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Information Systems Specialist, #4278

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking a Information Systems Specialist to join our team at our office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Joint Navigation Warfare Center (JNWC) supports the US Strategic Command mission to inform Combat Commanders of military capabilities and vulnerabilities.  The Information Systems Specialist – Junior will be part of an information systems team responsible for planning, installing, monitoring, and maintaining JNWC networks and equipment.  The JNWC has a variety of classified and unclassified networks and a significant quantity of IT equipment dedicate to varied purposes.  This team member will employ their skills to support the JNWC mission at Kirtland AFB, NM in several different facilities.  Occasionally, travel is required to support JNWC staff and mission requirements in the field.  This position will challenge the knowledge and skills of any candidate, but allow accelerated professional growth and experience for the right team member.  Candidate requires a security clearance.



  • Plan and install information technology (IT) systems for JNWC staff and respond to IT issues reported to the Help Desk
  • Document IT serial numbers and locations in the ADPE inventory to ensure proper accounting for Government IT equipment
  • Install and configure software on IT systems; update images consistent with new releases
  • Respond to anomalous behaviors reported by IT HelpDesk ticket; quickly determine IT failure modes and implement effective corrective action.
  • Maintain information systems employing networks to deploy upgrades and patches. 
  • Conform to security and information assurance requirements described by the JNWC CyberSecurity Plan.
  • Participate in IT Team lessons learned sessions intended to improve the quality of JNWC IT support.
  • Comply with IT security program and procedures to protect information and resources in accordance with DoD IT security regulations and directives.
  • Implement firewalls, antivirus software, networking monitoring applications, and active intrusion detection systems.
  • Establish proficiency with Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) and Special Access Required (SAR) information systems, network operations, system management and user interfaces in a team environment.

Required Skills:

  • Must have Security Plus to be assigned System Administrator duties
  • Must have Linux experience to include ability to write code
  • Ability to install or move information technology systems to support new or existing staff requirements
  • Ability to image systems consistent with the 377th Air Base Wing and JNWC software standards
  • Ability to determine root cause and perform corrective action in response to system failures or issues



Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to establish IT security program and procedures in accordance with DoD IT security regulations and directives
  • Possess or be able to acquire Security+ certification in a timely manner based on previous experience


Required Experience:

  • Experience in Government IT Team environment
  • 5-8 years’ experience in IT-related field; Help Desk preferred
  • Education can offset experience requirement
  • US Citizenship and active DoD Secret Clearance is required to be considered for this position
  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI is required to be considered for this position



Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelors in Information Technology or equivalent field
  • Military Information Technology or related experience
  • Security+ Certification
  • Experience with classified IT systems


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics,political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.




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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Albuquerque, New Mexico
United States
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