Jacobs Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst Sr. in Homestead, Florida

Computer Network Defense (CND) 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

Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work 12 hours per day, 7 days per week on one of two daily shifts (days and evenings); however, customer needs may require modification to this schedule. It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required. Position will require night and weekend work.

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

Two (2) years of college in a computer field and four (4) years of related experience or any equivalent combination of relevant education or experience for a total of six (6) years.

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

1 year of experience with SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis and some scripting experience.

Required Certification: Employment is contingent upon keeping required certifications current: DOD 8570.01-M CISSP or CISM

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years managing IT professionals

Essential Functions

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). Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.

  • It should be understood that employment may be located in potentially dangerous areas, including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of suffering harm by dangerous forces or friendly fire. These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment.

  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

Physical Requirements

  • Must meet and maintain CENTCOM physical requirements for deployment. Qualification standards are determined by CENTCOM

  • 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 50 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

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory. Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work 12 hours per day, 7 days per week on one of two daily shifts (days and evenings); however, customer needs may require modification to this schedule. It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required. Position will require night and weekend work.

Travel

  • Extended Continental and Oversees travel will be required. May be required to attend off site meetings. Must obtain a current passport and applicable visa(s) prior to arrival in country. Must maintain a current passport and applicable visa’s in good standing.

Other Essential Functions

  • 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 foreign national, 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.

Primary Location United States-Florida-Homestead

Req ID: I2S000390