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Cyber Systems Engineer Firewall ECND043


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

Some of the positions are future positions.  Please look at the opening line of the job description to determine if this is an open or future position.


Our positions are not remote unless stated in the job description below.

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Washington, DC

Job Description

Cyber   Systems Engineer Firewall:

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

Skill Level 4:

  • Skills and Tasks: Exceptionally Complex, Inter-Discipline, Inter-Organizational. Can perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists, and or managers not performed at Level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks

  • Individual Work / Teamwork or Leadership / Management: May work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. Oversees and monitors performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.

  • Guidance: Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. Directs multiple contractor and subcontractors’ teams through to project completion.

Job Description:

  • Provide management and oversight of daily team activities

  • Act as main touch-point for customer requirements and firewall support functions.

  • Attend meetings, develop reports, and deliver status updates as required.

  • Perform system design, testing, deployment, analysis, and sustainment of firewallinfrastructure.

  • Remain proactive in identifying, analyzing, and resolving technical issues involving Palo Alto Next Generation firewalls.

  • Plan and direct upgrades and system enhancements.

  • Develop and implement test strategies and document results.

  • Provide technical OJT training and guidance to less experienced team members.

  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participate in special projects as required

Required Skills:

  •  IP networking experience with switching and routing.

  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience with Palo Alto Next Gen firewalls or comparable (Forcepoint Sidewinder, Cisco, Checkpoint, etc…).

  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience with teammanagement/leadership.

  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal).

Preferred Skills:

  • Direct Routing/Switching experience with a deep understanding of IP networking.

  • Direct experience with engineering and sustainment of Palo Alto Next Gen firewalls.

  • Palo Alto Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)

  • 5 years of demonstrated experience with team management/leadership.

  • Ability to operate in a high-ops tempo environment.

Education and Experience:

  • HS/GED + 12 years

  • Associates Degree + 10 years

  • Bachelor’s Degree + 8 years

  • Master’s Degree + 6 years

  • PhD + 4 year

Training and Certifications:

  • Must be IAT Level 2 compliant

Security Clearance:

  • DoD Approved Clearance and Poly

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