Location: Office of Information Technology; 64 N Union Street, Montgomery, AL, 36104
Dates: Minimum 1 yr + Option Years
Clearance (if required): Background Check
IAT/IT Level: N/A
This position will work on site as a Firewall Engineer for the Office of Information Technology (OIT), State of Alabama located in Montgomery, Alabama. This position is a long-term contract and will likely see several renewals. Periods of overtime may be required.
The Firewall Engineer assists in the planning, forecasting, implementation, and identification of resource requirements for network systems (including wireless) of moderate complexity. They participate in network planning, network architecture design and engineering. Candidate will integrate and schematically depict communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations. They will evaluate new products, performs network problem resolution and assists in the development and documentation of technical standards and interface applications. They will monitor protocol compatibility, perform system tuning, and make recommendations for improvement for both the system as a whole and individual components nearing the end of their life-cycle.
Candidate will take direction from the Security Architect, the Security Engineer configures and troubleshoots network security technologies to include, Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention devices, malware detonation chambers, etc… This position also implements and maintains security configurations based off State Security policy/standards & guidelines. This role conducts periodic assessments of system components to maintain and mature the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of State Information systems.