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Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
As a system engineer, assigned tasks may include analysis of needs, the development of Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), working with customers and other team members, preparing user interface mock-ups, technical documentation in Jira and confluence, generation of agile capabilities & user stories, backlog prioritization and management, sprint planning, customer engagement, close interaction with software and system test engineers on the team to achieve program objectives. Perform analysis and tasks at concurrent stages to include technical planning, system design, software implementation, system integration, verification, and validation.   Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this role, it will be performed full-time on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a cleared facility 100% of the time.
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2626
Job Locations US-DC-Wa
Our staff provides Policy and Governance Support Services as well as incidental advisory and assistance services to the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) for the National Nuclear Security Administration.  These services include ensuring compliance for various government programs, developing and reviewing IT and Cyber Security policy that affects the OCIO or the agency, providing Cyber Security and IT Governance and Analysis, data consolidation, Program and Project Management Support and Oversight, Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) oversight, and Financial Execution Analysis for all OCIO investments.  Additionally, our services extend to managing the communications for the OCIO and proactively engaging with stakeholders and customers, both internal and external.  We are seeking a qualified Business Process Analyst in Washington, D.C.  The ideal candidate will be able to see the big picture, understand project objectives and be able to apply their understanding of how processes should work to operational improvement initiatives. - Lead ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies - Ability to conduct/facilitate meetings and interviews, in order to share ideas and findings, elicit information, gather requirements, and produce consensus among stakeholders, team members, and management - Develop and facilitate training sessions to educate stakeholders and management on the importance, usefulness, and reasoning of Business Process Improvement techniques and intended results - Ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements - Create documents and other artifacts to promote sustainable knowledge management within the organization - Provide consulting and recommendations to managers, supervisors, and the workforce on the implementation of quality and process improvement initiatives.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2625
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-Remote
Criterion Systems is seeking a mission-focusedPower Platform Developer to support and contribute to our government customer’s success.   As the Power Platform Developer, you’ll support the SharePoint and Power Platform project lead with planning, managing, and executing a wide range of Power Platform and SharePoint-related tasks and projects for the FDIC’s Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO).   Responsibilities: - Collaborate with project lead and OCISO stakeholders to gather requirements and execute Power Platform and SharePoint tasks and projects. - Develop and manage solutions in Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Bi, and Power Automate), e.g., workflows, apps, dashboards etc. - Serve as a Microsoft Power Platform SME to educate and provide end-user training to OCISO stakeholders. - Establish, manage and audit access control to SharePoint and Power Platform. - Work with SharePoint and Power Platform project lead to identify and resolve Power Platform-related issues.
Clearance Requirement
Public Trust
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2624
Job Locations US-CO-Littleton
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2623
Job Locations US-DC
- Plan and/or execute the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting, training and maintenance of hardware and software systems, network cybersecurity, load-balancing, and alternate routing/continuity of operations - Plan and/or execute all network infrastructure upgrades, ensuring all data interfaces and transit points are compliant with FIPS and FISMA standards. - Install, maintain, and enhance network and systems equipment, services, and/or maintain technical documentation or procedures as needed. - Manage and load balance network/systems resources for optimum performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability. - Implement and maintain security protocols, procedures, software patches, and tools to ensure compliance with the agency’s established configuration baseline. - Develop, document, and/or maintain systems administration standard operating procedures. - Analyze, troubleshoot and/or resolve hardware/software interface and interoperability problems. - Ensure systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency. - Install and integrate systems fixes, updates, and enhancements. - Ensure the rigorous application of information security and information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of systems administration services. - Maintain an archive of network/systems configuration documentation for equipment in the agency. - Develop, maintain and archive disaster recovery documentation per the agency’s standards and support all objectives for continuity of operations. - Monitor and analyze audit logs, report any irregularities to management. - Provide on-call support after hours and weekends. Requires carrying on-call phone.
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2620
Job Locations US-DC
Criterion Systems is seeking a mission-focusedInformation System Security Analyst to support and contribute to our government customer’s success.      Responsibilites: - Understanding of IT governance and management in the federal sector - Understanding of information assurance, cybersecurity, privacy policies, methodologies including but not limited to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), FedRAMP. - Working knowledge of Federal laws and Executive orders regarding information systems security requirements - Working knowledge of Cloud systems and their security configurations - Understanding of the Federal Government's deployment of Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM), the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program, organizational phases and technologies. - Understanding of the principles and methods to configure and /or administer: - Network devices security devices such as network firewall, data loss prevention, network intrusion detection systems, and intrusion prevention systems. - Operating Systems and systems services (Windows Server, Linux/ Unix and Active Directory) - Conduct dynamic web application security testing, both manual testing and utilizing application security tools to discover exploitable vulnerabilities. - Vulnerability Application and database security assessment, scanning and results interpretation. - Expert level experience in contingency planning and backup and recovery best practices and application of NIST guidance in this area. - Understanding of Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) implementation. - Ability to work with customers to assess needs, resolve problems, satisfy expectations; knows products and services. - Understanding of the principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring work, and performance. - Understanding of the principles, methods, and tools of quality assurance and quality control used to ensure a product fulfills functional requirements and standards. - Understand domain structures, network protocols, user authentication, digital signatures, firewall and security best practices. - Ability and expertise to provide consultation in secure design principles in the design of new application and database configurations and connectivity. - Ability to administer cybersecurity systems and provide technical recommendation to maintain and improve mission functionality. - Ability to plan, execute and develop report for application, network (internal or external) vulnerability analysis and provides technical recommendations to maintain and improve mission functionality. - Ability to effectively communicate highly technical information in non-technical terminology (written and verbal) - Understand the FISMA assessment and accreditation process. - Vulnerability Application and database security assessment, scanning and results interpretation. - Proficient in Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Teams, Power BI, Tableau, and SharePoint.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2619
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
We are seeking a Systems Security Analyst to support a contract in Arlington, VA.  Once hired you will be responsible for the analysis and development of the integration, testing, operations, and maintenance of systems security.  You will also be responsible for the following:   - Provide cybersecurity guidance to leadership. - Provide input to the Risk Management Framework process activities and related documentation (e.g., system life-cycle support plans, concept of operations, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials). - Provides cybersecurity recommendations to leadership based on significant threats and vulnerabilities. - Verify and update security documentation reflecting the application/system - Verify minimum security requirements are in place for all applications security design features - Evaluate the adequacy of security designs. - Apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements - Document current as-is and desired to-be states and performs gap analysis for proposed new or changed systems or processes. - Consult with stakeholders to elicit, evaluate, develop and document business needs - Create use cases to facilitate the elicitation of functional requirements - Creates data models, analyze and document data requirements, data elements and data flows. - Documents a system's or processes’ purpose and preliminary concept of operations. - Capture security controls used during the requirements phase to integrate security within the process, to identify key security objectives, and to maximize software security while minimizing disruption to plans and schedules. - Collaborate with architects and system / process designers to refine potential solutions into an optimum solution while maintaining compliance with security objectives and constraints. - Facilitate stakeholder and business sign-off on selected solution - Participates with the project testing team to ensure that testing requirements support identified use cases, functional, security and User Experience requirements. - Assesses the effectiveness of cybersecurity measures utilized by a proposed new or changed system(s). - Participates with the change management team to develop training and implementation materials assure a smooth deployment of the project to stakeholders and business entities
Clearance Requirement
Public Trust
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2617
Job Locations US-CO-Denver
  Criterion Systems is seeking a mission-focused Python Software Developer to support and contribute to our government customers’ success in Denver, Colorado -- Must have the required clearance to be considered for this opening! As a Python Software Engineer (ML Engineer) on the ML team, you will be working closely with Agile development teams and Data Scientists to operationalize state-of-the-art machine learning models. You will be responsible for developing processes, techniques, and tools to monitor and retrain Deep Learning models, optimize system performance, and guide development teams in improving the system model management. 
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/CI Poly
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2616
Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
As a Software Engineer, you will be a part of a collaborative team of teams integrating capabilities from several applications and developing new functionality to meet the needs of users and stakeholders. You will contribute to the design, development, test, and integration of many components within a microservice architecture.  
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/CI Poly
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2615
Job Locations US-DC
Criterion Systems, Inc., is seeking a results-oriented, self-motivated Senior Network Engineer to support a Department of Commerce (DOC) contract at the Federal Customer site in Washington, DC. Your primary duties for this position include (but not limited to) helping to architect, system/network design/engineer requirements, and deploy the migration of other DOC agencies into the Department wide LAN and WAN environment.  As a senior network engineer, you will be responsible for managing and mentoring junior network engineering staff and handling advanced support issues. Provide top-tier planning and technical analysis for the design, implementation, and operation of Cisco switched networks. You will be responsible for ensuring each change to the environment is clearly documented, to include creating and updating all related engineering documents, drawings, and IP addressing assignments. You will serve as an IT subject matter expert (SME) in the network engineering and voice field. Some after-hours support is required. Rotational on-call support for emergencies and unscheduled maintenance is required.  Your job duties will consist of the following: - State of the Art Enterprise Solutions:  Research industry offerings and remain up-to-date with telecommunication infrastructure offerings to provide expert advice regarding future enterprise networking solutions.  - Plan and/or execute the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting, training and maintenance of hardware and software systems, network cybersecurity, load-balancing, and alternate routing/continuity of operations - Plan and/or execute all network infrastructure upgrades, ensuring all data interfaces and transit points are compliant with FIPS and FISMA standards. - Install, maintain and enhance network and systems equipment, services, and/or maintain technical documentation or procedures as needed. - Manage and load balance network/systems resources for optimum performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability. - Implement and maintain security protocols, procedures, software patches, and tools to ensure compliance with the agency’s established configuration baseline. - Develop, document, and/or maintain systems administration standard operating procedures. - Analyze, troubleshoot and/or resolve hardware/software interface and interoperability problems. - Ensure systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency - Install and integrate systems fixes, updates, and enhancements. - Ensure the rigorous application of information security and information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of systems administration services. - Maintain an archive of network/systems configuration documentation for equipment in the agency. - Develop, maintain and archive disaster recovery documentation per the agency’s standards and support all objectives for continuity of operations. - Monitor and analyze audit logs, report any irregularities to management.
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2614
Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
Criterion Systems is seeking a Cybersecurity Technical Lead - Security Operations Center to support the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration in Las Vegas, Nevada.   The candidate will provide senior technical leadership.  This position requires daily interaction with management, security personnel at customer sites, and government personnel with other federal agencies.  Applicant must be a positive, flexible, self-starter requiring minimal direct supervision, and able to excel as a leader in the fast-paced cybersecurity industry.  The Cyber Technical Lead is responsible for advancing the state of analytic techniques and tools.  This position is heavily focused on the development of automated solutions within a cybersecurity operations team.   Duties and Responsibilities to include, but not limited to: - Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the team for technical expertise. - Lead or contribute to projects advancing the state of analytic techniques and tools. - Investigate and develop detections for new and evolving threats. - Analyze escalated alerts in support of network security monitoring operations. - Develop and review high-visibility notifications for enterprise customers. - Review and analyze network packet capture files. - Review and analyze SIEM and IDS alerts. - Review of security vulnerability data. - Utilize threat hunting techniques to proactively identify threat activity. - Identification, review, and tracking of malicious code. - Reporting malicious activity to customer sites. - Provide customers with remediation recommendations. - Contribute as needed to incident response activity. - Develop use of new services, technology, and products. - Conduct training and coaching sessions for SOC personnel on analytic techniques and tools. - Create, review, and approve new procedural documentation. - Travel up to 10% (Mostly for trainings and conferences)
Clearance Requirement
DOE Q
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2613
Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Seeking a mission-focused Senior Software Engineer to support and contribute to our government customers’ success in San Diego, California!   Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities - Contribute to agile software design, development, test, deployment, and documentation of features and fixes in ongoing software releases with one major release a year - Work closely with program subject matter experts to learn the code base and identify portions for which to take ownership - Collaborate well across our multi-discipline team of engineers - Communicate regularly with our NH team - Travel: Up to 10%, likely much less.
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/CI Poly
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2612
Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Seeking a mission-focused Cloud Software Engineer to support and contribute to our government customers’ success in San Diego, California!   As a Cloud Software Engineer, you will be responsible for the operations of cloud-based services to demonstrate the solutions to some of the United States' most pressing problems.   Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities - Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services, from inception and design, deployment, operation and refinement. - Support system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and readiness reviews of services before they are Generally Available (GA) - Maintain services by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health - Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation - Actively participate in and document incident response and root-cause analysis. - Closely work with the DevSecOps teams to support development, deployment and maintenance of containerized applications and automate orchestration using Kubernetes.
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2611
Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Seeking a mission-focused cleared Software Developer Engineer to support and contribute to our government customers’ success in Reston, Virginia—Must have the required clearance to be considered for this opening!   Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities - Work within the team to develop new and to enhance existing systems and applications - Produce efficient and elegant code based on requirements - Test and deploy programs and applications - Troubleshoot, debug, maintain, and improve existing software - Compile assess user feedback to improve software performance - Proactively seek opportunities to use process improvement and re-engineering methodologies to facilitate improvements to team processes
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/with Poly
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2609
Job Locations US-VA
Seeking a mission-focused cleared DevOps Engineer with AWS, Linux, scripting, and DevOps tools experience to support and contribute to our government customers’ success in Chantilly, Virginia—Must have the required clearance to be considered for this opening!
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/with Poly
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2607
Job Locations US-DC
Cybersecurity and Information Assurance has four primary functional areas: Cyber Operations Services, Oversight & Compliance, including Security Assessments, Policy, Planning & Training and Risk Management.  The team shall assist in the overall IT security compliance of S-83 information systems and programs, to include reviewing, updating and developing core documentation for Information System Continuous Monitoring (ISCM), Contingency Planning, incident handling, risk analysis and mitigation, IT security baseline compliance, and privacy. The team shall provide ongoing recommendations for mitigation of all issues and risks affecting the environment within the scope of this statement of work.   Provide program management and subject matter expertise in technical cyber security services that incorporate and maintain appliances, and techniques to monitor and increase the security posture of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) information systems. Responsible for planning, implementing, operating, monitoring, and report on all facets of cybersecurity under the oversight of the FHWA Information System Security Manager (ISSM). Responsible for providing on-going recommendations for mitigation of all threats and risks.  Responsibilities include: 1. Develop and maintain a project plan and status reports to support activities to track project progress, risks, issues, and resolutions. 2. Provide cyber security expertise and assist with incident handling, vulnerability detection and remediation strategies, insecure application development techniques, cloud environments and services. 3. Provide support to the security portion of FHWA’s DevSecOps implementation to include architecture diagrams, process and SOP documentation, and the integration and management of static code vulnerability scanners into the process. 4. Maintain a current inventory that will include but is not limited to, all FHWA network ranges, assets, groups, and custom groups within the DOT CDM BigFix tool. 5. Maintain FHWA core system documentation, via standardized templates, technical guides and baseline management with supporting checklists including FHWA Cybersecurity Handbook and the FHWA Continuous Monitoring Risk Management Plan (CMRMP). Provide programmatic assistance and guidance to system owners. 6. Execute information system contingency plan (ISCP) testing and provide contingency training for personnel with ISCP roles necessary to accomplish their roles in a system recovery capacity. 7. Utilize expertise and encompass hands-on experience for strategic analysis, execution and results oriented remediation, for operational excellence and risk mitigation. 8. Define vulnerability trending and patterns across multiple risk management platforms and to provide analysis and recommendations based upon these findings.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2606
Job Locations US-Remote
Criterion Systems, Inc., is seeking a JAVA Developer to provide Remote support our USDA customer.  The indivivual will provide support to a variety of customers with DEVOPS, DEVSECOPS, and Architecture support needs. This position is 100% Remote, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.   Responsibilities: - The software engineer candidate is responsible for the design and implementation of a distributed enterprise application with external and internal interfaces utilizing Microservices and business automation patterns - Design, develop and test enterprise web services APIs and back-end services - Creation of custom software within an agile team environment
Clearance Requirement
Public Trust
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2605
Job Locations US-CO-Denver
As a Software Engineer, you will be a part of a collaborative team of teams integrating capabilities from several applications and developing new functionality to meet the needs of users and stakeholders. You will contribute to the design, development, test, and integration of many components within a microservice architecture.  
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/CI Poly
Category
Management
ID
2023-2603
Job Locations US-Remote
- Support budget analysis tasks that include monitoring budget reservations and executions, initiating execution of accounting transactions, analyzing and reconciling transactions with budget plans, and assuring compliance with regulations, directives, procedures, and guidelines. - Prepare and maintain business-line level spend plans and track funds reservations and execution by Standard General Ledger (SGL) account. - Support internally focused requirements/tasks and provide deliverables, which may include, but are not limited to, the following: reconciliation of accounts and income; assisting with analysis of reports, completion of documentation; preparation of document packages for audit review; and analysis of budget data.  - Prepare, submit, and maintain Budget Object Code (BOC) Rollup Summary reports identifying planned requirements, SGL account execution, and expected rest-of-year requirements broken down by Mandatory, Center Capacity, and Discretionary. Additional breakdowns showing current-month and rest-of-year amounts may be required.  The BOC Rollup Summary shall also include a version-over-version explanation of changes to spend plan amounts by BOC Rollup.  The BOC Rollup Summary reports shall be delivered at specified mid-month and end-of-month management briefing dates. - Prepare, submit, and maintain monthly Working Capital Fund (WCF) operating plan versus actual variance reporting results and explanations for current fiscal years using the required WCF tool & format.  The reporting results and related information shall be delivered no later than the Thursday immediately preceding the monthly WCF Status of Funds (SoF) reporting deadline (typically the 15th of each month). - Prepare, submit and maintain monthly support services plan / actual usage reconciliation report with full-year trend analysis.  The report shall be delivered at the mid-month management briefing.  - Support externally focused requirements/tasks and provide deliverables, which may include, but is not limited to, providing other branches, offices, or agencies with budget data and analysis. - Both types of support and deliverables (internally focused and externally focused) will require synthesis and presentation of data, development of alternative courses of action, and recommendations to decision makers. - Increased requirements associated with end-of-year financial activities will likely result in the need for the employee to provide support that extends beyond a typical/standard work week (i.e. 40 hours) during the month of September.  Requirements may increase by approximately 25% during this timeframe.  The employee shall fully support such requirements.  
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2602
Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Seeking a mission-focused Firewall Engineer to support and contribute to our government customers’ success in Springfield, Virginia!   Our team of talented Network and Cybersecurity professionals help design, develop, procure, implement, operate/sustain, and enhance NGA networks and cybersecurity posture in support of national security. As a member of the Network Security Services (NSS) team, you will work with both corporate and customer leadership to research, analyze, and implement enterprise-wide network security solutions/capabilities/enhancements to support customer business/mission goals and objectives.   Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities - Assist with design, analysis, testing and implementation of state-of-the-art secure network architectures. - Conduct risk assessment and provide recommendations for design. - Manage WAN, LAN, CAN, and remote network security as well as incident and problem management. - Oversee security infrastructure sustainment, maintenance, and advanced configuration. (firewalls, F5 load balancers, web gateways, mail gateways, IDS, and management tools). - Oversee the reporting, documentation, and investigation of all security related incidents; lead the development and implementation of corrective measures. - Develop and execute standard operating procedures (SOPs) for security tools. - Evaluate and report on new network Security technologies to enhance capabilities of the network. - Act as liaison to the contract and customer management, and government Designated Approving Authority (DAA) regarding network security status, policies, and procedures.
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/CI Poly
Category
Information Technology
ID
2023-2599