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NASA Langley Research Center Information Technology Support

Company: CENTRA Technology
Location: Hampton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

NASA Langley Research Center Information Technology Support Location: Hampton, VA CENTRA Technology, Inc. has an immediate opening for NASA Langley Research Center Information Technology Support. Secret CLEARANCE is absolutely required.CENTRA Technology, Inc. is a leading provider of engineering, scientific, and program management support services to some of the top agencies in the U.S. government, including NASA, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Department of Homeland Security and the intelligence community. CENTRA is currently seeking highly motivated information system administrator to provide a secure, cost effective, stable, and high quality communications and computing network environment; system administration support of computer systems and networks; and provide computer security support to the Program Security Officer (PSO).This position will be supporting a contract with NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.Candidates will work closely with Government Program Managers as well as high level personnel throughout the government and industry research and development communities. Applicants must be technically strong and possess superior oral and written communications skills. SPECIFIC DUTIES:He/she shall perform the following tasks: Provide system administration of MS Windows (Windows 7, Windows 10, MS Server 2008 r2, 2012, and 2016) and LINUX/CENTOS computer systems. Perform and manage data backups using existing hardware and software. Maintain documentation of the computer networking system. Maintain an up-to-date inventory and location of computer equipment, document computer purchases, surpluses, and transfers. Troubleshoot IT equipment (i.e. diagnose software/hardware systems to determine corrective action to bring them back on-line as soon as possible). Configure information systems to meet government information security requirements (JSIG) for the protection of data and hardware. This involves applying, testing and evaluating security measures against government regulatory criteria . Update of the standard operating procedures (SOP) as needed. Document all security incidents and potential threats and vulnerabilities involving an information system (IS) and inform the PSO. Work with the PSO to develop and implement safeguards, corrective measures and procedures to minimize the number of computer security incident reports. Maintain configuration management (CM) for security-relevant IS software, hardware, and firmware and keep documentation available (hardware, software, and maintenance logs) for computer systems Help the security staff to ensure that system media is properly marked, controlled, stored, transported, and destroyed. Deactivate systems from IS and inform the PSO at the completion of a project, transfer, retirement, or resignation of personnel.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:+ Bachelor of Science or higher in computer science related discipline is desired, but not required.+ Minimum 5 years experience with information system admin support of secure systems.+ Must have knowledge and/or familiarity with the security requirements related to secure systems.+ Excellent oral and written communication skills+ Understanding of Active Directory (AD), Domain Name System (DNS), Group Policy Object (GPO) + Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Windows Server 2012/2016 (MCSA) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Windows Server 2012/2016+ A COMPTIA Security + certification or equivalentDESIRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:+ Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) or (Net+) CompTIA Network+ (A+) CompTIA A++ General working knowledge/understanding of JFAN/JSIGPOSITION REQUIREMENTS:+ This is a drug-testing designated position+ Must have a current SECRET security clearance that has been updated in the last five (5) years. TOP SECRET preferred. + Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET clearance and additional security screening.TRAVEL:No travel is anticipated for this task.

Keywords: CENTRA Technology, Hampton , NASA Langley Research Center Information Technology Support, Other , Hampton, Virginia

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