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 Mid-Level Computer Systems Specialist. 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide user support to all users of Radar Division IT equipment to address hardware, software, configuration, and compatibility issues in a timely manner.
  • Support research and test new hardware and software products to assure compatibility with current and future information systems environments.
  • Service account management and maintenance tasks that are expected to be automated via scripting or other tools include, but are not limited to, password control and service configuration.
  • Familiar with Centrify for management and integration of Linux Systems into a Windows Domain on Classified and Unclassified networks.
  • Interface with Xerox to obtain supplies and services.
  • Provide technical support toward the design, development, installation, test, and operation of Cybersecurity (CS) and Information Assurance (IA) systems and services.
  • Participate in the Navy Certification Accreditation process for Radar Division equipment, assisting with all facets of the accreditation review and documentation process.
  • Provide technical 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 5 years experience as a Network Systems Administrator
  • DOD 8570.1 Level IAT II (CASP Preferred), GIAC Unix Security Certification
  • At least 5 years experience managing networks with Solaris, IRIX, Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • At least 5 years experience performing security configuration and management of MS windows using group policies and registry as well as Windows firewalls
  • At least 5 years experience configuring and managing Microsoft WSUS server and MECM for Patch management of classified and unclassified systems
  • At least 5 years experience performing DOD IAVA/B monitoring and reporting.
  • At least 5 years experience setting up and configuring security features of UNIX, Window Servers and networking hardware using DOD STIGS, SCAP, Vulnerator and other tools
  • Experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting BitLocker, LUKS and Winmagic Secure Doc for encrypting Macs, Windows and Linux systems
  • Experience with installing and configuring MS SharePoint and MS Project Server.
  • Experience with Belmanage/Belsecure and Centrify software.
  • Training and/or Working Knowledge of the follow OS: Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, Windows 7, Windows 10 (Secure Host Baseline).

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.