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Overview: we are seeking an it security specialist ii to join our team supporting noaa national weather service in silver spring, mdThis is a telework opportunity.
Teksynap is looking to provide operations and maintenance and monitoring tier 2 support for the odis public cloud hosted applications and it security support to maintain the cloud system security plans, vulnerabilities and mitigation strategies and formulations of new security processesIt is important to note that the current environment is hosted on amazon web services (aws) cloud service provider (csp), however, other csps, microsoft azure, google cloud platform are also within the scope as they are available to the government as a csp through another cloud services blanket purchase agreement.
Teksynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment“technology moving at the speed of thought” embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our federal government customers.
We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.
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The safety and health of our employees is of the utmost importanceEmployees are required to comply with any contractually mandated federal covid-19 requirementsMore information can be found here.
Responsibilities & qualifications:
Document and maintain system-level it security procedures
Maintain and update system security plans for the damage assessment toolkit and gis in the government chosen application: cyber security assessment and management (csam) system.
Maintain and periodically update it security related documentation and annually review / update key system security documents for each system security package, including but not limited to:
Environment description/system inventory
Privacy threshold analysis continuous monitoring plan
Service level agreements
Contingency plan test results
Risk assessment results business impact analysis
Configuration management plan
Track poam items and collect and provide artifacts for submission of closure of poams.
Support nws’ office of the assistant chief information officer isso in the preparation of the a&a documentation and related processes
Create and maintain work breakdown structures and milestones for it security projects
Create a compliance review checklist that enables pre-audits to be done consistently and maximize successful issuance of atos while minimizing rework by the application development teams
Participate in annual assessments and penetration testing for the cloud applications.
Coordinate with application development teams in keeping architecture diagrams, system descriptions and system inventory current.
Ensuring that monthly vulnerability scanning and web page scanning is performed and vulnerabilities are mitigated by the established government timeframes.
Participates in change review management activities, providing security review of changes to infrastructure, requests for new software and general awareness of cloud activities.
Coordinates responses to it security data calls.
Provide on-call support during non-standard working hours to allow for a 24x7 support.
Review daily security and scan logs and report any issues discovered to government lead.
Attend and participate in government it security meetings as scheduled
2 to 4 years of experience
Assists in the maintenance of systems to protect data from unauthorized usersIdentifies, reports, and resolves security violationsFamiliar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular fieldRelies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goalsWorks under general supervision
Bachelor of arts/bachelor of science in related field (or equivalent)
Must have obtained an industry standard cloud certification: such as aws sysops administrator, aws devops administrator, aws advanced networking.
Additional job information:
Work environment and physical demands
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the jobReasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Location: telework – silver springs, md
Type of environment: hybrid
Noise level: low
Work schedule: monday through fridayPersonnel shall be present during core working hours defined as the period of time between 9:00am and 3:30pm eastern standard time
Amount of travel: less than 10%
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hearThe employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 poundsThe employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 poundsThe vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work authorization/security clearance
Legal permanent us resident/us citizen
Clearance requirement: public trust
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this jobDuties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Equal employment opportunity
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilitiesTeksynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”)This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.
Teksynap is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilitiesIf you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Posted 14 days ago