Cyber Operations Specialist, Principal - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Fort Meade
United States


Job Description:


  • This work will be as a member of a small team supporting United States Cyber Command.
  • The successful applicant will serve as a subject matter expert with a primary focus on offensive cyberspace operations tools, techniques, procedures, line-of-effort and course-of-action development, weaponeering and capability gap identification.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform internal and external vulnerability assessments as well as penetration.
  • Perform well controlled vulnerability exploitation/penetration testing on applications, network protocols, and databases.
  • Perform network reconnaissance.
  • Perform security forensics on systems.
  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards.
  • Identify and evaluate complex business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement.
  • Understand complex business and information technology management processes.
  • Execute advanced services and supervise staff in delivering basic services.
  • Assist in the selection and tailoring of approaches, methods and tools to support service offering or industry projects.
  • Understand clients' business environment and basic risk management approaches.
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of market trends, competitor activities, Deloitte & Touche products and service lines.
  • Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions.
  • Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo.
  • Build and nurture positive working relationships with clients with the intention to exceed client expectations.
  • Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement products and services.
  • Identify opportunities to improve engagement profitability.
  • Participate in and actively support mentoring relationships within practice.




Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more relevant experience
  • Masters and seven (7) years or more relevant experience
  • PhD or JD and four (4) years or more relevant experience

Required Qualifications:
  • Advanced knowledge of offensive cyber operations, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing using manual testing techniques, scripts, commercial and open source tools.
  • Experience in exploiting vulnerabilities Ability to read, write and modify scripts.
  • Experience with network reconnaissance and open source intelligence (OSINT) gathering.
  • Experience with OWASP Experience with wireless penetration testing.
  • Experience with password cracking Ability to read and analyze network packet captures.
  • Experience with security forensic analysis Experience with firewall, router, and switch security Knowledge of security best practices: NIST, CIS, Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint, Microsoft, Unix/Linux, etc. Experience with incident response.
  • Experience with virus analysis, malware analysis and honeypots.
  • Knowledge of security auditing techniques Knowledge of computer control environments
 Clearance Requirements:
  • Clearance Level Must Possess: TS/SCI with the ability to obtain a Poly

Desired Skills:





  • Experience related to Military Occupation Codes:
    o AF:17S, 1B4X1
    o Army: 17A, 17C, 170A
    o Navy:CTN-Cryptologic Technician Networks - CT-9308
    o Marines:1700 series, 2611