In addition to fostering a TEAM environment, ACES provides competitive compensation packages to our employees for the purpose of maintaining consistent staffing through a motivated workforce. Motivated people deliver superlative work, resulting in a satisfied customer. Satisfied customers result in additional work and employee opportunities. ACES makes every possible effort to promote from within our own ranks. Qualified employees are made aware of and screened for positions of greater responsibility prior to any public notice being published. In its 15 years of existence, ACES has not laid off a single employee.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Provide support to the mission of verifying the effectiveness of countermeasures implemented on the boundary, network, and host levels as part of JFHQ-DODIN operations. The analyst shall be intermediate skill and experience level (Level II). Execute in real time, in accordance with mission requirements, ArcSight reporting to provide an effectiveness metric for DODIN-wide mitigations. Injecting countermeasures implemented as result of enterprise-wide mitigations driven by JFHQ-DODIN orders, create and continuously refine ArcSight reports to show CM effectiveness.
Preferred certifications include ArcSight Security Specialist, GCIH, and CEH. Shall provide leading experts in the field of DoD computer network defense with an understanding of the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors, and network vulnerability exploitation. Considerable ArcSight experience is highly desirable.

• Collaborate with J33 Cyber Watch Officer, J35 DCO-IDM Mission Assurance, and the DCC ArcSight SME provided by another DISA activity to create content in the ArcSight Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) in order to provide validation for the mitigations incorporated into the DODIN defense policy by the DCO-IDM team.
• Review created content at regular intervals to ensure continuous effectiveness and advise DCO-IDM team, along with JFHQ-DODIN government leadership on network defense tool calibration
• Brief CC/S/A/FA on the status of DoDIN defense through collaboration meetings
• Assist in development threat mitigation-related mission related orders to include Task Orders (TO), Warning Orders (WARNORD), and Fragmentary Orders (FRAGO)
• Consume and analyze operational reporting from cyber organizations; prepare and deliver situational awareness and operational update briefings to JFHQ-DODIN leadership
• Monitor, process, and utilize DoD classified and unclassified networks
• Respond to official questions through Request For Information (RFI) tools
• Review and monitor incident response and status for accuracy and clarity from
• CC/S/A/FA utilizing current and future tools; including the Joint Computer Emergency Response Team CERT Database (JCD) and the Joint Incident Management System (JIMS)
• Maintain situational awareness of cyber activity in the Information Technology (IT) by reviewing open source reporting for new vulnerabilities, malware, or other threats that have the potential to impact the DoDIN
• Coordinate with other cyber elements to obtain information for slides, briefings, presentations, or other situational awareness products
• Participate in command exercises and provide feedback in after action reports
• Respond to JFHQ-DODIN requirements for real world and exercise Contingency Operations (COOP) and National Capital Region (NCR) catastrophic events.
• Produce statistics-based status updates outlining Arbor tool mitigations and its effectiveness; brief said updates at recurring intervals
• Participate in and contribute to other Boundary Tools working groups

The successful candidate will provide security expertise and support to ensure a timely response to customer requests for assistance, as well as to provide DCC an overall picture of the well-being of the DODIN with regards to Network Assurance activity directed against DOD assets. The focus is on technical support, analysis, and recommendations to the DCC in the areas of: Surveillance and Reconnaissance; Perimeter Defense, Malicious Software (Malware) Analysis, attack vector analysis, Computer Network Defense (CND), Incident Handling, Vulnerability Management/Reporting, Risk Analysis and Readiness, and Strategic Planning Analysis. Will provide technical analysis, drafting of plans and standards, systems engineering and technical assistance.
Workload: Measure effectiveness of countermeasures and refine countermeasures to increase effectiveness on an ongoing basis. 100-200 countermeasures implemented per week.
System Application Tools: Joint Incident Management System (JIMS), Cyber Situational Awareness Analytics Cloud (CSAAC), ArcSight, Direct Connect Online (DCO), World Wide Online System (WWOLS), SKIWEB, Intelink, IC Connect, JRAM, C3PO, Microsoft Office Excel, Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Outlook, Microsoft Office PowerPoint.
Performance Objective: Enable C2 of the DODIN by ensuring the overall health of the DODIN through 24/7 monitoring, directing, controlling, coordination, deconflicting, synchronizing and reporting the current status of the DODIN enabled CCMD Mission Essential Functions to include countermeasures effectiveness and overall operations assurance.

• Security clearance – TS/SCI
• Location/Access – SCIF/ Emergency Location Group
• Special skills – critical/logical thinking; advanced verbal/written briefing preparation and delivery capability; advanced communications skill enabling precise conveyance of information across all CC/S/A via various media (verbal, digital, DCO, etc)
• Misc. – All service specific ASI process and contacts; intricacies of PONDs and their supporting processes; 24x7 shift/watch; contingency support.

Alamo City Engineering Services, Inc. (ACES) is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned, HUBZone Certified Small Business founded in 2001 with offices in San Antonio, TX and Northern Virginia.

Job Type: Full-time

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

• Information Technology / Cyber: 5 years

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Supports the IP Desk within DISA’s 24x7 Network Operations Center on Ford Island, Hawaii.
• Rotating shift work to include nights and weekend duty is required.
• Serves as technical specialist responsible for the monitoring, operating and managing, troubleshooting and restoring to service any of the components comprising the DoD Information Network (DoDIN) and associated IP networks. These include data/voice communications equipment, routers, crypto devices (KG-340, KG-175A/D/G, KIV-7, KIV-19), routing, network appliances (CSU, DSU, etc).
• Performs pro-active monitoring of network elements alarms and alerts to identify those components/elements that may lead to or already are causing network degradation or failure. Accomplishes this through use of network management system(s) and associated assets on a continuous basis. Performs fault isolation, diagnostic, and assessment functions to include determination and execution of corrective action(s) on real-time basis. Initiates escalation procedures in accordance with directives.
• Interfaces with functional users as well as remote operations centers in both routine and reactive monitoring situations.
• Maintains logs and records associated with reported problems or situations.
• Executes all reporting functions and data input associated with network management.
• Monitors security posture of network(s); reports suspected violations to designated authority.
• Coordinates with configuration management and implementation entities to ensure optimum dissemination of information and network efficiency.
• Performs operator level maintenance on all components and assets associated with network management systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must have a minimum of three years’ experience working with transport technologies.
• Must meet IAT Level II requirements of 8570 (Security+ or CCNA Security).
• Strong in reporting, communication and presentations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Supports the IP Desk within DISA’s 24x7 Network Operations Center on Scott AFB, IL.
• Rotating shift work to include nights and weekend duty is required.
• Serves as technical specialist responsible for the monitoring, operating and managing, troubleshooting and restoring to service any of the components comprising the DoD Information Network (DoDIN) and associated IP networks. These include data/voice communications equipment, routers, crypto devices (KG-340, KG-175A/D/G, KIV-7, KIV-19), routing, network appliances (CSU, DSU, etc).
• Performs pro-active monitoring of network elements alarms and alerts to identify those components/elements that may lead to or already are causing network degradation or failure. Accomplishes this through use of network management system(s) and associated assets on a continuous basis. Performs fault isolation, diagnostic, and assessment functions to include determination and execution of corrective action(s) on real-time basis. Initiates escalation procedures in accordance with directives.
• Interfaces with functional users as well as remote operations centers in both routine and reactive monitoring situations.
• Maintains logs and records associated with reported problems or situations.
• Executes all reporting functions and data input associated with network management.
• Monitors security posture of network(s); reports suspected violations to designated authority.
• Coordinates with configuration management and implementation entities to ensure optimum dissemination of information and network efficiency.
• Performs operator level maintenance on all components and assets associated with network management systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must have a minimum of three years’ experience working with transport technologies.
• Must meet IAT Level II requirements of 8570 (Security+ or CCNA Security).
• Strong in reporting, communication and presentations.

RESPONSIBILTIES:

DISA, in conjunction with the U.S. Army, is changing the way the DoD secures and protects information by deploying Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS). JRSS are designed to provide centralized regional architectures reducing the need for locally distributed architectures at each base, post, or station. JRSS stacks utilize equipment from Cisco, Juniper, Safenet, Ciena, Sycamore, McAfee, and Tipping Point to provide intrusion detection and prevention, perform firewall functions, virtual route forwarding (VRF), a host of network security capabilities, MPLS, and data monitoring/reporting capabilities.

• Responsible for the configuration, performance, availability, and security of the JRSS network architecture.
• Support multiple data centers, in-house test lab/local production environment, and 11 joint regional security sites.
• Provide documentation support to update and/or create technical management plans, configuration plans, systems maintenance plan, SOPs, Knowledge Base artifacts for training, network/systems diagrams, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) reports for systems outages, weekly status reports, weekly CCB report/schedule, monthly SLA/TPI management reports, and all other research and development customer requests to support the government mission.
• Interface with government and contractor team members to support the mission.
• Monitor and troubleshoot the JRSS network to maintain network uptime and quality of service as outlined in service level agreements.
• Evaluate system and network requirements to make appropriate technical recommendations.
• Support alarm surveillance, fault management, configuration management, LAN maintenance, and performance management.
• Monitor and respond to network alarms, service degradations, and outages.
• Maintain a customer-centric focus to ensure that quality customer service and support is a top priority.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Security+ CE or certification meeting DoD 8570 IAT-II requirements within 45 days of employment
• CCNA or 7 years of Networking experience with a minimum of 3 years Network Engineering
• Experience with one or more of the following: alarm monitoring, fault management, configuration management, LAN maintenance, or performance management.
• Expertise with the following technologies: WAN IP routing protocols (e.g. BGP, ISIS), QoS, traffic shaping, firewalls (e.g. McAfee, ASA), IPS/IDS systems, Crypto network appliances, and/or WAN traffic acceleration
• Expertise with one or more of the following devices/vendors: CISCO, Juniper, Safenet, Ciena, Sycamore, Firewalls, Tipping Point
• Ability to work in a team focused, dynamic environment.

Bachelor’s in Engineering, Computer Science, or IT management is preferred. Sufficient technical certifications and experience may substitute for a degree.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Supports the Transport Desk within DISA’s 24x7 Network Operations Center on Scott AFB, IL.
• Rotating shift work to include nights and weekend duty is required.
• Serves as technical specialist responsible for the monitoring, operating and managing, troubleshooting and restoring to service any of the components comprising the DoD Information Network (DoDIN). These include data/voice communications equipment, multiplexers (such as modems, circuit switching units, data switching units, secure telephone switches and PBX's), data terminal equipment, (such as front-end processors, routers, 3270/SNA devices) and transmission media (such as coaxial and twisted pair cables, satellite, microwave, and fiber optics both vendor-provided and government owned).
• Candidate should have experience with the following technologies - ODXC, MSPP, Promina, OTS, and Ciena.
• Performs pro-active monitoring of network elements alarms and alerts to identify those components/elements that may lead to or already are causing network degradation or failure. Accomplishes this through use of network management system(s) and associated assets on a continuous (rotating shifts) basis.
• Performs fault isolation, diagnostic, and assessment functions to include determination and execution of corrective action(s) on real-time basis.
• Interfaces with functional users as well as remote operations centers in both routine and reactive monitoring situations.
• Maintains logs and records associated with reported problems or situations.
• Executes all reporting functions and data input associated with network management.
• Monitors security posture of network(s); reports suspected violations to designated authority.
• Coordinates with configuration management and implementation entities to ensure optimum dissemination of information and network efficiency.
• Performs operator level maintenance on all components and assets associated with network management systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must have a minimum of three years’ experience working with transport technologies.
• Must meet IAT Level II requirements of 8570 (Security+ or CCNA Security).
• Strong in reporting, communication and presentations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Supports the Transport Desk within DISA’s 24x7 Network Operations Center on Ford Island, Hawaii.
• Rotating shift work to include nights and weekend duty is required.
• Serves as technical specialist responsible for the monitoring, operating and managing, troubleshooting and restoring to service any of the components comprising the DoD Information Network (DoDIN). These include data/voice communications equipment, multiplexers (such as modems, circuit switching units, data switching units, secure telephone switches and PBX's), data terminal equipment, (such as front-end processors, routers, 3270/SNA devices) and transmission media (such as coaxial and twisted pair cables, satellite, microwave, and fiber optics both vendor-provided and government owned).
• Candidate should have experience with the following technologies - ODXC, MSPP, Promina, OTS, and Ciena.
• Performs pro-active monitoring of network elements alarms and alerts to identify those components/elements that may lead to or already are causing network degradation or failure. Accomplishes this through use of network management system(s) and associated assets on a continuous (rotating shifts) basis.
• Performs fault isolation, diagnostic, and assessment functions to include determination and execution of corrective action(s) on real-time basis.
• Interfaces with functional users as well as remote operations centers in both routine and reactive monitoring situations.
• Maintains logs and records associated with reported problems or situations.
• Executes all reporting functions and data input associated with network management.
• Monitors security posture of network(s); reports suspected violations to designated authority.
• Coordinates with configuration management and implementation entities to ensure optimum dissemination of information and network efficiency.
• Performs operator level maintenance on all components and assets associated with network management systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must have a minimum of three years’ experience working with transport technologies.
• Must meet IAT Level II requirements of 8570 (Security+ or CCNA Security).
• Strong in reporting, communication and presentations.