Information Technology Specialist - Information Security
MCCS Headquarters Quantico, VA
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Ensures confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems, networks and data through coordinated planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance and enhancements of information systems security programs, policies, procedures and tools. Performs analysis to identify network security risks, and recommends appropriate data security procedures and products. Monitors network and applications security and implements network security standards, procedures, and guidelines for multiple platforms and diverse system environments. Reviews development, testing, and implementation of network security plans, products, and control techniques.
Monitors and reviews operation logs and event console activity to identify potential security related events. Investigates and recommends appropriate corrective actions for data security incidents. Installs and configures firewalls and network monitoring tools and applications. Installs and configures tools to allow automated monitoring of network logs and events. Develops and maintains effective network disaster plans, processes, and procedures. Consults with IT technical staff to install and configure hardware and software systems that provide appropriate network security. Documents network security policies. Conducts risk and vulnerability assessments to identify risks and protection needs in a WAN, LAN and WLAN environment.
Maintains an awareness of Marine Corps and Department of Defense, and other policies and regulations as appropriate pertaining to information security. Identifies regulatory changes that will affect information security policy, standards, and procedures. Develops system security evaluations, and contingency plans to recover information. Gathers evidence to be used to prosecute for computer crimes, and/or reprimand for abuse of computer technology.
Identifies and reports security scans, vulnerabilities and remediation efforts to the Marine Corps Cyber Operations Group. Serves on the Incident Response Team which requires coordination with USMC and requires access to classified information.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.
Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses any required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor
Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.
This is a mixed position where the incumbent must be able to lift and carry objects up to 45lbs independently and objects over 45lbs with assistance.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field appropriate to the work of position AND three years of progressively technical experience with information security, preferably with Cisco, Microsoft and UNIX based systems, client/server applications and network engineering, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above. Knowledge of network configuration and infrastructure concepts
including TCP/IP and the abilitiy to decode tcpdump output for layer 2, 3, and 4. Experience with routers, switches, firewalls, security hierarchy, and the application of encryption key infrastructures and authentication processes. Ability to relate business requirements and risks to technology implementation for network security. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with the ability to communicate both orally and in writing are essential.
As an authorized and privileged user of Department of Defense Information Systems must possess or receive Information Assurance awareness by completing the Security+ Certification as a condition of access within six months of employment, and thereafter must complete annual Information Assurance awareness training.
This position had been determined as Non-critical Sensitive. As a condition of employment, the incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain an Access National Agency Check and Inquiries (ANACI/ Tier 3) Secret Clearance to access classified information.
Eligible for incremental telework as determined by MR/MF policy.
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