Praxis Engineering is hiring a

Special Access Control Officer

Herndon, United States
Full-Time
Ready for your next challenge? We have an immediate opening for a Special Access Control Officer located in the Herndon, VA area. As a primary contributor in this role you will assist in managing the on-going office activities in various functional areas including IT, located throughout the IC customer group.

What you will be doing:
  • Process requests for new accesses
  • Manage existing user accesses and troubleshoot issues
  • Manage and process group requests
  • Manage mission (access affiliation groups)
  • Manage entitlements
  • Periodic review/oversight of accesses in system – monthly frequency
What you need:
  • Strong multitasking ability and scheduling skills.
  • Extensive knowledge in the use of MS Office, the Internet, and other internal applications necessary to complete routine and moderately complex tasks.
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer software to include search capability.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships with team members and customers.
  • Ability to manage own activities and office workflow under tight deadlines.
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution plus at least four (4) years professional experience, eight (8) years of work experience for a total of twelve (12) years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience working in the Intelligence Community.
  • Minimum three years experience providing executive level administrative support.
  • Basic understanding of IT systems and IT systems development processes and procedures

Clearance
TS/SCI with appropriate polygraph

Who are we?
Praxis Engineering* was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD.

Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. 

With over 350 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives.  

*Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics IT.


Why Praxis?
 
We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don’t do things because “that’s the way we’ve always done things”; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace.   We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer’s mission.  We've been profitable year after year.  We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do.   We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best.  No red tape. No micromanagement.  Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.

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Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Office perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy)
  • Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel)
  • Comprehensive health insurance plans
  • Parental leave
  • 401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (4%) and employer match (up to 4%) for a total of 8%.
  • Annual bonus plan
  • Four weeks Paid Time Off + 10 holidays + comp time eligibility
  • Training is a priority! Take advantage of our endless in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars. 
    • Conferences (recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon.
    • Training & Certifications: Splunk, AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Master...the list of certifications goes on and on!
    • Praxis University: Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT, AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training.
  • We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.

Praxis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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