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AFINC 59a Boundary Mid-level Mids

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SMS Data Products Group
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Montgomery, AL 36107
Job Description

SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that’s has supported Federal Government’s IT initiatives for over four decades. We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest.

We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products.

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Job Summary: Serve as a Boundary Protection Team Operator for the 26 Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama. Oversees intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, boundary protection and vulnerability assessment operations to defend the Air Force Network (AFNet). Identifies unknown or unauthorized sources which attempt to access the AFNet and, when such attempts occur, notifies the appropriate AF agencies. Monitors, operates, and maintains intrustion detection/prevention systems, firewalls, load balancers, and web proxies to protect AFNet resources from both internal and external threats.


+ Demonstrates highly technical expertise in boundary protection devices to include intrusition detection/prevention systems, firewalls, web proxies, and load balancers

+ Required: DoD 8570

- Information Assurance Technical Level I (IAT-II) Certification:

One of the following: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP

- Operating System (OS) Certification:

One of the following: Palo Alto Cybersecurity Associate (PCCSA) or equivalent

Strongly Recommended: - Computer Network Defense (CND) Certification – CND-IS: Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) - Operating System (OS) Certification – Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

+ Required: Secret Clearance, with ability to obtain a Top Secret

+ Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline and 2-4 years of experience, or 3-5 years experience and recommended certifications above, ensuring mission success by providing successful network operations support to DoD unclassified/classified networking environments

SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976. With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.

ID: 2020-2945

Required / Preferred Certifications: Security+ or CCNA Security, Palo Alto Certified Cybersecurity Associate (PCCSA)

Experience Level: Junior

8140 (Formerly 8570) Compliance: IAT 2

External Company Name: SMS Data Products Group, Inc.

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Telecommute: No

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