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Cisco ISE Engineer, Mid

Booz Allen

Dec 24

Cisco ISE Engineer, Mid

The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be “baked in” to a system architecture, but you actually know how to bake it in. You can identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surface. What if you could use your Cyber engineering skills to design and build secure systems for the federal government? We’re looking for a Cisco engineer who can create solutions for the government that will stand up to even the most advanced Cyber threats.

As a Cisco engineer on our project, you’ll work with a highly skilled team focused on implementing and operating next generation security solutions for government and commercial clients. Perform hands on evaluation, implementation, and operation of leading security Cyber defense tools and technologies, apply in-depth defense strategies in large and complex networks to rapidly identify vulnerabilities and threats, prioritize response actions, and develop effective countermeasures. Apply thought leadership to solving complex security challenges in a highly collaborative and innovative work environment. Your technical expertise will be vital as you help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices through Cybersecurity.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 1+ years of experience with performing systems administration in Windows, Linux, or VMware environments, including performing basic troubleshooting, installation, and configuration, monitoring system performance and availability, and performing security upgrades

  • Experience with physical or logical network engineering, including the installation and activation of ports, configuration of switches, LANs, VLANs, VPNs, and network FW appliances, or network administration services

  • Experience with the deployment or daily maintenance of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) appliances

  • Experience in establishing baseline ISE security rules and implementing policies while working with other service lane members

  • Experience with redundant or HA Cisco ISE solutions

  • Experience with deploying a NAC solution using Cisco ISE or ForeScout

  • Knowledge of protocols, including 802.1x, RADIUS, TACACS+, DHCP, DNS, SNMP, and LDAP

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience with Linux administration, including Debian and Red Hat distribution variants and derivatives

  • Experience with integrating Cybersecurity data using enterprise or custom tools, including data aggregation and analysis tools

  • Knowledge of federal information security policies, standards, procedures, directives, frameworks, federal security authorizations, assessments, and risk management processes for enterprise systems

  • Ability to provide support in an IT operations and maintenance Tier II or III role, including providing ticket information updates, issue responses, and remediation

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in IT Security or Engineering

  • Cisco Certification, including CCNA Security or CCNP Certification, preferred

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

  • Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

  • Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

  • Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

  • Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in Cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

  • Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.