Information Technology Security Specialist in Charleston, SC

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation   •  

Charleston, SC 29401

Industry: Energy & Utilities


Less than 5 years

Posted 55 days ago

Bowhead is seeking an Information Technology Security Specialist to support our NIWC Telephony customer in North Charleston, SC. The I.T. Security Specialist is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing an organization's computer information security measures to safeguard computer files. They must safeguard files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and will review violations of computer security procedures to eliminate violations.

Other essential functions include:

• Testing and reporting the adherence of the information system (IS) to IS protection requirements.

• Supporting ongoing documentation and accreditation/re-accreditation efforts.

• Adhering to DoD ports, protocols, and services guidance.

• Ensuring receipt of the latest security vulnerabilities and notifications for implementation and deployment.

• Managing and administering servers, from Windows updates to systems adjustments, including STIG, and ACAS security updates.

• Ensuring that all IA management review items are tracked and reported.

• Conducting Security Reviews and Risk Analysis Determinations.

• Maintaining a repository for all IA certification and accreditation documentation and modifications.

• Responsible for providing input to update IPT documentation as needed.

• Reviewing and processing all Telephony IS certification support documentation packages.

• Securing and administering Windows servers.

• Developing and running reports as required.

Requirements • A BA/BS in Information Systems Management, Computer Science or other related discipline and at least three (3) years of relevant experience is required – relevant experience must include experience with applicable security discipline principles, practices, and procedures

• Must have at least three (3) years' experience in security access controls, implementing DoD IA Best Practices and procedures on protections against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction

• Demonstrable experience with DIACAP, DOD RMF or Federal Certification and Accreditation Processes for IT systems and must be able to develop RMF packages

• Experience with applying and verifying implementation of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)

• Solid working knowledge of Windows Server operating systems, troubleshooting, repair and update

• Solid working knowledge of VMware server configuration management and managing virtual servers

• Solid understanding of CLI commands required to manage RHEL 6.0 servers including installing updates, make adjustments, verify STIG requirements and ACAS security updates

• Knowledge of computer network security and desktop operating system and their associated applications

• Knowledge of PKI/PKE implementation within DoD IT infrastructures

• Understanding of DIACAP program requirements and standards.

• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts

• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

Valid Through: 2019-10-18