Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) III Job



  Full Time   Employee

Fort Meade
United States

Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) III (Job Number:426017)


The DoD Agencies and Commands Customer Group, COCOM Programs Directorate of SAIC currently has a contingency full-time position for a Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) SME to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), Fort Meade, Maryland.

Daily activities include:

- Serves as SME, possessing in-depth knowledge on subjects relating to the conduct, activities, governance, business practices, or operation of USCYBERCOM
- Provides extensive technical knowledge and analysis of exceptionally complex problems that need extensive knowledge of the subject matter for effective development and implementation of solutions
- Provides technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems
- Works independently without supervision
- Possesses understanding and has wide experience in the application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the required technical field, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines
- Provides technical expertise in a particular area of IT (e.g., Information Systems Architecture, Telecommunications Systems Design, Architecture, Implementation, Information Systems Integration, Software Development Methodologies, Security Engineering, Communications, Network Systems Management, etc.) or a specific USCYBERCOM functional area (e.g., logistics, cyberspace operations research, joint operations planning, policy, technical intelligence, etc.)
- Provide real-time support in accordance with mission requirements, incident handling, triage of events, network analysis and threat detection, trend analysis, metric development, and vulnerability information dissemination
- Assist in preparation and delivery of daily status and situation awareness and operational update briefings to US Strategic Command and USCYBERCOM leadership
- Review and monitor incident response and status for accuracy and clarity from all applicable USCYBERCOM staff elements, Joint Force Headquarters (JRHQs), subordinate headquarters
- Utilize end point security (i.e., Host Based Security System (HBSS)), and the ArcSight Security Information Event Management (SIEM) to detect, mitigate, and remediate cyber threats and vulnerabilities across the DODIN and provide an analysis and recommendation report
- Identify compromises, patterns, and reported adversary TTPs, of incidents where countermeasures tools are used or should have been involved, and develop an analysis and recommendation report that includes identification of countermeasures that should have been involved in mitigating the threat
- Coordinate with all applicable USCYBERCOM staff elements, JFHQs, subordinate Headquarters, Service Cyber Components, CCMD, components, and agencies with cyber-related missions, Intelligence agencies, Law Enforcement, and U.S. Government organizations with respect to end point security findings
- Update DODIN operations training plans and related policy, directives, and instructions
- Provide detailed input to status briefings of ongoing orders for the DODIN and those pending release, to include acknowledgement status by tasked commands, and pending or follow-up actions
- Monitor the progress of Cyberspace Operations DODIN (COD)-related capability development efforts to ensure COD operational requirements are fulfilled
- Participate in the coordination of assessment and desired end-states with other Joint Operations Center (JOC) positions



- Minimum eighteen (18) years+ of experience in the area of Cyberspace expertise
- Minimum of Bachelor?s Degree in a technical or business discipline in the area of expertise from an accredited college or university or a Masters Degree and 16+ years of experience
- Technical knowledge and understanding of the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors, methods of exploitation, computer network theory
- Experience writing procedures, reports or other communications to document information about cybersecurity conditions on operational networks
- Minimum of DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IASE Level II or Computer Network Defense (CND) Certification, DOD 8140/8570 CNDSP Analyst/Infrastructure Support/Incident Responder certified
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills
- Strong analytical and problem

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Mar 14, 2017, 7:12:30 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FORT MEADE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time


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