Firewall Subject Matter Expert

Information Technology Fort Huachuca, Arizona


Job Description:

 Must be well versed with aspects of the DoD Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) network architecture and/or the Network Modernization CONUS (NETMOD-C) LAN architecture. This position will be part of a team responsible for multiple aspects of network migration from the Legacy Army distributed TLA architecture to the regionalized architecture of JRSS. As a Firewall Subject Matter Expert, you will research, evaluate and develop standards relating to firewall operations and related technologies. This is a hands-on position expected to perform both at the command line and design levels. This is telecommute position, requiring the candidate to work well independently, have excellent communication skills.



  • Provisioning application, controlling access to applications, troubleshooting internal and external connectivity
  • Conduct diagnostics to troubleshoot network issues and liaison with necessary stakeholders to timely resolve issues
  • In-depth experience supporting Juniper, Cisco and Palo Alto Firewalls
  • In-depth knowledge cyber security standards
  • Ability to multitask frequently and efficiently
  • Excellent time management and documentation skills.
  • Experience with FW, TLA and LAN & WAN migrations a plus
  • Highly tuned network troubleshooting skills with DoD network policies experience a plus
  • Support after-hours ASIs as needed
  • Works well under time restraints and pressure
  • Ability to provide creative solutions to complex issues
  • A proven track record of reliability and consistency in work performance


Minimum Qualifications:

  • HS +9 or AA/AS +7 or BA/BS +5 years technical experience to include network engineering experience in enterprise Environments. 
  • IAT Level II (Security+ CE, CCNA-Security or SSCP) or higher required at hire
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or SSCP required within 60 days
  • Must have an Active Secret Clearance.
  • CCNP, JNCIP or higher


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • CCIE, JNCIE or higher
  • PCNSE certified
  • 4 years NGFW and Cisco ASA in-depth experience
  • 6 years Firewall experience in complex environments
  • 8 Years + WAN Management experience
  • Active TS/SCI clearance level
Telecommute Requirements:
  • Must have reliable cell phone and High Speed Internet
  • Must be available via E-mail, Chat and Phone during working hours
  • Ability to travel up to 30%
  • Support after-hours ASIs as needed