Applied Memetics LLC System Maintenance Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia
Applied Memetics LLC (AM LLC) is seeking a System Maintenance Engineer to provide on-site technical support to the Veterans Affairs (VA) administration. The successful candidate will support the Office of Information Technology (OI&T) to identify and remediate existing and future vulnerabilities.
A System Maintenance Engineer is able to effectively conduct complex maintenance tasks for IT systems and products in a variety of different and complex environments and can train and monitor maintenance technicians in the execution of written and oral tasking.
Background: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the Federal Government's second largest cabinet agency with 320,000 employees. When viewed from an information technology (IT) perspective, OI&T is one of the nation's largest consolidated IT organizations with:
-$3.1 billion budget (FY12)
-Nearly 7,500 employees
-More than 300,000 desktop computers
-Approximately 30,000 laptop computers
-Nearly 450,000 email accounts
The Continuous Readiness in Information Security Protection (CRISP) program began as a VA-wide initiative launched in March 2012 to address MWs by concentrating on:
-Managing appropriate access control for users and reducing out-dated personnel clearances
-Testing contingency plans for data breaches
-Providing information security training for users, contractors, volunteers
-Developing initial baseline configurations
-Improving data-center web application security
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required.
8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
Ability to facilitate and coordinate efforts with key government and non-government stakeholders
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to obtain a security clearance
Demonstrates strong quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills
Must work well within a time sensitive environment
Experience working in Federal Government environments is preferred.
External Company URL: http://www.appliedmemeticsllc.com/