Enterprise Information Services, Inc.

  • Firewall Engineer (Network 4)

    Job Location US-DC
    # of Openings
    Targeted Job Start Date
  • Overview

    The Division of Technology and Network Management (DTNM) is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and enhancement of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) local and wide area network. This includes end-user helpdesk services, local network engineering and support, wide area network engineering and support, central e-mail systems, central storage systems, central Oracle platforms, central Weblogic platforms, hardware repair, and operational security controls, such as firewalls.


    • Knowledge of Checkpoint endpoint security suite, Checkpoint remote access VPN, Checkpoint policy management and Checkpoint firewalls.  Similar knowledge and skills with Alto Palo or Cisco ASA can be substituted.
    • Ability to take a leadership role and has experience with enterprise firewalls, Internet routing, Intel Web gateways, Microsoft Bitlocker and PKI.
    • Troubleshooting skills and encryption technology familiarity.
    • Expert in all aspects of the installation, maintenance and usage of a large-scale local and wide area network.
    • Manages network performance and maintains security.
    • Monitors system resource allocation and utilization and performs capacity planning.
    • Demonstrates excellent organizational and project planning skills by being a visionary and a self-starter, taking charge of current operations from a high-level, covering all aspects of network operations including, but not limited to: access and core switching (including layer-2 & layer-3), producing high-level network engineering designs, working knowledge of routers, routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, IEGRP, VPNs, VLANs, encrypted tunnels, encryption technology, wireless technology, web-filtering technologies, change management process, configuration management, project management, and scheduling.


    • Must be US Citizen and able to pass a government background check.
    • Two (2) years’ experience in Web content filtering, firewalls- specifically Check Point, Palo Alto or Cisco ASA and VPN.
    • Ten (10) years’ experience in a large organization responsible for administering, operating, maintaining, and securing a large-scale computer network.
    • Five (5) years’ experience in a technical leadership or supervisory role.
    • Five (5) year's in testing and implementing PC LAN technologies and computer system applications.
    • Five (5) year's networking administration experience in a large organization or corporation.
    • Thorough knowledge of computer network telecommunications, firewall, Windows Server operating systems, and TCP/IP protocol.
    • Thorough knowledge of PKI and supporting technologies.
    • Thorough knowledge of network-based application software such as Exchange, Oracle, DNS, DNSSec, DHCP, and Internet-Based Domain Naming services and registration process.
    • Regular business hours work schedule with some weekend hours as needed.
    • Certifications desired: Checkpoint certification or equivalent firewall certification, Technical certification (Preferably: Cisco Certified Network Professional or Cisco Certified Design Professional).

    EIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/V/Disabled.


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