Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Senior Information Security Systems Engineer in Melbourne, FL. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.

Please note that this position requires US Citizenship due to the Public Trust Security Clearance requirement.


The Senior IS Systems Engineer will work on a Network Security Engineering Team comprised of Information Security Systems Engineers (ISSEs) supporting managed network infrastructures for federal government customers.


  • Act as primary engineering support to network security operations for the testing and evaluation of new Security products and services.
  • Supervise the technical work of junior security engineers to perform systems engineering design, testing and implementation of network security infrastructure and services.
  • Perform lifecycle testing and operational support on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)-based security architectures to maintain compliance with customer-tailored National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) security controls.
  • Perform enterprise security gateway access control, baseline configuration management and system performance testing to ensure requirements compliance.
  • Manage and maintain enterprise configuration and provide internal and external (customer) tier 2/3 technical support for the following major systems:
    • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
    • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
    • Global and Local Load Balancer
    • Next generation firewall
    • API Gateway
  • Develop, maintain and publish network security technical documentation in accordance with Systems Engineering processes.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in the network security engineering field performing the specification, selection, evaluation, testing, deployment, and operation of security devices including but not limited to Firewalls, Routers, Switches, IDS, WAF, VPN technologies, etc.
  • Understanding and operational experience with network security event and intrusion detection architectures.
  • Experience in UNIX, Linux, and Windows - able to tear down and rebuild a host system.
  • Experience with database installation and configuration.
  • Understanding and operational experience with network security event and intrusion detection architectures.
  • Excellent communication and customer interaction skills.
  • Advanced technical writing skills.
  • Must currently possess or have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.

PREFERRED (Nice to Have)

  • Experience in application and compliance of customer tailored NIST and FISMA controls and policies.
  • Experience collecting system logs and event data and performing engineering analysis to determine system security function, performance, and compliance.
  • Experience developing, configuring, and maintaining Linux and Windows Operating Systems (OS).
  • Prior FAA telecommunications and network security experience is a plus.
  • CompTIA Security+ certification.
  • CCNA or CISSP certification.

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