Network Security Architect

Clearance Level
None
Category
Cyber Engineering
Location
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ87557

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. We are seeking a Security Architect/Network Access Control (NAC) Engineer to support National Institutes of Health, Center for Information Technology (CIT) activities in Bethesda, MD. As a NAC Engineer supporting CIT, you will be lead projects, as well as implement and support NAC initiatives for the Network Services program in CIT. This work encompasses the delivery of wired, wireless and VPN solutions and security solutions among other network infrastructure projects.

In this role, you will be responsible for the configuration, deployment, and management of the customer’s NAC solution in a 24x7x365 environment. You will also be responsible for, but not limited to, monitoring, configuration changes, accounts, and software updates for the customer’s NAC solution.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Architecture and Administration of LAN technologies of Cisco Switches and Cisco ASA Firewalls
  • Architecture and Administration of Network Access Control systems, including but not limited Cisco ISE, Forescout, Cisco ACS, RSA, Cisco AnyConnect, Gigamon.
  • Act as an escalation point for LAN/NAC related issues.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and remediate issues within the enterprise.
  • Maintain a relationship with key Third-Party vendors, such as software/hardware vendors to provide support to the infrastructure as needed.
  • Create and maintain network diagrams and document activities and as required for NIH
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise for all networking technologies with heavy participation in key decision-making processes for the acquisition of current/new technologies into the NIH environment.
  • Meet with GDIT management and the Federal customer to review design and implementation efforts as requested.
  • Work closely with other IT functional teams to ensure cohesive support and strategies across the IT organization
  • Execute project plan as authorized 
  • Determine Level of Effort (LOE) for service/solution requests
  • Produce daily/weekly status reports
  • Develop change management plans
  • Attend daily/weekly meetings
  • Maintain the project risk register
  • Attend weekly PMO team meetings
  • Manage project team meetings and prepare meeting minutes

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience implementing and maintaining Network Access Control technologies (Cisco ISE, Forescout, Cisco AnyConnect, etc).
  • Experience with network infrastructure in enterprise datacenter solutions.
  • Experience with running mid to large scale implementations of Network Access Control technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to explain and elaborate on technical details.
  • Ability to assist in troubleshooting and problem solving a wide variety of client/user issues.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a NIH Public Trust.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Cisco CCNA/CCNA/Security, CCNP/CCNP Security, CCIE certifications
  • Cisco SISE certification
  • Forescout FSCA/FSAA/FSCE certifications
  • Experience with ServiceNow

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.