Job Openings

Job Details

Tracking Code NIWC-19-1339-F
Job Code 19-1339
Posting Title Information Technology Security Specialist
Post Date 8/15/2019
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Negligible
City N. Charleston
State SC
Country US

Bowhead is seeking an Information Technology Security Specialist to support our NIWC Telephony customer in North Charleston, SC. The I.T. Security Specialist is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing an organization’s computer information security measures to safeguard computer files. They must safeguard files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and will review violations of computer security procedures to eliminate violations.

Other essential functions include:

• Testing and reporting the adherence of the information system (IS) to IS protection requirements.
• Supporting ongoing documentation and accreditation/re-accreditation efforts.
• Adhering to DoD ports, protocols, and services guidance.
• Ensuring receipt of the latest security vulnerabilities and notifications for implementation and deployment.
• Managing and administering servers, from Windows updates to systems adjustments, including STIG, and ACAS security updates.
• Ensuring that all IA management review items are tracked and reported.
• Conducting Security Reviews and Risk Analysis Determinations.
• Maintaining a repository for all IA certification and accreditation documentation and modifications.
• Responsible for providing input to update IPT documentation as needed.
• Reviewing and processing all Telephony IS certification support documentation packages.
• Securing and administering Windows servers.
• Developing and running reports as required.
Requirements • A BA/BS in Information Systems Management, Computer Science or other related discipline and at least three (3) years of relevant experience is required – relevant experience must include experience with applicable security discipline principles, practices, and procedures
• Must have at least three (3) years' experience in security access controls, implementing DoD IA Best Practices and procedures on protections against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction
• Demonstrable experience with DIACAP, DOD RMF or Federal Certification and Accreditation Processes for IT systems and must be able to develop RMF packages
• Experience with applying and verifying implementation of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
• Solid working knowledge of Windows Server operating systems, troubleshooting, repair and update
• Solid working knowledge of VMware server configuration management and managing virtual servers
• Solid understanding of CLI commands required to manage RHEL 6.0 servers including installing updates, make adjustments, verify STIG requirements and ACAS security updates
• Knowledge of computer network security and desktop operating system and their associated applications
• Knowledge of PKI/PKE implementation within DoD IT infrastructures
• Understanding of DIACAP program requirements and standards.
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Public Trust level. US Citizenship is a requirement for a Public Trust clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

Link to Apply:*AAAD52966DECF0C3
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Apply Online
Send This Job to a Friend