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Cybersecurity Compliance Analyst

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that our organization adheres to regulatory and legal requirements. They will also be responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure our organization is compliant with all applicable regulations and standards to include CMMC Level 2 and other NIST requirements. The successful candidate will also provide compliance and security training to the organization and maintain communications with staff on latest cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Oversight of baseline policies, Security for CI/CD lifecycle model understanding, including steps such as identifying information systems, selecting, and implementing security controls, assessing and authorizing systems, and monitoring security controls.
  • Conduct security training and compliance initiatives company-wide, including security awareness campaigns, education, and regular auditing.
  • Coordinate communications with stakeholders, conduct training, and simulate attacks like phishing and pen testing as required by certifications and industry best practices.
  • Manage CMMC reporting and monitoring, leading efforts to ensure compliance with changing policies and requirements, for example: NIST800-171.800-53, 800-172, DFARS, FEDRAMP, TXRamp.
  • Participate in and maintain CMMC Level 1 and Level 2 certifications, creating quarterly and annual plans to maintain compliance.
  • Lead incident response efforts in alignment with best practices and regulatory guidelines such as NIST-800-53 domains.
  • Perform compliance assessments and other assigned duties related to systems maintenance, infrastructure support, desktop support, server/systems support, network infrastructure support, AV systems infrastructure support, camera system infrastructure support, and control access systems support.
  REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • 8-10 years of documented real-world experience in IT security. Strong knowledge of cybersecurity principles, practices, tools, and technologies.
  • Experience with security controls implementation, monitoring, and compliance.
  • Familiarity with CMMC requirements and reporting.
  • Excellent communication skills for coordinating with various teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail in investigating security incidents.
  • Ability to lead incident response activities effectively.
DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Proficiency in using various security tools such as VMWare - Carbon Black, Cicso OpenDNS Umbrella, Meraki, FortiNet, SELKS IDS/IPS, Greenbone Security Appliance Manager, Graylog.
  • Expertise in Active Directory and Azure AD security management.
JOB TYPE: Full-Time

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    Senior Data Scientist

    About Us ALPHA Facilities Solutions is a worldwide provider of facility condition assessment, capital planning, maintenance management, investment strategy, space planning services, and lifecycle management delivery. We provide services to federal, educational, state/municipal, and healthcare clients. With extensive worldwide expertise, we have a successful track record for helping clients achieve their goals and maximize return on investment. We are in business to serve the higher purpose of helping all facility owners and operators to be better stewards of their facility assets therein providing all those that use them a safer and more functionally fit environment in which to live, work and play.
       
    Specific Responsibilities
    • Prototype machine learning models in Python or Ruby
    • Collaborate with front-end engineers to create data visualizations for both external and internal customers
    • Designs and implements end-to-end ETL (extract, transform, load) data pipelines integrating data from multiple data sources.
    • Assist in developing statistical models and provide predictive analytic statistical support effectively communicating statistical and data-related concepts to non-statisticians (managers, researchers in other fields, etc.).
    • Participate in advanced analytic projects such as machine learning and artificial intelligence as required by the customer to support current contracts or new business opportunities.
    • Contributes to the completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role.
    • Develops data-driven solutions to complex business challenges.
    • Utilizes advanced tools and computational skills to interpret, connect, predict and make discoveries in complex data and deliver recommendations for business and analytic decisions.
    • Uses predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, efficiencies, process improvements, and other business outcomes.
    • Works with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.
    Skills/Competencies
    • Ability to communicate effectively with technical developers and non-technical business partners
    • Ability to produce rough timelines for deliveries plus solid understanding of steps necessary to complete a project
    • Advanced user in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • 5+ years of proven experience leading collaborative data science projects with technical and non-technical stakeholders, driving, and communicating tangible business value succinctly
    • 5+ years of experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, SAS, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets, work experience outside of graduate coursework
    • 5+ years of experience using a variety of data analysis methods/data mining, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing predictive models, using / creating algorithms and creating / running simulations
    • 5+ years of knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications
    • 5+ years of experience with a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages / drawbacks
    • 5+ years of experience with proven ability to drive business results with their data-based insight
    Education Master’s degree required, with major in statistics, mathematics, computer science, data science, economics, or related quantitative field from an accredited college or university preferred.
       
    Why ALPHA At ALPHA, you’re not just an employee, you’re family. We work together and we play together. All ALPHA team members are valued and appreciated. We know that one’s success is everyone’s success, so we make sure we’re all successful at any level of the organization. We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, tuition reimbursement, and pet insurance. The anticipated starting pay range for this position is $105,000 - $120,000 annually and may be more or less depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location.
       
    Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas

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      Environmental Professional

      ALPHA Facilities Solutions is seeking candidates to support its activities in performing Asbestos Inspections, Lead and Mold Surveys, Indoor Air Quality Investigations and Soil/Groundwater studies across the United States.

      Our goal is to hire an individual who is motivated, competent, and professional about performing required tasks. Candidates must be willing to work in a flexible and supportive environment, be able to work independently and work also in a team environment. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

      • Conduct environmental surveys in governmental, commercial, educational, and other buildings for HAZMATs including asbestos, lead paint, PCBs, batteries, ballasts, bulbs, etc.
      • Collect samples for determination of Asbestos, Lead or Mold content.
      • Possess familiarity with indoor air quality assessments.
      • Conduct work on roofs, ladders and crawlspaces.
      • Provide asbestos abatement oversight monitoring. in accordance with EPA, OSHA, host nation, and AHERA regulations. Strong understanding of environmental regulations, particularly AHERA.
      • Assist in conducting surveys, preparation of abatement design and specifications.
      • Assist in report writing, including preparation of detailed logs and data summary tables.
      • Position entails frequent travel throughout the U.S. and abroad. Valid driver’s license, passport, and good driving record required.
      • Position must be able to pass security clearance and background checks to access government owned facilities.
      • Computer proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Power Point.
      • Asbestos Building Inspector and Air Monitoring Licenses highly recommended.
      • Lead Paint Inspector and/or Risk Assessor License highly recommended.
      • Ability to interact closely with clients.
      • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written) are required along with strong work ethic, reliability, and the ability to provide unmatched customer response and satisfaction.
      5 Year Minimum Experience Required

      Preferred Certifications:
      • OSHA-40 Hour HAZWOPER
      • EPA Accredited Asbestos Inspector
      • EAP Accredited Asbestos Management Planner
      • EPA Accredited Asbestos Project Designer
      • EPA Accredited Asbestos Project Supervisor
      • EPA Accredited Lead Inspector
      • EPA Accredited Lead Risk Assessor
      • EPA Accredited Lead Contractor Supervisor or Lead Project Designer
      JOB TYPE: Full-Time

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        Senior Mechanical Engineer

        Full-time position located in San Antonio, TX. This position requires application of built environment asset and energy management practices to existing infrastructure. Independently locating, evaluation and reporting the current condition and energy performance of major Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) facility and infrastructure assets including both system and individual component levels, as well as using life cycle modeling in providing recommendations for remaining service life. This position will also be involved in the definition and review of life cycle design, standard and non-standard energy assessments.   SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
        • Coordinate and conduct inventory of building and infrastructure components and identify deficient conditions for variety of building and infrastructure types.
        • Use professional knowledge and judgment to recommend corrective actions for associated deficient conditions in sufficient detail to support cost estimates.
        • Provide written narrative descriptions about the general condition of systems, subsystems and components.
        • Apply independent judgment to exercise quality control for field surveys, data input and report output.
        • Communicate with management team on schedule and project status; must be able to independently schedule and lead regular communications with management team.
        • Coordinate and prepare assessment/audit findings reports.
        • Generate reports for standard and non-standard energy assessments
        • Review live Building Automation Systems (BAS) for performance information and extract data relevant for energy assessments
        • Perform review of cost estimates created by costing software and current cost database. Provide modifications to cost database as required and affected by collected real-world cost data/information.
        • Remain current in MEP building trades (including technological and systems innovations), including current standards and terminology.
        • Apply combined engineering design, energy and Facility Asset Management (FAM) life cycle management principles to define parameters for ongoing life cycle asset performance technology and services development.
        • Extensive travel is required (> xx%).
        • Prepare training material and conduct training sessions for other team members regarding building mechanical systems (HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection).
        • Assist other team members as required with identification, classification, and assessment of building MEP systems and their components.
        • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and Word VBA desirable
        • Some knowledge of Building Automation Systems (BAS) desirable 
        REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
        • Bachelor’s Degree in architectural engineering or Mechanical Engineering REQUIRED.
        • PE license PREFERRED,
        • ASHRAE (BEAP, BEMP or BCxP) or AEE (CEM, CEA, EEP, CEP, BESA or CBCP) certifications desirable
        SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
        • 5+ years of relevant building construction industry work experience (Building mechanical systems design, mechanical contractor project manager / superintendent / design-build engineer, general contractor MEP coordinator)
        JOB TYPE: Full-time   COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS: All employees are required to be vaccinated unless they have valid doctor confirmed reason for not receiving the vaccine. Masks are to be worn on client site at all times.

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          Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing Engineers and Specialists

          This position requires independently locating, evaluation and reporting the current conditions of major mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) facility and infrastructure asset systems and their individual components, as well as providing recommendations for remaining service life. This position will also include life cycle basis design and constructability definition and reviews.   SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
          • Coordinate and conduct inventory of building and infrastructure components and identify deficient conditions for variety of building and infrastructure types.
          • Use professional knowledge and judgment to recommend corrective actions for associated deficient conditions in sufficient detail to support cost estimates.
          • Provide written narrative descriptions about the general condition of systems, subsystems and components.
          • Apply independent judgment to assess quality control for field surveys, data input and report output.
          • Communicate with management team on schedule and project status; must be able to independently schedule and lead regular communications with management team.
          • Coordinate and prepare assessment findings report.
          • Apply the UNIFORMAT II Classification standards in data reporting.
          • Remain current in MEP building trades, including current standards and terminology.
          • Apply experience and specialized knowledge to review and interpret drawings.
          • Apply combined engineering design and facility asset management lifecycle management principles to define parameters for, and conduct of MEP assets design and constructability reviews.
          • Extensive travel is required
          • Assist other team members as required.
          PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
          • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and 5-7 years of relevant work experience. Advanced technical and/or business degrees a plus.
          • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and 0-4 years of relevant work experience.
          • Technical / Trade School and/or Associates degree in related fields.
          REQUIRED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
          • Requires proficiency in the application of engineering and architectural design standards, practices, and techniques.
          SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
          • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
          • Requires a working understanding of commercial construction codes and their application to existing facilities and infrastructure.
          • Requires a working understanding of BUILDER Engineered Management System assessment processes and data entry and reporting.
          • Understanding of UNIFORMAT II Classifications for building specifications
          • Strong written and oral communication skills
          • Working knowledge of BIM technologies
          • Project definition, planning and management experience a definite plus
          Able to stand and walk for long periods (8 to 10 hours/day). Individual must be able to safely and efficiently climb and descend ladders. This position requires both upper and lower body strength and mobility, normal joint and limb function, normal cardiovascular and respiratory function, and comfortable with heights.   JOB TYPE: Full-time   COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS: All employees are required to be vaccinated unless they have valid doctor confirmed reason for not receiving the vaccine. Masks are to be worn on client site at all times.

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