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  • IDS/IPS Engineer


    Currently seeking a IDS/IPS Engineer knowledgeable with CISCO Firepower platforms, Next Generation firewalls, intrusion detection and protection systems. This position would require you to obtain a public trust clearance.


CISCO Firepower Threat Defense IDS/IPS, FMC 

Prior job experience maintaining and troubleshooting IDS/IPS devices 

Experience with Splunk and other SIEM tools. 

Proficiency with packet analysis/Wireshark 

Networking – routing and switching, TCP/IP stack, IP subnets, VPN 

Scripting – python, perl, javascript. 

Experience with threat analysis, triage, and mitigation   

Experience with Linux 

Experience with packet analysis 

Knowledge of databases 

Knowledge of networking and network protocols 

One or more of the following certifications: Security+, CISSP, Networking+, CEH, GCIH, CCNA Route Switch or CCNA Security, CCNP Route Switch or CCNP Security, CCIE Route Switch or CCIE Security 


  • Operate, maintain, and deploy IDS and IPS devices.  
  • Maintain intrusion ruleset, optimizing detection, configure NGFW ACLs, general device configuration and maintenance, troubleshoot the devices when needed,
  • Provide operational requirements and recommendations to the Security Architects for service enhancements and system improvements.
  • On-call availability for network impacting or network outage situations outside of business hours 
  • Effectively work within a Security team, and support and collaborate with other teams 
  • Conduct Intrusion event analysis and support security operation center (SOC) incident response, threat detection teams.
  • Develop documentations, e.g. standard operating procedures (SOP), and support audit events 
  • Develop reports on systems status and performance.


  • Travel No travel
  • Incentives Not provided
  • Clearance & Citizenship U.S. Citizenship
  • Remote Work No remote work
  • Education Bachelors Degree
  • Salary Range 90-110K

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