Firewall Engineer

Position Location: Arlington VA
Job Code: 1703
Number of Openings: 1


Job Title: Firewall Engineer 


Location: Arlington, VA Pentagon


Required Security Clearance: TS/SCI


Required Certifications: IAT Level II certification, Juniper/Cisco Certification, and CND-AU Certification


Required Education: B.S. Degree. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.   


Duties and Responsibilities:

The Firewall Engineer will provide the following:

Configure and utilize network protection components (such as firewalls, Virtual Private Networks [VPNs] and network Intrusion Detection Systems [IDSs]).

Apply knowledge of the common attack vectors on the network layer.

Perform data parsing and troubleshoot and restore servers and appliance to a fully operational state.

Apply knowledge of basic system administration, network, and operating system hardening techniques.



Experience with firewalls, VPN, and IDS.

Six to ten years of experience with network protection techniques and technologies.


Working Conditions:

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.


Physical Requirements:

May be required to lift and carry items weighting up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.


Employment Type: Full-time




Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.



This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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