IT System Administrator

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Oct 19, 2021
Ref
18629
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

The IT Systems Administrator will support the Department of Education to ensure adequate resources are available to meet the customers' requirements for Systems Administration, Test and Development infrastructure, monitoring system performance as well as Cybersecurity as it relates to Risk Management Framework, Assessment and Authorization, systems and applications, and documentation formulation.

Responsibilities
  • Lead the effort to ensure operating system scans and vulnerability tracking documentation will be coordinated and resolved.
  • Responsible for system imaging, system patching, backup and restore, and configuration management tools.
  • Responsible for Systems Administration, Test and Development infrastructure, monitoring system performance to ensure adequate resources, including hardware, software, and communications are available to meet customers' requirements.
  • Responsible for cybersecurity hygiene, Risk Management Framework (RMF), Assessment and Authorization (A&A), system and applications hardening, and documentation formulation.
  • Coordinate infrastructure auding tools and techniques and project management, including requirements gathering and project formulation.
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Windows-based computer systems on a complex data network.
  • Apply advanced principles and practices of IT and project management, industry standards, and advanced technical concepts.
  • Utilize server hardware and software, on premise and cloud, including various server operating systems and server applications, methodologies for specification, installation, configuration, analysis, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and documentation of server systems.
  • Apply principles and operating procedures for directories, policies, permissions, and user account administration.
  • Apply backup and recovery strategies and reporting.
  • Perform technical and thought-leadership responsibilities for multiple information security disciplines, like incident response, vulnerability management, intrusion detection and prevention, threat hunting, security operations, security policy, and awareness and education.
  • Support, maintain, monitor, troubleshoot, and enhance security infrastructure tools, methodologies, software, and hardware.
  • Draft and review information security policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Oversee information security incident response activities, risk assessment and risk management activities, and vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management activities.
  • Manage detailed network, operating system, database, and application vulnerability assessments and security configuration audits.
  • Manage information security initiatives.
  • Prepare information security awareness and education materials and other documentation.
  • Determine and document information security requirements and controls necessary for the protection of information resources.
  • Provide guidance and assistance regarding information security matters, like the interpretation of information security policies and requirements or their applicability to situations.
  • Analyze data from information security functions and provide reports and recommended response actions to Information Security Manager (ISM\ISSO).
  • Publish regular status reports and submit to management.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and 6+ years of experience in which 4+ years of experience are specialized in Cloud computing, Windows Administration, and Cyber Security
  • 10+ years of this experience can be used in lieu of a degree
  • Experience with IT Compliance and Risk Management Methodologies - Cyber Security Framework, NIST Standards (SP 800-53r5), HIPPA, and FISMA
  • Top secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Baseline IAT-II certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M and BBP 05-PR-M-0002 requirements preferred. Acceptable certifications include Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, GICSP, CND or SSCP.
  • Strong knowledge in systems administration, test and development infrastructure, and monitoring system performance, to ensure adequate resources are available.
  • In-depth knowledge of system imaging, system patching, backup and retore, and configuration management tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of premise and cloud computing architectures and administration.
  • In-depth knowledge and ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot Windows-based computer system on a complex data network.
  • Intermediate to advanced networking concepts and configuration skills.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Ability to maintain top secret clearance.

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