Functional Specialist/Advisor

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 08-08-2018 #11251784
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Overall Assignment Description:
The primary duties for the Functional Specialist/Advisor are to support the business continuity (BC) and Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP) activities.
Duties shall include:
The Contractor shall monitor status of all ISCPs in the Continuity Planning Tool (CPT).
The Contractor shall serve as SME on ISCPs.
The Contractor shall advise Division Chief and TO leadership on all ISCP and disaster recovery (DR) matters.
The Contractor shall examine and approve draft ISCPs for completeness, technical feasibility, and effectiveness and consult with Program Management Office (PMO) POCs to correct identified inadequacies.
The Contractor shall participate, in consultation with Operations Center Mission Assurance Division (NOC-MA) POCs, in production of approved ISCPs.
The Contractor shall manage the rolling compliance of all ISCPs for the Agency via continuous surveillance of recovery plans expirations and escalation of notification when programs are non-responsive.
The Contractor shall monitor Authorized Outages on networks for the following: required consultation with impacted users, back-out plan sufficiency, and opportunities to fulfill ISCP exercising requirements.
The Contractor shall produce monthly metrics on ISCP compliance and compliance management.

MANDATORY SKILLS: Required Skills
Experience: 3-6 years of demonstrated experience in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.
Shall be knowledgeable of information systems accreditation under ICD-503 (NIST SP 800-37).
Experience in recovering information systems under all circumstances.
Experience may be broad-based crossing multiple markets (i.e., Government or industry).
Education: Bachelors Degree within a related field (e.g. Information Technology, Information Assurance, Cyber Security, or Engineering)
Certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification (ISC2)

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Desired Skills
Federal Emergency Management Agency Level 1 (Professional Continuity Practitioner) certification
Federal Emergency Management Agency Level 2 (Master Continuity Practitioner) certification
Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) Certified Business Continuity Professional certification
Other IT certification such as GSLC (SANS) Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) certification
Experience in creating and managing an information system-related metric program

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
 
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
 
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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