CyberSecurity Technical Administrator

at IBM
Published November 27, 2022
Location Hampton, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in todays businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBMs clients, analyzing business requirements to design and implement the best security solutions for their needs. You will apply your technical skills to find the balance between enabling and securing the client's organization with the cognitive solutions that are making IBM the fastest growing enterprise security business in the world.

Your Role and Responsibilities
This position is for a Cybersecurity Technical Administrator supporting the ALTESS Cybersecurity Incident Response Team. This position can be performed primarily remotely but does require the ability to be on site in Radford, VA up to one week per month. ALTESS is a hosting provider for Army IT systems providing various levels of sustainment support for our hosted systems. ALTESS is also a managed service provider (MSP) for Army IT systems, and we support enterprise applications owners in migrating their systems into Microsoft Azure. We also provide sustainment services to support their applications. This position is for a cybersecurity technical administrator role to support a full range of cybersecurity services that ALTESS provides to our customers.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Mid to senior level Cybersecurity Technical Administrator experience.
  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT level II certification is required.
  • Must possess Baseline certification as defined in DoD Instruction 8570.01-M (generally Security+ CE).
  • Computing environment qualifications for this environment include documented training or certification on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Splunk Enterprise. Contractors have up to 6 months from appointment to the cybersecurity position to complete the computing environment requirement.
  • Strong understanding of common cyber threat patterns, indicators of compromise, and defenses
  • Strong understanding of Linux (preferred) and Windows Operating Systems
  • Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Ability to interpret and apply rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and present facts
  • Basic understanding of DOD Risk Management Framework Assessment & Authorization (RMF A&A)
  • Experience automating routine administrative tasks desired
  • Understanding of network, storage, server, and application technologies
  • Security Clearance: Fully adjudicated DOD Secret or higher required Day 1

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • N/A
About Business Unit

IBM Consulting is IBMs consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.
Your Life @ IBM

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About IBM

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At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now its time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

US Citizenship Required.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.