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IT Technical Support Specialist & FSO

  • Internship
  • Annapolis (Anne Arundel)
  • Project / Product management

Job description

The Federal Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies.

In this exciting role, you will provide midlevel analytical and problem solving skills when addressing and resolving issues, assessing possible system impacts, and recommending technical solutions.
Provide knowledge of computer science principles to perform complex system and software engineering assignments.
Experience with the support of enterprise level computing platforms and systems administration is required.
Information Assurance skills are highly desired, as are auditing and experience with continuous monitoring and security event detection and response. Knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing or software programs is a plus
·  Experience with Certification and Accreditation standards and documentation would also be beneficial (NIST 800-53 in particular) and DSS National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).
·  Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
·  Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
·  Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, and customer requirements.
·  Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends.
·  Other responsibilities include; maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures, perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning, perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions, repair and recover from hardware or software failures as well as create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
·  The execution of all duties and responsibilities for this position requires the candidates to be physically present in the Annapolis Junction Facility.
·  Furthermore this position would also require you to maintain the facility clearance by completing Facility Security Officer (FSO) training and all other applicable DCSA requirements for the FSO/AFSO position within the NISP.
·  Previous FSO experience is a plus.
·  Work with remote program management and existing program FSO to maintain the remote location and all applicable E-FCL requirements.
·  This will require but is not limited to the following; Secure open and close procedures, classified material inventory management, contributing to and maintaining Risk Management Framework activity documentation and System Security Planning, Local Data Security & Privacy implementation, interfacing with DSS Industrial Security Representatives, maintaining Secure Operating Procedures, managing physical access control to the classified space through credential issuance and auditing of user access and maintaining DSS accreditation documents in accordance with main program requirements and COMSEC material handling and management as required.
·  Implement and maintain the security requirements as defined by the client. (40%)
·  Systems and software implementation and support (40%)
·  Risk Analysis and Management (10%)
·  Change management (10%)

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Required Education

Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Role ( Job Role )

Security Consultant
State / Province

Primary job category


(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
Contract type

Employment Type


Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

No Travel
IBM Business Group

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree
City / Township / Village

Annapolis Junction
Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

·  Linux/UNIX experience (3 years)
·  Systems administration and support (3 years)
·  Advanced MS Office Proficiency
·  Security Clearance: Current DoD Government Security Clearance (active within last 2 years)

United States
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

·  Facility Security Officer (FSO) Experience
·  Security and Information Assurance skills
·  Networking skills
·  Tivoli backup and restore
·  Semiconductor Manufacturing Experience / Theory
·  Security Clearance: United States - DoD Secret
Secondary Job Category

Other Consultant
Eligibility Requirements

US Citizenship
Position Type

Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire
Location Statement

US Citizenship required.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in today's businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBM's clients, analyzing business requirements to design and implement the best security solutions for their needs. You will apply your technical skills to find the balance between enabling and securing the client's organization with the cognitive solutions that are making IBM the fastest growing enterprise security business in the world.
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