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Systems Engineer (DA I-GATE) - Active TS/SCI Required ( R-00065123 )


Systems Engineer



Suitland, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Provide on-site engineering support to maintain and administer the Decision Agent™ Information Transport System Gateway (DA I-GATE™). This includes operating, maintaining, securing, integrating, enhancing, and optimizing the DA I-GATE™ capabilities to support secure messaging and data transfer requirements between and among maritime intelligence mission systems, agencies, and networks.

Additionally, support the research, design, testing, development and integration of cloud-based SCCA security components to support IL-5 NIPRNet requirements to be deployed using unclassified AWS cloud infrastructure and services.

An active TS/SCI is required to be considered for the role; all work is onsite in Suitland, MD.

Primary Responsibilities

- Recognize, validate, and satisfy Information Transport Service (ITS) related messaging requirements, identify and prevent system slow-downs or crashes before they occur, and troubleshoot system problems in concert with the on-site Government Engineers (including support systems and circuitry) when they do or are about to occur.

- Ensure the system maintains appropriate security authorization (accreditation) as determined by the government’s Designated Approving Authority (DAA).

- Ensure the DA I-GATE equipment and operating systems are updated with current approved patches and field engineering notices as outlined in the System Security Plan (SSP).

- Implement Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) and Bulletins (IAVB) or other directives as required and as approved by the Government.

- Usher the DA I-GATE system through security authorization (accreditation).

- Update Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and other written guidance to assist operators and secondary administrators of the system.

- Provide Lab and COOP Implementation and Office Support

- Provide technical and analytical support in strategic planning , project management, system engineering, documentation and promulgation

Minimum Required Experience:

- Active TS/SCI clearance

- MCSA certification

- Network+ OR Security+ certification

-10+ years messaging experience and communications system administration

-5+ years’ experience with MS and Unix environments

-5+ years’ experience with LAN communications administration and troubleshooting

-Expert level ability in: VISIO, Legacy Messaging Protocols, Standards, and formats to include DOI-103, JANAP-128, and ACP-127, Windows server technologies, MS AD, Exchange, MS SQL, Enhanced Communications Gateway (ECGS), DA Secure Transport (DST), XML format, Intelligence Community Messaging Service (ICMS), LMDS Mailroom, PKI, Web services, IIS, DA I-GATE Enterprise Manager

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