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Computer Security Systems Specialist

Washington, DC 20004
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. Were a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta's talented and robust workforce 14,000 strong stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.

Perspecta has an immediate/upcoming need for a Computer Security Systems Specialist inWashington, DC.

Perspecta is currently conducting interviews to make contingent offers for an exciting potential new customer, the Department of Labor (DOL). Candidates with a current Public Trust clearance, and all other qualified personnel are encouraged to apply for immediate consideration. The customer states that employees working under this task order shall be United States Citizens or legal permanent residents (i.e.: "Green Card Holders").

Under general direction, implements and supports local area network (LAN) and campus area network (CAN) hardware and software. Analyzes customer workflow and procedures to recommend operational support tools and technologies to satisfy customer needs. Ensures workstations/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software/hardware solutions. Acts as a liaison between the customer, suppliers, and other technical groups to resolve network and hardware problems. Analyzes performance problems and recommends solutions to enhance functionality, reliability and/or usability. Participates on project teams in the implementation of new/upgraded designs. Implements operational support standards and procedures relating to change management, performance management, and security. Recommends changes and improvements to existing standards. Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups, and database archive operations. Develops site administration documentation. Provides user orientation on hardware, software and network operations. Keeps abreast of emerging operational support technologies and industry trends.


Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field OR Associate's Degree and 2 years experience OR 4 years minimum experience

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Experience complying with IT security requirements including FISMA, NIST and other security protocols.

  • Experience conducting and providing security assessments and vulnerability remediation; experience developing and implementing.

  • Experience with Operating Systems and Infrastructure Components including being up-to-date with the latest versions, security patches, software updates, enhancements, and bug fixes.

  • Knowledgeable of NIST, DHS, manufacturer recommendations, and other industry and market standards for system administration and maintenance.

  • Experience including but not limited to Network components and their Operating Systems including Cisco, F5, Citrix, Juniper, and any other network components.

  • Experience with Server and desktop Operating Systems including various UNIX and Windows versions (Windows 7, 10, 2008, 2012, etc., UNIX including Red Hat, AIX, Solaris, etc.).

  • Experience with database services including Oracle, DB2, Informix, MS SQL, and any other network components used in an enterprise environment.

  • Experience with Storage Platforms and Operating Systems including NetApp, HP, Sun, EMC, and any other platforms;

  • Experience working in virtual environments including VMware, Citrix, HyperV, and any other virtual environments.

  • Experience with various software components such as Adobe, Java, and any other various software components.

  • Able to provide network management support that includes administering, operating, and maintaining computer network systems.

  • Works with team to ensure 99.9% uptime for the network.

  • Experience developing and implementing Access Control Lists with the appropriate documentation to support a least privileged approach to access security.

  • Assisting Information Assurance Team in the implementation of effective, streamlined, and all-inclusive perimeter defense including but not limited to Intrusion Detection System/ Intrusion Prevention System (IDS/IPS), Anti Malware, URL and Content Filtering, firewall security, and VPN Access, as well as any other requirements identified by the Information Assurance Team, OMB, or DHS.

  • Security+ and/or CISSP preferred

  • PMP certification a plus

  • ITIL v3 Foundation Level certification a plus

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE) certification a plus

  • An Active Public Trust or the ability to obtain a clearance.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-21

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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