Security System Administrator - Entry to Experienced Level

Employer
National Security Agency
Location
Fort Meade, MD
Posted
Jan 14, 2019
Closes
Jan 23, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Description of NSAThe professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Security and Counterintelligence is responsible for the protection of NSA/CSS information, people, and facilities worldwide. In support of this mission, Security Technologists oversee the development, installation and maintenance of physical security systems. These systems and installations must meet stringent national security directives, UL standards and various national and local codes. These systems are an integral element of an overall security theory, posture and infrastructure designed to efficiently deter, delay, detect and identify threats to NSA people, resources and facilities.Description of PositionAs a Security System Administrator, you will be required to implement and manage security systems at Agency facilities throughout the world. Specific responsibilities include:- Designing, installing, configuring, and maintaining Windows server systems and physical security system applications (eg, alarms, access control, key management, CCTV)- Using virtualized servers and workstations - Overseeing contractors to ensure proper installation configuration standards- Conducting system vulnerability analysis - Assessing the effectiveness of security solutions against present and projected threats- Designing system architectures- Producing formal and informal reports, briefings, and direct input to the customer regarding security and functionality requirements, system architecture, and security designs,Skills,Description of SkillsThe ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning, and strong communication (oral and written), problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills who is:- accountable- detail-oriented- adaptable- customer and results-oriented- able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables- able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environmentThe following knowledge and experience is required for candidate considered for a Security System Administrator job:- Networking- Windows Server and Desktop - Virtualization software, VMWare, and Citrix- SQL databases, including terminology- Use of volt meters, fiber testing tools, hand tools, and fiber termination kits,Qualifications,Salary Range: $45,972 - $73,105 (Entry/Developmental)*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered.Degree in a Security Technology Systems related field (eg, Engineering and Antiterrorism Force Protection) is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.Relevant experience must be in building, installing, maintaining, and/or training on technology-based security systems and equipment (eg, alarms, access control, closed circuit TV, and cipher locks).Salary Range: $68,036 - $106,012 (Full Performance)*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered.Degree in a Security Technology Systems related field (eg, Engineering and Antiterrorism Force Protection) is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.Relevant experience must be in building, installing, maintaining, and/or training on technology-based security systems and equipment (eg, alarms, access control, closed circuit TV, and cipher locks).Salary Range: $96,970 - $148,967 (Senior)*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree plus 2 years of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 10 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience may be considered.Degree in a Security Technology Systems related field (eg, Engineering and Antiterrorism Force Protection) is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.Relevant experience must be in building, installing, maintaining, and/or training on technology-based security systems and equipment (eg, alarms, access control, closed circuit TV, and cipher locks).,Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule,This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible).

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