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Network/Systems Engineer 5 (Network Security Engineer)

Company/Position Overview
As a leading provider of Information Technology, Training and Engineering services worldwide, our people play a critical role in helping our customers make better decisions while protecting our nation. We bring forward-looking business insights to strengthen communities and change lives. At Salient CRGT you will join talented people who are as passionate about their work as you area - analysts, programmers, systems/network administrators, engineers, trainers, communications specialists, project managers, and more. For the experienced professionals and veterans, we value your expertise and offer opportunities to share the most compelling projects. For students transitioning from college to work, explore the opportunities for college students and graduates.
Salient CRGT is seeking a Network Security Engineer to become an integral part of our team! You will be responsible for designing, maintaining, and implementing firewalls, IDS/IPS systems, F5 Loadbalancers, and Niksun packet capturing devices. This position will provide engineering, design, and implementation solutions for multiple network architectures. This position will have a strong background in network security, IPS systems, Cisco switching and routing implementation, security device implementation, F5 web application firewalling and TCP/IP protocol analysis. The Network Security Engineer designs, augments, maintains and monitors network security in multiple computing environments by identifying network security requirements; installing security upgrades; monitoring network security devices and logs, and managing network security configuration consistency. This position requires strong communication skills and strong technical writing capability.
Responsibilities:
Establishes networks by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and network components.
Performs event analysis using Deep Packet Inspection technologies and packet analyzing technologies.
Maintains network availability and enhances DMZ networking environments by administering F5 and Cisco based security architectures, and application-based security load balancing technologies. Works with F5 LTM and ASM technologies.
Provides network security leadership and is excellent in written and verbal skills, understanding the value and importance of communication and documentation in mission objectives.
Establishes network specifications by analyzing network security health, workflow, access, information, and security requirements; performing firewall/ IDS administration, including access control maintenance, signature tuning, and SEIM (Security Event and Incident Management) log management.
Establishes networks by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
Meets regularly with security collaboration team to develop, augment, and discuss current and new emerging network security techniques, and security design.
Maintains network security viability in DMZ networking environments by administering F5 and Cisco based security architectures using access control lists, logging, RADIUS/ TACACS protocols, anti-Denial of Service optimization, and application-based security load balancing technologies. Works with F5 ASM technologies.
Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation techniques; maintaining documentation. Maintains network security posture by performing network monitoring and analysis, and intrusion detection tuning; evaluating network anomalies; and escalating problems to Security Officer.
Mandatory Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)
Must possess a current DoD Secret Clearance.
Overall 12+ years of experience.
3+ years of experience in Network Security Implementation
Bachelor's Degree
Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
Strong attention to detail, good documentation skills, ability to write clear, concise project reports
Ability to function with minimal instruction or supervision, or as a part of larger team reporting to formal project management. Strong communication and organizational skills
Desired Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)
If you feel you are qualified for this position, express interest by clicking the Apply button below (if you are viewing this position on the Salient CRGT website). If you are viewing this job posting outside of the Salient CRGT website, please visit: www.salientcrgt.com/careers to express interest in this position through the Salient CRGT Careers page. Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.

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