SME Computer Systems Engineer / Architect (ACAS)

Honolulu, HI
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: TS/SCI
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: ASE00474

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Akima Systems Engineering (ASE) supports the Intelligence, DoD, and Science and Research communities with tools, domain knowledge, analyst teams and essential mission staffing services. We continually seek people with the skills, experience and passion to successfully leverage the complete intelligence lifecycle across America’s most critical initiatives. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designs, architects, and implements a global ACAS and industry standard network monitoring capability on multiple INSCOM GISA networks

  • Maintain and sustain ACAS Security Centers and Scanners using Government supplied software

  • Upgrade Security Centers and Scanners to the most recent software versions as they are approved and released by the DISA ACAS Program

  • Continuously monitor the performance and integrity of the ACAS solution, assess scan times, and make changes to improve performance

  • Update, integrate, and migrate the ACAS architecture to authorized operating systems and interdependent services as required to meet INSCOM or ARCYBER orders and directives

  • Interact with clients to receive requests, request clarifications, triage, troubleshoot, and resolve ACAS scanning issues

  • Operate and maintain the Nessus Agent and Nessus Manager subcomponent of ACAS as defined by JTFHQ DoDIIN, ARCYBER, and Intelligence Community Standards (ICS)

  • Ensure that all ACAS vulnerability data is consolidated into a single Enterprise Security Center

  • Provide ACAS related support for Security Controls Assessment (SCA) of INSCOM systems

  • Create ACAS TTPs, SOPs, and capture lessons learned to improve performance, efficiency, and effectiveness of Cybersecurity personnel using the ACAS tool

  • Develop and maintain ACAS Disaster Recovery plan

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires minimum 15 years of experience performing a combination of systems design, architecture, engineering, and security with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Proven experience in deploying and managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in a highly distributed global enterprise using Red Hat Satellite

  • Degree / Certifications required

  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) plus one additional specialized certification relevant to the scope of the PWS

  • Tenable Security Center 5.x Certification (DISA/CDTC/Tenable University) or 3 years of related experience

  • IAT III Baseline Certification (CISSP/CASP)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related field or 15 years of related experience

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply online. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Job: Information Technology

Travel: No

Organization: ASE

Clearance: TS/SCI

Shift: Day Job

Work Type: On-Site

Req ID: ASE00474

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