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Firewall Engineer

RELI Group is a SBA-certified 8(a) and HUBZone Small Disadvantaged Business, specialized in Healthcare IT and Population Health serving Federal, Commercial and Non-Profit organizations.  We are looking for a mid-level Firewall Engineer to provide support in the following tasks:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience configuring and administering firewall technologies including but not limited: carrier class Checkpoint Firewalls; Barracuda Web Application Firewalls (WAF); and Firemon Security Manager.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of security operations, including firewall rules and security policies.
  • Strong networking ability and knowledge of firewall platforms to assist in rapid identification and isolation of issues during incidents and outages.
  • Collaborates to design, plan and implement new firewall architectures, upgrades and features as necessary.
  • Assist in the administration of all Information Security firewalls. Performing updates, upgrades, policy administration and validation.
  • Engineer will assist in reviewing and implementing customer changes consistent with existing policies.
  • Engineer will review and update documentation to ensure consistency with current procedures.
  • Manage and tune additional software blades associated with firewall architecture. (IPS, URL, Application Control, AV, Advanced Malware detection).
  • Regular review of Web Application Firewall (WAF) events to identify anomalous behavior.
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours to support outage resolution, planned maintenance or to implement an upgrade.
  • Perform other official duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer related field plus 5 years of professional experience or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and advanced knowledge of security systems analysis, testing, and documentation;
  • Knowledge of virtual environments, network operating systems, mobile device environments, and data encryption methods;
  • Demonstrated expertise in communication protocols, network operating systems, servers, firewall implementation, IPS/IDS systems, and advanced malware detection systems;
  • Must be able to multi-task and work independently on moderate to complex assignments using independent professional discretion and judgment as well as transition quickly between projects with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with elected officials, senior staff, information systems professionals, and technical and non-technical users;
  • Ability to comprehend and integrate complex computer technology and software into an effective information systems security program. Must have the ability to verify the solution meets the requirements;
  • Unless otherwise stated, a minimum of a Secret security clearance preferred,
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, users, contractors, and vendors; and,
  • One or more of the following preferred (CISSP, GIAC, EnCE, CCE, CEH).



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