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AST Engineer - IA Jun 9, 2020
Stafford, VA  
AST Engineer - IA

Summary: AST Engineer -IA’s primary areas of responsibility will be supporting
NOC operations within the NGEN Classified (SIPR) / unclassified (NIPR) network.
Members of the Advance Services Team (AST) provide tier-III support for Juniper
hardware VPNs, McAfee Intrusion Prevention Sensors (IPS), and F5 firewalls
technologies. AST Engineer – IA is expected to understand advanced network
principles and problem-solving skills related to the IT environment. This role will
leverage processes, utilizing ITIL best practices, to ensure the IT organization
designs, deploys and sustains high quality, highly available solutions that align with
business and IT strategic objectives.

- Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
- Configure network devices; VPNs, Firewalls, and IDS/IPS
- Provide tier-III for incident management
- Perform maintenance via approved change tickets
- Mentor and develop junior engineers
- Conduct VPN technologies related courses in classroom environment

Job Requirements:
• High School Diploma or equivalent and 7 years’ experience in related
Information Technology
• Mandatory 8570 Certification (CASP, CISSP, or equivalent)
• Juniper or CCNA certification required
• Knowledge of OSPF, BGP EIRGRP, TCP/IP protocols
• Ideal candidate will possess experience with some of the following platforms:
Juniper ISG, SSG, SRX platforms, McAfee

NS series IPS, Pulse Secure SSL VPNs, Forcepoint Firewalls, F5 Load Balancers.
• Mandatory 8570 Certification (CASP, CISSP, or equivalent)
• Strong communications writing and verbal
• Ability to work in an organized fashion with focus on documented activity.
• DoD Secret Level Security Clearance

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