Requisition ID: 225760
Position Title: DCS System Administrator
Location: Pueblo, CO
Relocation Authorized: National - Family
Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Surety Program: UAP
Other Requirements: Security Investigation, Drug/Alcohol Testing and Medical Examination, Adherence to AR (Army Regulation) 50-60, random drug and alcohol testing, Badge requirements
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) approximately 25 miles from Pueblo, Colorado. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The PCAPP plant began the operations and munition destruction phase as of September 2016.
Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is looking for a System Infrastructure Analyst at the Pueblo, CO location. This position will report to the Control System Automation Lead at the PCAPP project. This position supports the efforts of information and operation technology within a distributed control system (DCS), including an Active Directory architecture and will include specific cybersecurity-oriented activities. Occasionally performs moderately complex assignments that require initiative and independent judgment in the selection and use of established principles and procedures. Performs a wide range of work activities in a variety of contexts to support network and infrastructure operations within a Honeywell Experion Control system. Plans, schedules and monitors own work within a limited time horizon. Assists team members with information technology activities. This position will be functionally positioned within Bechtel Information Systems & Technology and Reporting on project to Engineering, responsible for maintaining information technology on PCAPP's distributed industrial control system.
This is a long-term assignment with a 4-10s schedule. The work hours are from 6:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Thursday. This position may require additional overtime hours as deemed necessary.
Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Plans, schedules and monitors own work within a limited time horizon, using applicable methods, procedures, tools, equipment and standards effectively with only occasional reference to others
Responds to Plant automation and plant management needs, questions and concerns in an accurate, effective and timely manner and expedites corrective actions
Works with system stakeholders to define timeframe requirements
Maintains change and configuration control of system components under purview
Installs, tests and supports distributed control system (DCS) host and workstation components such as servers, domain controllers, operator workstations, engineering workstations and assists DCS communications engineer with LAN management
Develops and maintains DCS logic drawings, operating procedures, and guidelines
Deploys, manages and configures firewall configurations
Deploys, manages, configures and monitors infrastructure monitoring & analyzing tools (e.g. SNMP managers, log aggregators)
Prepares preventative maintenance schedules and backup programs necessary to ensure a robust infrastructure operating environment
Installs and upgrades software/firmware and performs regular maintenance on DCS information system components as needed
Assures that all work processes are properly tracked to support cybersecurity program under a Risk Management Framework (RMF) – see NIST 800-53 and DoDI 8510.01
Resolves problems and faults concerning installation of hardware, software or firmware
Recognizes a potential security violation, takes appropriate action to report the incident to supervision
Supports, monitors, tests, and troubleshoots hardware, software and firmware problems pertaining to systems under purview
Applies computing environment specific cybersecurity program requirements to identify areas of weakness
Applies appropriate security controls and assess the performance of those controls as identified by supervision
Assists Cybersecurity in performing system audits to assess security related factors within the system(s) under purview
Performs Security Test and Evaluations to support system authorizations
Follows cybersecurity procedures necessary to support authorization status of the system(s) under purview
Project interface with Corporate Infrastructure Engineering team
Other duties as assigned
Must be a US Citizen (UAP position)
Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). *
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline from an accredited college or university and 3 years of professional, relevant experience in any combination of Unix, Linux, Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory Systems Administration
In lieu of a degree, 9 years of professional, relevant experience in any combination of Unix, Linux, Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory Systems Administration
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline from an accredited college or university and 6 years of professional, relevant experience in any combination of Unix, Linux, Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory Systems Administration
In lieu of a degree, 12 years of professional, relevant experience in any combination of Unix, Linux, Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory Systems Administration
Extensive hands-on experience with System administration, implementation, performance tuning and troubleshooting with Windows server and client Operating Systems
Solid understanding of common Internet networking & application protocols (TCP/UDP, IP, DNS, CIFS/SMB, SNMP, HTTP/S, SSH, SSL, etc.)
Medium scale local area network experience required
Strong working knowledge of Ethernet in its various configurations and permutations, including channel bonding/teaming and active/passive NIC configurations as it relates to host high availability
Strong SNMP & host management protocols understanding
Excellent Analytical skills and ability to articulate ideas and write clear and concise reports
Must meet DODI 8570.01-M IAT II certification within 6 months of employment
Accomplished Windows server and Active Directory administration experience
Experience with system backup and recovery software
Solid working experience with Microsoft LDAP and Active Directory
Ability to produce logical and physical network diagrams using Microsoft Visio
Strong documentation skills using project provided templates
Ability to handle customer interactions in a professional, accurate, effective and timely manner
Ability to collaborate and maintain solid working relationships with internal and external peers
Works well with others both senior and junior in experience – both a good student and good teacher
Active DoD 8570.01 IAT level II certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+ CE)
Experience supporting Operational Technology (OT) in an operating plant utilizing a Microsoft based distributed control system
Proficiency in network forensics and analysis tools such as Splunk, Wireshark, and NMAP
Competent w/ Linux/Unix OS and utilities
Experience establishing an SNMP based system monitoring & alerting architecture/solution
Possesses a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Certification
1+ years’ experience within a NIST RMF program (e.g. DoDI 8510.01, DOE o 205.1B)
This PCAPP position falls under the scope of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA). The SCA requires PCAPP to provide employees with benefits and wages no less than the amounts the Department of Labor has established for the location and classification in which the employee will be working. This project is subject to Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.
The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:
_____ None / No Program
_____ This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.
__X__ This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must be a US Citizen and favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.
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