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Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque | US-NV-Las Vegas
We are seeking an ISSO (Information System Security Officer Lead) to support a government customer.  The person may work out of Albuquerque, NM or Las Vegas Nevada.  Once hired then the person will perform the following tasks below.  These are representative (but not all-inclusive) of the typical activities required of the qualified candidate: - Coordinate and assist with the management of A&A activities for ISSOs. - Work with project schedules to ensure A&A activities are on target, and communicate to Team Lead and Federal Oversight where projects might be encountering difficulties. - Review project deliverables for integration issues prior to inspection and/or acceptance by the Government. - Interface with other project and support teams to understand initiatives and communicate issues to ISSOs and Team Lead. - Balance ISSO workload and utilize team resources to ensure that ISSOs can meet customer expectations. - Work with project contractor and Cyber Security Manager to successfully integrate project deliverables into the IT environment. - Help spearhead and facilitate the integration and alignment of the A&A processes, documentation and activities across the various site locations. - Assist with audit preparation and engage in audit activities. - Assist with implementation of corrective action plan milestones as directed. - Assist with the management and coordination of team resources to ensure successful and on-time delivery of customer requirements. - Help ensure that contractor work products meet or exceed Federal customer requirements. - Assist with the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Cyber Security Program incorporating the risk management framework based on NIST and CNSSI Guidance at the direction of the Federal Customer. - Help to commission the preparation and authorization of the implementation of necessary information security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines, in conjunction with the Federal Customer in accordance with NNSA and DOE security policies. - Assists with the design and operation of related continuous monitoring and improvement activities to ensure compliance both with DOE and NNSA security policies and applicable laws and regulations. - Assists with or helps to commission suitable information security awareness, training and educational activities. - Assist with activities relating to contingency planning, business continuity management, IT disaster recovery and Incident Response.
Clearance Requirement
DOE Q
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2100
Job Locations US-CO
The successful candidate will support USDA Applications for Operations and Maintenance work and enhancements and Nextgen application modernization efforts. The ideal candidate should possess the following skills: - Self-motivated and professional in demeanor with proven success as a development lead in an Agile environment delivering new applications, new releases and emergency code fixes, as required. - Ability to successfully mentor other team members creating a position team environment. - Proven ability to interface successfully with the customer/client to drive high customer satisfaction and a positive team environment. This includes excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to navigate challenging situations with nuance and skill. - Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional areas such as finance, accounting, personnel, manpower, logistics, and contracts. - Develop block diagrams and logic flow charts. Translate detailed design into computer software. - Test, debug, and refine the computer software to produce the required product. - Prepare required documentation, including both program-level and user-level documentation. - Enhance software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency. - Provide technical direction to programmers to ensure program deadlines are met. - Experience in information system design, including application programming on large-scale DBMS and the development of complex software to satisfy design objectives.  - Experience with defining site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality. - Experience with debugging and resolving issues in both the back-end Java code and the front end. - Experience with completing applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms. - Proficient at coding in Java, Javascript, Java Persistence Architecture (JPA), PHP and Apache, WebSphere, HTML, and related technologies. - Strong working knowledge of software architecture and design/re-design experience especially in the Java application space. - Experience implementing code to build components and create UIs. - Proficient at coding in Javascript, HTML, and related technologies. - Experience with 508 compliance coding concepts and methodologies. - Experience using GitHub or related technologies. - Experience with Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari browsers. - Experience developing for cloud-based, mobile and desktop applications. - Updates job knowledge by researching new Internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2094
Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
- Responsible for directing and supervising the day-to-day accounting functions of the Company to include general accounting functions, accounts payable, payroll, cash reporting and employee reimbursements. - Lead the monthly, quarterly and year end close process through consolidated financial statements. - Perform month end analysis of financial results and investigate variances. - Analyze and reconcile balance sheet and income statement accounts. - Perform indirect rate calculations and variance analysis. - Provide financial interpretation, analysis, support and monitor costs/charges for appropriateness, accuracy and compliance as it relates to government accounting/accounting standards rules and regulations. - Lead and manage the payroll process. - Assist in managing external financial statement and regulatory audits. - Manage the maintenance and full utilization of our Deltek Costpoint, Time & Expense and CognosBI systems and associated feeder systems. - Continually improve current processes to gain efficiencies. - Work with Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis on DCAA regulatory reporting such as Incurred Cost Submissions, provisional indirect rate submissions and other applicable reporting requirements. - Assists with the company’s accounting policies and procedures and its accounting practices. - Ability to work and communicate effectively and professionally with customers, staff, supervisors and managers at all levels.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Accounting/Finance
ID
2021-2093
Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
The Linux Engineer applies current technologies to the design, development, evaluation and integration of computer information systems and networks to maintain system security. Works with commercial computer product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure COTS applications, operating systems, networks and database products and technology. Provides security engineering and integration services to internal customers. Involved in a wide range of issues including secure architectures, secure electronic data traffic, network security, information security and privacy. Develops security systems for any manual or automated systems environments. Responsible for ensuring the protection of company data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification.   - Follow up on technical issues with operations and call center teams and all stakeholders in resolution process. - Support software and hardware issues and ensure stable system performance. - Execute engineering tasks in support of system performance tuning on workstations, applications or network infrastructure in support Linux, Unix operating systems - Partner with other team members to integrate Microsoft Windows services with Linux/Unix systems - Observe industry best practices, standards, and procedures. - Support maintenance and monitoring of the system/server infrastructure to include patching, system upgrade, backup, and configuration. - Conduct problem management process (root cause analysis) attempt to determine the real or underlying cause of an incident in order to prevent future recurrences - Support forensic analysis, triage and break fix of system server/server related trouble tickets. - Perform account management including user account creation and deletion. - Perform certification and professional development training to remain current on technologies and to improve skill sets and efficiency.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2091
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Criterion Systems is seeking a mission-focused Expert Telecommunications Specialist to support and contribute to our government customer’s success in McLean, VA. The individual in this position must be a motivated team player that strives for professional and technical excellence in Telecommunications. Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  - Provides Expert level program management, administrative and engineering support for Sponsor high visibility communications-based projects. - Knowledge of procurement processes. - Ability to excel in a team environment. - OCONUS TDY Travel - 40% as required. - CONUS TDY Travel - 10% as required.
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/with Poly
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2089
Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
- General tasks.  General tasks include, but are not limited to, the following: managing utilizing the tools and methodology defined by the customer’s Project Management Office (PMO); knowledge transfer and informal training; reporting status to the customer’s representative; management of a project’s critical path; and facilitating organization change towards a more project management-oriented culture.  Teamwork, coordination, and documentation are critical aspects of success in performing the tasks. - Initiating Phase - Perform processes to define a new project or new phase of an existing project by completing work to establish the project charter and gain stakeholder acceptance.  - Tasks include the following:  - documenting objectives, developing a project charter, identifying a project sponsor and stakeholders, defining high level deliverables, projecting deliverable completion dates, identifying resource requirements, and gaining customer approval.  - Required templates include:  - Project Charter, Project Weekly Status Report and/or Minor Project Weekly Status Report. - Planning Phase.  - Perform processes to identify the tasks and work assignments to complete an approved project charter.  - Tasks include the following:  estimating schedules, sequencing tasks, documenting risks, developing risk mitigation strategies, documenting project alternatives/assumptions/constraints.  - Required templates include - Work Breakdown Structure, Risk Matrix, and Project Weekly Status Report. - Executing Phase - Perform activities such as project team facilitation, project team solution generation, project team coaching for breakthrough performance, project management plan monitoring, project deliverable tracking, and management reporting. - The contractor shall possess “people skills” to gain the confidence, trust and respect throughout the organization while ensuring that project team members are treated with dignity and respect.  - Through the project monitoring activities, the contractor shall ensure that the work breakdown structure correctly identifies the critical path tasks/work activities. - Required templates include: - Work Breakdown Structure, Critical Path Diagram, and Project Weekly Status Report. - Controlling Phase.  Perform analysis activities to compare actual performance with planned performance, identify and report variances, evaluate possible migration strategies, recommend appropriate corrective actions, and communicate to seek guidance from the Project Sponsor (Stakeholders), as applicable. - Close Out Phase.  - The contractor shall perform activities to assemble project artifacts in a historical repository.  - Tasks include the following:  formalizing customer acceptance, preparing a final project performance report, documenting lessons learned, and archiving project records.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2087
Job Locations US-VA-Herndon | US-Washington, DC
Criterion Systems is seeking a mission-focusedCloud Software Engineer-Subject Matter Expert to support and contribute to our government customer’s success in Herndon, VA. The individual in this position must be a motivated team player that strives for professional and technical excellence developing enterprise C2S cloud applications supporting the U.S. Government. Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  - Work with Linux or Unix-based operating systems (i.e. command line operations, bash scripting). - Developing enterprise C2S cloud applications. - Designing, implementing, and maintaining data indexes.
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/CI Poly
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2082
Job Locations US-CO
We are seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Integration and Test Engineer who will be involved in all phases of the test process and will also work closely technical experts to ensure test products meet the requirements allocated to the particular test as well as ensuring the validity of test results. The candidate will directly support the test team and indirectly the software development team. The Integration and Test Engineer will develop test cases from functional requirements, to clearly convey the business user’s intent. Occasionally manual exploratory techniques will be implemented and acceptance testing of new features will be iteratively developed as part of agile development methodology. - Full spectrum integration and test process, reproduce production issues, communicate workarounds, develop missing test scenarios, validate fixes and accurately submit and maintain defects in the appropriate repository. - Scripting language or direct testing automation scripting skills strongly desired. - Create and maintain automated tests within an existing framework, such as Selenium, Swagger, etc Experience with Git or similar version control systems. - Attend system design reviews; technical interchange meetings and any other meetings as requested to support program and team.  - Troubleshoot integration logs & JSON messages as part of integration testing.  - Create and conduct Web Service tests using Swagger. - Knowledge in CI/CD concepts and should be able to help implement the pipelines. 
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2081
Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
- Sets up projects within Deltek Costpoint and assigns workforces. - Monitors, analyzes and reports project progress, costs and schedules. - Collaborates with project team to review and validate progress and spend curves. - Supports project management with preparation of project status reports for various contracts. - Completes monthly project management review presentation. - Reviews reports for accuracy and consistency with contract management systems and finance/accounting systems. - Provides cost and schedule analysis and reviews with project managers for corrective action. - Analyzes monthly project revenue, cost and profitability and explains variances to management. - Updates project forecasts based on analysis of trends, cost and schedule performance and variances. - Works closely with purchasing to provide initial and subsequent funding actions for subcontractors. - Key player in budget modelingand incurred cost submission. - Maintains funding actions for 75% complete notices and at-risk process. - Presents financial information to leadership as required. - Prepares government reporting requirements for contract vehicles. - Prepares income and expense and Statement of Indirect Expenses variance analysis – budget to actual – and propose corrective action as needed. - Supports pricing efforts as needed. - No security clearance is required for this position.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Accounting/Finance
ID
2021-2080
Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
Criterion Systems is seeking a Network Engineer in Las Vegas, Nevada. Once hired, you will execute operations, maintenance and engineering of network infrastructure devices and applications. It will require you to execute installation activities, interface with network operations, project team members, and with customers to resolve Tier 2 and Tier 3 escalations. You will support requirements analysis, design efforts, engineering, operations and maintenance (O&M). Additionally you will provide subject matter expertise and innovation regarding networking technologies and be a part of a team charged with delivery of technology solutions and optimization of IT infrastructure and operations throughout the systems support life cycle.   - Support customer interface, requirements analysis, and development of policies, procedures in accordance with industry best practices. - Complete assigned tasks independently, or as part of a larger project team. - Configure network infrastructure device operating systems, determine hardware specifications, and validate system performance. - Execute performance tuning, operational process development, and security configuration management in accordance with best practices, standards, and procedures. - Operate and maintain network infrastructure devices including, but not limited to patching, system upgrade, backup, and system configuration. - Conduct root cause analysis to determine the real or underlying cause of an incident in order to prevent future recurrences. - Support analysis, triage and break/fix of infrastructure system-related trouble tickets. - Develop and document standard operating procedures and best practices in the technical repository. - Produce detailed network design documents and diagrams. - Support management reporting requirements. - This position will require occasional after-hours support and on-call rotation to support operational needs. - Some limited travel required (<20%).
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2078
Job Locations US | US-LA-New Orleans | US-MO-Kansas City
- Maintain global and application admin settings as required. - Maintain and troubleshoot scheduled production housekeeping and report jobs. - Troubleshoot failed installation and promotion jobs. - Customize ChangeMan ZMF user exits, create/maintain custom reports, update skeleton code as required. - Customize and implement selectable options (such as OFM). - Work with the DISC mainframe systems team to implement COBOL 6.x. - Install patches as required. - Maintain both test and production started tasks (STCs) in NFCplex and TESTplex. - Sync versions of all executable libraries in NFCplex to TESTplex using FDRABR utilities. - Sync versions of VSAM master files in TESTplex by restoring from daily backups in NFCplex. - Participate in DR drills and system upgrade tests. - Install all changes utilizing “ChangeMan on ChangeMan”. The CMNA app is used for this purpose at NFC.         - Perform all ChangeMan user assistance as required. - Work with USDA Project Managers as required to ensure ChangeMan processes/user assistance are incorporated where necessary.
Clearance Requirement
Public Trust
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2075
Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
- Define and regularly report on program metrics and measurement. - Ensure all stakeholder parties are appropriately informed and aligned. Surface decision points and mis-alignment; proactively seek out and manage objections and competing perspectives. - Continuously monitor program exposure and ensure appropriate risk communication, escalation, and risk mitigation plans are in place. - Drive continuous improvement; challenge the status quo and proactively identify gaps and opportunities - Provide excellent communication; effectively achieve appropriate transparency and set expectations. - Effectively partner & present with senior executives. - Have deep understanding of Program and Project Management best practices and strong organizational skills - Develop, implement, and monitor day-to-day operational systems and processes that provide visibility into goals, progress, and obstacles for our key initiatives - Build and maintain relationships with all department heads to make decisions regarding operational activity and strategic goals - Ability to streamline and implement new structures and roles that create speed, efficiency, and support rapidly shifting business demands - Plan, monitor, and analyze key metrics for the day-to-day performance of the operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks  
Clearance Requirement
Public Trust
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2074
Job Locations US-DC
- Responds to, diagnoses and resolves problems through discussion with users. - Ensures a timely process through which problems are controlled. Includes problem recognition, research, isolation, resolution, and follow-up steps. - Provides support to end users on a variety of issues. - Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems. - Responds to telephone calls, email and personnel requests for technical support, documenting every contact. - Documents, tracks, and monitors the problem to ensure a timely resolution. - Provides 1st and 2nd tier support to end users for PC applications and hardware via remote tools and deskside visits - Interact with network services, software systems engineering, and/or applications development to restore service and/or identify and correct core problems. - Simulates or recreates user problems to resolve operating difficulties. - Recommends systems modifications to reduce user problems. - Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. - Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. - Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. - Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics. - Utilizes the ServiceNow ticketing system to track all work
Clearance Requirement
Public Trust
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2072
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
The right candidate should be able to provide day-to-day administration on the UNIX/LINUX network, including operating system installation and troubleshooting, disk management, backup and recovery, network resource management, user support, application installation and trouble shooting.
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/with Poly
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2063
Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
- Follow up on technical issues with operations and call center teams and all stakeholders in resolution process. - Support software and hardware issues and ensure stable system performance. - Execute systems administration tasks in support of system performance tuning on workstations, applications or network infrastructure in support of Microsoft Windows operating systems services. - Observe industry best practices, standards, and procedures. - Partner with other team members to integrate Linux/Unix services with Microsoft Windows systems. - Support maintenance and monitoring of the system/server infrastructure to include patching, system upgrade, backup, and configuration. - Conduct problem management process (root cause analysis) attempt to determine the real or underlying cause of an incident in order to prevent future recurrences. - Support forensic analysis, triage, and break fix of system server/server related trouble tickets. - Perform account management, including user account creation and deletion. - Perform certification and professional development training to remain current on technologies and to improve skill sets and efficiency.
Clearance Requirement
DOE Q
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2062
Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Criterion Systems is seeking a mission-focused Network Operations Specialist, to support and contribute to our government customer’s success in Springfield, VA. The individual in this position must be a motivated team player that strives for professional and technical excellence in Network Operations Specializing. Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  - Plans, implements, and operates network services/systems, to include hardware and virtual environments. - Configure and optimize network hubs, routers, and switches. - Develop and implement network backup and recovery procedures. - Diagnose network connectivity problem. - Implement new system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards. - Install and maintain network infrastructure device operating system software (e.g., IOS, firmware). - Install or replace network hubs, routers, and switches. - Integrate new systems into existing network architecture. - Monitor network capacity and performance. - Patch network vulnerabilities to ensure that information is safeguarded against outside parties. - Provide feedback on network requirements, including network architecture and infrastructure. - Test and maintain network infrastructure including software and hardware devices. -  
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI/CI
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2057
Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
Criterion Systems is seeking a Network Engineer in Las Vegas, Nevada. Once hired, you will execute operations, maintenance and engineering of network infrastructure devices and applications. It will require you to execute installation activities, interface with network operations, project team members, and with customers to resolve Tier 2 and Tier 3 escalations. You will support requirements analysis, design efforts, engineering, operations and maintenance (O&M). Additionally you will provide subject matter expertise and innovation regarding networking technologies and be a part of a team charged with delivery of technology solutions and optimization of IT infrastructure and operations throughout the systems support life cycle.   - Support customer interface, requirements analysis, and development of policies, procedures in accordance with industry best practices. - Complete assigned tasks independently, or as part of a larger project team. - Configure network infrastructure device operating systems, determine hardware specifications, and validate system performance. - Execute performance tuning, operational process development, and security configuration management in accordance with best practices, standards, and procedures. - Operate and maintain network infrastructure devices including, but not limited to patching, system upgrade, backup, and system configuration. - Conduct root cause analysis to determine the real or underlying cause of an incident in order to prevent future recurrences. - Support analysis, triage and break/fix of infrastructure system-related trouble tickets. - Develop and document standard operating procedures and best practices in the technical repository. - Produce detailed network design documents and diagrams. - Support management reporting requirements. - This position will require occasional after-hours support and on-call rotation to support operational needs. - Some limited travel required (<20%).
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2047
Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
- Enters and processes payroll transactions using ADP Workforce Now. - Processes leave accrual in Deltek Costpoint - Processes timesheets and enters non-time based labor compensation in Deltek Costpoint. - Prepares customer invoices including all relevant documentation. - Prepares general ledger account reconciliations. - Prepares general ledger entries. - Develops and implements accounting procedures/policies by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes. - Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data. - Supports audits.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Accounting/Finance
ID
2021-2032
Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
- Determine, identify and coordinate electrical power installation for new and existing IT hardware. - Coordinate IT hardware replacement, installation, movement, replacement, and removal activities. - Create and maintain documentation for IT hardware using tools that include the following: Microsoft Office products, Remedy ITSM Suite with integrated products and Visio. - Support enterprise systems maintenance windows. - Support the procurement and complete the installation of low voltage cabling to provide connectivity to existing systems and to internal keyboard, video and mouse (KVM) monitoring systems. - Evaluate and determine the quality and quantity of IT hardware repair parts and tools to reduce unnecessary duplication and variety, as well as to ensure that needed materials are on hand. - Manage IT hardware ingress and egress from the data center facility. - Receive, unload and store internal, customer, and vendor IT hardware delivered shipments at the time of facility arrival. - Plan, pack and coordinate the removal of disposed or excessive IT hardware. - Participate in weekly change control board meetings. - Conduct physical inventory of IT equipment. - Report, coordinate and resolve hardware configuration item data discrepancies in configuration management database. - Escort internal IT staff and external customers with limited or no security clearances into secured data center facility and assist with or monitor routine or emergency IT hardware maintenance activities. - Monitor and ensure adherence to appearance and safety standards within the data center facility, in accordance with data center policy and procedures.  Report all non-compliance issues to the floor manager.
Clearance Requirement
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2031
Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
Criterion Systems is seeking to hire a Tier 1 Intrusion Analyst in Las Vegas, Nevada. The candidate will be part of the Security Operation Center (SOC) working in a 24x7 environment. The position requires interaction with security personnel at customer sites, various levels of management, and outside agencies. Position can include up to 10% travel, local and nationwide. Applicant must be a positive, flexible, self-starter requiring minimal supervision, and able to excel in a fast-paced environment. Communication skills are critical with the ability to verbalize and provide documentation to both technical and non-technical audiences. Applicants must be detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task effectively.   - Monitor, deter, identify, and investigate computer and network intrusions. Ability to research trends and countermeasures in computer/network including vulnerabilities, exploits, and malicious activity. Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with computer network security techniques and best practices. Technical focus on the monitoring and analysis of large, distributed and complex network. Candidate must be able to identify suspicious and malicious activity in a heterogeneous network environment and respond appropriately. - Research new and evolving threats and vulnerabilities with potential to impact the monitored environment. - Read and understand network packet capture files. - Monitoring and analysis of network and IDS information. - Log collection, analysis, correlation, and alerting. - Identification of suspicious/malicious activities. - Identification and tracking of malicious code. - Reporting malicious activity to client locations with recommendations for remediation. - Review and management of incident resolutions - Other duties as assigned - Travel up to 10%
Clearance Requirement
DOE Q
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-2030