Technica Corporation has an opening for a Cyber Security Analyst at Fort George G. Meade, MD. The position is in support of a Department of Defense contract supporting Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN).
JFHQ-DODIN is a component command of USCYBERCOM, and is aligned with the Secure, Operate, and Defend the DODIN mission area. JFHQ-DODIN executes Command and Control (C2) of DOD components that conduct DODIN operations and Defensive Cyberspace Operations-Internal Defensive Measures to ensure the DOD has a secure and reliable information infrastructure, and to minimize intrusion attacks.
In support of JFHQ-DODIN’s mission, the Cyber Security Analyst will work as part of a team in the JFHQ-DODIN Operations Center (JDOC).
The analyst will be assigned to an element that will focus on a designated area of operation (AO) within the DOD.
o Obtain and maintain a working knowledge of the current status of Orders issued by JFHQ-DODIN, and subordinate organizations compliance with issued orders
o Provide near real time situational monitoring of an aligned AO to achieve, sustain, and present a near real time situational understanding of the AO’s operational environment. To include:
• tracking ongoing operations, the posture and disposition of friendly forces and adversary activity
• monitoring, consuming and analyzing operational, intelligence, and incident reporting
• monitoring and querying Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools (e.g., Splunk, ArcSight, McAfee Network Security Manager, etc.) for anomalous activity
o Collect, analyze and distribute Indicators of Compromise (IOC) in support of the development and implementation of DOD countermeasures
o Develop metrics to measure the effectiveness of practices and controls to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities; and develop dashboards that illustrate the effectiveness of risk mitigation over time.
o Coordinate DODIN Operations and Defensive Cyber Operations with DOD cyber components; obtain situation reports, incident response efforts, and obtain information for briefings, presentations, or other situational awareness products used to inform senior leadership
o The analyst must be able to work independently (where required) to achieve day-to-day objectives work and as part of a team
o This is a shift-work position; analyst maybe assigned to a day-shift, swing-shift (afternoon), or mid-shift (overnight); to include potentially weekends and/or holidays.
o Applicant must possess an Active TS/SCI security clearance
o Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 6+ years of overall related experience; An additional 4+ years of information technology and/or cyber experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
o Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Share point
o Knowledge of Windows and/or Unix operating systems
o Knowledge of LAN/WAN design and general internetworking technologies
o Knowledge of security principles, approaches, and technologies (Defense-in-Depth)
o Knowledge of IT security architecture and design (firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, Endpoint protection)
o Excellent oral and written communication skills
o Experience briefing Senior Leaders
o SIEM Tool Experience