SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

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Network Security Engineer

Network Security Engineer

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Immediate Hire
Information Technology

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SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated, team player and leader in Information Technology to join our team for the role of Network Security Engineer.  The selected individual will apply both security and network architecture principals, along with industry best practices and standards to deliver innovative and cost effective solutions.  The Network Security Engineer will understand and analyze the business requirements to deliver complex, high quality solutions in response to a variety of business requirements.


  • Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) and in-depth knowledge across multiple technical disciplines including but not limited to; network routing/switching, firewalls, IDS/IPS, Network Access Control
  • Provide expert level Solutions Architecture support for all technology insertion and integration projects
  • Use customer gathered technical information, requirements, and analysis to develop a best fit vendor agnostic solution, including project implementation plans and post implementation design documentation to meet information security requirements
  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of networking, network security, virtualization, storage, server, data center services, and other leading-edge products and technology in conjunction with business skills to help customers visualize the solution and influence their decision
  • Provide innovative approaches to customer challenges


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or related scientific or technical discipline
  • Active Top Secret preferred, open to Active Secret
  • Possess minimum of seven years of strong security/networking experience in a telecommunications or IT-industry engineering role
  • Deep knowledge of industry trends and impacts on network design, architecture, planning and implementation
  • Expert knowledge with products from one or more major security vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, Forescout
  • Expert knowledge with products from one or more network vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, A10 Networks, Gigamon, InfoBlox, Microsoft, Brocade
  • Excellent technical communication skills with a strong desire to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Possess and maintain one or more professional level certifications associated with networking and security
  • Strong security knowledge of O/S Security – Windows, Linux
  • Strong understanding of networking technologies (Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies)


Preferred Experience:

  • Prior DOD or Federal civilian experience; familiarity with security guidance standards (NIST, FDCC, DISA STIGs and DCID 6/3)
  • MSSP or IT Security Infrastructure consultant is a plus
  • Scripting language such a Perl, Python, PHP, RegEx, Ruby
  • Forescout Certified Engineer (FCE)
  • Checkpoint Certified Security Engineer (CCSE)
  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS)
  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Professional (JNCIP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional(CCNP)
  • Palo Alto Network Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE)
  • Palo Alto Certified Network Security Engineer (P-CNSE)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere.


SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.