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Network Security Engineer
Ref No.: 17-01246
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Client name: The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) House Information Resources (HIR) Office of Cybersecurity's Information Security directorate (INFOSEC)
Location: U.S. House of Representatives CAO Office of Acquisitions Management O'Neill Federal Building, Suite 5110 Washington, DC 20515
Duration: 12 Months


 
POSITIONS DESCRIPTIONS:
Security Engineer (focus on Network Security):
 
INFOSEC requires a mid-level security engineer to provide support in the following tasks:
  • Configure and optimize security configurations for network hubs, routers, and switches (e.g., higher-level protocols, tunneling, etc.).
  •  Diagnose cybersecurity impacts to network connectivity problems.
  • Expand or modify security configurations of network infrastructure to serve new purposes or improve work flow.
  • Implement new system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards that maximizes cybersecurity functionalities of networking components.
  • Install, secure, and maintain network infrastructure device operating system software (e.g., IOS, firmware, etc.).
  • Install or replace network hubs, routers, and switches.
  • Integrate securely new systems into existing network architecture.
  • Monitor network capacity and performance for impact to cybersecurity operations.
  •  Identify and monitor the patching of network vulnerabilities to ensure information is safeguarded against outside parties.
  • Provide feedback on network cybersecurity requirements, including network architecture and infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of VPN security.
  • Propose new technologies or procedures that could be used to advance the ability to detect and mitigate malicious activity.
  • Perform other official duties as assigned.
 
Note:
  • 3 References Required