VAE, Inc

  • Cyber Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Network Engineering
  • Overview

    VAE, Inc. is a full service IT Infrastructure Solutions company focused on building, securing and supporting our clients’ mission critical enterprises. We provide a distinctive array of design, integration and implementation services as well as fully managed service offerings. VAE is at the forefront of leveraging multi-tenant capable technologies and shared IT services to create secure, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end services and solutions.


    We deliver exceptional infrastructure solutions with extremely talented employees using a client-focused partnering approach.



    • Orchestrate the project end-to-end from a Firewall Security Prospective; Analyzes Firewall Security discovery information and determines requirements for the migration
    • Provide Firewall gap analysis at the start of the project; Directs team members and reviews results.
    • De-conflicts inconsistencies between engineering implementation plans (EIPs ) and directs changes to EIP author
    •  Maintain current network iagram for COI/Base (end-to-end)
    • Control all variables and allocations e.g. IP Addresses, Firewall configurations, VRFs, shims, process IDs, etc.
    • Identify and communicate firewall security requirements to Tools and CND teams. This includes acceptable Deadlines tracked by PM
    • Track task status against ASI schedule and adjusts implementations as required.


    • BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience
    • Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
    • Active Top Secret clearance

    In this role, you are considered an emerging authority on the following Devices:

    • CISCO ASA Firewalls
    • Palo Alto Firewalls
    • F5 load balancers
    • Cisco MPLS.(Multi Protocol Label Switching)
    • BGP routing. (Border Gateway Protocol)

    Required Experience & Qualifications:

    • In-depth protocol analysis, with tools such as tcpdump.
    •  Experience in leading large engineering projects.
    • Leadership skills in organizing a team of engineers
    •  DoD 8570 IAT2 certification

    Additional desired experience:
    • Standup of Remote access Virtual Private Networks(RAVPN)
    • Military/DoD security architectures
    • JRSS familiarity
    • CISCO or Juniper Certifications


    VAE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    To request an accommodation during the application process, please contact VAE's HR Department at





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