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Adapt Forward Senior Firewall Engineer in Charleston, South Carolina

Senior Firewall Engineer

Location: Charleston, SC

Position Type: Full-Time

Position Description: The Firewall Sustainment Engineer will support in-service systems for the worldwide network. Sustainment Engineers ensure continued operation and maintenance of a system with managed risk. Technical surveillance of critical safety items, approved sources for these items, and the oversight of the design configuration baselines are also part of the sustaining engineering effort. The ability to work shifts during a 24/7 operational requirement is a must. This team consists of a combination of System Engineering and management strategies to achieve the desired sustainment metrics, including: ? Root cause analysis of in-service problems (including operational hazards, deficiency reports, parts obsolescence, corrosion effects, and reliability degradation)? Other activities necessary to ensure cost-effective support to achieve peacetime and wartime readiness and performance requirements over a system?s life-cycle

Roles and Responsibilities:? Troubleshoot network security suite solutions.? Work in a team setting making recommendations related to troubleshooting, device configuration, and documentation.? Resolve issues in a timely manner dealing with a variety of different network devices and protocols following applicable reporting formats? Perform detailed technical analyses for a system, subsystem or system elements? Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results? Use professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways

Required/Desired Skills:? US Citizen? 2-3+ years relevant experience in supporting a large network infrastructure.? Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or a related discipline is preferred but not required.? A strong working knowledge with Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and Virtual Private Network devices.? Have a wide range of experience and be able to apply to various technical situations? A good understanding of TCP/IP in regards to routing and subnetting? Must be a team player that can work under pressure with good written and oral communication skills? Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain and hold a DoD Secret Clearance

Experience with the following Network protocols and services:? Routing Protocols (OSPF, BGP)? Access Control Lists

Experience with the following a plus:? Palo Alto Firewall PA-4050? Palo Alto Firewall PA-2050? Palo Alto Firewall PA-5050? Cisco Switch/FWSM 6500-E? Cisco ASA 5500 Series Firewalls

Additional Information:? A strong sense of urgency including self-governance on task priority.? Must be willing to work shifts to cover a 24x7 operational environment.? Must meet the requirements to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance, as well as all required security certifications and trainings? Must have or be willing and capable of obtaining within 60 days a qualifying security certification, which could be CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE or SSCP? Travel as required

Company Overview

Adapt Forward is a cybersecurity solutions provider for some of the nation?s most valuable information systems. Leveraging advanced threat assessment technology and experience in building high-level information security infrastructure, we develop adaptive solutions uniquely tailored to our customers? business objectives to protect sensitive data against sophisticated threats in an increasingly complex security environment.

Summary of Benefits

  • Comprehensive Physical Wellness Package, including Medical, dental, vision care, plus flexible spending accounts for health- and dependent-care are included in our standard benefits plan.

  • 401k Retirement Plan with Matching Contribution is immediately available and vested

  • Annual Training Budget to be used for conference attendance, school enrollment, certification programs, and associated travel expenses.

  • Ten Federal Holidays, plus three weeks of PTO/vacation/sick leave that accrues at a rate of ten hours per month.

  • Employee Assistance Program: Counseling/legal assistance and other employee well-being programs are also offered.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Adapt Forward is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, religion, age, gender, sexuality, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Adapt Forward promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

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