Tipping Point Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Engineer SME
Global Information Grid (GIG) Service Management-Operations (GSM-O), a Defense and Intelligence Group of Leidos, has an opening for a Subject Matter Expert for JRSS NOC at Scott AFB, IL.
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 our 24-7 Global Network Support Center working in our JRSS NOC.
•Advanced firewall management to include Cisco, Juniper, PAN, and Tipping Point.
•Install, configure, and tune 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.
•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.
•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.
•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
•Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.
External Referral Eligible
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.