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Senior Windows/Linux Systems Administrator (Security Focus) - 1294186

Buffalo, NY

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Technology Job Number: 1294186 Pay Rate: $80,000-110,000 Annually Is Position Remote?: No

Job Description

Lighthouse Technology Services is partnering with our client to fill their Information Systems Security Manager role! This is a direct hire opportunity for an on-site position in Buffalo, NY.

Position Overview

Seeking a full-time, highly motivated Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to join our team. The ISSM will provide Information Systems (IS) security support to various Department of Defense (DoD) programs. The successful candidate will work both independently and as a team member, must be self-motivated, reliable, and able to multi-task. The candidate must have strong interpersonal and technical skills and be able to learn quickly. The candidate must be able to respond to non-business hour emergencies.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Configure, support and maintain Linux Red Hat/CentOS, Windows Server and Windows client operating systems and networks in a variety of traditional and virtual environments
  • Develop and maintain System Security Plans (SSP) and related documentation such as the Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), Risk Assessment Report, and Continuous Monitoring Strategy
  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures
  • Comply with current cyber security policies and concepts when designing, procuring, adopting, and developing new IS
  • Respond to and remediate IS incidents
  • Ensure audit records are collected and analyzed in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Conduct network, system, and application vulnerability scanning, configuration assessment, and remediation
  • Maintain a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures
  • Assist with the development and implementation of an effective IS security education, training, and awareness program
  • Prepare for and participate in periodic compliance assessments and inspections
  • Ensure account management and configuration documentation is complete, maintained and reviewed on a periodic basis (change tracking, maintenance logs, etc.)

What You'll Need to Have:

  • Associates degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems or related field
  • IT security experience in DoD Industrial Security is required (technical experience and skills and industry IT certifications may be considered substitutes for education and DoD security experience)
  • Experience with NIST risk management frameworks and administering controls in Linux operating system.
  • CISSP certification or other similar relevant certifications highly preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance
  • The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment investigation and must meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Pay Range: $80,000-110,000 Annually

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