Network Security Engineer

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Ashburn, VA


Network Admin/Eng/Analysis

Hourly Pay


Annual Pay

90000 - 200000

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Network Security Engineer

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In Ashburn, VA

Job DescriptionSenior Network Engineer (Security)

70% travel

Our client is an expanding company providing IT solutions and services for 25 years with headquarters in the thriving Dulles Technology corridor (Ashburn, Virginia). We are committed to employee satisfaction through our benefits program and a friendly, team-based culture. Our client is a positive environment to grow, learn, and excel as an industry professional.

If you are looking for an exciting place to work that challenges your abilities and is financially solid and growing every year, then this is the place for you!


Our client is a fun place to work and, in addition to this, we offer an environment where employees are collaborative and welcoming. Company sponsored benefits include 401(k) with a discretionary employer match of up to 3% of gross compensation, medical/dental/life/short & long-term disability insurance, PTO, and company paid holidays.

Position Summary

This is a senior-level engineering position where the employee will be responsible in providing pre-sales, implementation and some post sales duties. Work will be performed in office (Ashburn, VA); tele-work from home and client sites. Pre-sales efforts may include bid responses, presentations, demonstrations or general conversations with customers. Post sales efforts may include the architecting and advanced configuration, operation and installation of data communications networks. This position will be focused on the network engineering security vertical. The individual will also be capable of supporting a second engineering vertical. Field work may include evenings and weekends at client sites. NOTE: this is a travel position (minimum travel on annual basis is 70% and it could be higher). So if you are unwilling on doing this level of travel please do not apply.

Will be responsible to design and implement secure and manageable security infrastructures, providing senior level security engineering and operational support for security enforcement points and related LAN infrastructure across multiple brands while ensuring that a broad and deep exposure to security, network, and server security best practices is applied and utilized.


-Perform remote and on-site client consultation: plan, design, implement, and support the security infrastructure.

-Will engineer and implement infrastructures for the following technologies and projects (Cisco, Palo Alto, Splunk, Fortinet, Sourcefire, Bluecoat)

-Will staff augment clients ESS physical security systems with the network

-Will assist Company in building a Managed Security Service Practice and Security Operation Center (SOC).

-Will work with Companys clients as well as prospective clients to enhance their SOC offerings by designing all aspects of a modern SOC including workflows, tools, processes and procedures.

-Develop and implement the technical architecture and physical design of the network: analyze existing security and data networks and recommend solutions.

-Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex security infrastructure problems.

-Assist Account Executives during the sales process by educating the customer about proposed security infrastructure and new technologies.

-Will be the technical lead on network security implementation projects.

Experience/Education/Skills Sets

-U.S. citizen with capability of passing (at a minimum) Secret Government clearance.

-Not accepting any EAD, Green Card or H-1B candidates for this role!

-Bachelors Degree (4 year degree) required in (B Tech, Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering). Must have an Engineering or Information Technology degree to be considered.

-CCNP Security or CISSP (minimum cert requirement)

-CCIE Security (written & lab) (preferred)

-A minimum of 7 years of advanced hands-on experience in Cisco and other vendor, i.e., Palo Alto, security network infrastructure.

-A minimum of 7 years of advanced hands-on experience in Firepower, DUO, ISE, Stealth watch, Umbrella, Secure X.

-Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and customer service skills

-Ability to work independently and/or as a part of a team, follow directions and pay attention to detail


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