Employment

At Metova, our employees are our most valuable asset. Metova is for professional people who want to exceed. Metova is designed around team members who want to make a difference in shaping the company’s future and who can expect fair rewards for doing superior work. Taking care of people is our number one initiative to ensure success.

Metova is commited to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or veteran status.”

– John Adams, CEO

Current Metova Job Opportunities

Cyber Defense Network Support Technician

Full time Positions at Scott AFB and Lackland AFB.

Metova is seeking qualified and highly motivated individuals for Cyber Defense Network Support Technician positions at Scott AFB (1 position) and Lackland AFB (1 position).

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

Objectives are as follows to support the Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunter (CVA/H) Weapon System (WS) Maintenance Support Services (MSS) contract :

  • The qualified Network Support Technicians will serve as Cyber Defense Network Support Technicians and will provide hardware and software maintenance support for the Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunter (CVA/H) and the Information Operations – Fly-away Kits (IOP FAKs) for the Air Force’s Cyber Protection Teams (CPTs).
  • Additionally, the Network Support Technicians will also perform hardware and software administrator duties, and provide maintenance support to CPTs and IOP FAKs located at multiple stateside locations.
  • The Network Support Technicians will respond to first-line customer requests such as user account issues, configuration issues, regular/scheduled maintenance and other touch maintenance functions.
  • The Network Support Technicians will use software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose problems affecting network and mission systems performance.
  • The environments typically include a mixture of platforms to include Windows and LINUX based operating systems.

Preferred Skills

  • Cybersecurity:  Experience in vulnerability management and scanning, host based security systems, intrusion detection/protection systems, DNS, wireless technologies, and boundary protection solutions.
  • Network Infrastructure:  Experience in network infrastructure including routers, switches, network management solutions, network access solutions, firewalls, virtualization solutions, and virtual private network solutions.
  • Systems Sustainment:  Experience in Microsoft and/or Unix-like operating systems, host based security systems, DNS, DHCP, group policy, vulnerability management, patch management, antivirus, antivirus solutions, and virtualization solutions.

Education and Certifications

  • (Mandatory): TOP SECRET security clearance is required, applicants must already have a fully adjudicated active clearance.
  • (Mandatory): 3+ years’ experience in cybersecurity, network infrastructure or systems architecture
  • (Mandatory): DoD 8570 IAT L2 or L3
  • (Mandatory): Applicants must have three of the following certifications – MS Windows 2012, MCP for SQL Admin, CCDA, VCAP5-Data Center, Blade Server experience, Cloudshield CS-2000 and CS-4000 certification, SAN and NAS experience, RHCE, and LINUX Professional Certification (LPIC-2)

Information Assurance Engineer

Two (2) Full time Positions at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Metova is seeking qualified and highly motivated individuals for Information Assurance Engineer positions at Mission Training Center, Fort Leavenworth.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

Task 1 – Objectives are as follows:

  • Provide the Government with services to implement Cybersecurity management for the systems and applications
  • Maintain situational awareness of published DoD, Army, and ARNG Cybersecurity policies, regulations, and guidance that apply to the systems and applications, and prepare documents and communications necessary to plan, coordinate, synchronize, monitor, and evaluate compliance of the systems and applications with the Cybersecurity policies, regulations, and guidance.
  • Maintain situational awareness of published DoD, Army, and ARNG Cybersecurity policies, regulations, and guidance that apply to the systems and applications, and prepare documents and communications necessary to plan, coordinate, synchronize, monitor, and evaluate compliance of the systems and applications with the Cybersecurity policies, regulations, and guidance
  • Monitor anti-virus and attack-related events with the designated toolset, respond to alerts, and establish and enforce proactive measures to safeguard data handling
  • Provide user training, education, network security awareness activities, network vulnerability assessments and audits, and incident responses

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide the Government with services to obtain and sustain required certification and accreditation (C&A) for the systems and applications
  • Perform actions and prepare documents required to implement current and applicable DoD RMF and Army Cybersecurity processes the Government specifies, to include Certificates of Networthiness (CONs) and designated controls, and maintain a repository of Cybersecurity and RMF references and training on a Government provided information system for each of the covered systems, networks, and applications
  • Prepare and sustain artifact documentation against designated controls for the systems and applications, and provide a repository of Cybersecurity, RMF, Cybersecurity training, and policy publications, references, and links, maintained on a Government-provided information system, for each of the systems and applications
  • Prepare a set of draft standard security controls for Government approval that the Government specifies for use during assessments and security site visits, which include reviews of policies, processes, and procedures for the systems, networks, and applications
  • Provide technical expertise for Host Based Security System (HBSS) and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)

Physical Demands:

  • Normal demands associated with an office environment.
  • Ability to work on a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals by telephone, email, and face to face.
  • Some travel may be required.

Education and Certifications

  • Maintain a current and final SECRET clearance.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as an Information Assurance Engineer
  • Associate’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Bachelor’s Degree may be substituted for one (1) year of relevant experience.
  • A minimum of DOD 8570 IAM Level II Information Assurance Certification required (CompTIA Sec+ or equivalent).

Database Security Analyst

Full time Position at Scott Air Force Base.

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for a Database Security Analyst position at Scott Air Force Base, IL.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

Participates in the design, creation, and maintenance of computerized databases. Responsible for the quality control and auditing of databases to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data. Works with management to develop database strategies to support organization requirements. Consults with and advises users on access to various databases. Works directly with users to resolve data conflicts and inappropriate data usage. Directs the maintenance and use of the corporate data dictionary.

The Database Analyst is responsible to the Site Lead for providing expertise on Oracle and SQL-based systems.  This person must be able to assess, provide recommendations for mitigation and remediation, align security policies within the environment with government directives, identify and implement security controls and gather findings for artifacts for the DoD RMF process for several tenant programs under the cognizance of our customer.  The applicant also must be knowledgeable about DoD DIACAP and RMF processes for gathering artifacts.

Preferred Skills

Certification and Accreditation:  Risk Management Framework

Operating Systems and Applications: Oracle, SQL

Documentation

  • Process – Generates comprehensible documentation for reference by other analysts and team members, etc. that complies with government standards.
  • Testing – Generates test plans and test cases for RMF and system testing
  • External – Assists in generating ATOs for deployable systems

Testing

  • Performs RMF testing of system components as necessary.
  • Accomplishes validation testing on systems when assigned.

Analysis and Mitigation

  • Provide risk assessment of identified vulnerabilities and provide impact statements
  • Assess identified vulnerabilities and provide recommendations for mitigation and remediation

General

  • Complete tasks in a timely fashion.
  • Adhere to all defined guidelines and procedures in performance of duties.
  • Present clear, comprehensive recommendations for decision-making.
  • Organize, plan, and execute tasks and projects.
  • Innovate and apply skills and knowledge in problem solving situations.
  • Work individually or with a group to successfully achieve objectives and goals.
  • Adapt to assignment changes on short notice.
  • Provide instruction to others and participate meaningfully in discussions/meetings.
  • Clearly and concisely write RMF artifacts, documents, and reports.

Education and Certifications

Required: Bachelor’s degree + 2 years’ experience (Or 6 years’ experience with 4 years specialized experience.

Required: Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) or an equivalent certification with database fundamentals.

Desired: Experience with Fortify and WebInspect.Education: Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years related experience, or six (6) years applicable experience, which should include four (4) years specialized experience.

Certifications:  OCP or equivalent certification; CDMP or equivalent; CompTIA Security+ or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT 2

Desired Experience:

Hands On Experience with Sun Java web/app servers, Oracle Database and Oracle app servers.

Hands On Experience with SQL

Hands On Experience in validating DISA STIGS and IAVAs

Security Clearance:  SECRET Security clearance required

Solaris/Unix and Database Systems (GSA – Senior Systems Engineer)

Full time Position at Scott AFB.

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for a Senior Systems Engineer position at Scott AFB.

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Role and Responsibilities

GSA Schedule 70 IT Description:

Under general supervision, performs duties such as site surveys, architecture design, system evaluation, system analysis, and infrastructure assessment. Performs duties on tasks that require expertise in system/processor architecture, wired for management baseline, desktop management interface, SNMP, client/server architecture, operating systems, software applications, network protocols, routers, switches, remote access servers, and firewalls.

 

GSA Schedule 70 IT Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years related experience, or 4 years applicable experience which should include 2 years specialized experience.

Education and Certifications

  • (Required): SECRET security clearance is required, applicants must already have a fully adjudicated active clearance.
  • (Required): 8570 IAT 2
  • (Required): Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) or an equivalent certification with Unix-based systems.
  • (Required): Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) or an equivalent certification with database fundamentals.
  • (Required): BS Degree + 2 Years Experience (Or 4 Years Experience)
  • (Preferred): Experience with Solaris 10/11 with virtualization. Sun Java web/app servers, Oracle Database and Oracle app servers.
  • (Preferred): Experience with DISA STIGS and IAVAs

Microsoft / Systems Security Analyst

1 Full time position at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Metova is seeking qualified and a highly motivated individual for a Microsoft/Systems Security Analyst position at Scott Air Force Base.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

 

Under general direction, responsible for activities related to system administration. Assigns personnel to various projects, directs their activities, and evaluates their work. Ensures long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of computer software. Implements operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system.

Preferred Skills

Must have experience in the following areas:

Desired: Experience with VMWare

Desired: Experience with DISA STIGS and IAVAs

Desired: Experience with Microsoft SQL database, Microsoft Internet Information Services (MS IIS)

Education and Certifications

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years related experience, or 4 years applicable experience which should include 2 years specialized experience.

  1. Required: SECRET Clearance
  2. Required: 8570 IAT 2
  3. Required: Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or an equivalent certification

Network / Data Engineer

Full time Position at the Cyber Battle Lab, Fort Gordon, GA.

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for a Network/Data Engineer position at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

The Network / Data Engineer will be required to install, configure, operate and maintain routing and switching equipment associated with the BLCSE WAN service delivery point providing 90% network availability during normal duty hours and annual TRADOC approved experimentation events.  The install, configure operate and maintain (ICOM) includes the Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)  tunnels, multicast implementations, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MLS), Quality of Service implementations and necessary IP address definition and routing to support the BLCSE.  The contractor shall support network based collaborations through the Multipoint Control Unit (MCU)/ IPVC and Call Manager software.  The Network / Data Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and updating the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone database and the Call Manager software, Intrusion Prevention/Protection Systems, Firewalls, penetration tools, and Network Monitoring and Operations Tools.  Additionally, the Network / Data Engineer will be required to schedule, monitor, and troubleshoot the secure video teleconferences (VTC) on the BLCSE distributed network providing 90% network availability during normal duty hours and annual TRADOC approved experimentation events..  The network engineer must be able to design, develop and implement extended network enclaves based upon rapidly changing experimentation requirements to support the BLCSE Community of Practice.  The Network / Data Engineer will verify that all network monitoring systems have been updated after any changes on the network have been made.  The Network / Data Engineer will be required to install, configure, operate and maintain the automated information systems required for 90% availability of the NOSC Network.  The Network / Data Engineer will ensure that all information and operating systems, collaborative services, and supporting applications are updated as needed with the latest government approved versions, and recommended information assurance patches and anti-virus releases.  All systems will be tested no less than 48 hours prior to and after any updates are applied to information and operating systems, collaborative services, and supporting applications to verify that the information system and the network it is connected to are operational.

Education and Certifications

  • On day one, must provide verification of DoD 8570.01 / DoD 8140 IAT level II baseline certification requirements (CCNA Security (preferred) or GSEC or Security+CE or SSCP). All required certifications must be maintained and updated as needed.
  • On day one, must have certification in CCNP R&S, (full CCNP preferred). Required certifications must be maintained and updated as needed.
  • Within six months of task order start date, at least one CME in the BLCSE must provide verification of Cisco Certified Network Professional Collaboration; all other Network / Data Engineers in the BLCSE shall provide verification of either (1) CCNP R&S certification; or (2) certificate of completion in CCNP TSHOOT 2015 Video Boot Camp from Udemy. All required certifications must be maintained and updated as needed.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience or equivalent in network operational environment consisting of multiple Cisco devices, including Routers, Switches, and Firewalls.
  • Must possess expert knowledge and skills with inline encryption devices (e.g., TACLANEs).
  • Must possess expert knowledge and skills on VoIP and secure VTC services.
  • Must be competent in the use of network monitoring systems and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Must possess expert knowledge on Network Management Systems and Software Cisco Call Manager, Syslog, Solarwinds, GEMx, SNMPc, and Cisco Security Manager at a minimum.
  • Must possess expert knowledge on Network Management Systems and Software Cisco Call Manager, Syslog, Solarwinds, GEMx, SNMPc, and Cisco Security Manager at a minimum.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.
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Cyber Security Analyst – Level 1

Full time Position in support of the Army CIO-G6 Cyber Directorate at  Fort Belvoir, Virginia. (2 positions)

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

  • shall provide support for implementation of the Army’s Cybersecurity/IA training and certification program.
  • Reviewing updates and changes to the Army Training and Certification Tracking System (ATCTS)
  • Managing distribution of Cybersecurity examination vouchers for Army personnel
  • Providing input to and when required conducting briefings to Army personnel on the procedures and methods to comply with Cybersecurity/IA education, training and awareness program
  • Documenting Cybersecurity/IA training and certification requirements to facilitate submission or Army annual reports to Department of Defense and the Office of Management and Budget for FISMA.
  • Providing updates to the Cybersecurity/IA awareness training modules and coordinate the distribution of the training via Army IA schoolhouse web portals to Army users.
  • Providing input to development of awareness training products for the Army.
  • Providing technical support to the Government in transitioning to and complying with the DoD and national level policies.

Example Tasks:

  • Answer (via email and telephone) queries for cybersecurity/IA personnel daily on what training and certifications are needed to meet the minimum DOD/Army standards for compliance. (frequency: daily, number or daily calls 10-15, number of daily emails 20-40)
  • Prepare briefings, information papers and executive summaries from meetings on cybersecurity workforce certifications, training and personnel retention strategies. (frequency: weekly)

Physical Demands:

  • Normal demands associated with an office environment.
  • Ability to work on a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face.
  • Some travel may be required.

Education and Certifications

  • DoD SECRET Clearance.
  • 2-5 years of experience in Cyber Security/ Information Assurance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Master’s Degree may be substituted for one (1) year of relevant experience.
  • A minimum of DOD 8570 IAM Level II Information Assurance Certification required (CompTIA Sec+ or equivalent).
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Cyber Operations Specialist

Full time position located at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

 

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual to serve as a Cyber Operations Specialist.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

 

Qualified personnel will serve in dual capacities as Air Force Cyber Protection Team (CPT) Operators and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as part of the Air Force’s CPT organizations at Scott AFB, IL. CPT Operators and SMEs will serve as Cybersecurity, Network Infrastructure and Systems Architecture experts in conducting global cyberspace operations to deter, disrupt, and defeat adversary cyberspace operations in order to defend U.S., DoD, and Air Force critical infrastructure and key resources.

In the Operator role, qualified personnel will serve on CPT Squads in providing expertise in collecting, analyzing, and assessing network and systems cybersecurity posture and providing DoD and AF leadership with risk mitigation strategies and defense plans to protect and defend vital missions. As SMEs, qualified personnel will serve as technical experts in managing CPT training and testing environments, developing and maintaining CPT tools and techniques, conducting standardized training, and providing critical analyses and best practice support for evolving CPT mission needs. Qualified personnel will have experience and expertise in security best practices, vulnerability analysis, network defense tactics and techniques, and network and application performance resolution.

Skill Requirements:

Networking: DNS, Active Directory, Firewalls, Routers, Access Control Lists, NAT, Switches/VPNs

Cybersecurity: Nessus/ACAS, HBSS, Metasploit, Wireshark, NMAP, Security Onion, SNORT

Operating Systems: Windows, Unix/Linux, Red Hat, Kali, VMWare

 Analysis and Mitigation

  • Provide risk assessment of identified vulnerabilities and provide impact statements
  • Assess identified vulnerabilities and provide recommendations for mitigation and remediation

General

  • Complete tasks in a timely fashion.
  • Adhere to all defined guidelines and procedures in performance of duties.
  • Present clear, comprehensive recommendations for decision-making.
  • Organize, plan, and execute tasks and projects.
  • Innovate and apply skills and knowledge in problem solving situations.
  • Work individually or with a group to successfully achieve objectives and goals.
  • Adapt to assignment changes on short notice.
  • Provide instruction to others and participate meaningfully in discussions/meetings.

Education and Certifications

  • Requirements:

– DoD Top Secret Security clearance

– DoD 8570 IAT Level II Qualified

– 5 years experience in cybersecurity, network infrastructure or systems architecture

– CONUS Travel: 25%

Certifications:

PREFERRED SKILLS (Select from one of the 3 groups):

Cybersecurity

o Experience in vulnerability management and scanning, host based security systems, intrusion detection/protection systems, DNS, wireless technologies, and boundary protection solutions

o At least one of the following certifications: CCNP, MCSE:SI, RHCE, GWAPT, GWEB

Network Infrastructure

o Experience in network infrastructure including routers, switches, network management solutions, network  access solutions, firewalls, virtualization solutions, and virtual private network solutions

o At least one of the following certifications: CCNP, GPEN

Systems Architecture

o Experience in Microsoft and/or Unix-like operating systems, host based security systems, DNS, DHCP, group policy, vulnerability management, patch management, antivirus, antivirus solutions, and virtualization solutions

o At least one of the following certifications: MCSE:SI, MCSE:DP, MCSE:BI

Cybersecurity Services Technician – Intermediate

Full time position located at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual to serve as a Cybersecurity Services Technician in support of the Specialized Engineering for Cyber Optimization, Defense & Evaluation (SE-CODE) effort.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

 

Qualified personnel will serve in dual capacities as Air Force Cyber Protection Team (CPT) Operators and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as part of the Air Force’s CPT organizations at Scott AFB, IL. CPT Operators and SMEs will serve as Cybersecurity, Network Infrastructure and Systems Architecture experts in conducting global cyberspace operations to deter, disrupt, and defeat adversary cyberspace operations in order to defend U.S., DoD, and Air Force critical infrastructure and key resources.

In the Operator role, qualified personnel will serve on CPT Squads in providing expertise in collecting, analyzing, and assessing network and systems cybersecurity posture and providing DoD and AF leadership with risk mitigation strategies and defense plans to protect and defend vital missions. As SMEs, qualified personnel will serve as technical experts in managing CPT training and testing environments, developing and maintaining CPT tools and techniques, conducting standardized training, and providing critical analyses and best practice support for evolving CPT mission needs. Qualified personnel will have experience and expertise in security best practices, vulnerability analysis, network defense tactics and techniques, and network and application performance resolution.

Skill Requirements:

Networking: DNS, Active Directory, Firewalls, Routers, Access Control Lists, NAT, Switches/VPNs

Cybersecurity: Nessus/ACAS, HBSS, Metasploit, Wireshark, NMAP, Security Onion, SNORT

Operating Systems: Windows, Unix/Linux, Red Hat, Kali, VMWare

Analysis and Mitigation

  • Provide risk assessment of identified vulnerabilities and provide impact statements
  • Assess identified vulnerabilities and provide recommendations for mitigation and remediation

General

  • Complete tasks in a timely fashion.
  • Adhere to all defined guidelines and procedures in performance of duties.
  • Present clear, comprehensive recommendations for decision-making.
  • Organize, plan, and execute tasks and projects.
  • Innovate and apply skills and knowledge in problem solving situations.
  • Work individually or with a group to successfully achieve objectives and goals.
  • Adapt to assignment changes on short notice.
  • Provide instruction to others and participate meaningfully in discussions/meetings.

Education and Certifications

Requirements:

– DoD Top Secret Security clearance

– DoD 8570 IAT Level II Qualified

– Associates Degree in a computer science or equivalent program OR 3 years experience in cybersecurity, network infrastructure or systems architecture

– CONUS Travel: 25%

Certifications:

REQUIRED SKILLS (Select from one of the 3 groups):

Cybersecurity

o Experience in vulnerability management and scanning, host based security systems, intrusion detection/protection systems, DNS, wireless technologies, and boundary protection solutions

o At least one of the following certifications: CCNP, MCSE:SI, RHCE, GWAPT, GWEB

Network Infrastructure

o Experience in network infrastructure including routers, switches, network management solutions, network access solutions, firewalls, virtualization solutions, and virtual private network solutions

o At least one of the following certifications: CCNP, GPEN

Systems Architecture

o Experience in Microsoft and/or Unix-like operating systems, host based security systems, DNS, DHCP, group policy, vulnerability management, patch management, antivirus, antivirus solutions, and virtualization solutions

o At least one of the following certifications: MCSE:SI, MCSE:DP, MCSE:BI

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