OCTO – Network Sec Engineer – Senior (575174)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
OCTO – 200 I Street, SE Washington DC 20003
Position closes 11/09/2018

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

The Office of CTO for the City of Washington DC is looking for a Senior Network Security Engineer to join their Citywide IT Security Program.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

10+ years of Information Security experience. (Required 10 Years)
8+ years demonstrated operational implementation and use one of the following next Gen firewall technologies Check point, Palo Alto, Cisco (Required 8 Years)
5+ years in-depth experience working with IPS/IDS Platforms, web application firewall platforms, Database security, authentication platforms. (Required 5 Years)
5+ years demonstrated operational implementation of secure enterprise wired and wireless networks and network access control platforms (Required 5 Years)
Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience (Required)
16 yrs identifying, reporting, and resolving security violations (Required 16 Years)
16 yrs performing vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems/apps (Required 16 Years)
16 yrs developing, maintaining, and recommending enhancements to IS policies/requirements (Required 16 Years)
Choice of CISSP, CCIE, CCNP, CCSE is required (Required)

Complete Description:

As a member of the security Team this role is responsible for providing expertise in the planning, design, installation, and maintenance of security systems.  This role will be a subject matter expert across the Information Security spectrum to include Firewall and Network Security, Cloud Security & Network Defense and Intrusion Detection.

The consultant should have demonstrated experience in assessing and recommending required security controls for enterprise networks.

•    Identify, evaluate and implement technical security controls to continuously improve the organization’s security posture.
•    Partake in reviews with the system development teams to ensure security and privacy by design principals are followed.
•    Serve as subject matter expert in the knowledge of latest cyber security industry trends, technology tools and practices.
•    Develops and implements information security standards and procedures for systems, applications, and third-party systems and vendors
•    Ability to understand large scale enterprise network architecture.
•    Experience and in-depth working knowledge of multiple technical disciplines including common Internet protocols, routing/switching, network security monitoring technologies and networking protocols including (OSPF, MPLS, BGP, IPv6).
•    In-depth knowledge of DOS/Intrusion Prevention and Detection solutions, Network Access Control (NAC), Proxy (FTP, Web).
•    Experience with all or some of the following systems: Check point, Juniper SRX, Palo Alto NGFW, Cisco ASA, Cisco Firepower, Gigamon, Splunk, SolarWinds
•    Extensive technical product experience in site-to-site VPN, user VPN, RSA (SecureID), TACACS, Radius, DMVPN.
•    Provide Tier 3 support and escalation and act as a subject matter expert for security-related incidents and problems.
•    Solve complex problem situations and participate in the identification of opportunities for improvement to processes, procedures, or tools.
•    Extensive knowledge of Windows, OSX and *nix operating systems.
•    Extensive knowledge of VMware, Microsoft virtualization

Specific Skills

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities required by the incumbent to successfully fulfill the Major Duties and perform the Tasks required for this position include:
•    10+ years of Information Security experience.
•    8-10 years demonstrated operational implementation and use one of the following firewall technologies Check point, Juniper SRX, Palo Alto NGFW, Cisco.
•    5-8 years in-depth experience working with Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus Series switches, F5 Load balancers.
•    5-8 years demonstrated operational implementation of secure enterprise wired and wireless networks.
•    Demonstrated documentation skills.


•    B.A. or B.S. degree in Computer Science
•    CISSP, CCIE, CCNP, CCSE or similar certification required
•    Scripting experience is a plus

Background check is required, if selected for the position.
There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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