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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.

ID: 2015-1447

External Company URL: http://www.appliedmemeticsllc.com/

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