Network Security Engineer

NetCraftsmen - Columbia, MD5.0


Come work for a finalist for Baltimore's Best Places to work for the past 2 years running, and work with some of the most amazing peers in the industry while earning competitive compensation with great benefits!

This opening is for a Senior Firewall Engineer / Network Security Engineer in the Balt/DC Metro Area to perform project-based consulting with various customers to design, implement, and support Cisco-based networks.

When not on a client site, you will work in a virtual office based environment (must be within driving distance to Baltimore and DC though) to assist customers with network high-level and detailed design, implementation, operations, troubleshooting, and issue resolution. You will develop documentation as it relates to project requirements, and assist with or develop customer facing presentations of technology solutions.

Perqs of working as a NetCraftsmen:

  • NetCraftsmen is a collegial collaborative environment and HIGHLY supportive of advanced certifications and training with a generous training budget
  • Competitive Salary with excellent benefits including profit sharing
  • You will work with (literally) some of the most recognized names in the industry
  • We work with mid to large enterprise infrastructures with strong challenges and state of the art technology exposures
  • Vendor Partners - Cisco (Gold), Palo Alto Networks and VMware

Required background for Cisco Network Security Engineer

  • Must be willing to accept a full-time direct hire role and be able to work for any employer in the United States without sponsorship. Some clients may require US citizenship due to clearance requirements
  • 6 or more years of Network Security Experience with firewall exposures to (as many as possible): Cisco, Palo Alto, Check Point, Fortinet, etc.
  • Must be able to work with end users, communicate clearly, and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work with practice lead to coordinate scheduling to meet customer needs, sometimes juggling two or more customers at one time
  • Lives in the Baltimore/DC metro area and able to travel within the region to support consulting customers

Preferred background for Cisco Network Security Engineer

  • Certifications in multiple technology areas with an active Cisco CCNP Security or CCIE Security strongly preferred
  • Experience with 801.1x, PKI and Certificate Authority
  • Strong secondary experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Cisco ISE (strongly preferred)
  • Cisco Routing/Switching
  • Cisco Datacenter (Nexus, UCS)
  • Cisco WLAN

Alternate titles: Network Security Engineer, Network Engineer, Cisco Network Engineer, Senior Network Security Engineer, Senior Firewall Engineer, Firewall Engineer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $100,000.00 to $150,000.00 /year

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement