Job Description

Information Technology Specialist
Direct Hire, Full Benefits

Must possess a Secret clearance; Top Secret clearance a plus
 

The Information Technology Specialist is a key member within dynamic research and development environments, providing complete support for a wide range of IT Infrastructure technologies. You will design, deploy, support, secure, maintain and document all aspects of the wide-ranging IT Systems. Duties include but are not limited to system design, system deployment, troubleshooting, software patching, license management, hardware and software management, as well as lifecycle management.

  • Provide the overall IT support for independent IT systems within R&D environments
  • Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains system configurations (hardware and software) to ensure proper functionality and operational efficiencies.
  • Responsible for day to day functionality, support and maintenance of IT Infrastructure systems
  • Conducts the integration/testing, operations, and maintenance of systems security.
  • Maintain and update documentation, including standard operating procedures, network drawings and configuration documentation
  • Conduct reviews and technical inspections to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses, and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional
  • Assist with the investigation of security incidents to include data spills, data integrity incidents, and malicious code incidents
  • Ensure system security measures are correctly applied and remain intact.
  • Accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Reports status and progress to management

Qualifications: 

  • Must possess a Secret clearance; Top Secret clearance a plus
  • Extensive experience with Windows 10; Server 2016, 2012
  • Strong knowledge of client/server environments, Group Policies, Domain Services and Networking
  • Demonstrated experience with VMware and virtualization
  • Extensive experience with Linux operating systems is desired
  • Experience with configuring layer 2 and layer 3 network switches
  • Demonstrated experience with IT Infrastructure implementation, administration and day-to-day monitoring
  • General knowledge of the NIST Risk Management Framework, other computer security publications, and implementing system security controls
  • Four or more years of relevant experience preferred
  • Off-hour/on-call support as needed. Schedule flexibility is required as some work must be done outside of major production hours
  • Excellent time management skills, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently with minimal supervision (i.e. self-motivated and willing to stretch to meet important deadlines)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Vendor specific certifications from Cisco, Microsoft or Dell are desired
  • Preference given with one or more professional certifications in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M, IAT Level II and IAM Level I

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