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Senior-Network-Security-Engineer

Washington, Kansas AceInfo Solutions, Inc.

Ace Info Solutions, Inc. (AceInfo) is a leading Federal contractor with a focused vision: empower our clients, challenge our employees, and grow our business. Founded in December 2000, we are deeply committed to ensuring quality and customer satisfaction. We have a mature corporate infrastructure, strong management, and quality practices. AceInfo is a trusted IT partner to the Federal Government, and we help various agencies transform and strengthen their processes, operations, infrastructures, and security practices to help them further their critical missions.

For over 15 years, we have successfully managed large and significant Federal programs. We have proven experience prioritizing client satisfaction, project quality, and providing innovative, cost-effective solutions to Federal clients.

AceInfo is prime on 95% of our contracts, is headquartered in Reston VA, and has geographically dispersed office locations throughout the country, to include: Kearneysville, WV; Chesapeake, VA; Fort Collins, CO; Boulder, CO; Quantico, VA; Kansas City, MO; Bowie, MD; multiple Washington, DC Metropolitan locations, and project presence in 23 states in all time zones. We offer excellent benefits and salary packages including free medical/dental/life insurance premiums for staff members. We offer relocation assistance for internal employees and external candidates, within 50 miles (minimum) of work location. We do not offer assistance for relocation and housing for internship positions.

AceInfo is currently seeking a Senior Network Security/Firewall Engineer to support our federal project in Arlington, VA.

Project Overview:

Position Description:
– Knowledge of, and experience with, secure remote VPN and network switching, Security Information, and Event management.
– Provides Network and Security engineering support for internal systems integration projects such as the cloud based services, Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP), virtualized infrastructure, server and storage environment.
– Assists customer with establishing an Internet Protocol (IP) address management plan for the entire network including internal and external network segments and all device categories (for example servers, network devices, endpoint devices etc)
– Performs configuration of firewalls using IP version 4 (IPv4) and IP version 6 (IPv6) networking protocols as necessary
– Configures all aspects including high availability, zones, rules, and add-on technologies such as WildFire and Threat Protection
– Documents final enterprise architecture, network diagrams, security best practices.
– Experience with change management processes and implementation.
– The candidate must have the knowledge how to set up the subscriptions for new systems with the vendor
– This candidate must be able to work in a multi-functional, fast paced, high intensity team environment, work closely with other contractors/vendors as well as our customer directly, provide ad hoc advice/presentation support/attend meetings as needed with little or no notice, wear many hats

Responsibilities

– Coordinates efforts onsite with and reports results and status to the Director of IT.
– Provides Architecture, Design, Implementation and Administration for all Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) Palo Alto Firewalls and Palo Alto Networks’ Panorama network security management appliance/tool all external connections (VPNs), all routing and switching environment, the Next Generation Firewall, the Remote access solution, and Security Information Event Management.
– Provides engineering and design support for the Next Generation Firewall, the Remote access solution, and Security Information Event Management, as well as Operations and Maintenance for all Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) components, all external connections (VPNs), all routing and switching environment,.
– Provides Network and Security engineering support for internal systems integration projects such as the cloud based services, VOIP, virtualized infrastructure, server and storage environment
– Documents security operations, network diagrams, security best practices.
– Mentors and trains more junior network employee(s)

Benefits

– We offer free medical/dental/life insurance premiums for staff members from day 1. Vision insurance is available for a small fee.
– We match 100% of 401K contributions up to 4% of your earnings (immediate vesting).
– Each full-time employee has a tuition/training reimbursement allowance of $3,500 per year that can be used with manager approval.
– 15 days of PTO and 10 paid holidays per year
– We participate in the WageWorks Commuter Benefit program. This allows you to set aside part of your earnings pre-tax each pay period, helping to offset public transit commuting costs.

Additional Requirement:

U.S. Citizen is required for the position. At least an Active Secret clearance is required. Secret clearance must be upgraded to Top Secret within a year.

Ace Info Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetics, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

– Must demonstrate subject matter expertise and provide leadership in the areas of Firewall design, configuration, administration.
– Hands-on experience with, and product-specific knowledge of Palo Alto Networks Firewalls
– This candidate must be able to work in a multi-functional, fast paced, high intensity team environment, work closely with other contractors/vendors as well as our customer directly, provide ad hoc advice/presentation support/attend meetings as needed with little or no notice, wear many hats
– At least 5 years performing a senior network engineering role, preferably at least 3 of which is in some leadership capacity.
– Must possess an active Secret or Top Secret clearance. Those with current Secret clearance must have the ability to upgrade to Top Secret within one year.
– Must be able to document the architecture; VISIO is acceptable. Must be able to work with the team to design the network in collaboration with our customer
– Must be available to work weekends and after hours when needed or be on call at certain times as needed
– Must be able to communicate well, frequently and clearly with the customer and with other involved vendors and stakeholders in every step of the design, configuration, etc.
– Must have leadership experience and ability to be the primary network POC for this effort and able to report progress weekly
– Prior Federal contract experience is desired
– Certifications and/or past training, particularly within the Palo Alto product suite are desired, but not mandatory

Additional Requirement:

U.S. Citizen is required for the position. At least an Active Secret clearance is required. Secret clearance must be upgraded to Top Secret within a year.

Ace Info Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetics, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Arlington, VA

Employment Type Full-Time

Pay Type Year

Pay Rate N/A

Store Type IT & Technical

Company Overview

Ace Info Solutions, Inc

Ace Info Solutions, Inc. (AceInfo) is a mid-size federal contracting firm with a focused vision: empower our clients, challenge our employees, and grow our business. Founded in December 2000, and employs over 500 professionals. We have a deep commitment to ensuring quality and customer satisfaction with a mature corporate infrastructure, strong management and quality practices.

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