WLAN Information Assurance (IA) Analyst, Fort Mead, MD

  • Responsibilities:
    •  Supports a large federal agency’s Network Infrastructure on an infrastructure survey, design, and deployment team and will be responsible for the upkeep of the security posture of the wireless environment 
    • Supports Information Assurance scanning and reporting for wireless vulnerabilities and abnormal activity by utilizing or enabling Government directed cybersecurity configuration and scanning tools such as Wireless Intrusion Detection System (WIDS). Findings are reported to Government IAW with DoD, CYBERCOM, Risk Management Executive (RME) and other related DoD policy and instructions 
    • Records, resolves, and escalates problems/incidents IAW the DoDNet Incident Management SOP and the DoDNet Problem Management SOP using the provided IT Service Management (ITSM) tool to track key performance indicators (e.g. trouble tickets, problem management tickets, service and change requests, etc.)  
    • Efforts includes troubleshooting and restoring network connectivity (such as with issues associated with network upgrades/migrations) and service issues on the Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) 
    • Provides technical analysis in the installation of wireless infrastructure compliant with CNSSAM TEMPEST/1-13, RED/BLACK Installation Guidance 
    • Assembles required BOM submissions dependent on standard maintenance.  
    • Responds to DoD security policy, STIG, IAVM, and RMF processes as they relate to the DoDNet wireless infrastructure IAW existing Cybersecurity SOPs, TTPs, and DoDNet SOPs 
    • All DoDNet wireless components shall be configured IAW RMF documentation and meet security policy and guidance such as STIGs, Security Requirements Guides (SRG), and IAVMs. 
    • Designs and deploys key WLAN services including Guest Access, Secure Mobility, VoWLAN, and Location Based Services 
    • Performs Site Surveys to conduct technical analysis of the network and wireless infrastructure at locations worldwide, to record/update system diagrams, rack elevations, and power requirements for network devices.  
  • Required Qualifications/Education
    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other related discipline and 4 years of experience (or combination of applicable education, certifications, skills, and 8 years of experience) 
    • IAT Level II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE CND, SSCP) 
  • Required Skills
    • Wireless technologies such as encryption and cyphers, Cisco Hyperlocation, RTLS, MESH, Point to Point, BLE, and autonomous access points  
    • Demonstrated ability to develop complex, technical designs that clearly address customer requirements. 
    • Experience performing wireless survey and design 
    • Experience with wireless survey tools for passive and active survey analysis 
    • Experience with wireless modeling tools for predictive site survey analysis 
    • Experience designing and deploying Aruba, Cisco, or Ruckus wireless products 
    • Systems integration and testing experience of wireless data networks 
    • Experience with network switching and routing 
    • Experience with DoD network cybersecurity and DISA STIG requirements 
    • Serves as technical resource at customer briefings 
    • Experience performing wireless surveys using typical survey tools such as Ekahau or AirMagnet Wireless Survey Software and a Spectrum Analyzer to analyze collected RF data to determine cell boundaries  
    • Develops BOM or labor estimates as part of a Project Implementation Plan 
    • Conduct systems pre-test and acceptance tests to validate the designed performance criteria 
    • Provides transition, installation, follow on break-fix support and preventive maintenance schedules.  
    • Maintenance and transition support providing technical expertise to design, install, remove, analyze, and test, to sustain the wireless infrastructure utilizing best practices.  
    • Collaborates with other subcontractors at customer site for wireless integration into existing telecom/network infrastructure 
  • Required Security Clearance
    • Top Secret

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