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Watch Officer

Company: Criterion Systems, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business-a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website: . Criterion Systems is a Military/Veteran Friendly Company, therefore we encourage Veterans to apply. -We are seeking a mission-focused Watch Officer -to support and contribute to our government customer's success in Arlington, VA. -The Watch Officer performs a wide variety of technical tasks in support of operations, production and test environments. - -Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Supports and provides Tier I (Help Desk) and Tier II (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems.
  • Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
  • Observes, analyzes and reports data; and when appropriate makes necessary repairs to equipment.
  • Utilizes various engineering and scientific drawings, manuals and other related documentation in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • This position requires shift work.
  • This position is not a telework or remote position.Required Experience, Education, Skills & Technologies
    • Must have an active/current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.
    • A minimum of 1-3 years of experience as a Watch Officer.
    • Must be able to obtain DHS program suitability prior to starting employment.
    • Experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following: Solaris, AIX, Red Hat, IRIS, Microsoft Windows (2000, XP, 2003), VMware, SharePoint, Citrix.
    • Experience with monitoring system health and status.
    • Experience documenting problems and resolutions through a tracking program.
    • Experience performing various administrative duties and provide technical assistance, with the supervision of a team leader to remotely located users.
    • Tier I experience: General troubleshooting, triage, or performance of specific tasks (i.e. user account creation, password resets/unlocks, share drive access, remote software installations).
    • Must be able to work shift schedule.Preferred Experience, Education, Skills & Technologies
      • Experience interfacing with the following groups: software development, testing, integration, deployment, sustainment, maintenance, etc.
      • Experience working in an Agile environment desired.
      • Experience with ITIL methodology desired.
      • Experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following shell scripts: Bourne, C, Krone, Bash, Perl, etc.
      • Experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following: TCP/IP, Cisco switches and routers, VLAN, firewall, VPN, storage arrays (RAID, Blades), etc.
      • Experience performing incident response (tiered support model), using an Incident Management System.
      • Tier II experience: Prioritize incidents. Perform detailed troubleshooting, root cause analysis.
      • Determine multi-user, multi-system correlations.
      • Tier III: Provide system administrative support to correct deficiencies noted in the trouble ticketing system for COTS and GOTS software packages.
      • Experience interfacing directly with customer and program management team.
      • Experience providing status to program management and input to customer status reports.Desired Certifications:
        • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Cisco Certified Network Associate or Professional (CCNA, CCNP, etc.), Microsoft certifications (MCP, MCDST, MCSA, etc.), Cloud certifications
        • DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I
        • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certificationSecurity Clearance Level
          • Must have an active/current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility. -Work Schedule
            • Full-time on-site -Benefits Offered
              • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Tuition/Training Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, and Holidays.Criterion Systems, LLC and its subsidiaries are committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization. -We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make employment decisions without regard to any individual's protected status: - race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex/gender, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, marital/parental status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), age, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit -

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