My Shortlist

Your shortlisted jobs will appear here. To view your shortlist, please login or register

DATE ADDED: Wed 10/10/2018


Colorado Springs, USA


Job Description

Job Description

Multiple tiers of support available

The Successful applicant will have 3-5 years’ experience with Cisco routing and switching equipment in an enterprise (greater than 3000 users) network environment. Extensive knowledge and skills with protocol layer troubleshooting utilizing OSPF, BGP and VPN technology. Required skills include the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot enterprise level routers and switches. This includes design implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a Wide Area Network, and making connections to remote sites via the WAN. Includes mitigation of security threats and knowledge of Voice (VOIP) networks.

Occasional weekend or shift work may be required.

Required Skills

  • Work with other functional areas across the enterprise to maintain and administer security boundary components to meet IAW DoD and Air Force Standards utilizing industry best practices.
  • Change, upgrade, and patch boundary devices, utilizing Air Force, two person integrity compliance through established change management procedures.
  • Participate in project management, planning, implementation and installation to ensure configuration and integration conforms to baseline architecture.
  • Identify and document potential threats and managing resolution of security violations.
  • Manage intrusion protection systems (IPS)
  • Troubleshoot and correct IPS induced service issues.
  • Maintain physical infrastructure to include troubleshooting and operating system patching.
  • Grant and restrict administrative access to boundary devices according to authorization rules.
  • Collaborate to maintain and administer security boundary components at all locations following IAW DoD and AF standards guidance.
  • Identify potential threats and manage the resolution of security violations.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot intrusion prevention boundary devices using Government provided toolsets (such as SCOM, SolarWinds, SMARTS, and NETCOP/NETCOOL)
  • Monitoring network boundaries and reconstituting friendly cyberspace capabilities before, during and after any network incidents.
  • Make changes/upgrades/patches to boundary devices requiring two person compliance through established change management procedures.
  • Respond to outages, resolve and document priority incident tickets.
  • Preform network maintenance during prescribed maintenance windows.
  • Troubleshooting web connectivity problems.

 Preferred skills

  • Experience in a military (Air Force) enterprise environment.

Certifications Required

  • Candidate must hold an active Department of Defense (DoD) clearance level of Secret prior to start date.
  • Candidate must be certified in accordance with DoD 8570 IAT Level II approved baseline certifications prior to start date.
  • Additional industry certifications may be required within specific time frames.

Preferred Certifications

  • Blue Coat Certified Administrator or Palo Alto Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE)


  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Short & Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation & Sick Leave
  • 401K

Valdez International Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, Valdez International Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Valdez requires drug screenings of all it's employees.

By law, this position requires U.S. citizenship. 

Company Description
We are a Global IT and Engineering Services Company. We have projects around the country supporting Department of Interior, Air Force and Bureau of Indian Affairs. Our work includes: Application and Web Development, Server, Network and Database Administration, Internet and Security. We work with exciting technologies like VMware, Citrix, Oracle, Cisco, Netgear, Microsoft and much more...

Our Vision:
Achieving Success through Ethical Business Practices and Respect for both Clients and Employees

Our Mission:
To provide a broad range of technical services to all clients while maintaining the highest standards of performance through the use of sound, ethical business practices and an emphasis on loyalty to our dedicated employees.

Our Values:
Integrity / Excellence / Teamwork

Server and Network Administration, Database Administration, Internet & Security, Engineering, Applications, Web Design, Application Development, Project Management


Information Technology and Services

Role: Boundary/Firewall
Job Type:
Location: Colorado Springs,

Apply for this job now.