Information Systems Security Specialist Associate (Government)

The Senior Computer Security Systems Specialist is a member of the Defensive Cyber Operations team (on the DISA GSM-O program). This team supports network assurance activities within DISA.

Candidate will perform the following duties:
- Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks
- Supports cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis - Articulates emerging trends to leadership and staff
- Coordinates resources during incident response efforts, driving incidents to timely and complete resolution
- Performs network traffic analysis using raw packet data, net flow, IDS data, and custom sensor output
 Reviews threat data and develops custom signatures
- Correlates actionable security events and develops unique correlation techniques
- Uses attack signatures and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) to aid in Zero-Day detection
- Uses attack signatures and TTPs associated with Advanced Persistent Threats to identify new threats and attacks
- Conducts basic malware analysis of attacker tools, identifying indicators of compromise, and reverse engineer attacker encoding protocols
- Interfaces with external entities, including law enforcement and intelligence community organizations Provides analysis of incidents for customers by: determining the incident's nature and formulating responses identifying and providing the ability to surge during emergencies correlating event and incident data determining possible effects on the DODIN, customer networks, and other organizations
- Ability to work independently and within a team as required
- Monitors Computer Network Defense (CND) security-relevant network components
- Performs infrastructure monitoring, performance assessment, new requirement analysis and support

Additional Duties - Prepare and disseminate CND reports, trends, responses, mitigations, analysis, and information - Provide support to leadership for CND applicable activities within Protect, Detect, Respond, and Sustain - Support a performance-based environment with pre-determined Acceptable Levels of Performance (ALPs) - Support the development, documentation, and tracking of metrics relevant to the ALPs - Interface with government counterparts and leadership

Additional Information:
Required Experience, Education, and Certifications:
- Master's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with three (3) years of professional experience; or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with five (5) years of professional experience; or ten (10) years professional experience in Information Security, with at least four (4) years specializing in security, vulnerability mitigation techniques, and exploitation methods within enterprise networks
- DoD 8570 Compliant for IAT Level II: Possess a CASP, CCNA-Security, CISSP, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP certification - DoD 8570 Compliant for CSSP Analyst within 180 days of employment: Possess a CEH, CFR, CSA+, GCIA, GCIH, GISCP, or SCYBER certification
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- In-depth understanding of TCP/IP protocols, ports, and services

Desired Experience, Education, and Certifications: - CND experience - Department of Defense experience - *NIX familiarity - Command Line Scripting skills (PERL, Python, PowerShell scripting) to automate analysis task - Knowledge of hacker TTPs - Be able to conduct basic malware analysis - Demonstrated hands on experience with various static and dynamic malware analysis tools - Knowledge of advanced threat actor TTPs - Understanding of software exploits - Ability to analyze packed and obfuscated code - Comprehensive understanding of common Windows APIs and ability to analyze shellcode

Required Clearance: Active TS/SCI

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