Cybersecurity Boundary Protection Engineer AER000378

in Colorado Springs, CO

Cybersecurity Boundary Protection Engineer AER000378 Job

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    Colorado Springs, CO, US

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Cybersecurity Boundary Protection Engineer AER000378 to join our team at our client s site in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The candidate will:

Support the IT Services organization for the MDA

Conduct technology research, trade studies/analysis, design, configuration, installation, and test and implementation of IT network firewall and intrusion detection systems

Be responsible for deriving system-level requirements from customer needs, project objectives, and architectural


Develop detailed designs with supporting implementation, test and transition plans

Usher proposed system changes through the Configuration/Change Management process, to successful implementation and test, for transition to operations and maintenance (O&M)

Provide key implementations of Palo Alto firewalls and Panorama configurations templates to remote sites

Provide Palo Alto Panorama management systems patches and updates coordination and execution support

Provide design, support and implementation of PALO Alto Firewalls and CNDSP services into remote sites attaching to the MDA transport network environment

Be required to support specified events during off-hours

Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 16 years of general experience; Associate s degree and 14 years of general experience; Bachelor s degree and 12 years of general experience; or a Master s degree and 10 years of general experience.

Must have 8 years of directly related experience

Must have a DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification (Sec+) and willing to obtain IASAE Level II within 6 months of hire (e.g., CISSP, CASP, CSSLP)

Must have a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Must have familiarity in Internet Protocols, Next Generation Firewall Palo Alto, troubleshooting and networking (LAN/WAN), TCP/IP, UDP & Multicast, OSPF

Desired Requirements:

PAN-Ace Certification

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Palo Alto next generation firewall

Palo Alto Networks Certified Cybersecurity Associate (PCCSA) certification

Familiarity with Riverbed WAN Accelerators, Netscout, and the Remedy Action Request System.

Familiarity with MDA missions and customers a plus.

Design Engineering principles and practice, including Engineering Review Board representation,

Design and depiction of Government categorized drawing representations.

Experience with Remedy and Change Management environment and process(es)

Proficient in Linux Cent-OS

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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