In support of Naval Communications Security Material System (NCMS), the Systems Administrator position is part of a team of professionals that provide PKI services required to support the Navy Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) by providing on-site technical support at the Navy client’s facility Joint Base Andrews, MD. Position supports the SIPRNET Token Management System (TMS) and will serve as a systems administrator supporting the DoN PKI, to assist in the protection of Class 3 DoD Certificates and Networks.
• Perform operations on the RA/LRA/TMS system that require privileged access.
• Install, configure and maintain RA/LRA/TMS workstations. Provide appropriate system, application and cryptographic module (hardware, firmware or software that implements cryptographic functions such as encryption, decryption, digital signatures, authentication techniques and random number generation) that are retained at the RA location.
• Perform routine operation of the RA/LRA equipment, such as system backup and recovery or changing recovery or changing recording media. Check for network attacks (suspected or confirmed) and equipment failures.
• Store and maintain SA manual logs and archive media where RA/LRA does not have access. Log physical access, loading, zeroing, transfer of keys to or from, back-ups, acquires, or destruction of cryptographic modules.
• Assist the command Information Assurance Manager (IAM) in maintaining the security posture of the workstations to include all documentation required for DoD system accreditation.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
• Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
• Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule
• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
• Must be able to regularly stand, walk; sit; use hands to handle, feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
• Must have a demonstrable working knowledge of SECNAVINST 5239.3B (Department of The Navy Information Assurance Policy/Computers).
• Skilled in verbal and written communication techniques.
• Experienced in networked computer-based system use and the Microsoft Windows operating system.
• Must be able to work independently and possess analytical processing skills which must be evidenced by one (1) year of corporate or government work experience.
Required licenses or certifications
• CompTIA Security+ Certification per DoD 8570.01-M (Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program) Information Workforce Technical Category I (IAT-II).
• Valid driver’s license and must be a U.S. Citizen
• Possess and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance
• Ability to write reports and procedure operating procedures.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in
situations where only limited standardization exists.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
• Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
• Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
• Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
• Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
• Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decisionmaking process; Makes timely decisions.
• Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
• Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
• Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
• Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.