Cybersecurity Analyst

Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   part-time   contract

United States

Member of a geographically dispersed Cybersecurity team responsible for the security of systems supporting an unclassified and classified Wide Area Network infrastructure.

Responsible for:

Maintaining Network Auditing systems to detect, track, and report malicious computer-related activities and incidents.

Securing Networks and Operating Systems (Cisco, Windows, Linux) to Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) standards

Conducting Network Vulnerability Scanning and Vulnerability Assessment

Information Systems Patch Management and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) compliance.

Essential Responsibilities:

Monitor information system activity, collect, review, and retain audit logs to include system logs and records and determine actions to be taken when discrepancies are detected.

Performs analysis to validate established security processes and recommend additional security steps to ensure compliance with applicable DOD IA requirements and baseline IA controls.

Conduct network security vulnerability assessments using DoD provided scanning tools and liaison with network administrators to correct identified problems.

Review Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) for applicability and impact to the range networks. Ensure that all systems are patched and report compliance.

Evaluate information systems for compliance with Defense Information Security Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guideline (STIG) and review measures needed to bring systems into compliance.

Conduct vulnerability scanning for new information system deployment or systems temporary connected to support training events or testing.

Verify all Virus Signatures are kept up to date, and Automated and Manual Virus Scans are documented, scheduled and are being completed.

Assist in evaluation of Information Systems for compliance with Government statutes, DoD 8500.2 IA Controls, DoD FISMA directives, policies and regulations.

Assist the Cybersecurity Manager with the development of the IA related Procedures, and Work Instructions.

Minimum Requirements

Requires Bachelor?s Degree in an Information Technology related discipline (computer science, information system management, etc) and 2 years of IT/IA experience. In lieu of degree at least 6 years equivalent combination of training and experience in the areas of:

Information System Security

Risk Analysis

Evaluating information security principles, DISA STIGs and C&A process

Network Security Auditing

Event log tracking and review

Host Based Security System (HBSS) Administration

Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Administration

VMware Administration

DoD Certification and Accreditation

Risk Management Framework

Minimum Position Requirements (Must meet certification and training within six months of date of hire):

Must maintain DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-II

Requires documented training in Microsoft Windows Server or Cisco Administration

Position requires ability to provide coverage outside normal working hours or shifts in daily hours

Requires an active Secret Security Clearance and ability to pass an SSBI investigation

Requires a valid state issued driver's license.


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