Jacobs Senior Cyber Defense Operations Analyst in Scott AFB, Illinois
Senior Cyber Defense Operations Analyst
Jacobs provides information technology solutions and services to a broad range of both Government and private industry, including Department of Defense, Federal Civilian agencies, healthcare, education, and small/medium business market. Our analysts, engineers, and technicians are highly trained, qualified subject matter experts, understanding each segment specialized business processes, requirements, and functions. Combined with an extensive IT background, Information Solutions Group's enhanced IT services enable our clients to analyze existing business processes, identify process improvements, evaluate associated risks, and develop operational solutions.
The Senior Cyber Defense Operations Analyst leads security event monitoring and correlation within a tiered Security Operations Center. The selected candidate should have proven experience and the ability to leverage CND analyst toolsets to detect and respond to IT security incidents. The ability to implement standard procedures for incident response interfacing with Information Security Officer and IT staff is required. This role conducts research and document threats and their behavior to include monitoring external CSIRTS/CERTs; provides recommendations to threat mitigation strategies; employs effective web, email, and telephonic communications to clearly manage security incident response procedures; and performs routine event reporting over time including trend reporting and analysis.
Experience in security or network technology (Unix/Windows OS, Cisco/Juniper Routing-Switching) within a hands-on design/Implementation/Administration role is required. The selected candidate should demonstrate in-depth knowledge of TCP-IP protocol implementations for all common network services in addition to demonstrated capability to perform network packet analysis and anomaly detection. This role is professionally certified, within a CND discipline, as Technical Level III as defined by DODI 8570 is a requirement.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Execute cyber threat analysis processes and procedures IAW DoD policy and USTRANSCOM Government direction
Provide cyber threat analysis support to USTRANSCOM’s Cyber Security Service Provider (CSP) missions on-site at Scott AFB during normal duty hours and on-call after duty hours with a one (1) hour response time to begin work
Collect, analyze, and report on security events that affect the operation of USTRANSCOM information systems that are hosted within USTRANSCOM’s and CSP subscriber enclaves, and for systems hosted elsewhere for which USTRANSCOM is the authorizing official
Collect, analyze, and report security events that affect the operation of USTRANSCOM’s mission environment and identified Cyber-Key Terrain (C-KT)
Collect and provide the Government with monthly metrics on cyber threat analysis activity
Maintain current documentation on cyber threat analysis processes and procedures and provide the following deliverable documents to the government IAW the assigned suspense dates
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree with 8 years of experience or a total of 12 years of related experience. IAT Level III and Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP) certifications are required. The minimum of a Top Secret level DoD Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required.
Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk (90%). Requires sitting at a computer terminal for long periods of time (90%). There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work area walking moderate to long distances can sometimes be required.
Inside office/cubicle environment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management (100%).
Equipment and Machines
Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment (100%). Ability to conduct evaluation of third and fourth generation or current state of the art computer hardware and software and its ability to support specific requirements, interfacing with other equipment and systems.
Attendance is critical. Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Being prompt is important to provide continuous and on-going service to customers. Attendance is important to maintain continuity of service. Work outside of normal duty hours may be required with as little as one hour advance notice. Overtime is infrequent, but important when required (1%).
Other Essential Functions
Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able to obtain unescorted access to work areas. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. An IAT Level III certification is required. TS/SCI level DoD Security Clearance is required.
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-Illinois-Scott AFB
Req ID: ATE00031U