Criterion Systems

Criterion is an industry-recognized Cybersecurity and IT leader. In the last two years, we have almost tripled its revenue and total staff strength as a result of organic growth across our current contracts supporting agencies such as the Department of Energy (DOE) and recent contract awards with new customers including the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Information Technology Center (NITC), and the Department of Commerce.

In 2017, we were recognized on the prestigious Inc. 5000 List as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and we won the Moxie Award in the Cybersecurity Category.

Would you like to be part of this exciting organization? Please consider applying to one of our open positions.

Working at Criterion

As a service company – our employees are our most valuable asset. We have an Employee Outreach and Retention program centered on communications, camaraderie, recognition, and career tracks.

The program includes:
•    Quarterly All Hands meetings
•    Quarterly happy hours
•    Team lunches
•    Quarterly and annual awards to celebrate employee achievements

We’re Hiring

Criterion is currently looking for motivated individuals to join our team to support ‍‍‍our clients across the government at federal civilian agencies like the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DoD), and the Intelligence Community (IC).‍‍‍

 

Oct 15, 2018
IT Infrastructure Manager NNSA Washington, DC, Washington, DC, US a year ago Requisition ID : 1427 Criterion Systems, Inc., based out of Vienna, VA is seeking a talented IT Infrastructure Manager to join an exciting and mission focused program in Washington, DC. You should demonstrate your ability to work closely with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Program/Task Manager to execute the project as specified within the Task Order. The role is to plan, direct, and coordinate the design, installation, and connectivity of classified and unclassified computer systems and network infrastructure to ensure the stable operation of the organization’s IT assets. This includes developing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all new and existing network hardware, software, and communication links. This role is also responsible for telephone, data center, security systems and other electronic infrastructure. This position is contingent upon successful contract award.    Job Duties/Responsibilities:   Demonstrated leadership and management skills commensurate with experience level. Exceptional skills planning, organizing, directing, and controlling overall activities of a project, including project management, technical work, quality–of-work, schedule, and costs. Exceptional systematic troubleshooting skills Supervisory, technical, and administrative direction to the staff.  Ability to anticipate problems and risks, and work to mitigate them. Monitors each task and regularly briefs client management orally and in writing, concerning problems encountered and accomplishments.  Evaluates staff performance and reviews work products on a daily basis. Responsible for keeping time and budget commitments for the organization. Investigate customer's problems and find solutions. Communicate with Federal IT POCs and other support groups Hire, train, and terminate O&M personnel. Identify methods to improve technological capabilities, solutions, and processes to meet new business needs Monitors systems and networks and identifies methods to improve performance Monitors capacity and recommends/implements enhancements Ensures maintenance activities are performed Skilled in major vendor products, such as Microsoft, Cisco, etc Experienced in various SDLCs (agile, waterfall, et al) Experienced in VM technology and hypervisors (ie., VMWare) Experienced with LAN/WAN protocols Experienced in defining, migrating, and supporting cloud based services Understand, implement, adhere to federal policies Maintain risk registers. Recognize risk and recommend/implement mitigation strategies Understand and comply with organizational change and configuration management policies Experienced with Network Management Systems and Tools (ie., SolarWinds) Experienced in COOP planning and routine testing Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited University or College in Information Technology or equivalent degree 10+ years of experience performing infrastructure support, operations, and maintenance (hardware and software) with at least 5 of those years serving in in a supervisory role MCSE or CCIE and ITIL V3 Foundation Certification (Practitioner desired) certifications Active Public Trust (NACI Tier 4)  Desired Qualifications: Top Secret or DOE Q Clearance PMP (desired) CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.  
Criterion Systems Washington, DC, US Full-Time
Oct 15, 2018
Senior Security Control Assessor NNSA Washington, DC, Washington, DC, US a year ago Requisition ID : 1423 At Criterion Systems, Inc., 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.  We are currently seeking a Senior Security Control Assessor located Washington, DC to support a proposal effort, due to start in January 2018   Job Duties/Responsibilities: The Senior Security Control Assessor will be responsible for overseeing and leading the overall duties of the Security Control Assessors. Thorough knowledge of NIST 800-53 security controls and required documentation. Conducted security control assessments based on a Risk Management Framework approach.   Minimum Qualifications: BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or University 10+ years of experience conducting security control assessment of all NIST 800-53 controls. Certification(s) in information technology (i.e. CISSP) Clearance: Public Trust ( T1 NACI)   CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
Criterion Systems Washington, DC, US Full-Time
Oct 15, 2018
Technical Writer NNSA Washington, DC, Washington, DC, US a year ago Requisition ID : 1424 At Criterion Systems, Inc., 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.  We are currently seeking a Senior Technical Writer located Washington, DC to support a proposal effort, due to start in January 2018.   Job Duties/Responsibilities: The Senior Technical Writer will perform reviews and edits of documents drafted or updated as produced by the contract personnel before submittal for approval. The Technical Writer must meet the following minimum qualifications: Demonstrated experience writing and reviewing technical and non-technical documentation in an information technology environment. Proven working experience in technical writing of system documentation. Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying close attention to detail. Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures. Excellent written skills in English. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.   Minimum Qualifications: Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or University required. Clearance Public Trust (T1 NACI)   CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Copyright © 2018, ADP, LLC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Powered by
Criterion Systems Washington, DC, US Full-Time
Oct 15, 2018
Senior Cyber Security Analyst Full-time Regular PR Washington, DC, US 9 months ago Requisition ID : 1479 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. Our differentiators: employee-owned Federal government IT services contractor founded in 2005; high employee retention rate because of excellent benefits and a focus on job flexibility and work/life balance; leadership team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses and are involved in day-to-day operations. We have grown our workforce each year for the past seven years with annual growth of at least 30% in the past four years! Our employees are the most valuable assets.  Are you ready to be appreciated? Criterion Systems is seeking a Senior Cyber Security Analyst to support a contract in Washington DC.  The Contractor will provide technical and administrative support resources to develop and maintain applications and infrastructure supporting the mission and programmatic requirements of the Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security (EHSS) which is a part of the Department of Energy (DOE). EHSS is the DOE’s central organization responsible for health, safety, environment, and security; providing corporate-level leadership and strategic vision to coordinate and integrate these vital programs. EHSS is responsible for policy development and technical assistance; safety analysis; and corporate safety and security1 programs. The DOE Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety and Security advises the DOE Under Secretary for Management and Performance on all matters related to environment, health, safety and security across the DOE complex. Qualifications:  The Individual hired must demonstrate a minimum of ten years of experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing security measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information systems and their data. Individual must demonstrate proficiency in developing, monitoring and conducting testing of cyber security plans and controls using government approved tools and methods. The individual will document test result, develop and recommend corrective actions, and develop and document residual risk and risk assessment statements. Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Information Technology with an emphasis in Cyber Security or Information Assurance or similar degree. Certifications: GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP), ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent. US Citizenship Active Top Secret (TS) or DOE Q clearance CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US * This position is contingent upon successful contract award. *
Criterion Systems Washington, DC, US Full-Time
Oct 15, 2018
Site Inspection Lead NNSA Washington, DC, Washington, DC, US 8 months ago Requisition ID : 1505 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. Our differentiators: employee-owned Federal government IT services contractor founded in 2005; high employee retention rate because of excellent benefits and a focus on job flexibility and work/life balance; leadership team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses and are involved in day-to-day operations. We have grown our workforce each year for the past seven years with annual growth of at least 30% in the past four years! Our employees are the most valuable assets.  Are you ready to be appreciated?   Criterion Systems is seeking to hire a Site Inspection Lead to support a government customer in Northern Virginia. The Site Inspection Lead performs physical inspections of contractor sites. He/she conducts annual physical security reviews of all contractors to ensure that there are no instances of unauthorized entry due to the Contractor’s failure to follow site security in an adequate manner to ensure that that the sites meet security and configuration guidelines. Duties include: Perform on-site physical inspections both CONUS and OCONUS Develop Site Inspection Plans Act as the SME on all things related to site inspections Develop, update, and implement policies and procedures to support inspections   Minimum Qualifications: U.S. Citizenship Active Secret Clearance or higher (prefer Top Secret clearance) Minimum of 10 years with federal government facility inspections Familiarity with Federal guidelines mandated by OMB and NIST   Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline Project Management Institute (PMI) PMP certification One of the following certifications: CAP, CISSP, OCP, or COBIT CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US
Criterion Systems Washington, DC, US Full-Time
Oct 15, 2018
Assessment and Authorization Lead NNSA Washington, DC, Washington, DC, US 8 months ago Requisition ID : 1502 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. Our differentiators: employee-owned Federal government IT services contractor founded in 2005; high employee retention rate because of excellent benefits and a focus on job flexibility and work/life balance; leadership team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses and are involved in day-to-day operations. We have grown our workforce each year for the past seven years with annual growth of at least 30% in the past four years! Our employees are the most valuable assets.  Are you ready to be appreciated? Criterion Systems, Inc., is seeking an Assessment and Authorization Lead to support a government customer in Northern Virginia.   Once hired you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Assessment and Authorization team.  Day to day duties will include:   Provide assistance to system owner in developing and updating application documentation to include System Security Plans and supporting documents, a completed Security Categorization Form, and E-Authorization requirements Address open findings (POA&Ms) that were identified in ATOR for all systems on time and provide no less than quarterly updates (or as required) Enter POA&Ms into Remedy for tracking and coordination of the resolution; Complete the annual requirements for all systems Conduct annual CP Tests per NIST publication 800-34 and any additional agency specific guidelines Conduct Annual Control Assessments (ACA) Conduct necessary activities to ensure the system remains within its accredited security posture Maintain Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA), System Categorization Form (SCF), E-Authentication Risk Assessment (eRA), and Information Technology Asset Baseline (ITAB/iMATRIX) based on the changes to the application Complete an A&A when a planned change to the system has a security impact: Target A&A if amended to current ATO or a Full A&A if award new ATO date Determine impact of all changes Participate in all Security Team governance activities, including but not limited to Enterprise Change Management (ECM), / SDLC Stage Gate Review (SGR) meetings and provide information on impact of planned changes Process any system retirement memos Conduct Advanced penetration testing at all levels Conduct Static (manual and automated) and dynamic codes reviews Provide strategy for and oversee vulnerability assessment process.     Minimum Qualifications: U.S. Citizenship Active Secret Clearance or higher (prefer Top Secret clearance) Minimum of 10 years of cybersecurity experience in NIST A&A policy Requires extensive knowledge of A&A policy, procedures, and processes, including Federal requirements, NIST 800-57,800-53 and RMF     Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline One of the following certifications: CAP, CISSP, OCP, or COBIT   CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class      
Criterion Systems Washington, DC, US Full-Time
Oct 15, 2018
Risk Management Project Lead NNSA Washington, DC, Washington, DC, US 8 months ago Requisition ID : 1503 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. Our differentiators: employee-owned Federal government IT services contractor founded in 2005; high employee retention rate because of excellent benefits and a focus on job flexibility and work/life balance; leadership team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses and are involved in day-to-day operations. We have grown our workforce each year for the past seven years with annual growth of at least 30% in the past four years! Our employees are the most valuable assets.  Are you ready to be appreciated?   Criterion Systems is seeking to hire a Risk Management Project Lead to support a government customer in Northern Virginia. Duties include: Provide leadership and management oversight, administration, planning, scheduling, and controls for projects Responsible for managing the work performed under the contract, supervising its personnel Proactively and routinely assess performance and provide recommendations on process improvement, organizational design, and systems implementation to enhance cyber security and privacy goals Responsible for directing and ensuring quality of work performed, briefing executives, and providing thought leadership across a range of cyber security and privacy subject areas Accountable for the technical correctness, timeliness, and quality of services performed and products delivered Capable of proactively identifying, promoting, implementing, and communicating the advancement of risk management Collaborate with Government staff, third-party Contractors and other stakeholders Minimum Qualifications: U.S. Citizenship Active Secret Clearance or higher (prefer Top Secret clearance) Minimum of 1 0 years of cross boundary project management experience and in-depth knowledge of all aspects of a full scope security program Functional knowledge of NIST, RMF, FISMA, Federal CIO Council’s Best Security Practices, and ISO 17799 (Information Security Management) standards   Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline Project Management Institute (PMI) PMP certification One of the following certifications: CAP, CISSP, OCP, or COBIT CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class
Criterion Systems Washington, DC, US Full-Time
Oct 15, 2018
Cybersecurity SME III Alexandria, VA, US 6 months ago Requisition ID : 1575 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. Our differentiators: employee-owned Federal government IT services contractor founded in 2005; high employee retention rate because of excellent benefits and a focus on job flexibility and work/life balance; leadership team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses. We have grown our workforce each year for the past seven years with annual growth of at least 30% in the past four years! Our employees are the company’s most valuable assets.  Are you ready to be appreciated?   Criterion Systems, Inc. is seeking a Cybersecurity SME II to support a program in Alexandria, VA.   PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIEES: Fully versed in the general tenets supporting the overall DOD implementation of its Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process, to include supporting IA policy, procedures and processes. Advises and assist the Sponsor’s customers with the lifecycle C&A process and developing Systems Security Plans (SSP). Knowledge of risk management methodology. Serves as IA Subject Matter Expert with regards to C&A and associated IA policies and procedures. Working knowledge of Certification Testing protocols for Information Systems and Applications. Works closely with systems developers to identify the appropriate certification/approval processes and authorities. Coordinate C&A actions and system testing with appropriate personnel. Assemble and submit C&A packages to Principal Accreditation Authority/ Designated Accreditation Authority. Performs a DOD IA C&A process while either certifying an information system or serving as a SME for an information system undergoing certification; Possess an understanding of how the IA Controls identified in the DOD Instruction 8500 series apply to the process of certifying and accrediting a large organization's IT infrastructure. Excellent communications skills, written and oral. Ability to quickly assimilate the concept of new applications and relate them to the overall Sponsor IT and computing environments. Ability to brief senior management on the progress or results of an information system undergoing the C&A process.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS Bachelor’s degree or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree Minimum of (7) years of experience in Certification and Accreditation requirements and processes. IAT Level III certification – Must have one of the following:  CCNP-Security, CASP CE, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH CSSP certification – Must have one of the following: CEH, CFR, CSA+, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, SCYBER, SSCP, GSNA US Citizen Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI   *This position is contingent upon contract award   CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
Criterion Systems Alexandria, VA, US Full-Time
Oct 14, 2018
Cyber Security Strategic Planner Full-time Regular PR Washington, DC, US 5 months ago Requisition ID : 1612 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. Our differentiators: employee-owned Federal government IT services contractor founded in 2005; high employee retention rate because of excellent benefits and a focus on job flexibility and work/life balance; leadership team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses. We have grown our workforce each year for the past seven years with annual growth of at least 30% in the past four years! Our employees are the company’s most valuable assets. Are you ready to be appreciated?   Criterion Systems is seeking to hire a Cyber Security Strategic Planner to support a DOE government customer in Washington, DC   The Cyber Security Strategic Planner will provide direct cyber security support to the NNSA Office of Defense Programs (NA-10), as an integrated team member with NA-10 teams. The primary function is to assist NA-10 with understanding and planning for the future cybersecurity environment and emerging threats. This includes envisioning the future state, the various IP and non-IP based cyber threats and the networks within which the various weapons programs execute their mission.   Duties and Responsibilities:   This integrated role requires day-to-day work with colleagues in NA-10, understanding their mission and the dynamics of policies, people, products, threats and technologies that impact execution of that mission. This includes an understanding of supply chain risk and threats. The Strategic Planner will provide analysis, analytic products, implementation and risk management plans, and recommendations to NA-10 personnel, while maintaining continual reach back to NA-IM (OCIO) to keep the NNSA CIO informed on NA-10 cybersecurity progress, enabling alignment between the two organizations.   The Strategic Planner will also work closely with cybersecurity architects, engineers, managers and technical leaders as well as weapons system experts (design, maintenance, storage, etc) involved in the end-to-end lifecycle of the systems under the purview of NA-10.   The Strategic Planner must be a leader in the field; must be able to write clearly and succinctly, and speak/present to a breadth of audiences including senior government executives. Candidate must be an innovator with the ability to envision alternative courses of action and steer groups to address those and develop plans for implementation including costs, risks, performance outcomes, schedules, etc. This position requires a PMP, PgMP or RMP (or similar) certification, and the proven ability to envision and articulate aspects of risk, risk management, and risk mitigation strategies in combatting current and future cybersecurity threats.   Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a Math, Science, Information Technology or related engineering discipline. Bachelor's Degree can be substitute with 4 years of work experience in computer and information technology related field.  Active DOE Q/TS U.S. Citizenship is required Ten (10) plus years of relevant experience Two (2) years of experience supporting a DOE/NNSA environment PMP, PgMP, RMP or similar certification   Desired Qualifications: Master’s Degree   CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US   Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.    
Criterion Systems Washington, DC, US Full-Time
Oct 14, 2018
Senior Software Engineer 100% TELEWORK Full-time Regular 5 months ago Requisition ID : 1616 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. Our differentiators: employee-owned Federal government IT services contractor founded in 2005; high employee retention rate because of excellent benefits and a focus on job flexibility and work/life balance; leadership team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses. We have grown our workforce each year for the past seven years with annual growth of at least 30% in the past four years! Our employees are the company’s most valuable assets. Are you ready to be appreciated? Criterion is looking to hire a 100% remote Senior Software Developer to be part of a team that supports a government customer. This person will provide Development support and O&M support for the USDA Forest Service WildLand Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS).  WFDSS has a major GeoSpatial ArcGIS component which is totally integrated into the application.  The main use of the ESRI ArcGIS software component is to support the WFDSS application’s fire behavior models (Short Term, Near Term, Basic, FSPro) which gives firefighters an accurate depiction of how the fires will behave in order to save lives and structures.  Major inputs to these models include terrain models, vegetation models and weather data.  Criterion maintains and updates over 30 geospatial data layers within the application.  We utilize the following tools: ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.4, ArcCatalog 10.4 and ArcGIS License Manager 10.4. to interact with the geospatial data layers and the back-end Oracle 11G database.  The application has over 10,000 users.  As a Senior Software Developer your duties will include: Maintain and update over 30 geospatial data layers within the application. Monitor customer feedback and application health daily. Utilize the following tools: ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.4, ArcCatalog 10.4 and ArcGIS License Manager 10.4. to interact with the geospatial data layers and the back-end Oracle 11G database. Support the overall application which has over 10,000 users. Deliver new releases and emergency code fixes as required. Experience with defining site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality. Manage debugging and resolving issues in existing Java based systems Ability to debug and resolve issues with SOAP based web service clients, and augmenting and supporting of multiple database schemas Complete applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms. Support users by developing documentation and reports. Utilize UNIX/LINUX and Windows systems Update job knowledge by researching new Internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree, or demonstrated 4 years’ recent equivalent experience, with a major in a field that provides substantial knowledge useful for managing IT requirements Ten (10)+ years of experience providing JAVA web based web applications JSF J2EE Experience with Java, JSF, Eclipse, SOAP, WSDL, ANT Build scripts, UNIX/LINUX, Hibernate, Oracle database, Web Programming Skills, Teamwork, Verbal Communication, Web User Interface Design, Software Requirements, Software Development Process, Object-Oriented Design (OOD), Software Debugging Ability to work from home 100% Clearance Requirement: US Citizen Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance Preferred Qualifications: Experience with a mix of the following Tools: ArcGIS 10.4, GeoTools 10.8, JTS Topology Suite, Raphael.js OpenLayers Oracle CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.    
Criterion Systems REMOTE USA Full-Time
Oct 14, 2018
Database Administrator Full-time Regular PR 5 months ago Requisition ID : 1629 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. Our differentiators: employee-owned Federal government IT services contractor founded in 2005; high employee retention rate because of excellent benefits and a focus on job flexibility and work/life balance; leadership team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses. We have grown our workforce each year for the past seven years with annual growth of at least 30% in the past four years! Our employees are the company’s most valuable assets.  Are you ready to be appreciated? Criterion Systems, Inc., is seeking a  Database Administrator  to support an application contract we have with the USDA. The successful candidate will support the USDA contract 100% remotely and  have the following skills: SQL Database Developer with 10 years of experience specializing in database design, development, and query optimization. Recent experience performing SQL database administration and maintain DBMS in lower environments (true DBA). Minimum of 3 years .Net development or equivalent application design and development experience  Minimum 5 years of query and report writing skills Strong written and communication skills to work with the team that consists 100% remote staff Candidate Requirements: Bachelors degree in Technology or 8 years relevant experience  US Citizen Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
Criterion Systems REMOTE USA Full-Time
Oct 14, 2018
Network Operations Center Technician I Pensacola, FL, US 4 months ago Requisition ID : 1641 Since 2005, Criterion has provided high-end information technology and systems integration services for many of our nation’s mission-critical environments. Criterion focuses on cybersecurity, IT infrastructure operations, systems engineering, and application development. We are seeking a Network Operations Center Technician I to support one of our contracts in Pensacola, FL in a Helpdesk capacity. In this role, the qualified candidate will perform Tier One helpdesk/NOC duties. Criterion Systems offers great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and competitive pay. We encourage all our candidates to check out our website www.criterion-sys.com to learn more about our cutting-edge projects, supportive company culture, and offerings. Job Responsibilities: Monitor system health and status. Provide user support including, password reset, tools, access, etc. Document problems and resolutions through a tracking program.  Perform various administrative duties and provide technical assistance, with the supervision of a team leader to remotely located users.  Interface with the following groups: software development, testing, integration, deployment, sustainment, maintenance, etc. Support shift work. Perform Incident Response (tiered support model), using an Incident Management System.   Tier I: General troubleshooting, triage, or performance of specific tasks (i.e. user account creation, password resets/unlocks, share drive access, remote software installations).  Escalation to Tier II.  Minimum requirements: Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance  U.S. Citizenship  1 or more years of technical support experience  High School diploma or equivalent  Must have experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following: Solaris, AIX, Red Hat, IRIS, Microsoft Windows Office Products, VMware, Sharepoint, Citrix. Must have 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. DOD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I certification (A+ CE, CCNA, Security+ CE, Network+ CE, SSCP, or greater) The ability to support shift work. CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Desired certifications include: Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Cisco Certified Network Associate or Professional (CCNA, CCNP, etc.), Microsoft certifications (MCP, MCDST, MCSA, etc.), Cloud certifications. Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
Criterion Systems Pensacola, FL, US Full-Time
Oct 14, 2018
Associate Cyber Architect Full-time Regular Las Vegas, NV, US 4 months ago Requisition ID : 1647 At Criterion Systems, Inc., 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. Our Offerings: *100% employee-owned private Government contractor founded in 2005. *High retention rate because we work hard at holding onto talent. *Excellent Leadership Team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses and are involved in day-to-day operations to include an open-door policy. Our employees are the most valuable assets. Are you ready to be appreciated? Criterion Systems is seeking to hire an Associate Cyber Security Architect to support a government customer in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Associate Cyber Security Architect will provide expert level strategic planning and technical solutions, in conjunction with support provided by the Cyber Security Architect, for a major Federal government contract, supporting both classified and unclassified information systems and networks.  This position is located in Las Vegas, Nevada with travel to various CONUS and (infrequently) OCONUS client locations. This is a highly collaborative position that requires an understanding of the client organization business needs and provides secure technical solutions to meet those needs by interfacing with contract staff, government client managers and executives, and other contractors.   Responsibilities include: Providing technical guidance and mentoring to teams within the organization; Interviewing stakeholders to identify and collect requirements; Participation in the development and maintenance of Security Architecture documents and artifacts; Developing secure solutions for enterprise, enclave, and local-level information systems; Creating, analyzing and improving business and engineering processes;  Supporting the strategic technical vision for the organization; Designing solutions that satisfy redundancy, high availability and scalability, security, and manageability requirements;  Participation in the development and maintenance of the organization’s technology roadmap; Participation in the development and execution of plans achieve technology roadmap; Maintain a broad knowledge base of emerging threats and technologies and techniques to detect and mitigate them;    Active participation in Engineering Review activities; Working with cross-functional and cross-site teams, building consensus, and influencing project directions to achieve strategic objectives; This position may also require up to 25% travel.   Required Skills   Excellent oral and written communication skills; Strong problem solving ability and analytical skills; Strong understanding and knowledge of architecture standards and patterns, and a passion for advocating their correct usage; Significant background in systems or network admin with exposure to both and has achieved the level of senior/team lead positions in those roles. The candidate needs to have demonstrated rapid growth and adaptability, gaining the necessary knowledge and experience through sheer determination and independent effort. Strong understanding and knowledge of best practices for securing networks and computer systems; Experience designing, architecting, or implementing complex enterprise systems; Previous experience leading IT and/or cybersecurity projects; In-depth knowledge of networking systems, architecture; In-depth knowledge of Microsoft O/S and services; In-depth knowledge of Linux O/S and services; In-depth knowledge of VM technologies; In-depth knowledge with cloud architectures and systems; Effective leadership and relationship management skills with ability to influence activity and performance without direct authority; Experience in implementing and delivering technology projects requiring cross-functional coordination; Solid understanding of best practices in designing and maintaining high availability systems and environments;     Qualifications U.S. Citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain a DOE Q clearance. 5+ years of experience in IT, Systems Administration, Cyber Security, Network Architecture, Systems Development or related. Working knowledge of architecture frameworks and standards used in Federal Government. Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Technology, or related area, or substitute with 4 years of work experience in Computer Science, Cyber Security, IT, or related field.   Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience working in a classified or highly secured environments; Current Q or TS clearance with SCI. A combination of standard Information Assurance industry certifications, to include GSEC, CISSP, CISM, CCIE, MCSE, RHCA, DoD 8570 or the ability to obtain a certification. Knowledge and experience working with Big Data systems. Experience working with and designing geographically separated infrastructures and disaster recovery planning. Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US
Criterion Systems Las Vegas, NV, US Full-Time
Oct 14, 2018
PIV Systems Engineer Full-time Regular PR Washington, DC, US 3 months ago Requisition ID : 1653 At Criterion Systems, Inc., 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. Our Offerings: *100% employee-owned private Government contractor founded in 2005. *High retention rate because we work hard at holding onto talent. *Excellent Leadership Team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses and are involved in day-to-day operations to include an open-door policy. Our employees are the most valuable assets. Are you ready to be appreciated?   Criterion Systems is seeking to hire a PIV Systems Engineer to support a client in Washington DC.    The PIV System Engineer is responsible for configuration and maintenance of the complex secure network system in support of the US Department of Commerce. Provides systems administration, troubleshooting and support various Enterprise applications and systems, including planning, designing, evaluating, implementing and maintaining infrastructure. Primary duty is the data integration and process automation of PKI operational activities as well as provide system engineering support to the Network and LAN management teams. A qualified individual will be the key contributor in the design, development, and customization of all PKI systems in the enterprise. The successful candidate must have deep technical knowledge experience and demonstrated working experience in [1] password management, directory synchronization, single sign-on (SSO) capabilities including the use of Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), [2] user provisioning capabilities including those for privileged accounts, [3] electronic authentication and authorization for system access and transaction processing, [4] data normalization and standardization of disparate directories and [5] establishing rules of behavior for interacting with managed directories. The position holder will split his/her time between providing data integration, process automation and tools customization support; and providing system engineering support. RESPONSIBILITIES Support the development, upgrade, administration and maintenance of the various internal PKI/PIV infrastructure Development and maintain PKI related documentation, including technical guides, fact sheets, and troubleshooting guides Support of PKI matters including Two Factor authentication, SSL and Domain Controller certificates, OSCP responders and Cryptographic middleware for servers and workstations Strong directory services skills & LDAP knowledge Data integration support between IDMS and other directory services Integrate, administer and support the design for multifactor authentication, single sign-on (SSO) policy management, auditing and access reporting Support the integration of Office 365 with PIV authentication Support daily operations Provide weekly statistics to upper management Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the OSLAN Manage, support and maintain Active Directory 2008 R2 Manage, support and troubleshoot Exchange Server and Office 365 Manage, support and maintain Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2 Make security and efficiency enhancement recommendations to management Assist with server security patching Resolve and close tickets in accordance with OSLAN SLAs Conduct after hours maintenance and troubleshooting as required Other duties required   REQUIREMENTS and QUALIFICATIONS US Citizen with ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline or 4 years of experience to make up for lack of degree 10+ years IT experience; 5+ years management administration and support experience managing Enterprise directories including Microsoft Active Directory.  Experience in ITIL processes and fundamentals Proven ability to multitask, prioritize and remain cool under pressure Experience in implementing and supporting Active Directory 2008 R2 Experience in implementing and supporting Exchange server 2007/2013 and Office 365 Experience in Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2 Knowledge in engineering/managing backup infrastructure Knowledge in MDM (Mobile Device Management) product Experience in implementing and supporting third-party applications Knowledge of PKI and certificate process Knowledge of and implementation experience with logical access control systems including Enterprise Identity Data Broker, Enterprise Access Management Services, Enterprise Identity Providers, and Federated Identity Services Experience with web technologies such as Java, .Net, PHP, Apache Federal PKI knowledge HSPD-12 Knowledge Strong understanding of federal policies, mandates and requirements Strong project management skills Must have effective communication skills, both written and verbal Strong analytical skills (i.e technical and non-technical)  Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US
Criterion Systems Washington, DC, US Full-Time
Oct 14, 2018
Cleared System Administrator - Overseas Opportunity Full-time Regular PR Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo, CU 3 months ago Requisition ID : 1657 Criterion Systems is an employee-owned government contractor with a diverse portfolio of contracts across the DoD, the DoE, and the Intelligence Community. We seek cleared System Administrator candidates on one of our contracts in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (not affiliated with the prison). Our Navy contract in Guantanamo supports the Commander Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) whose mission is to enable warfighter readiness through effective and efficient technology, communication systems, and information assurance.   PRIMARY FUNCTION The right candidate will have managed the installation, configuration, and maintenance of the Enterprise Network. You will also have experience in scheduling installations, upgrades, and maintaining them in accordance with established IS policies, procedures, and SLAs.   JOB DUTIES Install, configure, and maintain Windows workstations and servers, including Web servers in support of business processing requirements Apply Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to operating systems and applications. Troubleshoot advanced server and software incidents. Perform routine Active Directory and Exchange account creation and maintenance tasks. Manage backup software including disk or tape utilization, backup schedules and restore operations. Create, test and modify Active Directory Group Policies. Perform enterprise printing support including driver installation and printer assignments. Maintain enterprise services such as DNS, DHCP and NTP. Assist with software audits of Windows workstations and servers for compliance with established standards, policies, configuration guidelines and procedures Assist with the design, planning and implementation of new server systems. Research and recommend server and software products based on customer requirements. Coordinate with vendors and other Government agencies to provide support for server hardware and software.   ESSENTIAL SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES U.S. Citizenship Active Secret Clearance A minimum of four (4) to six (6) years of related experience Security+ CE certification   BENEFITS Housing is provided Rent and utilities are paid for Reimbursement for shipping of personal items Paid Time Off (PTO) Eligibility to travel to Home of Record (requirements apply) Standard work schedule: 8am - 5pm daily, Monday to Friday Access to the exchange, commissary, and recreation facilities   CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR WEBSITE FOR YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e1846a0b-3bc3-404a-810c-77b443ccb42f&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
Criterion Systems Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo, CU Full-Time