Highlight Technologies, LLC

  • Functional Specialist Advisor IV (NCE)

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
  • Overview

    Know Way. Know How.

    For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize result.


    Highlight is in need of a Functional Specialist Advisor with extensive experience managing  Web/IT engineering. TFI enterprise systems require accreditation, configuration and maintenance to fully maximize the capability. Most configuration will require system administration skills, PHP, C#, Node and an understanding of transport configurations along with various other web/cloud technologies.  You will help manage system and database administration to ensure the appropriate server performance supports NGA’s web ecosystem.


    • Manage the development and document of system: Architectural, Planning, Configuration, Issue Mitigation, Standardization of IT/OPS Processes / Procedures and integration of Best Practices.
    • Application of STIGs to managed assets, vulnerability testing, mitigation of findings, application for POAMs and documentation all the proceeding.
    • Patch applications for managed applications and associated reporting.
    • Response and mitigation of emergent security issues related to managed systems.
    • Preparation, presentations and management of documentation related to Assessment & Authorization (A&A).
    • Active Directory integration management.
    • SCCM (patching system) integration management.
    • Installation, configuration, monitoring and management of applications on managed systems.
    • Management of virtualized environments and utilization of the associated tools.
    • Management, configuration and maintenance of DEVOPS environments.
    • Research data requirements, sources and connection requirements.
    • Monitoring and maintaining data connections.
    • Manage PHP and other web technologies to perform daily application updates and maintenance functions.
    • Manage monthly application security patches and updates.
    • Participate in the architecture and design of AWS cloud migrations.
    • Create and maintain technical documentation associated with development, maintenance, and management of web application.


    • Demonstrated experience in documenting management of systems in an enterprise environment.
    • Demonstrated experience in managing the system security management in NGA’s primary networks.
    • Demonstrated experience managing the deployment, integration, and management of systems in hybrid environments (mix of virtual and physical IT infrastructure).
    • Demonstrated experience managing development environments, promotion of applications to test and production, the “develop low deploy high” process, and troubleshooting deployment issues.
    • Knowledge and experience with PHP, C#, and Node.


    • Demonstrated experience with at least 5 of the following languages/technologies to include Angular, React, Node JavaScript (NodeJS), Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript (JS), Angular JavaScript (Angular JS) / Asynchronous JavaScript And XML (Ajax) Representational State Transfer (REST), WebPackJS, Bootstrap JS, Linux, Solr, D3 and/or Python.
    • Experience building, securing, deploying, and maintaining Linux/CentOS, Apache or NGINX, and MySQL.
    • Demonstrated experience with a cloud-based or DevOps environment and/or open source capabilities (e.g. GITLab, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), Jenkins, etc.).


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