Firewall Technician

Job Description

The Firewall technician is responsible for the operations
and maintenance of all firewall devices for the 561st Network Operations
Squadron customer base. Key services maintained either locally or remotely are:
Sidewinder G2 Firewalls, Cisco Virtual Private Network devices and BlueCoat
Proxy servers.

Main Duties:

Responsible for assisting with the establishment and
development of a secure infrastructure, based on client needs, U.S Government
guidance and industry best practices. Will operate and maintain, assist with
the design modification and documentation security configurations for
applications, network devices that include: Firewalls, Intrusion Detection
Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) and other equipment and

Provide guidance that supports technical information system
design(s), improvements, planning and implementation. Assess current and
planned information systems, identifying security architecture or design
issues, and develop solutions to meet customer requirements and standards

Participates in infrastructure support projects to develop,
plan, and implement specifications or standards for network and distributed
system security technologies in support of key information systems. Able to
support the evaluation and acquisition of information security tools (as
requested). Participate in special projects (as required)


Must have hands on experience working with Sidewinder and
Cisco firewalls, various IDS/IPS products, and VPNs

Need a solid understanding of current security practices in
service provider environment

Strong understanding of current industry trends in network
and security infrastructure

Must be comfortable with shell scripting

Candidates must possess an active DoD secret security

Candidates must successfully pass a Drug Test

B.S. in Computer Science or related field, or High School
graduate with 7 years of experience supporting enterprise networks.

Pass government issued IQT test

Obtain Sec + certification within 90 days of employment

Experience with the
following is mandatory:

Sidewinder Firewall Software

G2 Firewall Software



Understanding of mail flow through a network

Understanding of DNS

Working knowledge of Access Control Lists

Basic understanding of IP routing

Sniffer technology

Network cabling


Load Balancers

Understanding of IPSEC

Experience with the
following is desired:

CCNA and/or CISSP certifications

CISCO products

Familiarity with Microsoft shares and folder security

Familiarity with VPNs

Familiarity with Remedy

Database technology: SQL, Access

Familiarity with AF Networks and the CITS NOIIA architecture

National Security Programs, an AECOM Technology Corporation,
is a provider of professional technical and management support services for
government and commercial clients around the world. The National Security
Programs Division brings unique expertise to AECOM in intelligence, information
technology and cyber security – and diversifies AECOM’s strong base of federal
government relationships. An exciting and rewarding career, built on your
experience is within you reach.

AECOM has significant presence in the high-growth national
security market. With 51,000 people in more than 100 countries, AECOM is a
leader in all of the key markets that it serves. Our highly capable team
provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical
excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built,
natural and social environments.


About Jay Perreault

Recruits for a full range of IT Services, which support every stage of the systems development lifecycle… SUMMARY Proven experience in leadership and operations within a corporate work environment, and foster internal growth for current employer of choice while improving individual chances for success. Proactive Recruiting Manager with more than 15 years of experience in training, managing and executing delivery for local and global organizations. Long record of achievement in the following industries: architecture, banking, corporate, commercial and most recently within the intelligence and information technology fields. KEY ATTRIBUTES • Talent Management • Cross Function Team Leadership • Succession Planning • Employee Relations • Work Force Planning • Career Counseling • Social Media Strategist • Project Planning • Enterprise Social Networking • Attrition Planning • P&L Budget Management • Retention