Join a Winning Team! Senior Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (ACAS) Ft. Shafter, HI · Full time

Senior Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (ACAS) – Ft. Shafter, HI






Senior Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (ACAS) – Ft. Shafter, HI


Position ID: CONTINGENT-RISA20221229-005


Number of Positions: 2


Company: Rolston Information Systems Assurance, LLC (RISA)


FSLA Classification: Exempt


Key Personnel Position: No


Location: Ft. Shafter, HI


Remote/Telework Authorized? No remote/telework is authorized. Work is performed 100% on site.


Anticipated Start Date:  Anticipated Award Date is June 2023

CONTINGENT Upon Contract Award


Required Security Clearance: Must already possess and be able to maintain an active DoD Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.


COVID Policy: As directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation. 




Specific Responsibilities


Essential Functions

Maintain and sustain ACAS Security Centers and Scanners using Government supplied software. Upgrade Security Centers and Scanners to the most recent software versions as they are approved and released by the DISA ACAS Program.


Continuously monitor the performance and integrity of the ACAS solution, assess scan times, and make changes to improve performance. Perform corrective actions to restore ACAS to its normal operational status within 2 hours from the time of operational failure occurrence/notification. Update, integrate, and migrate the ACAS architecture to authorized operating systems and interdependent services as required to meet OPORDS throughout the period of performance.


Interact with clients to receive requests, request clarifications, triage, troubleshoot, and resolve ACAS scanning issues.


Operate and maintain the Nessus Agent and Nessus Manager subcomponent of ACAS as defined by DoD and IC Standards.


Develop a deployment plan for Nessus Network Monitor (NNM) subcomponent of ACAS, obtain approval to deploy through the Enterprise Change Control Board, and deploy to all core JWICS Nodes globally. Operate and maintain NNM through the option years.


Continuously assess ACAS capability to perform compliance management. Integrate and maintain ACAS network-based audit capabilities.


Ensure that all ACAS vulnerability data is consolidated into a single Enterprise Security Center. Develop dashboards and reports that automate FISMA, Cyber Scorecard, and applicable DoD/Intelligence Community defined reporting standards. Create reports and dashboards automating compliance reporting for all OPORDS and Cyber Tasking Orders on all networks within 2 business days of publication.


Develop a Disaster Recovery plan and ensure the Enterprise ACAS capability can be restored with all configurations intact.


Attend any associated training and perform all subtasks under this task using the latest tool specified by the Government if the Government requires another compliance tool.


Provide ACAS software and plugins to SCA team for laptop imaging and baseline builds. Provide ACAS SME functions to Customer SCA teams.


Provide ACAS scanning capability and related support for PM/POR systems (300-600 systems with over 4000 virtual servers) on Customer networks. Troubleshoot connection issues and provide Nessus/RHEL commands to PM/POR support personnel. Create new repositories, scan zones, and train cybersecurity analysts how to create asset lists, active scans, and reports supporting system accreditation and continuous monitoring requirements. Assist building scans for PM/POR support personnel and assist troubleshooting scan results.


Create ACAS TTPs, SOPs, and capture lessons learned to improve performance, efficiency, and effectiveness of Cybersecurity personnel using the ACAS tool. Correct misconfigurations by ACAS users and conduct ad hoc training of Customer best business practices and TTPs.




Required Certifications:

IAT Level II; minimum CompTIA Security+


Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related field or 10 years of related experience


Required Experience/Skills:

10+ years’ relevant experience for senior-level position


Preferred Certifications:



Preferred Education:



Preferred Experience:



Supervisory Responsibilities:



Work Environment:

Professional Office Environment; must be able to sit at a desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone.


Must be able to communicate regularly via telephone and verbally present information to employees, customers, and outside vendors.


Work Schedule/Expected Hours of Work:

40 hours per week


Monday – Friday 0800 – 1700 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)


Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties and responsibilities that are required of the employee. 


Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.



No travel is expected.





Per Diem

Limited to per diem allowed in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations/Federal Travel Regulations (JTR/FTR) for pre-approved travel if required.



United States Citizenship is required.



About RISA


RISA is an emerging technologies service provider focused on the continuity of network operations and elimination of risk to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical business processes and data. RISA seeks professionals who are excited by technical challenges and driven by the opportunity to use their knowledge, skills, and abilities in helping our customers meet mission requirements. Our success comes from the talent and commitment of our dedicated employees driven in providing valuable services to our customers. Come along for the journey and perhaps you can be part of our growth and success.


RISA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

·      Medical, Dental, Vision

·      Company Paid Life Insurance & Disability

·      Retirement Savings Plan including both Pre-tax & Roth Contributions

·      401(k)

·      Paid Time Off (PTO)

·      11 Paid Federal Holidays


RISA is an Equal Opportunity Employer