• JRSS JMT-Cyber Security Engineer (Transport Security Engineer)

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    ENTER CERTS, 8570
    Experience Level
    8570 Compliant
    IAT 2
  • Overview

    SMS is currently seeking several Cyber Security Engineers with firewall expertise! In this role, you will be responsible for all firewall
    aspects of a site migration to DISA's Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program. We have mid and senior level roles available across multiple locations!


    PLEASE NOTE: This position will report full time to the Springfield, VA office and may allow for a part time telecommute arrangement. Individuals will need to live locally, however.


    SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


    We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

    Submit your resume today!


    In this Role You Will:
    • Orchestrate the project end-to-end from a Firewall Security Prospective; Analyzes Firewall Security discovery information and determines requirements for the migration

    • Provide Firewall gap analysis at the start of the project; Directs team members and reviews results.

    • De-conflicts inconsistencies between engineering implementation plans (EIPs ) and directs changes to EIP author

    • Maintain current network iagram for COI/Base (end-to-end)

    • Control all variables and allocations e.g. IP Addresses, Firewall configurations, VRFs, shims, process IDs, etc.

    • Identify and communicate firewall security requirements to Tools and CND teams. This includes acceptable Deadlines tracked by PM

    • Track task status against ASI schedule and adjusts implementations as required.


    Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience.. Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.


    NOTE: You must hold an active Top Secret Clearance to qualify for this role. Additionally, you must have a current DOD IAT II 8570 Certification prior to beginning work on this program.


    In this role, you are considered an emerging authority on the following Devices:

    • CISCO ASA Firewalls

    • Palo Alto Firewalls

    • F5 load balancers

    • Cisco MPLS.(Multi Protocol Label Switching)

    • BGP routing. (Border Gateway Protocol)


    Required Experience & Qualifications:
    • In-depth protocol analysis, with tools such as tcpdump

    .• Experience in leading large engineering projects.

    • Leadership skills in organizing a team of engineers

    • DoD 8570 IAT2 certification

    Additional desired experience:

    • F5 load balancers

    • Palo Alto Firewalls

    • Cisco ASA Firewalls

    • Standup of Remote access Virtual Private Networks(RAVPN)

    •Military/DoD security architectures

    • JRSS familiarity

    • CISCO or Juniper Certifications


    SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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