UIC Alaska

Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist

Program/Project Management
Position Type
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Top Secret/SCI
Minimum Clearance Required
Top Secret/SCI
Travel Requirement




Bowhead is seeking a Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist to provide full-time, on-site assistance to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), located in Reston, VA. The Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist will be responsible for testing, implementing, deploying, maintaining, and administering the infrastructure hardware and software. Shall also provide overall technical direction and guidance to the project leads Responsible for leading the engineering of improved and new solutions within the Allied Collaborative Shared Services (ACSS) suite. Serve as SME on ACSS capabilities and attend agency and community wide meetings in support of SME role. Interface and collaborate with technical personnel across the Five Eyes (FVEY) community in the implementation of increased collaboration capabilities.


Other responsibilities may include:

  • Perform system administration on specialized cyber defense applications and systems (e.g., antivirus, audit and remediation) or Virtual Private Network (VPN) devices, to include installation, configuration, maintenance, backup, and restoration.
  • Build, install, configure, and test dedicated cyber defense hardware.
  • Assist in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical cyber defense infrastructure and key resources.
  • Assist in assessing the impact of implementing and sustaining a dedicated cyber defense infrastructure.
  • Administer test bed(s), and test and evaluate applications, hardware infrastructure, rules/signatures, access controls, and configurations of platforms managed by service provider(s).
  • Create, edit, and manage network access control lists on specialized cyber defense systems (e.g., firewalls and intrusion prevention systems).
  • Identify potential conflicts with implementation of any cyber defense tools (e.g., tool and signature testing and optimization).
  • Implement and maintain baseline system security according to organizational policies and requirements for dedicated cyber defense systems within the enterprise, and document and maintain records for them.
  • Conduct periodic system maintenance including cleaning (both physically and electronically), disk checks, routine reboots, data dumps, and testing.
  • Manage accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment.
  • Manage system/server resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.


  • BA/S in relevant technical field PLUS five to eight (8+) years of relevant experience.
  • Intermediate 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.


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently have and able to maintain a security clearance at the Top Secret / CI Scope Polygraph level. US Citizenship is a requirement for admission to this location.


Link to Apply: https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/yquvCDkADzijmGzXI887-tI?domain=rn21.ultipro.com




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