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    This National Guard position is for an IT SPEC (INFOSEC), Position Description Number D0257000 and is part of the Information Vermont Army National Guard.

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    Receives and reviews written guidance from a variety of Department of Defense (DoD), federal and state investigative and enforcement agencies and interprets for impact in the state. Enforces established policy and guidance for all Information Assurance Systems Officers throughout the state. Enforces the state information assurance and accreditation policy.--Directs actions required to prevent and/or correct information assurance deficiencies and violations. Exercises authority for denial of computer access and coordinates re-establishment of service.

    Assures compliance with security policy for external connections to the state network and assures compliance with the national and state policies. Works with the System Security Manager to develop procedures to protect information in the state networks. Monitors external connections to other state, territorial, or federal network domains as necessary. Identifies and reports violations of system security. Administers firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDS) and monitors unauthorized access. Implements virus protection plan.

    Evaluates the effectiveness of systems, devices, procedures, and methods used to safeguard information in computer accessible media and ensures correction of all state deficiencies on systems containing applicable security technologies.--Reviews/tests/updates continuity of operations plans (COOPS) and Security SOP's and actively participates in accreditation/re-accredidation processes.

    Extensive knowledge of security required for Network Operating Systems (NOS) in the state and the impact they have on data flow and capabilities. This may include but is not limited to, Windows NT, Windows 2000, UNIX (NETBIOS over TCP/IP and TCP/IP), and NOVELL (IPX / SPX).

    Extensive knowledge of the critical systems within the state and ability to prioritize protection of these and respond to new requirements in the IT architecture.

    Thorough knowledge and sufficient skill to conduct effective security reviews of present systems and networks and to recommend revised or new measures based upon accreditation reviews or new equipment fielding requirements.

    Sufficient knowledge to evaluate various authentication technologies and recommend purchase of hardware, software, or both to meet security requirements. Implementation includes adequate administration and oversight of the program.


    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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