Cyber-security Network Firewall Specialist

at Strategic Software Solutions
Location Reading, PA
Date Posted October 2, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Principal Purpose of Position:

  • Examines design and operational effectiveness of Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Performs existing firewall rule review and optimization
  • Documents key network communications thru firewalls
  • Upgrades and installs new Cisco Firewall and Intrusion Detection technology
  • Assists with design of new internal network topology, flows, and planned system isolation using firewalls
  • Performs daily network security operations duties including handling service requests associated with firewall rule changes, network intrusion detection signature updates, and Cisco ASA software upgrades
  • Updates standard operating procedures and as-built documentation
  • Provides network security technical assistance for IT projects intended to enable or advance business initiatives

% of time Accountability/Activities Impact/Results Expected

  • 70% Perform project related firewall/NIDS design and deployment Successful upgrade and installation of security infrastructure (firewalls and IDS)
  • 20% Assist with daily network security operations post-change Ensure minimum disruption as a result of firewall and intrusion detection change
  • 10% Assist with efforts to improve control design, operational effectiveness, and service delivery quality Lower likelihood of harm from cyber-attack and compliance failure