FireEye Network Engineer

  • Woodlawn, MD
  • 01/07/2023
  • On-site Job (W2- Fulltime)

FireEye Network Engineer

Woodlawn, MD

Description of Work:

The client is seeking a FireEye Subject matter Expert Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The qualified candidate  will develop, support, and maintain FireEye infrastructure and systems. This position will be located in Woodlawn, MD.

Act as critical member of part of firewall team for major government agency. Must demonstrate experience supporting large enterprise networking structure.

Perform as a network expert and FireEye POC in support of a Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program

Experience in Active Directory, VMware, CISCO and Juniper networks

Work onsite with the customer’s technical teams and leadership to build relationships and find ways to leverage and maximize technical investment recommendations

Support the contractor team with Agency’s CDM infrastructure program, in all FireEye actions, capabilities, and processes

Support as required all CDM initiatives and security policies.

Rapidly gain an understanding of the customer’s networks, network configurations, processes, policies, and procedures; the use of FireEye in support of the CDM program.

Responsibilities for this position will include:

Develop and support of the FireEye monitoring platform

Maintaining current FireEye installation

Perform real-time packet capture and historic analysis to inspect and store the inbound and outbound web traffic along with inspection of external emails for malicious content.

Perform product updates, upgrades and apply patches to the application and the underlying platform

Working with different service owners to logically group individual data points into actionable categories

Proactively identifying gaps within the monitoring solution and remediating those gaps

Working with service owners to filter irrelevant data and alerts from various FireEye platforms

Manage and work in a Virtual and Physical operating system and services environment such as VMWare and Red Hat platform and Dell Physical Server infrastructure.

Perform daily system checks, review and respond to events reflected in various management tools, perform server patch management.

Notify Government representative of issues involving performance of the application and operating environment.

Conduct system audit reviews and perform main tenance functions as required to ensure system health.

Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relative experience, Master's degree and 5 years of relative experience, or 9 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree

3 + years of experience with design, architect and maintain FireEye hardware and software.

3 + years of experience with FireEye CM, NX, AX, EX, and PX

Certifications: CISSP or Cisco Certified Internetworking Associate (CCNA).

Ability to obtain a position of public trust.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.


Network certifications or other professional security certifications in addition to CISSP or CCNA. Certification such as Splunk Administrator, CEH, Cofense or other technical certification showing network and firewall experience.

Deep technical knowledge and understanding of FireEye devices, understanding of FireEye processes and procedures

General understanding and knowledge of networking tools, such as Splunk, etc.

General understanding and knowledge of the technical aspects and requirements of the Federal Government’s Continuous Diagnostics and Monitoring (CDM) Program . Has actively acted as the point person for critical issues that affect the server and storage infrastructure for the network monitoring platform.

Experience/understanding of SNMP protocol, ability to perform MIB analysis and configure SNMP trap parsing and SNMP table polling.

Experience with instrument monitoring to detect network performance problems.

Possess a working knowledge of Cisco IOS and be able to perform configuration changes on network devices.

EMC Storage, SMARTS Administration.

Active Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Prior Client experience is a plus

Education/Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relative experience, Master's degree and 5 years of relative experience, or 9 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree

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