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Network Security /firewall Engineer Resume

Washington, DC


Confidential, Washington, DC

Network Security /Firewall Engineer


  • Analyzes and defines security requirements for Multilevel Security (MLS) issues.
  • Designs, develops, engineers and implements solutions to MLS requirements.
  • Responsible for the implementation, monitoring, maintenance and development of the MLS environment.
  • Gathers and organizes technical information about the organization's mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the MLS arena.
  • Performs risk analyses, which also includes risk assessment. Provides technical support for secure software development and integration tasks, including reviewing work products for correctness and adhering to the design concept and to user standards.
  • Has expert knowledge of Security/Information Assurance (IA) products and techniques such as VPN, ASA firewalls (5510, 5525 - X, 5555-X), and IPS intrusion detection systems (4345, 4360, ASA-IPS).
  • Experience with integration of security appliances with Cisco Security Manager, creating Event Viewer and Health Performance Reports.
  • IPS/IDS deep packet analyzes and sensor custom signature configurations.
  • ASA Active/Standby configurations and packet capture egress-ingress analyzes.
  • Ether-channel ASA Firewall deployment with Nexus 7K switches.
  • Experience with Cisco NAM, Netflow analyzing application network performance.
  • Analyzes and recommends resolution of security/IA problems on the basis of knowledge of the major IA products and services, an understanding of their limitations, and knowledge of the IA disciplines.
  • Experience with Nexus 5K, 7K, VDC, VPC.
  • Experience with configuring TL-175.
  • Provides daily monitoring, support and maintenance of these systems.

Confidential, Ft. Belvoir, VA

Senior Network Engineer


  • Manages, configures and maintains an Enterprise-class Army Network.
  • Capable of attacking any problem that arises in a logical manner.
  • Gathers pertinent information about voice and network problems and coordinates with related work centers or sites to solve problems.
  • Working knowledge of sub netting, switching and Cisco IOS.
  • Performs a variety of network device configuration and connectivity tasks, to include encrypted devices.
  • Implements procedures to ensure accurate records of authorized devices attached to the Army strategic network.
  • IPS/IDS deep packet analyzes and sensor custom signature configurations.
  • ASA5555-X, ASA5525-X, ASA5510 Active/Standby configurations and packet capture egress-ingress analyzes.
  • Implemented Zone Based Firewalling and Security Rules on the Palo Alto Firewall.
  • Provide network design services, coordinate and define network requirements (i.e. design, configure, install, etc.) to include coordinating with other groups within and outside the Infrastructure team to determine the scope and objectives of proposed networking configurations; oversee the timely and accurate analysis of company, evaluating if network configuration is possible with existing resources.
  • Develop detailed implementation plans to accommodate network growth, security, and enhancements by maximizing functionality of network equipment (i.e. Cisco routers, gateways, switches, etc.); monitor network implementation, providing support in a timely and accurate manner
  • Experience with CUCM 8.X, VoIP phone models 79XX.


Network Administrator


  • Implements procedures to ensure accurate records of authorized devices attached to the Army strategic network.
  • Implements the standard operating procedures for all devices on the network.
  • Coordinates between all parties for all aspects of NIPR, SIPR, and CENTRIX networks.
  • Exhibits a solid background and knowledge in Voice over IP technology (VOIP), primarily Cisco Call Manager systems through the management troubleshooting and maintenance of Army VOIP and VOSIP (Voice over Secret Internet Protocol).
  • Analyze data traffic patterns within network infrastructure, detecting operational problems and recommending improvements to ensure optimal performance; proactively identify symptoms and instabilities in a timely and accurate manner to include performing analysis, capacity planning, and testing for organizations network environment; make recommendations to management on enhancements to network that will improve the quality and reliability of the networks performance.
  • IPS sensor configurations, signature updates and version upgrades. Packet analyzes using Cisco CSM Report Manager.
  • Provide network security by configuring routers, switches, firewalls, according to company security standards; monitor security measures in place within network perimeter, ensuring security breaches do not occur and information is safeguarded from unauthorized users.

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