Corporate Communications Support

  • Clearance Required
  • Full Time
  • Urgently Hiring
  • McLean, VA
  • Clearance Required
  • Full Time
  • Urgently Hiring
  • McLean, VA

Position:  Corporate Communications Support (1820)

Location: McLean, VA

Clearance: TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

Travel: No travel is anticipated for this contract.

Position Description:

The Sponsor’s business environment provides quality visualization and publishing services in support of corporate communication requirements for a community-wide client base. The Sponsor’s office is responsible for hosting web-based applications, content management systems, and tools specific to publishing efforts. The current infrastructure is in the Sponsor’s Cloud. The work may be performed independently or within a team environment. The Sponsor needs polished skills in systems administration, communication, planning, attention to detail, and execution while managing a moderate to heavy workload.

WORK REQUIREMENTS

  • The Contractor shall work independently to maintain systems and collaborate with publishing subject matter experts (SMEs) to provide secure and stable platforms and capabilities for product hosting.
  • The Contractor shall support cloud architecture and perform technical evaluations, analysis, and troubleshooting.
  • The Contractor shall make recommendations for implementing new or enhanced capabilities.
  • The Contractor shall provide ongoing systems administration as part of a two-person infrastructure team.
  • The Contractor shall manage a Joomla content management system hosting platform.
  • The Contractor shall work to ensure the cloud infrastructure meets the Sponsor’s requirements for availability and recovery.
  • The Contractor shall provide direct support to in-house Joomla and Web-based Training (WBT) developers, providing support for full development, test, and production environments.
  • The Contractor shall support full development, test, and production environments for a number of Sponsor-built Joomla websites.
  • The Contractor shall participate in the system security accreditation process for the Sponsor’s media systems.
  • The Contractor shall build servers by providing technical configuration, set up and installation services, and drive software upgrades, release testing, and coordination.
  • The Contractor shall participate in biweekly infrastructure meetings that focus on change management, technical roadmap development, and overall strategic direction to align infrastructure capabilities with project development needs.
  • The Contractor shall apply business acumen to provide production data to contribute to a full cost recovery business model.
  • The Contractor shall assist in system design and enhancement via scripting or implementation of automation tools.
  • The Contractor shall provide ongoing system support.
  • The Contractor shall implement infrastructure that is scalable, reliable, secure, and follows the Sponsor’s requirements for high availability and recovery.
  • The Contractor shall occasionally interface directly with the Sponsor office’s customers as a technical SME as part of ad-hoc, project-orientated teams.
  • The Contractor shall be supported by an in-house IT Support Team, Project Management Team, and IT Security resource with whom extensive coordination is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE

  • The Contractor shall have the following required skills, certifications, and demonstrated experience:
    Demonstrated hands-on experience supporting cloud-based infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience supporting development, test, and production environments for Joomla and WBT developers.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with system administration, infrastructure hosting, and configuring on-premises Joomla Content Management System.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in Apache HTTPD and MySQL.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing JIRA as a configuration management system to support an infrastructure team.
  • Demonstrated experience with Windows Server Administration and Engineering relating to automation or scripting, or cloud architecture design for hosting web applications.
  • Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services, such as building EC2 instances, creating elastic load balancers, creating security groups, performing snapshots, or managing EC2 volumes.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience supporting the integration of server architecture with enterprise authentication.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience planning and implementing server migrations supporting enterprise application platforms to a cloud-based infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing infrastructure upgrades and patching server-installed software.
  • Demonstrated experience mitigating reported security concerns.
  • Demonstrated experience writing and updating server infrastructure-related documents such as standard operating procedures, security accreditation processes, and server infrastructure management documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience with security accreditation processes using XACTA 360 for ongoing system assessment and compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience with Nessus, Rapid 7, and Nmap security self-scanning requirements.

HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS AND DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE

Skills and demonstrated experiences that are highly desired but not required to perform the work include:

  • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor’s accreditation process and tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with system administration on the Sponsor’s cloud infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated experience as the primary systems administrator for infrastructure hosting content management systems or dashboard solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience as the primary systems administrator for infrastructure that supports distributed processing.
  • Demonstrated experience hosting systems and applications on cloud-based infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated experience configuring Content Management Systems for Joomla.
  • Demonstrated experience with security self-scanning requirements.

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