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Jacobs Computer Network Defense Analyst - Jr. in Tampa, Florida

Computer Network Defense Analyst - Jr.



USSOCOM's mission isto “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the UnitedStates and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations againstterrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will partner with SOFmilitary and civilian members to directly support this mission by providingworld-class Information Technology services and support that connect over60,000 users around the world.

Join us and work with a team of top-notch professionals , take advantage of growth opportunities worldwide and enjoy cash rewards forobtaining and maintaining industry certifications.

  • Thrive in a workplace that values the safety, positive mental health, and sense ofbelonging of all employees

  • Grow with the ability to move into new opportunities, supporting new missions in theUnited States and around the globe

  • Enjoy a Culture of Caring – where you, your family and your community matter

Job Description

Shift work is required to support 24x7operations.It is important to be available to work anyshift/designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Computer network defense analysts mustpossess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and networksecurity, including such areas as firewall administration, encryptiontechnologies and network protocols. The analyst must have experience with SIEM,log analysis, vulnerability analysis and some scripting. Analysts need strong oral and writtencommunication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellentjudgment and self-motivation. They should be able to multitask and work wellunder pressure. They must be able to investigate alerts, anomalies, error,intrusions, malware, etc. to identify the extent of a security incident andthey must be able to help isolate the responsible agents. It is important thatcandidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as wellas applicable Government regulations.

Typical Duties

  • Assisting in incident response

  • Monitoring systems security and responding to securityincidents

  • Participating in security systems testing

  • Ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitivedata

  • Preventing and detecting intrusion

  • Incident containment and remediation recommendations

  • Conducting log file analysis

  • Provide Daily reports

  • Attend daily, weekly and/or monthly VTCs

Benefits of this Position:

  • Professional Development Assistance – covering the costof obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications

  • Professional Memberships – keeping our workforceconnected to new ideas and best practices from across the industry

  • Educational Reimbursement – toward degree programs andindividual coursework



Required Clearance: TS/SCI

Required Experience:

Years: 4

Description: intensive and progressive experience inthe candidate’s field of study and specialization.

Years: 1

Description: Experiencewith SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis and some scripting experience

RequiredCertification: Employment is contingent upon obtainingall required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by thegovernment (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through theduration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certificationswill result in disqualification for this position and could result intermination.

  • DoDD 8570.01-M CSSP Analyst levelcertification OR CSSP IncidentResponder level certification (please see approved 8570.01 baselinecertifications for specific certification types allowable https://iase.disa.mil/iawip/Pages/iabaseline.aspx )

Essential Functions


  • Work will be performed inside a largefacility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: closequarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). Work assignments varybased on client requirements.


  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC orlaptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying equipment, boxes ofsupplies or files up to 50 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptopor phone.

Equipmentand Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone,fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports thenetwork environment.


  • Regular attendance in accordance withestablished work schedule is mandatory. Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position willwork varying shifts

  • It is important to be able to work anyshift/designated hours required.

  • You may be asked to continue performanceduring inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted towork

  • You may be asked to continue performance insupport of a war, contingency or exercises

  • On-call and after hours’ support may berequired.


  • Continental and Oversees travel may berequired. It is important to maintain acurrent passport.

OtherEssential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining allrequired certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by thegovernment (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through theduration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certificationswill result in disqualification for this position and could result intermination.

  • Candidate must exhibit a professionalbehavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivityin the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate,prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Abilityto communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a varietyof government, military and contractor personnel at all levels. Must beable to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’sstandards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the samegeneral area.

  • The position for which you are applying forrequires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that shouldyou be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen ofthe US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will berequired 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 drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Florida-Tampa

Travel No

Req ID: ATE0004ZH