IT Security Administrator (Supporting NASA at JSC) - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


IT Security Administrator (Supporting NASA at JSC)

Job Summary

The Infrastructure Operations and Support (IOS) IT Security Administrator will provide maintenance and support for the Medical and Mission Information Systems (MMIS) and Human Research Analog (HRA) systems in the Human Health and Performance Directorate at NASA, Johnson Space Center (JSC). Tasks will include focusing on improving the IT security posture thru vulnerability analysis, security plan maintenance, system patching and utilizing existing IT security tools of systems located at the JSC and in Amazon Web Services (AWS). This individual is accountable for Windows and application systems mitigation and continuous monitoring for IT Security compliance in accordance with current regulations. This includes both physical and virtual servers, network hardware, firewalls, switches, routers, storage area networks and wireless access points. Duties include tuning system performance, vulnerability remediation and installation of software using techniques and tools for the most efficient solutions to meet business needs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Responsible for IT Security compliance for Windows servers systems and software

• Responsible for the installation and maintenance of security patches on Production, Integration, and Development systems

• Responsible for adherence to NASA IT Security Policies

• Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all PII data to which access has been granted

• Responsible for adhering to defined systems management and project management practices

• Responsible for assisting in the evaluation of new products, systems improvements, and upgrades

• Reports to the Team Lead for day-to-day functional activities

• Focus on continuous improvement with an emphasis on customer service

• Provide weekly status reports of work activities to Team Lead and IOS Discipline Lead

• Ensure that deliverables meet KBR and NASA quality standards

Perform additional duties as assigned. Responsibilities occasionally require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advance notice.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  1. REQUIRED : (must correspond with description listed on the SLC Composite Rates and Skills Table on iShare)

A Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus 10 years of experience in the information technology field, or equivalent experience.

  1. DESIRED :

Industry Standard Certifications; any AWS certification, CISSP, Microsoft, Cisco, VMWare and/or IT Security. Previous NASA experience



Knowledge of IT Security Plans or related IT Security documentation management

Knowledge of Risk management, vulnerability management or system patching and remediation.

Strong communication and customer skills

  1. DESIRED :

Experience with IT Security Audits and assessments. Knowledge of the AWS Cloud, VPN solutions, Encryption software, vulnerability scanning, anti-virus software with Splunk and Nessus Vulnerability Identification Tools

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