Information Technology/Assurance Specialist I

Information Technology Vandenberg AFB, California


Description

The primary function is working with Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting SMC Directorates and/or AFSPC Operational Units. The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

 Performance shall include:

  • Duties as outlined in PWS para 1.2
  • 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 AIS accreditation packages
  • Notify customer when changes occur that might affect AIS accreditation/certification
  • Perform AIS self-inspections
  • Provide security coordination and review of all system test plans
  • Identify AIS vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures
  • Ensure AIS and network nodes are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices
  • Perform VTC System Administration, Scheduling, & Configuration
  • Provide guest networks Client Support
  • Perform account creations, changes, & deletions
  • Provide Help Desk & troubleshooting
  • Perform Hardware/Software System Configuration, upgrades and modifications
  • Provide Personal-Issue Laptop Support
  • Perform Media Control & Accountability
  • Perform COMSEC account/equipment management

 Experience:

  • 2 - 4 years total related experience, including minimum 2 years of relevant SCI or SAP experience. Minimum 1 year of SAP-related experience highly desired.

 Education:

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

 Certifications:

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire.
  • Must complete training on Joint Security Implementation Guidance (JSIG) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) (if supported organization requires development of AIS accreditation packages).
  • Applicable Windows professional certifications, based on OS requirements for supported organization.

 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 2000/2003/2007 Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Microsoft Windows XP/Vista 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 JAFAN 6/0, DCID/JAFAN 6/3, DCID/JAFAN 6/9, and Joint DODIIS/Cryptologic SCI Information Systems Security Standards, Common Criteria, and System Security Policy as they relate to C&A for Legacy systems
  • Working knowledge and current relevant experience with PL1 & PL2 systems; experience with PL3 & PL4 cross domain solutions desired
  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.