Firewall Security Engineer Lead

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# of Openings
IT Security
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US Citizens, preferred


VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Firewall Security Engineer Lead to support the DXC USPS in Morrisville, NC.


Additional Information:

  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: None
  • Available: within 30 days


Resource who is an expert with firewall management processes and leading practices in large enterprises. Can lead a team in the review of firewall rules for compliance, efficiency and accuracy.


- Experience with network firewalls and rule configuration for Cisco devices

- Good communication skills in dealing with Telecommunications engineers and business owners

- Consult with other members of project team and develop requirements documentation

- Review firewall rule sets and log analysis for inefficient, unneeded and unapproved rules

- Research problems and recommend solutions to improve firewall security

- Support a nationwide implementation of firewalls (Validate, test, and manage firewall rules)

- Familiarity with network discovery tools (e.g. RedSeal)

- 5+ years of related operational experience with managing firewalls in a large enterprise

- Experience leading teams of network security engineers and coordination with external stakeholders.

- Lead a team of professionals in the auditing, review, recommendation and development of large-scale firewall rulesets

- Drive metrics, goals and weekly accomplishments of a team

- Experience with firewall migrations including re-creating rulesets across heterogeneous platforms (e.g. Juniper to Cisco)

- Ability to analyze processes, define improvements and measure success

- Define appropriate metrics and report progress to USPS management




VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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