Computer Network Defense Analyst

Key Role:
Serve as a Cybersecurity service provider analyst for an infrastructure program supporting a DoD client. Assist with monitoring, analyzing, detecting, and responding to Cyber events and incidents. Assist with supporting dynamic Cyber defense and delivering operational effects, including intrusion detection and prevention and situational awareness. Create, tune, and compile metrics of all security devices and document processes and procedures. Identify security issues and risks and develop mitigation plans. Work in a 24/7 security operations center (SOC) environment at a client facility, including maintaining direct contact with client management to provide analysis and trending of security log data from various security devices.

Basic Qualifications:
-1+ years of experience with incident handling, forensics, sensor alert tracking, or Cybersecurity case management
-Experience with Cybersecurity tools, including ArcSight, ACAS, or equivalent SIEM tools
-Experience with Cybersecurity forensics tools and methodologies
-Experience with network ports and protocols
-Experience with log review and analysis

-Knowledge of the SOC environment
-Secret clearance
-HS diploma or GED
-DoD 8570 Baseline Certifications for IAT Level II, including CSSP Analyst or CSSP Incident Responder

Additional Qualifications:
-Knowledge of industry, government, and DoD best practices, including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes, and the development of new attacks and threat vectors
-Knowledge of DoD system solutions to mitigate risk in any activity that potentially impacts the security of existing IT and information management
-Ability to work a 12am-12pm or 12pm-12am shift, including some weekends
-Ability to provide monitoring and risk analysis of zero-day and other vulnerabilities
-Ability to correlate disparate datasets to identify abnormal behavior
-Ability to triage SIEM events and determine escalation of indicators
-Ability to apply NIST, federal, and DoD guidelines, policies, directives, and memos as they relate to Cybersecurity

-Ability to pay strict attention to detail
-Possession of excellent analytical and collaboration skills
-CCNA or Network+ Certification
-Computing Environment Certification, including McAfee, Blue Coat, RedHat, or Cisco

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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