Cybersecurity Technical Administrator - Cloud

Location: Radford, VA
Date Posted: 10-16-2018
EDC is seeking a Cybersecurity Technical Administrator - Cloud opportunity in Radford, VA.
 Experience:  A total of at least 3-5 years of experience as a Cybersecurity Technical Administrator  
Required Certifications:  
  1. DoD 8570.1M IAM level II (i.e., CISSP) certification is required
  2. Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 30 days after project join date.
 Position Requirements: 
This position is for a Cybersecurity Technical Administrator supporting the ALTESS commercial cloud services infrastructure.  ALTESS is a managed service provider for Army and DoD IT systems and plans to offer managed cloud services in Microsoft Azure followed closely by Amazon Web Services.
  • Serve as overall subject matter expert on Cybersecurity Technical Administrator technology and market capabilities/trends.
  • Conduct security scans against the organization’s cloud-deployed infrastructure, produce and interpret compliance reports
  • Validate technical security controls are in place for operating systems, applications, and network appliances, and recommend enhancements
  • Review proposed configuration changes for security impact
  • Operate endpoint-protection mechanisms, including high-level reporting and day-to-day administration activities
  • Work between technical and policy teams to implement, maintain, and monitor technical security configuration controls, including: STIGs, SRGs, and other industry security hardening guidance.
  • Work between technical and policy teams to successfully implement and manage requirements for maintaining cloud P-ATO, ATO, and security control inheritance capabilities.
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to transform high-level technical objectives into comprehensive technical requirements.
  • Use results of vulnerability scans to determine vulnerabilities and develop operational plans to remediate or mitigate vulnerabilities as they are discovered.
  • Install, operate, and maintain Host Based Security System.
  • Operate and maintain web content filter.
  • Manage PL ALTESS Cybersecurity training and certification program using the Army Training and Certification Tracking System.
  • Assist hosted customers in obtaining and maintaining RMF and other certifications as required.
  • Review and document change requests; and determine approval or denial of requests.
  • Update and/or assist the hosted system's personnel in updating artifacts of the RMF; i.e., system diagrams (logical and physical) Hardware/Software/Firmware Inventory, Interface & Ports, Protocols and Services listing, etc.
Required skills:  
  • Mid to senior level Cybersecurity Technical Administrator experience in a cloud environment
  • DoD 8570.1M IAM level II certification is required.  
    • Resource must possess both Baseline and Computing Environment certification as defined in DoD Instruction 8570.01M. 
    • The Computing Environment certification can include CompTIA Server+, Microsoft, RedHat, or Solaris professional certifications or training as defined in DoDi 8570.01M
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of DOD Risk Management Framework Assessment & Authorization (RMF A&A), FedRAMP, the DOD cloud provisional authorization (PA) process, and the processes to successfully acquire and maintain an Authorization to Operate (ATO)
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Process (FedRAMP), cloud security information impact levels (IL), the differences between an ATO and P-ATO, the differences between a CSO and CSP, and the processes to successfully acquire, maintain, and support DOD cloud accreditation.
  • Experience automating routine administrative tasks desired
  • Understanding of network, storage, server, and application technologies
  • Strong understanding of common cyber threat patterns, indicators of compromise, and defenses
  • Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)
Location: Radford, VA

About EDC Consulting 
Headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA, EDC Consulting LLC (EDC) is a leading small business provider of enterprise solutions and strategic business support to the Federal Government.  With more than 150 employees and over 100 client engagements, EDC has extensive experience designing, developing, implementing and maintaining complex business systems and software solutions for a wide range of Department of Defense, civilian Federal, state and local and commercial entities.  EDC is an Oracle Platinum Partner, SAP Partner, Edge Partner, and Premier Business Partner of the IBM Corporation. EDC Consulting was recognized in Washington Technology Magazine’s “Fast 50” list of Washington DC’s fastest growing companies and has consistently been named to Inc. 500 magazine’s list of the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies. 
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