Cyber Security Engineer (Firewall)

Scott Air Force Base, IL
Posted: 2021-04-11


Job Description:

Leidos Defense and Intelligence Group is currently seeking a Cyber Security Engineer with firewall expertise! In this role, you will be responsible for all firewall aspects of a site migration to DISA's Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) Program.

Ideally, you will reside in commuting distance of either: Springfield VA, Fort Meade MD, Scott AFB, or Montgomery AL. Please note- there is the potential for Teleworking depending on your location.

In this Role You Will:

  • Orchestrate the project end-to-end from a Firewall Security Prospective; Analyzes Firewall Security discovery information and determines requirements for the migration

  • Provide Firewall gap analysis at the start of the project; Directs team members and reviews results.

  • Deconflict inconsistencies between engineering implementation plans (EIPs ) and directs changes to EIP author

  • Maintain current network diagram for COI/Base (end-to-end)

  • Control all variables and allocations e.g. IP Addresses, Firewall configurations, VRFs, shims, process IDs, etc.

  • Identify and communicate firewall security requirements to Tools and CND teams. This includes acceptable Deadlines tracked by PM

  • Track task status against ASI schedule and adjusts implementations as required

Strong experience is needed in the following security devices:

Cisco ASA Firewalls

Cisco RAVPN concentrators

Palo Alto Firewalls and Panorama

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • In-depth protocol analysis, with tools such as tcpdump.

  • Experience in leading large engineering projects.

  • Leadership skills in organizing a team of engineers.

  • DoD 8570 IATII certification is required.

  • Top Secret Security clearance is required prior to start.

Desired experience:

  • Juniper Firewalls

  • F5 load balancers

  • Bluecoats Proxy servers (WCF,FWP,RWP)

  • Cisco MPLS.(Multi Protocol Label Switching)

  • BGP routing. (Border Gateway Protocol)

  • Military/DoD security architectures

  • ISCO or Palo Alto Certifications

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

Leidos is a Fortune 500information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the worlds toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The companys 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.




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