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Intrustion Protection System (IPS) SME

Intrustion Protection System (IPS) SME

Job ID 
2017-1977
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-IL-Scott AFB
Posted Date 
9/19/2017
Category 
Information Technology

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Overview

Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

 

Job Title:  Intrusion Protection System (IPS) SME

 

Job Location:  Scott AFB, IL

 

Security Clearance:  Secret (upgradeable to TS)

 

Certification:  DoD 8570 IAT-II (Security+ CE, CCNA Security)

Job Responsibilities

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) located at Scott AFB, IL is partnering with the U.S. Army and Air Force to fundamentally change the way the Department of Defense (DoD) secures and protects its information networks by deploying Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS).  Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) are designed for security of the network to be centralized into regional architectures instead of locally distributed architectures at each military base, post, camp or station.

 

This position directly supports the DISA-provided JRSS capabilities and services in a 24-7 Global Network Support Center working in the JRSS NOC.  The work is in a performance-based environment where performance is based on pre-determined Service Level Agreements (SLA) or Acceptable Levels of Performance (ALP).

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for advanced firewall management to include Cisco, Juniper, PAN, and Tipping Point.
  • Installing, configuring, and tuning the following Tipping Point Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and SourceFire.
  • Tipping Point SMS configuration as well as IPS configuration and management.
  • Extensive familiarity with intrusion detection methodology, basic operation and management of Tipping Point Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) like network appliances.
  • Responsible for the configuration, performance, availability, and security of the JRSS network architecture.
  • Identify and document network errors and solutions.
  • Analyze network and telecommunications alarms and identify potential issues.
  • Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain network devices such as firewalls, cryptographic devices, and routers to optimize performance and ensure the desired security posture is attained and maintained.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline with 8 years of overall related experience. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE, CISSP or equivalent) prior to start date.
  • Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.
  • Able to work in a shift work environment as we are a 24/7 operation.
  • Experience with the following: alarm surveillance, fault management, LAN maintenance, performance management
  • Expertise with the following technologies: WAN IP routing protocols (e.g. BGP, ISIS), IPsec, traffic shaping, firewalls (e.g. ASA, Palo Alto, Juniper), IPS/IDS systems, Crypto network appliances, and/or WAN traffic acceleration
  • Expertise with of the following devices/vendors: CISCO, Juniper, Firewalls, Tipping Point, F5 LTM
  • Experience with Cisco Sourcefire, Tipping Point Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), and Bivio

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy.
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certified

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline

Security Clearance

  • Secret (must be able to be ungraded to TS)

 

 

To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: www.tracesystems.com.      #jointracesystems

 

For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact dclement@tracesystems.com

Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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