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Senior Systems Administrator (Windows) with Security Clearance

Company: Akima
Location: Sterling
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Job Description:

Cloud Lake Technology, an Akima, LLC company is an industry leading Technology and Mission Services provider, delivering experience-driven and cost-optimized solutions for complex business problems for our customers across the federal, commercial and public sector markets. We are seeking candidates with relevant IT security subject matter expertise, high aptitude, drive for excellence, and zeal for service, who wish to grow with one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Cloud Lake Technology has a fantastic opportunity for a Security Engineer to join a dynamic team in Sterling, VA to help further the mission of a federal law enforcement program. This five-person team works in a space dedicated to this project and maintains all aspects of the IT equipment there. This is the only position on the team dedicated to Information Security. Each team member works in multiple roles during the workweek including Systems Administrator tasks such as building servers or performing upgrades to the special built project workstations. Responsibilities:
--- Responsible for providing IT Information Security expertise to a Federal Law Enforcement program.
--- Shared on-call response to security issues and general system administration
--- Build and deploy servers and troubleshoot any issues with the servers, the network or any other cybersecurity risks.
--- Window Server Update Services (WSUS) administration.
--- System Log review and audit log management.
--- Integration of systems with Big Fix.
--- Analysis and remediation of findings from Splunk.
--- Leveraging Digital Guardian for data loss prevention.
--- WSUS update administration.
--- Implement and integrate vulnerability tools enterprise wide. This is including but not limited to IBM Bigfix, Splunk, Mcafee, Malwarebytes.
--- Application of STIGS and remediating the results
--- Analysis and remediation of any overall findings. Minimum Qualifications:
--- An Active DoD Secret Clearance, ability to obtain Top Secret.
--- Ability to pass a Federal Government background investigation to obtain a DEA Clearance.
--- Experience must include the development and or modification of complex information technology or automated communication communications systems.
--- Six (6) years' experience in assisting the development and monitoring of policies and procedures related to IT security best practices.
--- Four (4) years' security experience, help desk, design, system security administration, database security administration or similar security experience.
--- Must be familiar with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) publications that define computer security and cyber incident handling.
--- Able to detect, prevent and respond to denial or service and intrusion attacks.
--- Familiar with configuration management policies and procedures.
--- Develop, implement, and maintain a computer security policy that meets the federal government requirements.
--- Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Desired Qualifications:
--- Experience with scripting for post remediation fixes.
--- BS in IT field or related experience.
--- One of the following certifications is preferred: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP), CompTIA Security+, Certified Information System Security Processional (CISSP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or CompTIA Network+. Responsibilities:
Sustain infrastructure in support of US Army MWN locations using AtHoc, and/or possibly MIR3/OnSolve, as well as Enhanced (E911) systems comprised of Motorola VESTA, MicroAutomation Call Center Millennium and spok pcpsap software.
Serve as server administrator for a cloud based effort using a VMWare offering and standard isolated networks with Windows based servers.
Install, configure and manage customers' server software and systems via hardware replacement, backups, patching, and upgrades.
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures (SOP) in the lab for private and public cloud environments to provide to local technicians at production sites.
Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with the private and public cloud environments and implement cloud services support, cloud operations, and security for all private cloud operations.
Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) software and hardware and implement solutions in the lab prior to advising the end user.
Configure, maintain and perform tasks utilizing Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) integrated software for vulnerability scanning and remediation.
Evaluate products and upgrades.
Create Server builds and compliancy with SCAP and ACAS to include POAM and remediation.
Execute tasks provided using best practices in cloud computing methodologies and standards.
Assist in the discovery process by capturing legacy requirements that must be transitioned to the new environments.
Develop and implement functionality based on provided guidance and requirements for private and public cloud services.
Establish and comply with organizational standards and frameworks.
Document and post development activities to include Operations and Management (O&M) support.
Sustain compliance with all program Change Management (CM) processes and procedures as elements evolve from development to test to production.
Collect and provide data/metrics that support all required Service Level Agreements (SLA), Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) and Memorandums of Agreement (MOA).
Produce reports on demand as needed in support of mission status.
Utilize metrics to generate queries that will provide weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly customer reports. Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of seven (7) years Windows server Operations & Maintenance (O&M) sustainment for a large organization or Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP).
Current Security+ certification as well as an additional current technical certification such as Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Network+, etc.
Demonstrated administration skills on various operating systems and VMWare server configuration and management.
Demonstrated experience in securing IT resources per government regulations, to include working change requests or new development through DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP C&A or Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment and Automation (A&A) processes.
Familiarity with E9-1-1 systems, Mass Warning Systems, IPAWS, and other related technologies.
Demonstrated documentation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) fostering a collaborative environment.
Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call 24/7 to travel under short notice.
Education: Minimum of high school diploma.
Must have Active Secret Clearance.
Must have Active CompTIA Security+ or comparable certifications. Desired Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree
UNIX experience.
Three (3) years' experience with remote management of resources.
Three (3) years' experience with OS and software patching.
Experience working with Business Development to win new work.
Experience with MWN system(s) using AtHoc, MIR3, Blackboard, OnSolve
Experience with e911 systems (VESTA, MicroAutomation, Spok).
Experience with Agile methodology.
Experience managing and training a team of System Administrators PowerShell script or equivalent demonstrated experience.
Experience with eMass and ATO approval process.

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