BAE Systems Senior IT Specialist/Networks in Wallops Island, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking an IT Specialist to provide engineering, operations, and maintenance services for Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) CSC IT infrastructure, including future products, services, and technologies.

These services to support SCCS's IT infrastructure include:

Servers - to include virtualization

Storage Area Networks


Intrusion Detection System/Event Monitoring


Host Based Security System (HBSS)/Log Management

Backup and recovery components

Other LAN/WAN components

Power Distribution and batter backup components

Data Centers, server rooms, and LAN closets

Fiber infrastructure

The selected candidate will also:

Provide information system software analysis, design, development, test, modification, installation, implementation, quality assurance, training, security, and documentation to meet the evolving data storage and reporting needs of programs and management. Provide RDT&E and Business Network Operations and Maintenance (O&M) support.

Support and manage NGEN & RDT&E services.

Recommend and document requirements, and prepare cost estimates and recommend prioritization for: Transition and cutover, tech refresh, Application management, and Legacy reduction initiatives. Maintain inventory, record service delivery for payment, and asset reconciliation.

Collaborate with data owners, information system owners, and users to secure use and operation of information systems (IS) and networks. Maintain configuration control of hardware, systems, and application software.

Maintain and report government approved metrics on SCSC networks, servers, systems, applications, backups, and Authority to Operate (ATO) status.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

A Bachelor's of Science (BS) or Arts (BA) degree preferably in Information Systems, Network Engineering, or Cyber Security and five (5) years of relevant experience.

Seven (7) years of directly related experience in network engineering, maintenance, and security applied to RDT&E and business environments, DOD and Information Technology systems, minimum certification as IAT or IAM Level III and Networking certification per DoD 8570.01-M, demonstrated knowledge of secure network configurations, military system specifications, network administration, demonstrated experience with various IA-enabled appliances, and the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in written and oral presentations may substitute for BS/BA.

A Master of Science or Arts degree may substitute for two years of the relevant experience requirement. Relevant experience: switches/routers/firewalls, IDS, DISA STIGS, PKI, NTP, Storage Area Networks, PoE, FPoE, SCSI, and DNS. Within the period of relevant experience, must have a minimum of two (2) years working in Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E).

Security clearance requirements: Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance (US Citizenship required). Selected candidate will receive a contingent offer and start date will be delayed until an interim Secret clearance is granted.

Preferred Skills and Education

Highly desired but not required:

Active DoD Secret security clearance

BS/BA preferably in Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline and at least 4 years of directly related experience in systems engineering, administration, and security applied to RDT&E and business environments, DoD and Information Technology systems.

Certified as IAT/IAM level III according to DoD 8570.01M

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Senior IT Specialist/Networks


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