Are you looking for a Challenge? Looking for an innovative organization and the opportunity to learn and grow professionally? At Terrestris, LLC, we are helping the government create better mission outcomes through better human performance. We are currently seeking a Senior Computer Systems Engineer. The ideal candidate will provide Information Technology support to the Radar Division of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC. The Radar Division has approximately 125 government and contractor IT users, many with multiple unclassified and collateral Secret systems. You will be tasked with assisting the division in maintaining the Microsoft Exchange Servers for staff at both classification levels.

In this role you will be expected to:

  • Provide technical and engineering support toward the design, development, installation, test, and operation of Microsoft Windows systems and services in the Radar Division enterprise environment (accommodating up to 125 users) in accordance with appropriate DoD/USN/NRL security practices and reporting requirements.
  • Analysis, design and development of, Windows Active Directory environments and all component systems, including, but not limited to: Domain Controllers; DNS servers, file, print, patch management, database, and email; administrative and user workstations for system administrative personnel; and PKI support for servers and applications.
  • Support the management of a Windows Server system supporting workstations for up to 125 users utilizing industry standard tools. Experience with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM), Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Group Policy and other tools selected for use within the environment is required on both unclassified and classified networks. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience applying STIGs, creating STIG checklists and documentation in support of Navy accreditation, and providing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) is required.
  • Assist Division users to identify and resolve issues with the Flank Speed environment and the installation and configuration of the Flank Speed application on Division computers.
  • Document and track in an inventory control system used for configuration control and verification of compliance with relevant NRL/Navy/DoD security requirements. Familiarity and experience with software and configuration management systems such as Belarcs BelManage and BelSecure is required.
  • Implement and maintain an online trouble ticketing system to keep track of requests for assistance, to document resolution of issues, and to communicate issue status with users requesting assistance.
  • Configure all systems and services to meet Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert Bulletin (IAVA/B) compliance requirements as well as all applicable Standard Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) requirements and compliance with all Navy Communications Tasking Orders (CTO), Operations Orders (OPORD) and other Navy and/or DoD Directives.
  • Support research and test new hardware and software products to assure compatibility with current and future information systems environments.
  • Implement and provide Division-wide backup services for all production services in accordance with NRL, STIG, and RMF guidance.
  • Provide technical and engineering support toward the design, development, installation, test, and operation of Linux based systems and IT services for the Division environment.
  • Familiar with Centrify for management and integration of Linux Systems into a Windows Domain on Classified and Unclassified networks.
  • Maintain documentation on the design, performance and implementation of all servers, networks, services, and database products in support of Navy Certification and Accreditation requirements. Documentation shall include, but is not limited to, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Configuration Management Guides, diagrams and flow charts depicting system architecture, STIG checklists, responses to Risk Management Framework (RMF) controls, and creation of Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) entries.
  • Provide technical and engineering support toward the design, development, installation, test, and operation of Cybersecurity (CS) and Information Assurance (IA) systems and services.
  • Participate in the Navy Certification and Accreditation process for Radar Division equipment, assisting with all facets of the accreditation review and documentation process.
  • Provide technical expertise and engineering support towards the design, installation, implementation and operation of Division-level storage and file server solutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • At least 10 years` experience as a System Engineer, Systems Administrator, Security Administrator/Analyst and Information Assurance.
  • DOD 8570.1 Level IAMIII and Level IASAEII certification. (CISSP Preferred)
  • At least 10 years’ experience leading teams to build, test and operate IT systems.
  • At least 10 years designing and delivering secure networks that earn U.S. Government accreditations PL/1 to PL/5, DICAP as well as DCID 6/3 networks.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in project security reviews and audits, and periodic security assessments and penetration testing of project resources.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in engineering and deploying DCID 6/3, IC 503, DIACAP and DISA security accreditation guide and policies for Windows systems and networks.
  • At least 5 years of experience as Program Manager.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, or any other protected group or class.