Jacobs Computer Network Defense Analyst Sr. in Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Computer Network Defense Analyst Sr.

Description

USSOCOM's mission is to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.

Job Description

Computer network defense analysts must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols. Data Security Analysts need strong oral and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment and self-

motivation. They should be able to multitask and work well under pressure. They must be able to investigate alerts, anomalies, error, intrusions, malware, etc. to identify the extent of a security incident and they must be able to help isolate the responsible agents. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable Government regulations.

Typical Duties

  • Leads incident response

  • Monitors system security and responding to security incidents

  • Participates in security systems testing

  • Ensures integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data

  • Prevents and detects intrusion

  • Engages with other internal and external parties to get and share information to improve security posture

  • Validates incident containment and remediation recommendations

  • Conducts forensic media analysis and log file analysis (to include Encase)

  • Provide Daily reports

  • Attend daily, weekly and/or monthly VTCs

  • Provide training to Junior CND Analysts

  • Create documentation related procedures, processes, techniques, use cases and knowledge based articles

Qualifications

Required Experience:

  • Eight (8) years of intensive and progressive experience in the candidate’s field of study and specialization.

  • One year (1) Experience with SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis and some scripting experience

Required Certification:

Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the time frame specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

  • DOD 8570.01-M CISSP or CISM

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years managing IT professionals

Work Environment

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

  • Position may require some night and weekend work.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying computer equipment, boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipment and Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment. Servers, switches and other computer equipment used to support network operations.

Attendance

  • Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. It is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).

  • On-Call or after hours’ support may be required

Travel

  • Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.

Other Essential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

  • Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

  • The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Fort Bragg

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: I2S0003W9