100% Remote Sr. Network Security Engineer in Chantilly, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

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    Chantilly, VA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a 100% Remote Sr. Network Security Engineer with our industry-leading federal government client.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Design solutions so that requirements are met in agreement with corporate network security guidelines
  • Create technical service documentation
  • Create network change requests to meet the requirements of the application
  • Troubleshoot end to end network and application connectivity through packet tracing and routing analysis on Cisco, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, and AWS firewalls.
  • Develop firewall rules for new application installs or application updates
  • Document rules and submit through firewall provisioning process
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning
  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure


  • Tier 2 (or higher) level experience with Checkpoint Firewalls and SmartConsole R77
  • Experience working with AWS/Azure Cloud based services is required
  • Firm knowledge of LAN and SAN Concepts
  • Firm understanding of network security policies and concepts
  • In-depth experience using application and network troubleshooting tools (log analysis, tcpdump, Wireshark, etc)
  • Ability to read and evaluate complex network diagrams and communication paths
  • Knowledge of firewalls and firewall configuration
  • Knowledge of application usage of ports/protocols • Understanding of data center firewall topology and communication paths
  • Understanding data center security policies
  • Experience in developing firewall rule sets
  • Understanding of network security, including IPS.
  • Knowledge of Cisco, Check Point, AWS and Palo Alto firewalls, preferably in both physical and virtual environments.
  • Understanding of WAN routing and connectivity, including MPLS and VPN.
  • Experience working with Linux and Windows server, including Active Directory and DNS
Keywords: Network Security, LAN, SAN, AWS, Checkpoint Firewalls, Wireshark, Cisco, Palo Alto, WAN, IPS, Data Center Security, Firewall Rule Sets, SmartConsole R77, Log Analysis, Ports, Protocols, Security Policies

Job ID: 346967

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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