SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

Firewall Engineer

Job Location US-NC-Durham
Job Type
Immediate Hire
Information Technology


SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated team member to fill the role of Firewall Engineer.  This individual will support the Environmental Protection Agency, operating and maintaining enterprise network security infrastructure devices.  These systems include firewalls, intrusion detection systems, security appliances, and security management and monitoring equipment.


  • Operate and maintain enterprise network security infrastructure devices, including firewalls intrusion detection systems, concentration on firewalls, and security management and monitoring equipment.
  • Designs and develops new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer's enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
  • Ensures system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, incident response support, disaster recovery and business continuity support; provides analytical support for security policy development and security analysis of new technologies.
  • Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends, provides security engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issues.
  • May interface with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence and other government organizations and agencies.


Education and Experience:

  • BS or equivalent + 5 years related experience (Required) or MS + 3 years related experience (Required)
  • Experience managing and operating enterprise-class firewall and/or intrusion detection/protection system
  • Experience managing and operating Fortinet UTM devices

Technical Skills:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • ForeScout
  • FortiGate
  • Palo Alto Cisco ASA
  • Splunk


  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust

SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013 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 customers’ technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce. We leverage our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, application development, messaging, system & network optimization and more) to provide our customers’ operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to securely complete any mission. 


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.



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