Windows System Administrator with Interim Top Secret clearance

Location: Dahlgren, VA
Date Posted: 11-23-2018
Ariel has an opportunity for a Windows Systems Administrator to support a new cyber security program for a DoD client based in Dahlgren, VA. This position requires a minimum Interim Top Secret clearance.
The Program
The Windows Systems Administrator will be part of a team of experts charged with providing support in the areas of cyber analysis and cyber development capabilities in response to Navy’s and DoD’s needs for Cyber Situational Awareness (SA), Cyber Command and Control (C2), Mission Assurance, and Homeland Defense. Program scope includes identifying cyber key terrain by analyzing operational requirements, conducting cyber analyses and assessments, and developing and performing modeling and simulation in support of different cyber threat scenarios. The team will conduct cyber analyses and assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and risks, determine mission and operational impacts, and make appropriate mitigation recommendations. Additionally, program support includes developing methodology and framework in support of cyber risk assessment life cycle. Our team will provide capabilities to support the customer with rapid design, development, test, deployment, maintenance and operation of specific software and hardware capabilities to meet current Cyber Defensive needs.
Provide daily support as a Systems Administrator for a DoD environment that supports a cyber warfare enclave.  

Environment consists of the following capabilities and requirements:
  • Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and the NSA Guides for the configuration standards for DOD IA and IA-enabled devices/systems.
  • Microsoft Operating System w/IIS, Transaction Server
  • Windows 2008/2012 (or current version)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Desktop (or current version)
  • Microsoft SQL 2008(or current version), preferred, not required
  • Configuration Management Protocol & Guidelines
  • Requirements Analysis & Mapping
  • Solar Winds Orion (or current version)
  • VMware OS
  • Support specifications of client/server computer and network systems to meet business requirements and to ensure compatibility and optimum performance
  • Installs, maintains, configures, and supports client/servers, networked computers, and related systems
  • General maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Local Policy
  • Audits and analysis
  • Support the Authorization and Authentication process
  • Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) and manufacturer recommended updates for servers
  • Troubleshoot and repair server software, operating system (OS), and client-server application problems
  • Federal, DoD, Navy, and local policies regarding web development (preferred not required)
  • Patching, documenting and reporting IAVA (B) (T), and CTO compliance
  • Perform general maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Understanding DoD Common Access Card (CAC) authentication and access
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Active or Interim DoD TS clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering with a focus in Computer Networks, or Computer Science plus five (5) years of experience, or ten (10) years of experience in systems administration or engineering.
  • Must hold (or acquire within 30 days) Information Assurance Technology (IAT) Level II certification(s) required to work on government IT systems, to include any of the following:  CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP or higher-level certification
  • Must hold current (or acquire within 6 months) the appropriate computing environment certification for information assurance technical positions as required by DoD 8570.01-M to include any of the following:
    • MCSA: Windows Server 2012
    • MCSA: Windows Server 2016
    • MCSA: Linux on Azure
    • MCSA: Cloud Platform
    • MCSA: Windows 10
    • *Any equivalent previous MS certification that is still active
  • Maintaining and managing VMware environment
  • Working with storage requirement in a virtual environment
  • Maintaining Microsoft Environment, management tools WSUS, GPOs, etc.
  • Implementing and designing Microsoft Environment, Domain Controllers
  • Maintaining Windows 2008 servers (or current version)
  • STIG Microsoft, VMware and SAN and other applications
  • Experience in the implementation and management of backup appliances and systems.
  • Manage and implement DoD PKI and PK-Enable information systems, including network login, e-mail systems, and web servers to use certificates for authentication, digital signatures, and encryption
  • Experience and understanding of DoD IT infrastructure compliance requirements.
  • Experience with vulnerability mitigation using tools such as Retina Scan, SCAP tool and ACAS
If you are interested in getting more information about this opportunity, please contact Irina Rozenberg  at your earliest convenience.

At Ariel Partners, we solve the most difficult problems that inhibit technology from enabling our customers to achieve their goals. Our vision is to be recognized by our stakeholders as an elite provider of IT solutions, so when they have their biggest challenges we’re on their short list. We’re looking for team members who share our values of: Integrity to do the right thing even when it hurts; Commitment to the long term success and happiness of our customers, our people, and our partners; Courage to take on difficult challenges, accept new ideas, and accept incremental failure; and the constant pursuit of Excellence

Ariel Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with federal, state, and local laws.

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