Cyber Security Technician – Point Mugu, CA

  Job Title: Cyber Security Technician
  Job Location:   Point Mugu, CA   Industry:   Engineering
  Employment Status:   Full-time   Employment Type:   Direct – 12 month contract
  Salary Range:   Negotiable   Manages Others:   No
  Career Level:   Entry/Mid Level   Years of Experience:   1-3 years
  Security Clearance:   Secret    Education:

 Cybersecurity training and certification appropriate   for IAM Level II or higher in accordance with DoD  8570.01-M Appendix 3

Job Description:  

  • Requires familiarity with information assurance/cyber security in a DoD environment
  • Understanding of network and system architecture design principles and concepts
  • Hands-on action with DoD security auditing tools, common protocols, enterprise backup and recovery, log aggregation, virtual machines, configuration and administration of firewall devices
  • Routine hardening of MS Windows and Red Hat Linux systems in accordance with NIST SP 800-53
  • Familiarity with scripting in both Linux and Windows environments would be useful
  • Collaborative involvement with engineers to merge security baselines with functional simulation subsystem software and mitigate any consequential operational or performance issues
  • Involves executing technical procedures, interpreting and compiling vulnerability audit results, and assembling technical document packages for security accreditation review
  • Entails sustaining various server applications, e.g. enterprise back-up, centralized update services, HBSS/ACAS in a multi-platform environment
  • Maintenance tasks involving centralized backups, antivirus updates and scans, audit log oversight and security compliance scans
  • Administrative tasks involving access control and account management, operating system and software updates, incident response, audit log review, configuration management, and assessment tool updates
  • Conduct Cyber awareness training for Contractor Operations and Maintenance Service (COMS) personnel.
  • Assist with Simulator Technician tasks, such as daily operational readiness, basic troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in IT field or security administration IAT Level II certification or above
  • Experience with all MS Windows Operating Systems (MCSE considered a plus)
  • Experience with RedHat Linux Operating Systems (RHCSA considered a plus)
  • Familiarity with Active Directory administration and Group Policy Object deployment
  • Familiarity with common protocols, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, Syslog, SNMP
  • Understanding of SCAP/OVAL Benchmark, SecurityCenter/Nessus, HyperV, SELinux, Microsoft SQL Server would be valuable
  • Familiarity with flight simulator operations and maintenance with ability to perform entry level Simulator Technician tasks would be useful
  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen AND have a Department of Defense security clearance at the Secret level
  • ASI is a Drug Free Workplace so candidate must be able to pass entry and random drug testing

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced dynamic and highly regulated environment.
  • Required to communicate in English.
  • Required to sit and use hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.
  • Required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • Must be able to perform occasional overtime and alternate shifts.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Cyber Security Technician, the work environment characteristics are representative of the office/manufacturing environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.