Firewall Engineer (SR1355) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Mexico
United States


SAIC is seeking a firewall engineer. This person will be experienced in Juniper firewall technologies and architecture. They will provide maintenance of firewall software and hardware, maintain firewalls rules using a management system, such as Junos space, provide data analysis, project management, inventory management, and documentation/ technical writing tasks as required. The successful candidate should have knowledge of firewall implementation workflow, packet flow, which includes five-tuple values and OSI model and network routing/switching. The candidate will possess excellent communication and teaming skills with internal and external team members, cyber security partners, and customers.




  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or related field and 2 or more years of professional experience or 6 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  •  3-5 years of firewall experience to include, design, configuration, deployment, and maintenance of such devices
  • Working knowledge of networking equipment from vendors such as Cisco, Extreme, Tellabs, and Juniper
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with department team members, management, and both internal and external customers, to identify and resolve network-centric issues


Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience using Agile Project Management methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile PM tools such as Jira or Rally
  • Knowledge of F5 ITM and WAF solutions
  • Knowledge of Packet Analyzers (NetScout/Wireshark, Etc.)
  • Knowledge of all 7 layers of ISO/OSI Layering Model
  • IPV4 and IPv6 implementation experience
  • Demonstrated experience with the Juniper Operating System (JUNOS)
  • 3-5 years' experience with the Juniper Operating System (JUNOS) and with JUNOS Space