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Security Engineers

Washington, DC 20002

Posted: 06/19/2024 Telecommute: Hybrid Specialty: Network / Systems / Infrastructure Job Number: 12323 Employment Type: Contract to Hire

Job Description

Our prestigious client is an industry-leading integrator providing a wide range of services and solutions to the Federal Government.  They have several contract roles for Junior-Level Security Engineers in Washington, DC, with some WFH opportunity.  In this role, you will focus on managing network security within a multi-tenanted enterprise environment.


Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens able to pass the client’s background check.


  • Collaborate with various technical teams and report to a Senior Network Architect within the CISO department
  • Your work will span across multiple security technologies to include but not limited to: AWS, Akamai, Checkpoint, GCP, Palo Alto, and zScaler.
  • Implement and Manage Security Measures
  • Deploy and maintain security solutions such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and network access control (NAC) mechanisms.
  • Assess network vulnerabilities, identify security gaps, and recommend remediation strategies.
  • Respond to security incidents promptly, investigate.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years of experience with the following:
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security
    • Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW)
  • Experience with the following:
    • Akamai Content Delivery Network (Akamai CDN)
    • Zscaler Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens and be able to pass the client’s background check

Job Requirements

4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:          

1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting clients.

2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard; we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."

3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.

4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field.


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The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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Bill Hill
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