COLSA Corporation IT Systems Analyst (SA IV) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

IT Systems Analyst (SA IV)

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Job Description

Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation’s team of engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government and commercial customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource. In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our “Family of Professionals,” in supporting cutting-edge initiatives!

COLSA Corporation is seeking candidates for an Information Technology (IT) Engineering Systems Analyst to provide technical advisory and assistance to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) specific to IT systems architecture and engineering designs. The position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO. The job duties are listed below.

  • Directly contribute to the overall enterprise cloud architecture and security vision and strategy around cloud-based applications across all service delivery models (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS)

  • Oversee the design and development of IT and security architectures for cloud-based systems in support of the MDA mission

  • Collaborate with Engineering, Infrastructure Services, and Application Development contractor team organizations to choose appropriate technology solutions and ensure security is integrated into all solutions

  • Review proposed architectures and designs for accuracy, completeness and alignment with IT enterprise and mission event requirements

  • Provide support with planning, deploying, and supporting IT network and infrastructure solutions; including developing segment, transformational and transition architectures

  • Provide cost estimates and business cases

  • Review configuration changes

  • Provide quality assurance oversight and assist with maintenance and patching schedules to determine any impacts to IT operations and mission test activities

  • Analyze DODAF views for technical accuracy and relevance based on business and functional requirements

  • Maintain cognizance of all assigned projects through completion

Required Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 8 years total related experience

  • Active DoD SECRET security clearance

  • Demonstrated operational support experience and attention to detail

  • Ability to quickly and accurately process multiple assignments with aggressive timelines in a fast paced environment

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cloud Security and Architecture related certifications

  • Experience designing and implementing Cloud architecture for new cloud computing systems or migrating existing systems to cloud architectures

  • Familiarity with Cisco, Microsoft, or VMWare products

  • Familiar with Security Technical Implementation Guides

  • Familiar with NIST Risk Management Framework

  • Familiar with Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job Location

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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