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Network/Systems Administrator II

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Company Overview

Dependable Global Solutions (DGS), a Security and Intelligence Firm, was founded in September 2004 as a privately held small business. DGS’ principle belief is that security is not a singular endeavor. Our clients require the ability to recognize, plan for, and mitigate risk in all of its various forms.

DGS specializes in IT security, mission assurance, and intelligence operations and analysis. We build, manage, and enhance our client’s ability to identify and deal with threats and attacks in near real-time

 

Job Summary

DGS is currently seeking a talented Network/Systems Admin II to support our upcoming Team located at Dahlgren, VA.  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.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Install, maintain, audit and support a secure MS Windows network environment and limited web/data application service
  • Maintain internet applications and protocols IP, TCP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, & SSL
  • Maintain file servers, Firewalls, network access, Security Monitoring Systems and system documentation as required
  • Interface with local customers and provide IT related support to quickly resolve problems
  • Analyze and troubleshoot system anomalies to ensure optimum equipment performance
  • Perform periodic maintenance, hardware upgrades and replacement, firmware updates and system configuration changes
  • Perform scheduled tape backups on systems as required
  • Manage data backup library to include storage of tapes, disks and other magnetic media at the customer’s location and off-site storage facilities as required
  • Attend planning and requirements meetings with IT staff, Program Managers and customers as required
  • Prepare system for operational use and support operational tests
  • Provide technical guidance

 

Clearance Required

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

 

Education and Required Skills

  • 3 - 5 years related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent experience (4 years)
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2008 R2/2012 R2 Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2003/2010, Microsoft Windows 7/10 operating systems (OS) administration and associated hardware
  • Working knowledge of CISCO network and switching and virtualization technologies
  • 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 Risk Management Framework, and, Common Criteria, and System Security Policy as they relate to A&A
  • Working knowledge and current relevant experience with PL1 & PL2 systems; experience with PL3 & PL4 cross domain solutions is a plus
  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and other guiding policy documents
  • 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
  • Requires travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Current Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

 

Certifications

  • 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

 

DGS Benefits

At DGS, we understand that our employees are our most valuable resource. That’s why we offer competitive compensation packages and a supportive environment with good work-life balance. In addition, we provide opportunities for growth and development so that our employees can continually develop their competencies, skills, and talents, and pursue advancement opportunities. When you join the DGS Team you receive - Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term & Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition and Professional Development Assistance, 529 College Savings Plan.

 

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