Job Vacancy Public Key Infrastructure Test Lab Test and Evaluation Info Computer Telecommunication Test and Evaluation Specialist Jacobs
Job title: Public Key Infrastructure Test Lab Test and Evaluation Info Computer Telecommunication Test and Evaluation Specialist
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Overall Description for the JITC PKI Lab will monitor current and emerging technologies, maintain the Test Lab’s environment. The employee will collect, integrate, generate, and analyze operational systems, technical architectures, organizational structures, workflows, governance, and applicable tools for the development, maintenance, and evolution of DoD/DISA systems. This includes engineering and technical documentation, engineering drawings, system(s) designs, architectures, engineering changes, and test configurations. Employee will regularly verify a hardware and software baseline for all laboratory systems to ensure the laboratory mirrors the production enclaves. The employee will track, implement, verify, and release Change Requests (CRs) prior to their installation in the production environments. The employee shall maintain current architecture diagrams of the systems and any interim solution architectures as systems modify, change, and upgrade. Employee will also provide support to conceptualizing emerging architecture adoptions. Shall provide information and complete written records of equipment installation for dissemination; records, to include overall lab layout, rack diagrams, and connectivity internal/external diagrams shall be maintained for inspection by the Government.
This position entails the conduct of testing, upgrades, and troubleshooting in accordance with (IAW) the guidance provided by the Program Management Office (PMO). Employee will conduct baseline end-to-end testing of the DoD PKI test environment on a regular basis to observe any effects caused by implementation of Change Request. Requires the employee to reproduce issues found in the production environment as required by the PKI PMO to assist the PKI development community in determining a fix for these issues and then test the fixes and observe their effect on the DoD PKI test infrastructure. Requires employee to coordinate and perform testing of the Nagios monitoring system to include test planning, execution, analysis, and reporting. Requires employee to coordinate and perform testing of the Robust Certificate Validation Services (RCVS) to include test planning, execution, analysis, and reporting. Needs to be capable to coordinate and perform testing of the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) to include test planning, execution, analysis, and reporting. Employee shall test Public Key Enabled (PKE) applications to determine if they are interoperable with the DoD PKI. Will perform PKE standards compliance testing of External Certification Authority (ECA) issued certificates, Certificates Revocation Lists (CRL), and Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) request and response formats, to include interoperability testing of ECA issued certificates and CRLs. Will test OCSP Responders to determine if they interoperate with the DoD PKI. Will conduct interoperability and assurance level testing between Federal agencies, the four Combined Communications Electronics Board (CCEB) nations, and the DoD PKI.
Performs technical assignments in the general areas of C5ISR, AIS, and IT/NSS, applying broad technical knowledge in one or more areas on specific systems or applications. Work requires knowledge of customary approaches, techniques, and requirements knowledge appropriate for the assigned C5ISR, AIS, and IT/NSS, including legacy systems and latest trends in related technologies. Requires specialized experience in evaluating, analyzing, maintaining, managing, or improving telecommunications system performance. Follows specific layout and diagrams to construct, implement, and operate devices and subunits of equipment. Ensures uninterrupted access to all telecommunication features in support of T&E efforts. Designs, develops, and tests telecommunications software solutions. Reviews, analyzes, develops, installs, and modifies computer operating systems. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with operating systems. Interprets manufacturer manuals or similar documents. Detects, diagnoses, and reports related problems. Provides user training of the telecommunications features and functionality. Makes suggestions to end users regarding communications software and hardware solutions. Provides documentation/project tracking and management reporting. Coordinates upgrade specifications and schedules with internal or external users and ensures proper integration. Provides tactical and strategic input to overall network planning and related projects.
Requires an associate degree; a minimum of 60 semester hours of formal education working towards an associate or bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of experience; or at least 6 years of experience is required. Related certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.
Linux Professional Institute Certification
System Administration experience to include RedHat Enterprise Linux administration, implementing Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIGs), configuring, and managing virtual machines/environments (VMware ESXi), understanding of Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP).
Ability to provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) level support and plans of action to the government and government customers (Commercial Vendors).
Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the related IT field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a project leader, supervisor, or manager.
Related certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. Examples of relevant Government or industry training include, but are not limited to, applicable DAWIA, SPRDE, and United States Federal or DoD school training and certification on a specific system, network, or technology.
Must possess experience with DoD’s defense in depth architecture; the capabilities associated with the DoD architecture; and IA/CND Policies and Procedures. This labor category requires specific training and certification for the IAT, IAM, CND Analyst, CND Auditor, and IASAEs. Acceptable degree specialties include but are not limited to the following\: Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and various engineering and science disciplines. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the IT field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Leads and directs the work of others. Typically reports to department management or executive. May provide consultation on complex projects and be a top-level contributor/specialist in their department. Must be an expert at problem solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations to department management.
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to\: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.
An inside and outside environment (considerations\: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Core work hours will be between 9\:00 a.m. – 3\:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Location: Fort Huachuca, AZ
Job date: Wed, 07 Feb 2024 23:57:33 GMT
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