Principal System Administrator (Firewall Analyst)

Basic Qualifications: Bachelors Degree and 6 years o
Full Time
Travel not required

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical analysis in network security planning, engineering, and design.
  • Service as the enterprise expert in cross-functional discipline of enterprise network and cyber security infrastructure.
  • Provide analysis for implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to network security problems.
  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and cyber security hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, firewalls, and Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention devices.
  • Coordinate third-party maintenance for network and cyber security equipment. Troubleshoot problems with department users and department network administrators.
  • Validate enterprise-level network security design, newly released equipment software and operating system for vulnerabilities and deficiencies.
  • Provide specifications and detail schematics for unified network architecture of the enterprise.
  • Provide daily monitoring/detection of potential performance/throughput issue and develop risk mitigation solutions.
  • Provide guidance to team members and provide status metrics to Government customer and Northrop Grumman management.
  • Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.
  • Design, test, and implement state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, and database products, including design of high-level dashboards, using data feeds from different network tools.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor s Degree and 6 years of relevant cyber security experience, or Master s Degree and 4 years of relevant cyber security experience, or PhD with 2 years of relevant cyber security experience, OR 10 years of relevant cyber security experience in lieu of degree.
  • Possess an active (expert-level) firewall certification: Juniper (JNCIE-SEC or JNCDS-SEC) , Palo Alto (PCNSE), or Checkpoint (CCSE).
  • 6 years of experience performing security functions on network devices, appliances, and security tools.
  • 7 years of experience in demonstrates the skill and ability to translate security mandates and guidelines such as NIST 800-series into operational functions.
  • 6 years of experience with listing and listing using network security tools and devices.
  • Possess ship or Permanent Resident ( holder) status.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 years of experience with scalable firewall platform with either Checkpoint or Palo Alto products.
  • 2 years of experience with virtual firewalls.
  • 2 years of experience with Skybox tool.

Dice Id : 90934554
Position Id : 202000056800173
Originally Posted : 10 months ago
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