Applied Memetics LLC

  • System/Network Architect

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Job ID
    2015-1455
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Applied Memetics LLC (AM LLC) is seeking a System/Network Architect 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/Network Architect has experience in planning goals for system and/or network operations. Is able to clearly translate user needs to system and/or network design. Can create system and/or network management processes and documentation.

     

    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

    • 5 years of experience
    • 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.**

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