S2Technologies is currently sourcing for qualified candidates to join our team.We are currently looking for candidates having training and experience performingFirewall and/or Proxy Administrator.Palo Alto and/or Bluecoat Proxy experience preferred). Active Secret Clearance Required. This position does require Shift work.
The qualified candidateshall perform the following tasks:
Installing, configuring, operating, maintaining, monitoring, administering, and troubleshooting of network and network defense technologies (e.g., firewalls, application-based firewalls, intrusion detection systems, web proxy devices and servers, and associated software)
Responding to outages and resolving and documenting priority incident tickets
Changing, upgrading, and patching boundary devices
Maintaining and operating Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)
Troubleshooting and correcting IPS induced service issues
Granting and restricting administrative access to boundary devices according to authorization rules (keep)
Working with communication units to maintain and administer security boundary components at locations IAW DoD and AF standards and guidance
Monitoring network boundaries to provide intrusion detection, identification, and internal/external IT threat analysis
Preserving, protecting, recovering and reconstituting friendly cyberspace capabilities before, during and after network attacks
Responding to and accomplishing change request actions and documenting changes, upgrades, patches (keep)
Accomplishing network maintenance during the Government-prescribed maintenance windows
Troubleshooting web connectivity problems (keep)
Participating in project management, planning, implementation and installation to ensure configuration and integration conforms to baseline architecture
Palo Alto (ACE) certification – Required for day tier 3, preferred for swing tier 2
Multiple Years of Palo Alto ACE experience and ability to work independentlyFIREWALL EXPERIENCE Mandatory
Proxy experience and confidence to login to troubleshoot
LAN and enterprise network troubleshooting skills
Understanding of sub netting
Solid understanding of the different AFNET Boundaries
Remedy Ticketing skills to close different types of tickets
Linux+ certification – At start or ability to obtain within 180 days
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
2-3 years of directly related experience in firewall administration and/or analysis.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
5-8 years of directly related experience in firewall administration and/or analysis.
Experience supporting IAW DoD and US Air Force Standards for security boundary components/firewalls
Experience working with Palo Alto Firewalls and/or Blue Coat Proxies highly preferred
Experience working with Remedy Ticketing System highly preferred
Additional industry certifications may be required within specific time frames
S2Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.