Requisition Number: 12220
State: CA


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Description/Job Summary

GCE - Global Connections to Employment is excited to offer career opportunities within our fast growing organization. Our mission – "Helping people throughout life’s journey" and the vision to be the trusted partner for improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. We are a "Top 25" non-profit provider under the AbilityOne® Program. GCE serves to help people with disabilities find meaningful employment in multiple business service lines in 14 states, including internationally. GCEs IT teams maintains government and commercial contracts and we have been honored with numerous awards for service excellence and supporting employee morale. Our IT team is a primary federal contractor for DMDC for DoD, where our focus is on identity management and software development credentialing, and personnel security and benefits. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package.

At Global Connections to Employment, we value differences. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, physical or mental ability, age, religion, identity, and experience. This commitment motivates us everyday. We’re passionate about creating opportunities for all people on their unique journey through life.

Position Summary:

The Information Assurance (IA) Specialist II provides information security support for information systems and IT operations.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Education/Certification Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field (may substitute equivalent combination of education and experience)
    • Information Assurance related certification such as Security + or CISSP

Experience Requirement:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in cyber security or IA role
  • Solid understanding of software installation and configuration
  • Working knowledge of networks and network devices (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for work assignment on the specified contract(s)
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements. 
  • U.S. Citizenship (required per government contract)
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