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IT Security Specialist

Overview:

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities:

The Successful Candidate will have the following: 

* Support technical security planning, testing, verification and risk analysis

* Support operations and monitor security critical systems(database, web and email servers) and changes to sensitive computer controls to ensure appropriate administrative actions, investigate and reporting of any irregularities

* Conduct incident prevention, detection, analysis, containment, eradication and aid recovery across IT systems

*Execute and support reporting of metrics related to security operations

*Strong knowledge of information security threat landscape regarding existing and emerging vulnerabilities, threats, attach methods and infections

* Support maintenance, patching, and other management of NASA end user devices (enterprise and non-enterprise devices)

* Responsible for creation and updates to problem tickets associated with all work that they perform and must communicate with dispatchers and user on tickets. Daily reporting is a must for tracking of completed tickets. Interact with other groups on the contract as well as other contractors to find solutions to problems. Assist team lead and dispatchers in managing queue.

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree required. Will consider years of experience and/or certifications in lieu of Degree.

* Two years of experience working with Network, application security, preferably in Federal workspaces

* Attention to detail and organization skills is a necessary.

* Ability to communicate verbally and in written form.

* Customer service skills are also strongly desired.

Technical Requirements:

Security Certifications preferred, including Security+

MCP or A+ certification preferred.

Network+, MCSE, CCNA and other technical certifications highly desired (may consider as substitute for MCP or A+ requirement).

Must have Active Secret Clearance

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Secret
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
Job Number:




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