Applied Memetics LLC

System Maintenance Technician

US-VA-Fairfax
Job ID
2015-1449
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Applied Memetics LLC (AM LLC) is seeking a System Maintenance Technician 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 Systems Maintenance Technician has experience in conducting routine system maintenance tasks. Can maintain and input in system maintenance logs. Is able to effectively operate under the supervision of a System Administrator and/or Maintenance Engineer.

 

 

Responsibilities

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

 

 

Qualifications

  • High school or GED
  • 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.**

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