Information Technology/Assurance Specialist I

Information Technology Arlington, Virginia


Description

The primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts.  The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

 Performance shall include:

  • Establish complex operational software configuration controls and system interfaces for computer system(s) assigned
  • Maintain file servers, Firewalls, network access, Security Monitoring Systems and system documentation as required
  • Analyze and troubleshoot system anomalies to ensure optimum equipment performance
  • Prepare system for operational use and support operational tests
  • Review, prepare, and update authorization packages
  • Notify customer when changes occur that might affect authorization accreditation
  • Conduct cybersecurity portion of the self-inspection’s checklist
  • Review and provide technical and cyber security coordination on all Bodies of Evidence that make-up the authorization package
  • Identify any and all vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures
  • Ensure information systems and network appliances are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices
  • Perform Video-Teleconferencing VTC System Administration, Scheduling, & Configuration
  • Provide External Information System(s) Client Support
  • Perform account creations, changes, & deletions on multiple authorization boundaries
  • Perform Help Desk & troubleshooting activities
  • Perform Hardware/Software System Configuration, upgrades and modifications
  • Perform system and network appliance patching activities
  • Provide Government-Issued Laptop Support
  • Assist in Media Control & Accountability activities
  • Perform COMSEC account/equipment management activities

Experience:

  • 2 - 5 years related experience
  • Prior performance in roles such as System or Network Administrator

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (4 years)

Certifications:

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level I or Information Assurance Manager I within 6 months of the date of hire.

Security Clearance:

  • Current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2012R2 Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010/2016, Microsoft Windows 7/10 operating systems (OS) administration and associated hardware
  • Working knowledge of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies and data backup technologies to include communication security (COMSEC) integration
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management Framework, Common Criteria, and System Security Policy as they relate to Assessments and Authorizations
  • Working knowledge and current relevant experience with PL2 systems
  • Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 lbs