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Aberdeen, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R1900333

Information Assurance Support Officer and System Administrator

Working at ICF

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The candidate will function as the primary Systems Administrator for laboratory systems. The IASO/SA will also provide the Information Assurance Manager’s (IAM) office with support and guidance through established Department of Defense (DoD) and Army policies and well as organizational policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keep lab systems up to date and compliant with all IA requirements (Antivirus, IAVA and patching compliance, DISA STIGs, etc)
  • Assist the IAM office in ensuring initial and annual Cyber Security Challenge training is completed for users
  • Prepare, distribute, and maintain plans, instructions, and SOPs concerning system security
  • Ensure log files and audits are maintained and reviewed for all systems and that authentication (for example, password) policies are audited for compliance
  • Report Security Violations to the IAM office and work through any mitigating tasks as needed
  • Ensure that all ISs within their area of responsibility are certified, accredited and reaccredited
  • Work with end users and the IAM office to have software procured by end users added to the CA Catalog to facilitate installation to end user’s systems
  • Perform risk analysis for branch-wide software requests
  • Write and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Provide quality customer service

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 years' relevant IASO/SA experience
  • DoD Security clearance
  • DoD 8570 compliant (minimum IAT-II) by obtaining/maintaining required certifications prior to start
  • Experience with vulnerability patching
  • Experience configuring systems according to the DISA STIGs
  • Ability to develop and execute detailed written plans for complex software and hardware implementations.
  • Understanding of DoD and Army IA policies, guidance, and best practices
  • Working knowledge of system administration, patch management, etc.
  • Competent understanding of network architecture
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft, Apple and UNIX operating systems
  • Ability to develop effective written procedures and SOPs to guide daily operations.
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office products for creating documents using Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Preferred skills:

  • Experience supporting and configuring network infrastructure in accordance with DOD policies and procedures

Professional Skills:

  • Customer friendly
  • Able to multi-task
  • Mature, self-motivated, adaptable and able to work well in a group environment.
  • Excellent written, verbal and problem solving skills

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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