance.
  • CISSP certified (must be capable of obtaining a CISSP certification within 6 months) or CISM certified.

ECLARO is a company that delivers talent. We provide fully customizable, comprehensive talent acquisition and management of seasoned professionals through a number of business models, including: Consulting, Professional Hire, Global Integrated DeliveryTM and Managed Services. ECLARO recruits and manages a staff of highly skilled individuals in an array of specialized disciplines. This approach enables our clients to leverage new opportunities, respond to increased and changing demands and increase their profitability. Please visit to see why the Right People are The AnswerTM.

Specialties: Customized solutions for Human Capital and Talent Acquisition, Permanent placement and retained search, Recruiting, Staff Augmentation, Contract Labor, Managed Services, RPO, MSP, VMS, IT solutions, management and support, offshore business process outsourcing.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Industry: Staffing and Recruiting
Type: Privately Held
Company Size: 501-1000 employees
Founded: 1999

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