Information Technology/Information Assurance Specialist II - Military Veterans

at Watermark Risk Management International

El Segundo, California

Come make your mark with Watermark! We’re a rapidly growing Service- Disabled, Veteran- Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in risk management and security. Founded by USAF Veterans in 2007, we’re intimately familiar with DOD security programs and mission requirements. Along with our core values of innovation, effective communication, integrity and work/life balance, our employees are the key to our success.

At Watermark, our people come first. We offer comprehensive benefits to address our employees’ physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being. This includes 100% employer- paid medical insurance, ample paid leave, a free employee assistance program, and a competitive 401k savings plan. 

Position Description:

The primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts.  The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

In this job you will...

  • Establish complex operational software configuration controls and system interfaces for computer system(s) assigned
  • Maintain file servers, Firewalls, network access, Security Monitoring Systems and system documentation as required
  • Analyze and troubleshoot system anomalies to ensure optimum equipment performance
  • Prepare system for operational use and support operational tests
  • Review, prepare, and update AIS accreditation packages
  • Notify customer when changes occur that might affect AIS accreditation/certification
  • Perform AIS self-inspections,  provide security coordination and review of all system test plans
  • Identify AIS vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures
  • Ensure AIS and network nodes are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices
  • Perform VTC System Administration, Scheduling, & Configuration
  • Provide guest networks Client Support
  • Perform Account Creations, changes, & deletions
  • Provide Help Desk & troubleshooting
  • Perform Hardware/Software System Configuration, upgrades and modifications
  • Provide Personal-Issue Laptop Support
  • Perform Media Control & Accountability
  • Perform COMSEC account/equipment management
  • provide leadership, mentoring, and quality assurance for Team Members

Experience Requirements:

  • 5-7 years related experience

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience (4 years)

Certification Requirements:

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire. (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP)

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2000/2003/2007 Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Microsoft Windows XP/Vista operating systems (OS) administration and associated hardware
  • Working knowledge of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies and data backup technologies to include communication security (COMSEC) integration
  • Working knowledge of JAFAN 6/0, DCID/JAFAN 6/3, DCID/JAFAN 6/9, and Joint DODIIS/Cryptologic SCI Information Systems Security Standards, Common Criteria, and System Security Policy as they relate to C&A
  • Working knowledge and current relevant experience with PL1 & PL2 systems; experience with PL3 & PL4 cross domain solutions is desired
  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate DCIDs/JAFANs and other guiding policy documents
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR)

 

Watermark Risk Management International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

El Segundo, California

We’re Watermark. We help companies identify and manage risk. We're a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business with offices in Northern Virginia, (the greater Washington DC area) and operations around the country. Watermark provides a wide range of risk management services with special emphasis on physical security strategy and planning, continuity of operations and emergency management and ethics and compliance program support. We have decades of security, risk and business analysis, planning, and program support. We are the team that leaders in private, public and government sectors call on to identify the existential threats and risks faced by their organization, and to define and implement a response plan for their next “unthinkable” crisis.

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