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USCG - Senior Computer Security Specialist - Network

USCG - Senior Computer Security Specialist - Network

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High School Diploma/GED
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8570 Compliant 

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SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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Install, configure, manage, support, troubleshoot and monitor devices related to CISCO ASA

Experience with Cisco advanced security solutions: ASA, IDS, IPS, VPN, and other security related devices

Analyze network traffic patterns and recommend areas of improvement using Network monitoring tools

Build, maintain, and fix supporting systems attached to various CISCO network devices within the infrastructure

Ensure systems are patched and in compliance with all DHS and DoD regulations and STIGS

Maintain legacy infrastructure while deploying replacement solutions

Maintain backups of all necessary network equipment into a configuration management tool

Create and update network diagrams and device documentation

Work with government on design, purchasing, and implementation decisions

Work with peers to ensure documentation and knowledge sharing is adequate and there is no single point of failure


Knowledge of industry accepted standards and best practices related to CISCO ASA devices

Knowledge of JRSS

At least four years of experience deploying and maintaining Cisco equipment on complex networks

In depth knowledge of networking such as LANs, WANs, VPNs, Routers, Switches and Firewalls

Travel may be required to remote sites to deploy or repair devices or attend meetings

Must have active DoD Secret Clearance

Must be DoD 8570 IAT III 

A minimum of four years’ work related experience


 This position is open only to candidates with an active Secret Clearance DoD security clearance.   Must be DoD 8570 IAT III (within first 90 days on job)


SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.