Technica Corporation

Senior Network Engineer, Firewall/Admission Subject Matter Expert

Job Locations US-AL-Redstone Arsenal
ID
2022-1886
Type
Regular Full-Time
Clearance
TS/SCI
Telework Option
No
Telework Schedule
Ad-Hoc

Overview

About Technica: 

At Technica Corporation, our goal is to provide exceptional professional services and innovative technology solutions that meet or exceed our customer’s expectations. We specialize in a wide range of advanced information technology solutions from Systems Engineering to Information Assurance, and from Software Development to Product Solutions. From our locations across the DC Metro area, we provide technological subject matter expertise, program management and business process knowledge as a trusted advisor in support of our Department of Defense and other Federal Agency customers.

 

Technica Corporation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment in accordance with the vaccine mandate set forth in Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidelines. Exceptions to the vaccine mandate are permitted in limited circumstances where the employee is legally entitled to an accommodation. Technica will consider requests for medical or religious accommodations to the vaccine mandate during the recruiting process.

Responsibilities

 

Technica Corporation is seeking a highly motivated Senior Network Engineer, Firewall/Admission Subject Matter Expert supporting our Huntsville,AL. team.  The candidate will be part of a Network Engineering team for our Federal customer, providing Senior Network Engineering with Firewall/Admission Control Subject Matter Expertise for a Multi-vendor Network Firewall environment across unclassified, classified, and top-secret networks. The team ensures the availability of a reliable/robust network transport infrastructure that provides data protection for information delivered across strategic, operational and tactical boundaries.

 

The candidate will be responsible for providing operational & technical support for the FBI’s network transport infrastructure to include, but not limited to routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, satellite network equipment, encryption devices, virtual network devices and appliances that are used for network implementations that involve enhancements and modifications to the network transport infrastructure and new IT services or modifications of existing services for all network transport enclaves.

 

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for operational & technical support for a network transport infrastructure to include firewalls that are used for network implementations that involve enhancements and modifications to the network transport infrastructure.
  • Provide network sustainment services to ensure the consistent delivery of network services across all enclaves. Network management includes all activities related to the standardization, operational design, identification, management, and remediation of network faults in order to maintain the service quality of the enterprise networks. Provide management and technical leadership for the team and act as an escalation point in the event additional support is required.
  • Management and administration of all the firewall, routers, load balancer, Type-1 encryptors and switches used to provide connectivity and communication necessary for all enterprise users to access enterprise services/systems needed to perform their duties.
  • Support for the operations and administration of all firewalls (Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper) and Type 1 Encryptors used to provide isolation and added security for the network transport and enterprise services
  • Provide engineering support for the establishment of mobile and ubiquitous Internet access and connections to other agencies' networks that supports this universal information sharing.
  • Responsible for managing network access controls/admission, network transport compliance and engineering standards enforcement functions, network transport security management/change management, along with other associated programmatic support for emerging network transport technologies.
  • Providing operational & technical support for the network transport infrastructure to include, but not limited to routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, satellite network equipment, encryption devices, virtual network devices and appliances that are used for network implementations that involve enhancements and modifications to the network transport infrastructure
  • Direct the technical integration initiatives of a team of network engineers responsible for router, switches, optical networking, firewalls, load balancing in virtual and Cloud environments.
  • Plan the implementation of network transport solutions with a focus on defining the technical specifications of the plans. Provide technical consultation to project management teams responsible for the implementation of plans developed.
  • Develop and contribute network engineering change input for new architecture to the operational environment on both unclassified and classified networks.
  • Contribute to the development and dissemination of technical documents including requirements analyses, design documents, manuals, fielding documents, and preparing contract deliverables and reports; assisting in preparation of presentation graphics.
  • Oversee the designing, developing, integrating, and maintaining of applications, tools, services, and other software in order to improve business and mission capabilities and improve application effectiveness.

Requirements

  • Active TS clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Bachelor’s degree in technology related field and 6 - 8 year’s equivalent experience or subject matter expertise in network engineering
  • Network and/or security certifications such as: CCSK CCSP, CISSP, CCNA CCNP.
  • Enterprise network security experience (firewall, Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDPs), log management/reporting solutions)
  • Planning and deployment of new network security systems.
  • Resolution of Tier 3 trouble incidents for firewalls, secure e-mail gateways, email encryption technologies, intrusion prevention systems (IPS), and network forensics tools.
  • Practical experience supporting Palo Alto, Cisco Firepower/Sourcefire, and/or Cisco ASA firewalls
  • Practical experience with Splunk or comparable logging system for troubleshooting
  • 6 years of relevant information technology/telecom network experience in classified and unclassified DoD and/or Intelligence Community environments

Desired

  • Knowledge of Network Firewalls, Type 1 encryptors, WAN optimization devices, Load Balancers, HP, TACLANES, , Remedy ITSM technologies, and VMWare
  • CCIE, JNCIE
  • Knowledge of Agile management practices
  • Experience supporting a large enterprise environment

Certifications

  • Network and/or security certifications such as: CCSK CCSP, CISSP, CCNA CCNP.

EEO

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

It is Technica's policy to affirmatively support Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for all qualified individuals without regard to color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, age, race, disability, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy covers all aspects of the employment relationship including recruiting, hiring, compensation, assignment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, employment longevity, retirement, employee benefits and termination.

Technica's EEO philosophy promotes equal employment opportunity throughout the organization. Any form of unlawful employee harassment based on the above mentioned characteristics is prohibited. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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