Engineer/Scientist III - IAT I

GS5 - Norfolk, VA

Full-time
Vickers and Nolan Enterprises (VNE), a GS5, LLC subsidiary company, is an engineering company that provides Government projects and programs with experienced and dedicated system architects, engineers, subject matter experts (in tactical intelligence), and program managers. VNE also develops training courses and tools to prepare warfighters to effectively employ tactical intelligence systems and provide management guidance to the Government organizations that develop these systems.

VNE has earned a reputation for exceptional performance, innovation, agility, and responsiveness in the Intelligence Community (IC). We attack our mission with a comprehensive understanding of the data available and required; skilled research, design, development, integration, and testing of systems and software solutions; expertise in cybersecurity/information assurance and technology; programmatic, acquisition, and logistics support know-how; and our own unique training curricula that enables students to excel at intelligence operations across all levels of the community.

VNE is devoted to improving tactical operations at home and abroad by enabling the seamless transition of data across the intelligence community and developing/integrating solutions to unify operations and intelligence.

VNE is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) founded in 2004 with offices in Stafford, VA and Charleston, SC.

VNE is seeking a Secret Cleared Engineer/Scientist III - Information Assurance Technical (IAT) I. This is a contingent position with an estimated contract award date of June 2019.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Management Information Systems, or Business.
Hold an IAT I Certification. Personnel must complete the Baseline Certification for IAT Level I, which requires one of the following:
A+ Continuing Education
Cisco Certified Network Associate-Security
Network+ Continuing Education
Systems Security Certified Practitioner
Requires a Computing Environment/Operating System Certificate
Six (6) years of experience, to include: Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture, Systems/Equipment Support, Test and Evaluation, and Logistics support of C4ISR requirements.
Three (3) years of technical experience.

Job Description:
Applies knowledge of Information Assurance (IA) policy, procedures, and structure to develop, implement, and maintain a secure Computing Environment (CE).
Works under supervision and typically reports to a CE manager.
Recognize a potential security violation, take appropriate action to report the incident as required by regulation, and mitigate any adverse impact.
Provide end user IA support for all CE operating systems, peripherals, and applications.
Support, monitor, test, and troubleshoot hardware and software IA problems pertaining to the CE.
Conduct tests of IA safeguards in accordance with established test plans and procedures.

Essential Duties of the Job:
Ability to communicate task requirement information to client in a clear and concise manner.
Must be able to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time, as well as lead and participate in meetings and working groups.
Requires visual acuity to use a keyboard.
Must be able to attend work each day, during scheduled hours, unless on travel or approved time off.
Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face-to-face

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
May be exposed to chemicals related to office equipment.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate (i.e. general office environment).

Benefits:
401 K w/ up to 3.5% Company Match
Health & Dental Insurance
Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance
Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
Performance and Other Bonuses Available
10 Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)