Work With Us Careers Director of IT

Job Post Date:

Dec 6, 2017

Location:

Carlsbad, CA

Department:

IT

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Primary architect of corporate IT resources, focusing on high-capacity network storage and processing capabilities in support of fast-paced commercial production operations in addition to standard corporate functions such as LAN and email.
• Manage implementation of IT LAN infrastructure changes, including use of external consultants as required.
• Maintains computer-related hardware and peripherals.
• Installs and updates operating system and third-party software.
• Analyzes and manages backup procedures; investigates and recommends solutions for improvement and optimization.
• Coordinates IT equipment and software purchases with management and/or end user.
• Tracks and maintains records of IT related software license purchases and maintenance contracts for software and computer equipment.
• Responsible for troubleshooting computer problems: diagnose, coordinate and resolve hardware and software issues.
• Responsible for all system backups and recovery.
• Research and implement new technologies, order hardware and software, install systems and maintain computer inventory.
• Perform cost-benefit analysis for proposed enhancements and system requirements and work within company budget.
• Maintain end user desktop phone setup and support.
• Responsible for documenting all IT processes.
• Responsible for workstation configuration standardization and deployments.
• Management of servers, workstations, and mobile devices.
• Provide hands-on and remote support for users.
• Develop infrastructure planning for server and network upgrading emphasizing consolidation of services while maintaining high resource availability.
• Participate and contribute in group IT projects.
• Play a proactive role in identifying and helping to resolve critical issues that may arise.
• Plan, design and manage the development and implementation of IT projects.
• Assist in management of the development and implementation of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning, i.e. Epicor) system, upgrades, bug-fixes and troubleshooting.
• Plan, design and manage the development and implementation of Information Systems to complement the ERP system and to meet other evolving business needs and other new technology projects that the business requires.
• Manage the relationship with the outsourced vendor partners.
• Define and manage project scope, goals, budget, schedule, resources and deliverables to support business goals.
• Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
• Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
• Influence team members to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
• Mentor less-experienced team members and provide knowledge, expertise and assistance in the maintenance of company LAN architecture.
• Assist in company compliance of AS9100 standards.
DOD-Level Information Security:
• Serve as a backup Security Officer.
• Serve as the NISP ISSM for managing and coordinating secured information systems in keeping with DoD requirements.
• As the ISSM, interact with government agencies regarding secured information systems, to include DSS personnel.
• As the ISSM, manage and assign ISSO duties to appropriate personnel, as needed.
• Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies. Provide configuration management and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system.
• Conduct reviews and technical inspections to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses, and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional.
• Develop, monitor, and resolve Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to mitigate system vulnerabilities on assigned Information Systems.
• Draft and/or prepare and maintain security Assessment and Authorization documentation (e.g., IA SOP, SSP, MSSP).
• Coordinate appropriate training for personnel requiring access to secured information systems.
• Coordinate the certification and accreditation of secured information system in keeping with DoD and operational requirements.
• Responsible for acting as the SME for NISPOM Ch. 8 and ODAA requirements for secured information systems.
• Coordinate with and report to the company FSO regarding NISP requirements for secured information systems and how they apply to classified programs.
• Responsible for assisting the company FSO with information system sanitization procedures and Administrative Inquiries as applied to actual or suspected classified spills.
• Responsible for familiarity with DoD approved sanitization processes for mobile and desktop information systems, hardware, and devices.
• Responsible for familiarity with NISP appropriate systems and requirements, to include ISFO, OBMS, the C&A Process, and the new Risk Management Framework (RMF).
• Assist the company FSO with periodic DSS vulnerability assessments.
• Responsible for performing all other Industrial Security related information system duties as delegated by the company FSO and/or DSS officials.

Qualifications:
• A minimum of 15 plus years’ experience of relevant experience.
• A Technical school, Bachelors’ or Master’s degree focusing on Information Systems, Computer Science and/or Engineering. Military background preferred.
• Working knowledge of the following hardware: Servers - Dell, HP & Custom “White Box” Servers for IP camera systems, Workstations - Dell & HP, Laptops - Dell, HP & ASUS, Thin Clients - WYSE, Dell & HP, Routers/Firewalls, Cisco, Sonicwall, Barracuda, Linksys, D-Link & Netgear, VPN Appliances & Switches - Cisco, Sonicwall, Linksys, D-Link & Netgear, Mobile Devices – Apple iPhone/iPad, Android, etc.
• Working knowledge of the following software: Email – MS Outlook, MS Exchange, MS DAG clustering, MS Edge, MS FOPE (360), Productivity Suites - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio…), Open Office, Server OS – MS Server 2008 & 2008R2, 2012 & 2012R2, Workstation OS – MS Windows XP, 7 & 8, Databases – MS SQL, MS Access, MySQL, Internet & Intranet Systems – IIS, HTTP, FTP, TFTP, SharePoint, CAD Software – AutoCAD, Solidworks, PADS, HFFS, AWR Microwave Office, Matlab, Virtualization Technologies - Citrix, Hyper-V, Telephony – Cisco UCM, Cisco Unity, Mobility, Routing – Cisco IOS CLI, Backup & Recovery – Symantec Backup Exec & Agents (AD, Hyper-V, VMWare), Protection, Filtering & Monitoring – Symantec SEP, Symantec NAC, Untangle, Spector 360, Solarwinds, DoD/NIAP approved desktop and mobile device sanitization software.
• General knowledge of the following Concepts & Protocols: Domain Management - Active Directory, LDAP, Storage Architectures - SAN, NAS & DAS, VPN & Remote Access - Site-to-site, IPsec, SSL/TLS, DTLS (Cisco AnyConnect & Open Connect), PPTP, RDP, VNC, Licensing – MS KMS, MAK & VLK, Floating & Network License Manager (LMGRD), Aladdin/Sentinel USB HASP Key, Programming – Java, .NET, VBS, WScript, SNMP, NIST SP 800-53, SP 800-88, ODAA Process Manual, DFARS 252.204-7012
• Ability to work under demanding delivery schedules to meet company and customer commitments.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
• Excellent project management skills.
• Must be able to effectively communicate effectively with internal and external customers and vendors.
• Knowledge of EPICOR MRP system a PLUS.

Must be a US Person and be able to obtain a US Security Clearance. Secret clearance preferred.

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