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Information Systems Security Specialist III - Pt. Mugu

Company: Amentum
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

JT4 provides engineering and technical support to multiple (https://www.jt4llc.com/ourlocations.html?linkID=TOP) western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. We develop and maintain realistic integrated test and training environments, and prepare our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and air crews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges. **JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES** This position is the on-site technical specialist for monitoring information systems and maintaining the environment of operation to include developing and updating System Security Plans, managing and controlling changes to the systems, conducting audits, providing incident response, perpetration for vulnerability assessments, and assessing the security impact of security and non-security-relevant changes. 1. Provides incident handling in conjunction with the FSO and ISSO/ISSM. 2. Assists in writing and maintaining computer security processes to meet Air Force requirements of Risk Management Framework. 3. Monitors computer system use and audits logs. 4. Makes recommendations for future hardware / software implementations and related process improvements. 5. This position requires skills in leadership, team building and customer service. 6. Provides operational status as required. 7. Uses established policies and procedures and subject matter knowledge to complete complex assignments requiring originality and ingenuity performed under minimum supervision with considerable latitude for independent contribution. 8. Provides security training and awareness briefings. 9. Other duties as assigned. **OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES** This position is required to implement management initiatives and to coordinate upgrades, capabilities, policy and procedures with other organizations. Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job. **WORKING CONDITIONS** This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards. There is occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds), constant sitting and use of a computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while writing, reviewing, and editing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness. **REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE** Associates or higher degree in Computer/Information Technology, or equivalent academic/technical training/certification. Possess 8 years of experience in computer system security and/or related areas of expertise. Must be compliant to DoD 8570.01-M levels and possess or working toward Security+ certification with a CISSP desired. Should have experience with JSIG, NIST 800 and NISPOM, Chapter 8. Must possess and apply a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in computer security and information systems and working experience with Microsoft Office, Access, and Visio. Possess experience supporting various system configurations such as Stand Alone, Local Area Networks, and Wide Area Networks. Employee must possess excellent skills in verbal and written communications, planning, and organizing, and be able to work under deadlines. Employee is expected to routinely cross fields in the completion of somewhat difficult and varied assignments. Government vehicle is used on an as-needed basis. Ability to work in a field environment at remote locations with occasional overnight assignments. Must qualify for and maintain a government security clearance and possess a valid, state issued driver's license. **A Little about Point Mugu** Point Mugu is a picturesque naval base on the Pacific Coast in western Ventura County, situated about 50 miles west of Downtown Los Angeles (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Downtown\_Los\_Angeles) . It is known for its Mediterranean climate and its status as a protected wetland. Point Mugu is a part of a beach Community along the original Pacific Coast Highway (U.S. 101). The inhabited portion of Ventura County also includes numerous towns including Oxnard, Camarillo, Port Hueneme, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Fillmore, Ojai and Santa Paula. All within a 25-minute commute of Point Mugu. Aside from its beaches, the area is a mix of agriculture, small industry, and residential areas. The weather is mild pretty much year-round, offering a comfortable climate with an added dose of sunshine. When the graceful grey whale makes its annual migration from Mexico's warm waters to the Arctic seas, Ventura County is one of the best locations for whale watching in the country. You'll find some of California's best surf breaks in Ventura County. smaller waves breaking pretty much year-round. The base has direct access to good surfing and it's just a short drive to famous breaks like Rincon and Silverstrand. Beaches in Ventura County aren't just white stretches of sand dotted with bright umbrellas and sunbathers. Try any of the many local state beaches, to find great birdwatching, camping, surfing. There are miles of hiking trails that weave through and around Ventura County. the Channel Islands are the one of the least-visited National Parks in the entire nation, despite being one of the most stunning and ecologically rich. The park's Visitor Center is located right in the Ventura Harbor, giving locals prime access to all the beauty the park has to offer. **DISCLAIMER** The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified. Rev - JT4 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), national origin, military status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. The Company provides reasonable accomodations/modifications to disabled individuals to assist in the hiring process and to qualified individuals with disabilities in the performance of essential job functions, in accordance with federal, state and local law. If you need assistance in completing this application, please contact Revruiting and Staffing as (702)275-5525

Keywords: Amentum, Oxnard , Information Systems Security Specialist III - Pt. Mugu, IT / Software / Systems , Oxnard, California

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