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System Administrator (Windows) – Level III

Role: 
System Administrator (Windows) – Level III
Req #: 
374_20150318
Clearance: 
Secret
City: 
Colorado Springs
Location:
Colorado Springs,COUnited States
State: 
CO
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Windows Systems Administrator with in-depth experience in Windows 2008/2012 R2 configuration, security, failover, and optimization of both physical and virtual Windows systems to support the TSA’s Office of Information Technology (TSA-OIT). He/She should rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and perform a variety of tasks with limited guidance and supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage multiple xSeries systems running physical and virtual Windows 2008 R2 & 2012 R2
  • Plan and implementing security patches and Service Packs
  • Ensure adequate backup for all recovery scenarios
  • Review system, event, and error logs for potential problem alerts and take corrective action
  • Plan and ensure redundancy for all critical components
  • Maintain and update current virus protection on all Windows devices
  • Create/Maintain documentation reflecting the current operational environment
  • Integrate system monitoring with Tivoli Monitoring suite of products
  • Monitor and manage IBM Tivoli Identity Management
  • Design and update provisioning policies
  • Review logs for errors or potential problem alerts and take corrective action.
  • Manage user (Administrator and end user) and system level accounts for Windows systems
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 7 or more years of related professional experience in a technical field (demonstrated experience may be considered as a substitute for a Bachelor’s degree)
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012 R2
  • In-depth knowledge of core Microsoft technologies/implementations to include Active Directory Domain Services, Domain Name Services, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Experience with Windows clustering services
  • Familiarity with NTFS file and share permissions
  • Experience working with Windows 7 in a domain environment
  • Experience troubleshooting network and domain related issues
  • Experience with software and operating deployments using Windows Update Server, System Center Configuration Manager, and Windows Deployment Services
  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Exchange, preferably 2010 or 2013
  • Experience and understanding of Microsoft Distributed File System as a stand-alone deployment and its role within Active Directory
  • Understanding of Microsoft’s Failover clustering and Network Load Balancing technologies
  • Ability to work with little to supervision on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks
  • Ability to work well as a productive member of a multi-faceted team.
  • Ability to prioritize competing task
  • Ability to work under a cross-matrix management structure.
  • Required to support after hours on-call and respond in a timely manner.
  • Experience using/implementing virtual environments using virtualization technology
  • Experience with IBM Tivoli Identity Manager (ITIM)
  • Experience with IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager (TPM)

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • BMC Remedy and IBM Rational experience is a plus
  • Experience installing software, patches, updates and agents on workstations and servers
  • IBM Tivoli Asset Discovery for Distributed (TAD4D)
  • ITIL certifications and experience
  • CompTIA Security+ certification

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Position: 
System Administrator (Windows) – Level III

Deputy Program Manager

Role: 
Deputy Program Manager
Req #: 
393_20150422
Clearance: 
Secret
City: 
Falls Church/ Arlington
Location:
Falls Church/ Arlington,VAUnited States
State: 
VA
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<20%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Deputy Program Manager with cybersecurity certification and accreditation expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the management of the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Assessment and Accreditation team. The ideal candidate will provide support to the PMO by providing day-to-day management of project tasks and technical management of all contract activities including cost, schedule, and performance. He or she will conduct planning and coordinating in the execution of the organization’s information security and risk management mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the project team with daily interaction and communication of priorities and activities
  • Maintains the project schedule and manages the project budget
  • Overseees  the timely completion and quality delivery of project deliverables and the execution of the contract
  • Maintains positive client interactions at senior levels, providing tactical project expertise support in areas related to management and cybersecurity
  • Facilitates discussion and collaboration among project stakeholders 
  • Supports growing and developing new cyber business for the company
  • Addresses all project related problems and issues with minimal guidance or direction from program management and comes up with viable solutions

***This position is contingent upon contract award.***

Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and at least 4 years of IT project management experience
  • Experience and comprehensive knowledge of the certification and accreditation field or IT security-related assessments
  • Experience and ability to oversee, orchestrate, and perform day-to-day management of assigned delivery order projects that involve teams, technical and administrative staff
  • Organizes, directs, and coordinates the planning and production of all activities associated with assigned delivery order projects
  • Coordinates assessment staff allocation and expenditure of travel costs
  • Possesses polished writing and oral communication skills

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • CISSP or other relevant security certification preferred
  • Knowledge of the Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Certification (DIACAP)
  • Working knowledge of Air Force Instruction 33-210, 23 December 2008 Incorporating Change 1, 2 October 2014 - Communications and Information Air Force Certification and Accreditation (C&A) Program (AFCAP)
  • Working Knowledge of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Working knowledge of DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG)s
  • Knowledge of IT security testing of medical systems, devices, and DoD applications
  • Experience in assessment tools, such as the NIST Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
  • Experience with the application of the current DISA STIGs and Security Readiness Review for databases when performing information assurance (IA) vulnerability assessments

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Position: 
Deputy Program Manager

System Administrator (Windows)

Role: 
System Administrator (Windows)
Req #: 
374_20150318
Clearance: 
Secret
City: 
Annapolis Junction
Location:
Annapolis Junction,MDUnited States
State: 
MD
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Windows Systems Administrator with windows workstation troubleshooting and remedying expertise to join our talented, dynamic team and support the TSA Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing Operations and Computing Environment (TTAC). The ideal candidate will possess familiarity with varied Windows desktop/ workstation concepts, standard best troubleshooting practices, and procedures. He/she should rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, perform a variety of tasks with limited guidance and supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine tasks under direct supervision of management
  • Carrying out other duties as requested by management
  • Mentor team members in best practices and skills development
  • Provide a minimum of weekly status report update for current projects
  • Act as a front-line interface to customers, accepting trouble reports
  • Track and update open trouble tickets and escalation of problems in Remedy
  • Recognize and reactively troubleshoot and diagnose problems on proprietary IP networks.
  • Capable of training users in basic desktop applications and system fundamentals
  • Provide remote end-user support via phone and e-mail
  • Configuration of Windows 7+ workstations within a proprietary IP Network
  • Ability to maintain multiple inventory databases
  • Assist with configuration and usability of desktop/laptop computers, peripherals and software within standards and guidelines
  • Ability to read, write and follow basic documentation
  • Capable of creating and maintaining user accounts, and provisioning policies
  • Work with Security on account maintenance using ITIM
  • Collaborate with other technical teams and personnel with resolution of issues
  • Maintain appropriate security documentation and apply security patches per policies and directives.
  • Ability to work both independently and within teams/groups
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and prioritize severity of projects
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline with 5 or more years related professional experience. (Education can be substituted for 9 years of experience)
  • Required Certification Training: A+
  • Recommended Certifications: DCSE, A+, Network +
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong inter-personal and communications skills
  • Experience in Windows environment (7+), Office (2003+), Exchange (2003+)
  • LAN/WAN experience
  • Capable of explaining simple procedures in writing and verbally
  • Some Remedy administrative experience in the Windows environment
  • IBM Tivoli Identity Manager  (ITIM)
  • IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager (TPM)

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • BMC Remedy and IBM Rational experience is a plus.
  • Experience installing software, patches, updates, and agents on Workstations and Servers.
  • IBM Tivoli Asset Discovery for Distributed (TAD4D)

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized, and empowered workforce. Halfaker is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Position: 
System Administrator (Windows)

System Administrator (AIX/RedHat Linux)

Role: 
System Administrator (AIX/RedHat Linux)
Req #: 
371_20150318
Clearance: 
Secret
City: 
Colorado Springs
Location:
Colorado Springs,COUnited States
State: 
CO
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for anAIX/RHEL administrator with broad knowledge of systems administration/analysis concepts, practices and procedures to join our talented, dynamic team and support  the TSA’s Office of Information Technology (TSA-OIT).   A successful candidate is competent to work on fairly complex assignments and perform a standard range of AIX/RHEL system administration activities. The AIX/RHEL administrator generally works under deadlines and is capable of operating with only general supervision. Possess familiarity with varied administrator concepts, standard best business practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity is encouraged. Typically Reports to systems a Team Lead.

Key Responsibilities:                     

  • Apply best practices where possible or engineer new best practices as appropriate.
  • Analyze new and existing vendor software; install, maintain, and customize vendor software as required.
  • Consult with end users to identify current operational procedures and clarify user objectives.
  • Monitor system and application performance to detect errors; apply testing procedures/methodologies (e.g., diagnostic software) and provide interpretation of data.
  • Provide a root-cause analysis for recurring or critical problem
  • Proficiency using personal computer and associated work station/computer-assisted tools, etc.
  • Demonstrate commitment to providing customer-focused quality service.
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • A 4-year degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of AIX/RHEL systems administration experience, or equivalent experience. Education can be substituted for 9 years of experience
  • Experience with AIX 7.15.3 and 6.1 and RHEL 5.6 or later, performance monitoring and tuning tools, installation options, problem determination and recovery, and AIX security
  • Experience with Power5 and or Power6IBM Power architectures, X-series and Bladecenter server technology including LPAR technology and HMCs
  • Experience writing and debugging shell scripts in a standard UNIX shell

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with NIM and satellite server
  • Experience with AIX/RHEL performance tuning and capacity planning
  • Experience with VIO and managing VIO servers
  • Experience with high availability architectures and concepts (possibly including, but not limited to, HACMP/PowerHA)
  • Experience with enterprise backup/restore architectures and concepts including TSM
  • IBM/Brocade SAN architecture (DS8000, Brocade DCX)

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Position: 
System Administrator (AIX/RedHat Linux)

Data Analyst

Role: 
Data Analyst
Req #: 
372_20150318
Clearance: 
Secret
City: 
Colorado Springs
Location:
Colorado Springs,COUnited States
State: 
CO
Country: 
United States
Travel: 
<10%
Description: 

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Data Analyst with strong analytical skills, practical knowledge of formulating complex queries and good SQL tuning skills to join our talented, dynamic team and support the TSA’s Office of Information Technology (TSA-OIT). The ideal The Data Analyst has minimum of 5 to 7 years of progressive experience working with large, complex relational databases with a minimum of 3 recent years working with Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 and DB2 8 and 9.  Candidate must be a quick learner and strong performer in a high stress environment; must be able to adapt to quickly evolving technology and priority changes; and have a desire to work closely with other members of the Data Management, Systems, Operations, and Development teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing and generating ad-hoc reports
  • Performing investigation into data issues
  • Perform data cleanup and data migrations
  • Assist development team in formulating queries
  • Experience automating tasks creating new tools
  • Ability to work on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks
  • Ability to prioritize competing priorities
  • Ability to work under a cross-matrix management structure
  • Required to be on-call and respond in a timely manner
Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 or more years related professional experience in a technical field
  •  ITIL v3 certification
  • Experience working with large, complex relational databases with a minimum of 3 recent years working with Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 and DB2 8 and 9
  • Strong analytical skills, practical knowledge of formulating complex queries and good SQL tuning skills

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • IBM AIX Operating System
  • Windows Operating System
  • IBM Relational Resolution
  • XML
  • Messaging Queuing
  • Crystal Reports

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized, and empowered workforce. Halfaker is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Position: 
Data Analyst
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