Job Description

Job Title: Systems Administrator (ISSO) Classified Network
Job ID: 4936
Location: Santa Monica
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND’s research and analysis address issues that impact people everywhere, including security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has close to 1,800 people from approximately 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, with annual revenues of more than $308 million.

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Position Description

This position will work as an integral part of the Classified Operations Team providing technical leadership and direct technical compliance in order to securely administer the company's computing systems and networks. This role will provide support in maintaining the National Industrial Security Field Operations (ISSO) Manual.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



Education Requirements

BA/BS degree preferred.  Exceptional related work experience and skills may be considered in-lieu of a four-year degree.  CISSP Certification a plus.


Security Clearance

U.S. Citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.  This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.  An active Top Secret security clearance is strongly preferred.




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