Synaptek Corporation Team Lead Firewall Administrator (Telework) in Columbus, Ohio

Team Lead Firewall Administrator (Telework)

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Synaptek Corporation, a "Fast 50" technology company in theWashington D.C. area that offers technology solutions to federal, state andlocal government agencies. We offer our full-time employees a competitivebenefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance,short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays. Visit us at

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We are searching for a Team Lead Firewall Administrator to join our government project. Interested personnel shall be available to periodically support meetings at government facilities as required by task or by Government Program Manager.

The Team Lead Firewall Administrator performs a variety of routine project tasks applied to firewall administration.

Tasks Include

  • Provide overall supervision for vendor employees to include, but not limited to, planning and managing the project professionally, ensure all work is scheduled properly to obtain maximum use of resources and ensure accurate and timely reports are provided

  • Resolve problems, allocate resources, manage personnel, monitor operation performances and take direction from the government to ensure complete satisfaction

  • Work under general supervision developing the requirements of a product from inception to conclusion

  • Develop required specifications for simple to moderately complex problems

  • Coordinate with the Task Order Project Manager, COTRs, and government user representatives to ensure accurate solutions and user satisfaction on technical matters

Experience Required

  • Minimum five (5) years relevant experience in the following areas:

  • Working knowledge of firewalls

  • Knowledge and understanding of industry standard network environments to include firewalls and security hardware/software

  • Information Assurance best practices

  • In depth knowledge of LAN and WAN operations

  • Knowledge of industry standard Incident Ticket Tracking systems for inputting incident tickets and creating work orders

  • Comprehensive knowledge of DoD and DLA security regulations, guidelines and policies, to include, but not limited to IA standards.

  • Working knowledge of the installation, configuration and day-to-day sustainment of network equipment (firewalls and other network appliances).

  • Secret Clearance

Certifications Required

  • Must have one of the following active certifications:

  • CCNA-Security

  • CSA+


  • GSEC

  • Security+CE

  • SSCP


  • CISA

  • CISSP (or Associate)

  • GCED

  • GCIH

  • Must have one of the additional active certifications:

  • CCSA

  • CCSE

Location: Columbus, OH

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