Sr Firewall Analyst & Check Point Engineer II
Tanager Inc.

Baltimore, Maryland

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This is an excellent opportunity to work with a leading Woman Owned Small Business systems integration company providing innovative solutions in areas of Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Insider Threat, Helpdesk Services and Information Technology. Tanager is currently looking for a Sr Firewall Analyst & Check Point Engineerposition is located in Baltimore, Maryland area.

Public Trust - Prefer candidate to already possess an active Public Trust; will consider candidates with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance. Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.


  • Provide technical analysis in network security planning, engineering, and design.
  • Service as the enterprise expert in cross-functional discipline of enterprise network and cyber security infrastructure.
  • Provide analysis for implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to network security problem
  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and cyber security hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, firewalls, and Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention devices.
  • Coordinate third-party maintenance for network and cyber security equipment. Troubleshoot problems with department users and department network administrators.
  • Validate enterprise-level network security design, newly released equipment software and operating system for vulnerabilities and deficiencies.
  • Provide specifications and detail schematics for unified network architecture of the enterprise.
  • Provide daily monitoring/detection of potential performance/throughput issue and develop risk mitigation solutions.
  • Provide guidance to team members and provide status metrics to Government customer and management team.
  • Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.
  • Design, test, and implement state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, and database products, including design of high-level dashboards, using data feeds from different network tools.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of relevant cyber security experience, or Master's Degree and 7 years of relevant cyber security experience, or PhD with 4 years of relevant cyber security experience, OR 13 years of relevant cyber security experience in lieu of degree.
  • Possess an active (expert-level) firewall certification: Check Point Security Expert (CCSE).
  • 7 years of experience with Check Point Security Appliance products especially with Check Point next generation firewalls such as Maestro
  • 6 years of experience performing security functions on network devices, appliances, and security tools.
  • 7 years of experience in demonstrates the skill and ability to translate security mandates and guidelines such as NIST 800-series into operational functions.
  • 6 years of experience with whitelisting and blacklisting using network security tools and devices.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience with virtual Check Point firewalls
  • 2 years of experience with Skybox tool
  • Possess once active (expert-level) firewall certification: Check Point Security Master (CCSM) or higher
  • Prior experience supporting the Social Security Administration or similar government agencies
  • Knowledge of business processes supporting IT programs, networks, and/or cybersecurity programs
  • Knowledge of technologies, networking principles, data flows, workflows, and IT reporting
  • Knowledge of network security tools.

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