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Firewall Engineer II

Date: Nov 11, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Firewall Engineer II in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Prior experience in Information Security is NOT required for enthusiastic and accomplished individuals currently in an enterprise Network Engineering role with the following:

  • Hands on experience with subnetting, routing and network segmentation.
  • Ability to create and analyze packet captures.
  • In depth understanding of TCP/IP networking including knowledge of protocols and services (ie BGP, VRF, IPsec, SSL VPN)
  • Proficiency and/or hands-on experience with Firewalls, Routers, Switching infrastructure (ie. Palo Alto, Cisco)
  • A plus, but not required, is proficiency with programming/scripting languages (Python, BASH, PowerShell, etc)




Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 3 years experience supporting server, network and/or information security solutions. May offset education requirement by one (1) year per recognized industry certification. Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or technology related field preferred or

Position Purpose:

Under supervision, the Information Security Engineer II supports information security systems as well as collaborates with security operations in defense of the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets and services.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Demonstrates strong customer service skills while conducting analysis on incidents and fulfilling requests.
  2. Shares responsibility in the maintenance and administration of information security services including firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS) / intrusion protection systems (IPS), VPN, web and email filtering, SIEM, application whitelisting, data loss prevention, multi-factor authentication, etc.
  3. Adheres to change controls, participates in root-cause analysis, and focuses on continuous improvement for production and non-production environments.
  4. Examines and analyzes network traffic, related applications and operating systems to identify potential threats, anomalous or malicious activities to network resources.
  5. Reports on key activities, projects and metrics in a timely manner.

Additional Functions:
  1. Able to be on call for incidents and problems. .
  2. Able to travel as needed .
  3. Perform other duties as assigned .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Obtains a strong familiarly with corporate information security policies in order to inform their own decisions and advise others.
  2. Self-starter, team player, and effective negotiator with advanced decision-making and diplomacy skills.
  3. Demonstrates enterprise thinking and influence across functional boundaries, organizational levels, and with external partners.
  4. Understanding of architectural principles including performance, scalability, security, availability and flexibility and how to design for them.
  5. Experience with the following operating systems: Windows, OSX, iOS, Linux or UNIX.
  6. Competency in packet sniffer operation and packet dissection (Wireshark, tcpdump, Fiddler, etc). 7. Security certifications (CISSP, CEH, Security+, etc.) or other industry certifications (MCSE, CCIE, etc.) are a plus.

A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 185252

Category: Information Systems

Percentage of Travel: None

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 12/26/2022 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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