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Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
- Determine enterprise information assurance and security standards against NIST 800-53.  - Evaluate information assurance/security standards, policies and procedures.  Collaborate on annual review and updates of these policies.  - Coordinate and document annual System Security Plan updates. This includes documenting how the respective organization implements each applicable NIST 800-53 Revision 4 control in narrative implementation statements. - Perform investigative interviews and follow up with control owners and subject matter experts to complete the control implementation statements. - Recommend information assurance/security solutions to support customers’ requirements. - Identify and report control weaknesses and potential assessment failures detected during System Security Plan updates. Assist in resolution, where possible. - Establish and satisfy information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, and regulatory demands. - Support customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of security procedures. - Perform analysis of security features for system architectures. - Analyze and define security requirements for computer systems.  - Provide assistance in integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.  - Ensure that all information systems have documented controls enabling the system to maximize functionality and security.  - Demonstrate and communicate accurate weekly completion progress to client.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1402
Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
- Enters and processes payroll transactions using ADP Workforce Now. - Processes semi-monthly leave accrual and enters semi-monthly non-hours labor compensation in Deltek Costpoint. - Prepares customer invoices including all relevant documentation monthly or as needed. - Aids in reconciling transactions by reviewing and correcting data. - Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and reconciling selected general ledger accounts . - Assists with general ledger trouble shooting. - 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. - Handles other general administrative functions to support the department’s activities.
Category
Accounting/Finance
ID
2020-1401
Job Locations US-DC
• Building and hardening Linux based servers (Red Hat, Centos) and virtual server templates for VMware ESXI and Microsoft Hyper-V in a Microsoft AD environment • Establishing and maintaining configuration baselines for all Linux based systems in the enterprise • Applying all appropriate security updates and operating system updates in a timely manner, and assisting in creating, maintaining, and adhering to the organization’s patch management plans • Build, implement and maintain an automated enterprise patching solution for Linux based systems • Build and execute Linux license utilization reports and provide proactive alerts when license usage may exceed limits or will expire • Researching and resolving operating system problems efficiently and accurately, while adhering to organizational standards and practices • Troubleshooting operating system problems, and collaborating with other teams (e.g. application development, network, etc.) to resolve problems across the organization • Providing technical support to other teams (e.g. application development, etc.) on requirements for application integration into the operating system • Maintaining and updating documentation on the operating system configuration and all other areas of responsibility • Collaborate and work with other platform/teams such as, but not limited to ServiceNow, WordPress, Splunk, Sercuronix, F5, to provide technical assistance for OS/App installation and configuration • Configure monitoring and alerting of Linux based systems and applications utilizing Solarwinds. • Planning, testing, installing, integrating, and maintaining new and upgraded versions of the relevant operating systems and databases; this includes analyzing the potential impact of updates/patches and identifying any necessary mitigation prior to deployment, whenever possible • Testing and integrating software and hardware • Managing operating system lifecycles • Build, implement and maintain an enterprise MySQL and MariaDB HA/DR failover cluster capable of handling ten to twenty instances • Ensure performance, security and availability of databases • Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration • Assist with typical database management tasks including managing tables, writing SQL queries, generating reports/views on the MySQL and MariaDB platforms. • Assist with database capacity planning with DevOps team • Collaborate with technical and business teams to identify and document data model and application requirements • Develop tools and scripts to assist with routine maintenance tasks • Proactive and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting, and resolution of issues • Maintain documentation of systems and processes • Developing test plans and procedures • Build and maintain development, testing, and staging environments • Consistently and successfully provide 2nd and 3rd level support, to include after normal business hour outages and problem resolution (off-hours initial response time must be no greater than one hour from contact).
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1400
Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Criterion Systems is seeking a Cyber Engineer to support Agile scrum teams in the development of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.   Responsibilities: - Assist in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical cybersecurity infrastructure and key resources. - Perform basic system design functions, including interpretive analyses, chart preparation and associated diagrams/enhancement plans. - Assess and analyze system security to identify and mitigate risks and vulnerabilities. - Recommend countermeasures to mitigate risks and vulnerabilities. - Test existing and new cyber technologies. - Review/analyze requested changes for equipment, technology and/or other factors/trends, which are planned for deployment in the customer space. - Support the configuration and administration of cyber security tools and systems.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1399
Job Locations US-FL-Pensacola
Criterion Systems is seeking a (1st shift) Watch Officer who will perform a wide variety of technical tasks in support of operations, production and test environments.   Responsibilities include: - Supports and provides Tier I (Help Desk) and Tier II (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems. - Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers. - Observes, analyzes and reports data; and when appropriate makes necessary repairs to equipment. - Utilizes various engineering and scientific drawings, manuals and other related documentation in the performance of assigned tasks. - This position requires shift work
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1398
Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Criterion Systems is seeking a Software UI/UX Developer with React expertise along with JavaScript, Node.js, and/or Angular experience to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.   Responsibilities include: - Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design, test and implementation of advanced cybersecurity-oriented UI/UX capabilities. - Create intuitive interfaces and interaction layers using industry best practices, latest web trends/technologies and associated tools. - Developing and performing automated builds, testing, and deployments.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1397
Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to the following: - Review and redact documents, electronically and/or manually, using the criteria of Executive Order (EO) 13526, or as amended, the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act laws, review standards of special searches and historical collections, and internal declassification guidance as provided by the customer. - Provide the rationale for redaction actions on the electronic version of the documents using redaction codes provided in the declassification guidance; provide recommendations regarding the release of the documents for customer approval; and record decisions in the automated systems. - Determine if a record contains Other Government Agency (OGA) equities and requires external referral or if the record requires non-routine handling. In addition, managing the referral process. - Organize documents in in preparation for declassification review and correctly assign these items to the proper equity holder. - Research previous declassification/release decisions as necessary to ensure accuracy and consistency and provide feedback to the customer.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1395
Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to the following: - Perform the quality control review of cases for FOIA, Appeals, EOM, and Privacy Act cases. - Responsible to ensure the quality and accuracy of all documentations being reviewed are product compliant, provide customer satisfaction, and recommending process improvements to meet customer’s needs and mission requirements. - Position requires a high level of reviews and edits varying in complexity.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1394
Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to the following:  - Deliverables Management. - Ensuring project deadlines are met. - Providing administrative support as needed. Undertaking project tasks as required. - Developing project strategies. - Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project. - Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable. - Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution. - Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1393
Job Locations US-VA-Warrenton
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: - Maintain accurate indices and other finding aids using the government’s SMART2 automated system to ensure accurate inventory control. - Conduct accurate and detailed inventories. - Respond to customer archival and records center requirements accurately and within established deadlines. - An understanding of security requirements and be able to adhere to them. - Attend government scheduled meetings. - Efficiently manage office processes, records systems, and physical records stored in boxes. - Provide presentations to visitors as required. - Assist in records management accessions and references. - Perform other similar ad hoc tasks as assigned.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1392
Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: - Process requests for new accesses - Review requests - Cross-check approvals and prerequisite checks in specific systems - Database entry - Manage existing user accesses - Changing organizations/missions - Process name changes, access conversions - Troubleshoot issues with user accesses - Interface with other government agencies and internal components - Manage and process group requests - Manage mission (access affiliation groups) - Build new missions - Manage mission expirations (annual cycle) - Manage mission members, and perform clean-up of inactive users - Manage entitlements - Handle new entitlement requests, work with customer for approvals - Understanding of customer entitlement management and provisioning processes to facilitate new entitlement access - Implementing customer technical and policy requirements, to include cross-agency and inter-agency coordination - Remove old entitlements - Periodic review/oversight of accesses in system – monthly frequency - Customer focus/interpersonal skills required - Ability to articulate technical information to a diverse customer base - Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment - Ability to justify decisions and decision-making process - Professional knowledge - Knowledge of Sponsor organizational structure, AORs, and operational responsibilities - Knowledge of Sponsor relationship to other agencies - Exceptional organizational skills - Professional discretion – officer will be required to work in an environment where extremely sensitive, disconcerting, and sensationalistic information may be present. Professional discretion and conduct is imperative.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1391
Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
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%
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1390
Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
The candidate will be a team leader as part of an enterprise Security Operations Center (SOC) working in a 24x7 operational environment.  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.  Previous cybersecurity supervisory or management experience is a requirement. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are a necessity; including the ability to effectively communicate via written and verbal mediums.  Excellent business and technical writing skills are a must.  Shift leads are responsible for the administrative and technical delivery of a team of up to five shift analysts.  Position may include up to 10% travel both locally and nationwide.  Applicants must be detail-oriented, self-driven, and be able to multi-task on a high-tempo operational team.     Provide other services to include, but not limited to: - Direct supervision of a team of experienced Intrusion Analysts - Administrative and scheduling support for a team of up to five direct reports - Triage of alerts in support of network security monitoring operations - Review and analyze network packet capture files - Review and analyze IDS/IPS 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 - Review and management of incident response activity - Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the team for an identified area of technical expertise - Develop use of new services, technology, and products - Conduct training and coaching sessions for junior team members - Creation, review, and approval of new procedural documentation - Other duties as assigned - Travel up to 10%
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1389
Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
  - Prepare documentation to meet USDA’s Capital Planning requirements and implement OMB Circular A-11, as supplemented guidance; - Review, analyze and provide feedback to assist preparation of Capital Planning documentation provided by investment project managers (i.e., concept documents, risk management plans, acquisition strategy plans, communication plans, cost-benefit analysis reports, Analysis of Alternative reports, Return on Investment analysis, investment performance metrics, annual operational analysis, and other analysis/reports as required; - Perform Development, Modernization and Enhancement (DME) project oversight of implementation schedules and Earned Value Management computation; DME projects are intended to replace legacy IT systems with modern systems and will be an output of the capital planning process. - Drafting Post Implementation Reviews (PIRs) for DME projects; - Writing and reviewing (support) for the Departmental Acquisition Approval Request (AAR) template drafting process; - Support and consult with Technical IT Requestors to complete the internal procurement request documentation preparation and submission to the responsible federal executive; - Create a schedule of Investment Review Board (IRB) meeting agenda; perform meeting facilitation; complete after-action reports/meeting minutes and other assignments made by the Investment Review Manager; - Provide programmatic support to investment project managers and teams.  
Category
Management
ID
2020-1386
Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
- Provide technical support for z/OS and commercial off the shelf software installation and problem analysis of various mainframe-based products. - Provide technical consulting and analysis of new technologies, implementation strategy, and impact to production. - Independently diagnose and resolve trouble calls in technical areas. - Develop technical specifications, in accordance with established requirements and schedules. - Create technical documentation - Review proposed policy, regulations, and procedural changes to determine impact - Develop on the job training programs on new developments in technology and software packages. - Configure, manage, and diagnose VTAM SNA components in a multi-system complex.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1385
Job Locations US-DC
- Specializes in certain tools technologies, architectural principles, implementation methodologies or security principles. - Under general guidance works with customers and end user groups to evaluate technical problems and applying advanced principles, theories and concepts to a wide range of work in the areas of planning, deployment, operation and/or enhancement of advanced Information Technology systems. - Evaluates existing systems and/or user needs to analyze, design, recommend, and implement system changes. - Provides in-depth knowledge and insight, technical experience and/or subject-matter expertise to help solve complex problems or in support of complex information systems development/support efforts. - Performs analyses of alternatives and develops recommendations that may have substantial impact on programs and activities. - Utilize knowledge of IT systems, infrastructure and application areas to recommend and facilitate system improvements and/or re-engineering efforts in the virtualized Windows, Linux infrastructure - Build, communicate, and maintain technical strategy plans and implementation progress in areas of expertise. For example: technology roadmaps, critical achievements and gap analysis, cost/benefit analysis, etc. - Handle detailed tasks, projects, and priorities for the team. - Perform cloud architecture integration of computing devices within AWS, Azure or any another sponsor provider. - Deploy, configure and architect virtualization or cloud-based solutions. - Define and architect end-to-end data flow architecture and data management systems.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1384
Job Locations US-DC
- Specialize in certain tools technologies, architectural principles, implementation methodologies or security principles. - Under general guidance works with customers and end user groups to evaluate technical problems and applying advanced principles, theories and concepts to a wide range of work in the areas of planning, deployment, operation and/or enhancement of advanced Information Technology systems. - Evaluate existing systems and/or user needs to analyze, design, recommend, and implement system changes. - Provide in-depth knowledge and insight, technical experience and/or subject-matter expertise to help solve complex problems or in support of complex information systems development/support efforts. - Perform analyses of alternatives and develops recommendations that may have substantial impact on programs and activities. - Utilize knowledge of IT systems, infrastructure and application areas to recommend and facilitate system improvements and/or re-engineering efforts in the virtualized Windows, Linux infrastructure. - Maintain expertise of the technologies deployed and supported by the Infrastructure team. - Provide technology, tools and architecture for disaster recovery solutions for business-critical systems. - Handle detailed tasks, projects, and priorities for the team. - Perform cloud architecture integration of computing devices within AWS, Azure or any another sponsor provider. - Deploy, configure and architect virtualization or cloud-based solutions.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1383
Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
The Business Development Analyst is responsible for supporting responsible leaders in BD, Capture, and Operations by supporting the transition from lead generation/opportunity assessment into capture phase and through to proposal phase providing support throughout as required - Support qualification of opportunities based on company criteria, capabilities, and strategic priorities - Support staff in the identification and assessment of new business opportunities - Assist BD/Capture executives with management of BD pipeline - Utilize BD market intelligence accounts and subscriptions: GovWin, FBO, agency vendor portals, prime contractor vendor portals, and other systems - Lead responses to Requests for Information and Sources Sought requests - Provide market analysis, competitor analysis, gap analysis, and teaming advice - Support BD/Capture and functional managers in shaping acquisitions with key customers - Support assessment of win probabilities - Support gate reviews or bid/no bid decisions per company process guidelines - Support meetings with customer stakeholders to understand business needs and position Criterion as ahead of RFP release - Support win strategy creation including win themes, competitive assessment, and pricing strategy discussion and prepares/completes strategic action plans, contact plans, and strategic recruiting - Support development of technical solutions for assigned opportunities - Help negotiate with partnership teams and prepare input for NDAs and TAs (working with Contracts) - Manage relationships with partners and corporate staff for proposed solution development - Support updates to senior leadership at specified milestones in the capture process - Fully support the proposal development process including strategy, themes, solutions, writing, schedules, staffing, pricing, past performance, resumes, and other proposal actions - Ensure the capture team's strategy, themes, solution, and discriminators are reflected in the proposal - Support transition and transfer of capture responsibility knowledge to the proposal team during proposal phase and to the operations team upon contract award
Category
Sales
ID
2020-1382
Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Criterion Systems is seeking a Software Engineer to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.   Responsibilities include: - Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design, test and implementation of advanced cybersecurity software capabilities - Developing and performing automated builds, testing, and deployments. - Developing high quality technical documentation, as needed, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product training. - Supporting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation countermeasures.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1380
Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Criterion Systems is seeking a Documentation Manager to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.   Duties include: - Responsible for the overall documentation process and documentation storage schema for a large multi-project program. - Lead a team of technical writers in support of multiple project teams in a highly dynamic environment. - Illustrate their ability to execute multiple tasks simultaneously to deliver high quality products on time, every time. - Overseeing documentation processes for a large multi-project cybersecurity program leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), DevSecOps and agile development methodologies. - Implementing and refining administrative processes for review and release of documents. - Leading a team of technical writers who create, format, update, edit, maintain and deliver all program CDRLs, SOPs, User Manuals and other Program documentation. - Collaborating with the customer/end-user to capture needs and frame technical documentation in an intuitive and easy to understand format. - Creating and maintaining a numeric format and archiving structure for Program Documentation (e.g, CDRLs, Plans, SOPs). - Authoring and editing various internal and external documents and reports, as needed.  - Developing program documentation, as required, which may include engineering documentation, operational procedures, plans, action reports, and meeting minutes.
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-1379