The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Our core purpose is to help organizations improve software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect free, within budget and on time, every time.
The Accredited Systems Administrator is a role within the Office of the COS Security Services Information Assurance (IA) team of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) that operates, monitors, and maintains accredited information systems in concert with the SEI IT engineering groups and the Information Assurance Team. This is an opportunity for a clearance-eligible IT professional with strong organization and interpersonal skills and working experience with modern Windows system administration tools and operating techniques in a mixed Windows & Linux environment.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
Three plus (3+) years of system and network administration experience using modern system administration tools and operating techniques in a mixed Windows and Linux production infrastructure.
You will be subject to a background check and will need to obtain and maintain a T5 collateral clearance with ICD 704 eligibility. You also need to meet and maintain DOD 8140 readiness requirements within nine (9) months of employment at SEI's expense.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
You will have proven knowledge of Windows operating system commands/utilities.
You will have a shown knowledge of system administration tools and processes such as those used to manage software, Group Policy Objects, and other aspects of Active Directory;
Experience with server and network problem resolution based on examination of events/alerts and system monitors/logs.
Current Microsoft certifications; one or more of MCITP (Server & Client), MCSA, MCSE, etc. One or more of the following Red Hat certifications: RHCSA, RHCE, RHCSS; Cisco entry-level certification (CCENT) or above (e.g., CCNA, CCNP, etc.).
Prior experience as a system / network administrator for services under government cognizance (e.g., DISA, DCSA); knowledge of the DOD STIGs and their application in establishing and operating information systems; prior use of Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) validation tools, awareness of NISPOM IS-relevant rules, etc.
Candidates with active DOD Top Secret clearance with in scope T5 and ICD 704 eligibility are highly desirable.
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Job Function: Industrial Security
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Internal Number: 2014891
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.