ReliaSource

System Security / Network Engineer (SNE)

US-MD-Baltimore
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1307
# of Openings
3
Category
Information Technology

Overview

A career at ReliaSource is much more than a consulting opportunity. People who join our organization are joining one of the fastest growing providers of technology consulting services and solutions in the region, and have the opportunity to apply their experience to challenging and rewarding opportunities where their contributions will be appreciated.

 

ReliaSource is seeking an Systems Security / Network Engineer (SNE) at entry (level 1), journeyman (level 2), and advanced levels (level 3-4).

 

We anticipate positions within (not limited to) the following locations: Baltimore MD, Woodlawn MD, Northern VA, Washington DC, and Durham NC.

Responsibilities

The Systems Security/Network Engineer is responsible for the configuration, implementation, and maintenance of various SSA systems/network technologies.  Focuses on the administration of the network infrastructure to include desktop PCs; servers; network equipment, including DASD; and software applications.  The Systems/Network Administrator/Engineer will identify, assess, and recommend appropriate solutions related to SSA systems/network technologies.  Possesses experience with Windows XP/VISTA/2003 Server platforms with an emphasis on Active Directory; strong background in Exchange 2003/2007 messaging system; and Windows scripting skills.  Possesses solid knowledge of LAN/MAN/WAN configurations, to include experience with Cisco routers and switches, Internet firewalls, Load Balancers, Network Access Control, and wireless technologies.  Experience setting up and managing database systems, such as SQL Server.

 

The SNE is also responsible for integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.  Uses a variety of security techniques, technologies, and tools to design, develop, and implement security solutions into highly sensitive computer systems and networks.  Secures information resources and/or provide business continuity assurance for the Agency.  Directs or performs vulnerability and risk analysis, and participates in a variety of computer security penetration studies during all phases of the system development life cycle.  Provides business systems security support for the following activities: contributing to technical briefings and reports; participating in meetings and walkthroughs; analyzing problems and providing solutions; providing user support; and conducting research. May provide technical direction for cross-agency security initiatives such as Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) compliance, Information Security Continuous Monitoring Mitigation (ISCM), Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM), Anti-Phishing & malware defense (APMD), and Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM).  Plans, organizes, participates in, and provides direction to a team of specialists in the selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods and techniques.

Qualifications

Level 1 requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher AND one year entry level IT experience (basic/Entry level IT certifications may substitute for experience)

Level 2 requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher AND three years intermediate level IT experience (intermediate level IT certifications may substitute for experience)

Level 3 requires a Master’s degree or higher AND five years advanced level IT experience, including experience in emerging technologies (advanced level IT certifications may substitute for experience.

 

The following applies to Level 3 of this position (SNE3):

 

  • Must demonstrate the experience and ability to direct and oversee operations and maintenance activities for voice and data communications networks.
  • Demonstrates ability to conduct protocol analysis and knowledge of LAN and WAN data communications protocols (TCP/IP, IPv6, MPLS). Knowledge implementing Quality of Service (QOS) schemes. 
  • Possesses experience in planning and performing fault management, configuration control, and performance monitoring.
  • Demonstrates experience and ability to conduct activation, back-up, deactivation, and restart of network resources/services.
  • Demonstrates the experience and ability to work without technical oversight and to lead and/or supervise a team of specialists.
  • Possesses superior oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables to SSA counterparts.
  • Possesses expert knowledge of Federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards and guidance so that requirements ensure for security and privacy compliance.
  • Possesses expert knowledge of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
  • Possesses expert knowledge of the Federal Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan (CSIP) (refer to OMB M-16-04) and related OMB and DHS cyber security initiatives to ensure that business process and requirements are aligned with cross-agency goals.
  • Possesses expert knowledge of IT and Financial Management laws and OMB circulars, and the Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM).
  • Leads and/or directs the efforts of specialists on project(s) across components and/or technical areas.
  • Provides guidance and direction across components and acts in a consulting and/or advisory capacity.
  • Directs the work of specialists engaged in total Direct Access Storage Device (DASD) operations, management of batch production DASD pools, DASD backup/ error recovery maintenance responsibilities, and batch production program and procedural library updates and maintenance.
  • Participates in work groups, conferences, and meetings for the purpose of providing advice and guidance and obtaining information as to the needs of the project.
  • Develops and presents specialized training courses, briefings, and position papers on policies pertaining to complex sophisticated technical matters. Provides technical direction, assistance, and on-the-job training to technical staff as required.
  • Leads in the planning, design, documentation, and implementation of various systems to include desktop PC’s, servers, network equipment, and software applications.
  • Develops, maintains, and monitors procedures for server backups.
  • Monitors, plans, and coordinates the distribution of client/server software and service packs.
  • Makes recommendations for new equipment and services to purchase and works with various vendors for procurement.
  • Performs on-site and remote technical support, and provides emergency on-call support on a rotating schedule.

 

The following applies to Level 2 of this position (SNE2):

 

  • Demonstrates the ability to lead operations and maintenance activities for voice and data communications networks. Ability to conduct protocol analysis and knowledge of LAN and WAN data communications protocols (TCP/IP, IPv6, MPLS). 
  • Demonstrates the ability to plan and perform fault management, configuration control, and performance monitoring.
  • Demonstrates the ability to conduct activation, back-up, deactivation, and restart of network resources/services.
  • Demonstrates the ability to evaluate communications hardware and software, troubleshoot LAN/MAN/WAN and other network-related problems.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform and supervise general voice and data network administration, and provides technical leadership in the integration and testing of complex large-scale networks.
  • Demonstrates the ability to schedule network conversions and cutovers.
  • Demonstrates ability to coordinate with users, technical teams, and senior management throughout network site(s).
  • Demonstrates the experience and ability to work independently and/or to lead or supervise a team of specialists.
  • Possesses strong oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables to SSA counterparts.
  • Possesses expert knowledge of Federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards and guidance so that requirements ensure for security and privacy compliance.
  • Possesses expert knowledge of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
  • Possesses expert knowledge of the Federal Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan (CSIP) (refer to OMB M-16-04) and related OMB and DHS cyber security initiatives to ensure that business process and requirements are aligned with cross-agency goals.
  • Possesses expert knowledge of IT and Financial Management laws and OMB circulars, and the Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM).
  • Leads and/or directs the efforts of specialists on project(s).
  • Assists in the planning, design, documentation, and implementation of various systems to include desktop PC’s, servers, network equipment, and software applications.
  • Prepares all DASD for operational use within SSA. Analyzes reports to determine whether benchmark guidelines have been achieved and reports findings to other programming and operational support groups throughout SSA.
  • Interacts with programming, operational, and technical DASD personnel to manage batch production data pools containing intermediate and temporary disk data sets.
  • Develops, maintains, and monitors procedures for all server backups.
  • Monitors, plans, and coordinates the distribution of client/server software and service packs.
  • Makes recommendations for new equipment and services to purchase and works with various vendors for procurement.
  • Performs on-site and remote technical support.
  • Organizes and inventories all hardware and software resources.
  • Creates and maintains technical documentation.
  • Provides emergency on-call support on a rotating schedule.
  • Provides leadership on assigned projects to ensure engineering and design meets SSA standards.
  • Provides security advice and guidance to engineers.
  • Conducts analysis of software designs and implementations from a security perspective and provide solutions.
  • Performs security audits, risk analysis, application-level vulnerability testing and reviews.

 

The following applies to Level 1 of this position (SNE1):

 

  • Must demonstrate the ability to design, configure, test, implement and maintain network support activities, and ability to support application programmers working in that environment.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide technical and administrative assistance to personnel responsible for network design, implementation, and operations tasks, including the review of work products for correctness, adherence to the design concept and to user standards, and progress in accordance with schedules.
  • Demonstrates ability to evaluate and resolve network and processor problems.
  • Demonstrates ability to design, configure, and implement networks.
  • Demonstrates ability to evaluate network performance using hardware and software diagnostic tools.
  • Demonstrates ability to participate in designing, planning, and installing new networks and hardware.
  • Demonstrates ability to evaluate network changes for operational impact.
  • Demonstrates ability to make recommendations for approval of major network installations.
  • Demonstrates ability to prepare milestone status reports and deliveries/presentations on network progress.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work with some technical oversight and/or as a member of a team in a variety of roles ranging from providing assistance to assuming limited leadership.
  • Possesses oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables to SSA counterparts.
  • Possesses knowledge of Federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards and guidance so that requirements ensure for security and privacy compliance.
  • Possesses knowledge of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
  • Assists in the planning, design, documentation, and implementation of various systems to include desktop PC’s, servers, network equipment, and software applications.
  • Provides 1st and 2nd line support of the server infrastructure, including Active Directory, MS Exchange, and backup services, plus management of the firewalls, user accounts, switch and hardware, equipment set up, installation, configuration and support of Windows technologies.
  • Performs on-site and remote technical support.
  • Assists in the organization and inventory of all hardware and software resources.
  • Assists in applying security risk assessment methodology to system development, including threat model development, vulnerability assessments, and resulting security risk analysis.
  • Assists in planning, organizing, and participating in the selection and application of appropriate system security and/or business continuity assurance.

 

Applicants selected for this position will require a Public Trust clearance and background screening. Applicants selected for a security clearance will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirement for access to classified information.

 

ReliaSource is an IT services company specializing in information assurance, cyber security solutions, systems engineering, and relocation services for government and private sectors. We provide program management, management consulting, technical engineering, infrastructure management and operation, and advanced data architecture solutions. We serve U.S. federal government (DOD, Civilian and Intel), state, local and commercial sectors, as well as large government integrators. ReliaSource was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.


DISCLAIMER:

 

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

Unlike other company’s ReliaSource believes in our employees, our most valuable resource! Our employees are able to participate in a variety of ReliaSource paid premium benefits.

ReliaSource is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. ReliaSource provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. ReliaSource maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, and need a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, please contact us on our home page www.ReliaSource.net

 

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