Qualis Corporation Fort Walton Beach , FL 32549
Qualis Corporation is seeking an IT/Cyber Security Technician to support the Guided Weapons Evaluation Facility (GWEF) performing Engineering Advisory and Assistance Support (A&AS) functions for the 782 Test Squadron (782 TS). This position is located at Eglin AFB, FL.
Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of classified Information Systems (IS) and data using Air Force approved network engineering practices, information security standards and approved industry best practices.
Provide cybersecurity support for various test area systems to include real-time computers, standalone systems and networked systems.
Evaluate approved new technologies prior to implementation within the organizational environment.
Provide cybersecurity support for application development, planning, network implementation, systems integration, communication support, computer-communication maintenance, asset management and security controls
Provides test area support with collecting, controlling, documenting, disseminating, and preserving IS physical/logical layout and configuration
Monitors and documents system changes in accordance with the Configuration Management Policy.
Perform initial and recurring Certification and Accreditation of systems or networks at the appropriate protection levels.
Assist the government in producing, maintaining and revising Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), System Security Plans (SSP) and maintaining Approval to Operate documentation.
Development, implementation and updating of Information Management Plans.
Development, coordination and implementation of short and long term strategies for reliable and secure operation, evolution, and growth of the automation hardware and software infrastructure.
Validates IS security settings according to the SSP.
Perform security scans using DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) to ensure systems security settings and patch levels are compliant Perform generation, collection and preservation of IS audit logs in accordance with the SSP and government customer requirements.
Monitor and document system changes in accordance with the Configuration Management Policy and the SSP.
Validate IS compliance using DISA STIGs, SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC), and STIG Viewer.
Provide information assurance support to the Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and Information System Security Manager (ISSM)
Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware and firmware
Ensures system security assessments and audits are completed and documented
Certify that all AIS authorization documentation is current and accessible to authorized individuals
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other relevant field with 3-10 years experience. Experience may be substituted for education with government approval.
Must be compliant with DoD 8570.01-M with Security+ certification.
Knowledge and expertise in Cybersecurity requirements, network technologies, and computer security as applied to Department of Defense (DoD) networks
Experience with DISA STIGs, SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC), STIG Viewer, Host Base Security System, and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution is preferred
Experience developing SOPs and SSPs
Extensive understanding of Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Operating Systems (OS) environments (is desired)
Experience with building, configuring and sustaining Windows Domains
Experience with creating and managing Group Policies
Basic understanding of Windows PowerShell and Python scripting
Basic understanding of DNS, DHCP, TCP, UDP, Layer 2 and Layer 3
Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose system problems is required
Familiarity/proficiency with processes and functions, information technology hardware and software products, as well as, computer peripherals (e.g. printers, monitors, hard drives, docking stations, scanners, etc.).
Must have an understanding of the specific processes and procedures of the Air Force Test Center and DoD regulations and guidelines.
Must exemplify a dedication to achieving the mission of the 96TW as well as high standards of quality and excellence in performing the duties.
Must have ability to quickly understand the customers overall technical objectives and mission and provide effective solutions.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with customer interaction and presentation capabilities required.
Strong customer service, leadership and team building skills
Must be able to work effectively alone, unsupervised, or within a group.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment while being able to prioritize work to balance multiple projects and deadlines.
Must be willing to travel up to 5%.
Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled and a participant in E-Verify