Parsons Corporation Network and Computer Systems Administrator - Opportunities in State College, Pennsylvania
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
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Parsons is seeking over 20+ experienced individuals to support for the Air Operations Center (AOC) Services program in support of multiple Air Force customers at CONUS and OCONUS locations spanning a large group of end users across multiple network enclaves. These positions are based on contract award
To staff this proposal effort , we are looking to hire for several Network and Computer Systems Administrators in several locations (CONUS and OCONUS): Barksdale AFB, LA, Battel Creek, MI, Davis Monthan AFB, AZ, Elmendorf AFB, AK, Hickam AFB, HI, March AFB, CA, Vandenberg AFB, CA, McGuire AFB, NJ, Lackland AFB, TX, Shaw AFB, SC, Springfield ANG, IL, Scott AFB, MO, State College ANG, PA, Hancock Field ANGB, NY, Travis AFB, CA, Tyndall AFB, FL ( Overseas ) Osan AFB, Korea, Qatar AFB, and Ramstein AFB, GE
To organize, install, and support Government organization's computer systems, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems. This will also include helping architect, design and analyze network models.
It will require participation in decisions about buying future hardware or software to upgrade an organization's infrastructure. This position might be called upon to provide technical support to computer users to help solve users' problems. This position will support activities at Combined Air Operations Centers (CAOCs) located in various CONUS and OCONUS Air Force locations throughout the world.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide day to day management and operations support of Networks and implement capabilities vetted through Cybersecurity, ISSE and higher headquarters to maintain JSIG/RMF Authority to Operate and maintain Continuous Monitoring tools and processes
Manage COTS & GOTS products to collect, display and remediate a variety of automated system security and system operations/performance functions and metrics.
Assist during security assessments of servers/network devices/security appliances
Assist during security assessments with regard to accuracy and efficiency
Assist with creation of operational Operations and Maintenance (O&M) checklists to maintain the service (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly O&M checklists); build Tactics, Techniques and Processes (TTPs) and Standard Operating Processes (SOPs) associated with service checklists
Manage and operate monitoring tools/capabilities with the enterprise security information and event management (SIEM) and create/tailor complex event alarms/rules and summary reports
Execute cybersecurity operations procedures for day to day network management, operations and maintenance
Monitor/analyze output of cybersecurity related tools for reportable security incidents and residual risk
Assist in analyzing technical risk, upon request, of emerging cybersecurity tools and processes
Work as part of a security incident response team as needed
Assist ISSM/ISSO/ISSE with the Integration/Development new techniques to improve Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability for networks/systems operating at various classification levels
Technical Competency Requirements:
Advanced technical competency in one or more of the following supported platforms: Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers, MS Hyper- V/VMWare/ESx/Xen Hypervisors, Enterprise networking/firewalls/intrusion detection/prevention systems, forensic analysis/vulnerability assessment, Group Policy management and configuration, Scripting, BMC Footprints, WSUS, , Lumension, Bitlocker, SQL Server 2012, TomCat, IIS, Windows Server 2012r2/2016, Win 10, Red Hat 6.5, Microsoft Office
Toolkits, SEIMs, Logrhythm, ACAS/Nessus/SCAP, mandatory/role-based access control concepts (e. g. SE Linux extensions to RHEL, PitBull, AppArmor, and Sentris) , video teleconferencing/VOIP, Oracle/MS SQL database security, and Apache/IIS Web server security
- Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level III within 6 months of the date of hire
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Active US DoD Security Clearance granted within the last 5 years
Graduate-level degree in Engineering or a related technical or business field
Experience working in Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) and general understanding of CAOC processes and procedures in support of execution of the Air Tasking Order (ATO) and Airspace Control Order (ACO)
Working knowledge of virtualization as it applies to users environments, operating systems, and network appliance
Experience varies from:
2-5 years (Junior)
5-10 years (Mid)
10+ years (Senior)
- Most positions require Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years’ experience in lieu of degree.
* All positions require a current clearance of Secret or above
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.
Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.
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