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IT Specialist

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Applied Information Sciences is seeking an IT Specialist to perform system administration in an efficient and accurate manner. You will be part of the firm's frontline team providing support for complex internal infrastructure, as well as end-user support across the company. The goal will be to ensure that system configuration and solutions are maintained according to standards set forth by the company. What You'll Be Doing

  • The position will perform system administration tasks, including user/group administration, security permissions, group policies, research event log warnings and errors, and resource monitoring, ensuring system architecture components work together seamlessly
  • Conduct cloud security assessments, evaluating configurations, and provide recommendations to improve security posture.
  • The position will review new concepts, guide the design and implementation of secure solutions and services across IT support---areas---by setting quality standards for tools,---techniques,---and methodologies, advising on their---application,---and ensuring---compliance in a repeatable way either through documentation and/or automation.
  • The position will interact with users to troubleshoot complex system issues in all areas needed: storage networking, operating system, network security, directory services, server virtualization using system backup and restore, system and network monitoring, application installation, and configuration
  • The position will assist with maintaining internal infrastructure requirements including, laptop and desktop computers, servers, routers, switches, firewalls, printers, phones, security updates; support internet, intranet, LANs, WANs, and network segments
  • Maintain necessary qualifications to obtain and maintain privileged system access which may include additional M365 security or Azure certifications
  • Obtain or utilize certifications as part of continuous professional---growth--- Location and Travel DetailsThe position will be located onsite in Reston, VA Security Clearance and Citizenship RequirementsAble to obtain a clearance in the future Profile of Success
    • Security + Certification
    • 2 years or more of relevant technical experience in the following:
      • Hands-on experience with M365 and Azure cloud administration:
        • Including but not limited to Azure, AzureAD, Exchange Online, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint Online, and One Drive
        • Understanding of the zero trust security model and how to implement M365 and Azure solutions to achieve zero trust.
        • Demonstrated experience in an IT position supporting various versions of the Windows platform, internet browsers, and customer developed applications used in a high paced business environment
        • Experience with scripting languages such as Powershell
        • Experience or knowledge using and/or implementing Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance solutions including but not limited to the Microsoft 365 Defender Suite (Defender for Endpoints, Defender for Office 365, Defender for Cloud Apps), Information Protection (Sensitivity Labels, Encryption, Data Loss Prevention), Information Governance/Records Management, and eDiscovery. Desirable Skills
          • Experience or knowledge using and/or implementing Microsoft Sentinel, Log Analytics and Kusto Query Language (KQL).
          • Intune experience or knowledge
          • Experience with automation to Infrastructure (IaC---- Infrastructure as Code)
          • Knowledge of cybersecurity and compliance frameworks such as CIS, NIST, and CMMC. About AISAIS, Dedicated to Our PeopleAIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.We Invest in Individuals Committed to InnovationAIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals. We are looking for:
            • Smart people with a passion for technology
            • Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
            • Close involvement with local technical communities
            • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
            • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
            • Self-directed professionalsOur Core Values
              • Client Success
              • Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
              • Strong Client Relationships
              • Citizenship and Community EEO StatementApplied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , IT Specialist, Other , Reston, Virginia

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