By Light HQ

Firewall Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 6 days ago(1/11/2022 10:17 AM)
# of Openings
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II


By Light is seeking a Firewall Engineer for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Cybersecurity Network Operations (CyberNetOps) Design Deploy Sustain (CNODDS) contract. The team will provide lifecycle services that ID6 or successors use to architect, develop, integrate, deploy, secure, operationalize, sustain, document, patch, monitor, optimize and evolve CyberNetOps capabilities.


  • Engineers, implements and monitors security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identifies and defines computer system security requirements
  • Designs computer security architecture and detailed cybersecurity strategies
  • Prepares and documents standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configures and troubleshoots security infrastructure devices
  • Develops technical solutions and security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Writes comprehensive reports related to the enhancement of computer systems, networks, and information security
  • Acts as security technical advisor or analyst for division initiatives to evaluate new technologies for program conformance
  • Tests solutions effectively utilizing industry standard analysis criteria involving delivery of technical reports and formal papers on test findings
  • Conducts investigations related to security incidents involving technology (i.e. email, virus, malware, applications, and data breaches)
  • Conducts periodic network scans, penetration tests, simulations to expose weaknesses, etc. Analyzes and reports resulting findings with recommendations to minimize risks
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • 5+ years of network engineering experience
  • Familiarity with ITIL processes and methodology
  • Working knowledge Microsoft Office Tools; specifically, PowerPoint, Word & Excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Secret clearance required
  • Position requires proof of Covid-19 full vaccination status or qualified exemption


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