We are seeking a Sr. Security Engineer to join our team in supporting a critical mission for public health, working at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. You will provide leadership to secure enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. As part of a 12-person team supporting Network Services within NIH’s Center for Information Technology (CIT), you will be responsible for securing NIH’s 27 Institutes and Centers.
IN THIS ROLE, A TYPICAL DAY WILL INCLUDE:
Serve as a subject matter expert in supporting Palo Altos and other network defense technologies
Provide architectural analysis of cyber security features as it relates to current and future needs
Design and develop new systems and application solutions for the enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
Integrate new architectural features into existing infrastructure and design cyber security architectural artifacts
Ensure system security needs are established and maintained for operations development
Respond to and accomplish change request actions and document changes, upgrades, patches
Provide rapid response to outages and cyber-attacks to include Root Cause Analysis (RCAs).
Preserve, protect, recover and reconstitute friendly cyberspace capabilities before, during and after network attacks
Perform daily operational tasks submitted by customers through ticket system
Provide engineering recommendations and resolve integration and testing issues
Troubleshoot network problems, network device configurations and coordinate with various department administrators to facilitate connectivity issue resolution
Accomplish network maintenance during identified maintenance windows
Participate in project management, planning, implementation and installation to ensure configuration and integration conforms to baseline architecture
Monitor network boundaries to provide intrusion detection, identification, and internal/external IT threat analysis
Prepare network or infrastructure Visio topology diagrams
Write Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Write maintenance plans and provide status reports as required
BS or equivalent and eight years experience or a MS and six years experience
Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer 7 (PCNSE7) or must be able to obtain within three months of hire date
Minimum of five years directly related experience in firewall administration and/or analysis.
Minimum of five years experience with supporting and maintaining Palo Altos to include set-up, maintenance, upgrades and replacement
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust
Good troubleshooting skills
Experience with Cisco network technologies
Experience with Cisco ASA VPN, including design, administration and troubleshooting
ForeScout administration and management experience
NAC experience, including architecture, engineering, and support
Cisco Design and Configuration experience
ATTRIBUTES FOR SUCCESS:
Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including good presentation skills
Good problem-solving skills
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.