Full Job Description
JT4 provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. We develop and maintain realistic integrated test and training environments, and prepare our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapon's systems and air crews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.
**This position is located at China Lake and is not eligible for telework**
JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES
This position is the on-site technical specialist for monitoring information systems and maintaining the environment of operation to include developing and updating System Security Plans, managing and controlling changes to the systems, conducting audits, providing incident response, perpetration for vulnerability assessments, and assessing the security impact of security and non-security-relevant changes.
Provides incident handling in conjunction with the FSO and ISSO/ISSM.
Assists in writing and maintaining computer security processes to meet Air Force requirements of Risk Management Framework.
Monitors computer system use and audits logs.
Makes recommendations for future hardware / software implementations and related process improvements.
This position requires skills in leadership, team building and customer service.
Provides operational status as required.
Uses established policies and procedures and subject matter knowledge to complete complex assignments requiring originality and ingenuity performed under minimum supervision with considerable latitude for independent contribution.
Provides security training and awareness briefings.
Other duties as assigned.
This position is required to implement management initiatives and to coordinate upgrades, capabilities, policy and procedures with other organizations. Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.
This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards. There is occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds), constant sitting and use of a computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while writing, reviewing, and editing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness.
REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Associates or higher degree in Computer/Information Technology, or equivalent academic/technical training/certification. Possess 2-3 years of experience in computer system security and/or related areas of expertise. Must be compliant to DoD 8570.01-M levels and possess or working toward Security+ certification with a CISSP desired. Should have experience with JSIG, NIST 800 and NISPOM, Chapter 8. Must possess and apply a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in computer security and information systems and working experience with Microsoft Office, Access, and Visio. Possess experience supporting various system configurations such as Stand Alone, Local Area Networks, and Wide Area Networks.
Employee must possess excellent skills in verbal and written communications, planning, and organizing, and be able to work under deadlines. Employee is expected to routinely cross fields in the completion of somewhat difficult and varied assignments. Government vehicle is used on an as-needed basis. Ability to work in a field environment at remote locations with occasional overnight assignments. Must qualify for and maintain a government security clearance and possess a valid, state issued driver's license.
A Little about Ridgecrest, California
This position is based in Ridgecrest, California, in Kern County in the southern part of the Indian Wells Valley. Residents are attracted to area for its clean air, good water, highway accessibility, easy access to multiple recreational opportunities, and proximity to major Southern California resources in Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and the Antelope Valley.
Ridgecrest is a small, patriotic, family-oriented community, where many of the residents contribute to the vital support of the Navy mission at the nearby China Lake Ranges.
Residents live minutes away from community activities and parks, shopping, and the JT4 office. Community parks cover nearly a hundred acres and include playgrounds, a skateboard park, soccer, softball, baseball, and football fields, basketball, tennis, and racquetball courts. Residents enjoy a variety of community events held throughout the year at local city and county parks and cultural centers.
Surrounded by four mountain ranges, Ridgecrest is a hub of activity for outdoor enthusiasts, where residents regularly take advantage of Ridgecrest's close proximity to all the best California has to offer in outdoor activities at nearby national forests and wilderness areas including Yosemite, Mono Lake, Sequoia, Red Rock and Owens Peak. The sunny California beach is only three hours away.
Ridgecrest is near two major highways, the 395 and 14. The Ontario and Burbank Airports are a little over a two hour drive away. The drive to the Lancaster/Palmdale area is approximately an hour and a quarter.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified.
Tasking is in support of a Federal Government Contract that requires U. S. citizenship. Some jobs may require a candidate to be eligible for a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license, or other licenses/certifications, and the inability to obtain and maintain the required clearance, license, or certification may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment.
SCC: JCIS11; A4CLR