COMSEC/Systems Administrator

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United States of America
US - CO, Schriever Space Force Base
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R152246
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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons has emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our tremendous success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. We hire the best; we make them a priority and we never lose focus on the mission. It’s why we’re here. We have built this cultural legacy by working closely with analysts and operators to understand their needs and delivering meaningful value through innovative, cost effective, and intuitive software solutions. Our Space Operations Directorate is passionate about making America the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our nation’s security for future generations depends on it. Parsons creates game changing space solutions by teaming highly respected subject matter experts with brilliant technologists. Are you an experienced Communications Security (COMSEC) Manager /Systems Administrator looking for an opportunity to grow your skillset? Do you want to be part of a team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the space domain? We need your help.

Our team is looking for a COMSEC Manager/Systems Administrator to focus on the administration of a wide variety of technologies and environments at Schriever SFB in Colorado Springs, CO. The candidate will support multiple computer networks at various levels of security classification, providing the full range of support services required to manage the day-to-day operation and administration activities and end-to-end support including cryptographic devices. The candidate will be responsible for operating and managing all electronic key distribution hardware/software via Key Management Infrastructure (KMI).  Daily activities will include performing all necessary backups, system updates, reconciliations, and inventories in accordance with applicable COMSEC instructions and providing technical advice while maintaining 100% accountability for COMSEC material.

You will have the opportunity to participate in real-world, cutting-edge Space Situational Awareness systems which are changing how the Space community is doing business.

Candidate must have strong troubleshooting and communication skills, along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline and 6 years experience or Associates Degree /HS Diploma with 10 or more years of experience. 5+ years of relevant COMSEC experience.

  • Must have a strong understanding of COMSEC accountability as well as knowledge of the procedures required for the issue and receipt of COMSEC equipment and materials.

  • Must be familiar with COMSEC requirements and procedures to include the acquisition, maintenance, operations, and disposition of COMSEC equipment.

  • Familiarity with Controlling Authority responsibilities, working knowledge of common COMSEC equipment types and be able to manage operational priorities in a dynamic environment.

  • Comfortability in mixed Military/Govt. Civilian/Contractor work environment and interacting daily with DoD, and various COMSEC Accounts.

  • Ability to support and troubleshoot issues on common Operating Systems (Linux/Windows)

  • Knowledge and experience with VMware and virtualization

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Windows Powershell and Unix shell for troubleshooting and automation of routine tasks

  • Experience with system build processes and imaging; configuring and deploying systems in DoD environments across multiple classification levels

  • Experience maintaining multiple baseline environments and configuration management

  • Experience with access management and client account technical support (Windows Active Directory, DNS)

  • High level of self-motivation, ability to define, manage, and prioritize tasks in a team environment requiring minimal supervision.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, enjoy customer interactions

  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment with changing priorities 

  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative, and willingness to learn new tools and concepts quickly

  • DoD 8570 Certification (Security+, CISSP, CCNA, etc.) or ability to obtain

  • Active Top Secret clearance, with SCI eligibility.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with Cloud Computing, Docker Containers, Amazon Web Services

  • Knowledge with installation and maintenance of backup and recovery solutions

  • Foundational understanding of networking concepts (Firewall, Routers)

  • Experience with installation and maintenance of databases and application servers

  • Experience with full DevOps toolchain (JIRA, Gitlab, Jenkins, Fortify, Artifactory, Docker)

  • Use enterprise automation tools (such as Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc.) to deploy and maintain complex environments

  • Experience with configuration management and software build processes

  • Experience with cybersecurity tools e.g. ACAS, SIEM, HBSS/ESS

  • Familiar with interpretation and application of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to configure and operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use. Frequently moves equipment weighing up to 30 pounds across facility. 

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: 

$96,400.00 - $168,700.00

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

PARSONS IN CANADA

Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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17,000+ Employees

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COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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