Cyber Action Officer - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee   contract

Fort Meade
United States

Cyber Action Officer

We have a current job opportunity for a Cyber Action Officer on the DISA GSM-O program supporting the DISA Command Center (DCC) Network Assurance embedded with DISA Headquarters, Fort Meade, MD. GSM-O provides network operations and cyber defense support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) insupport of the DoD and CoCOMs.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Maintain situational awareness of cyber activity by reviewing DoD, Intelligence Community and open source reporting for new vulnerabilities, malware or other threats that have the potential to impact the DoDIN.

• Serve as a lead for planning, coordination, implementation, validation, mitigation, and compliance of cybersecurity tasks.

• Prepare and present senior level briefings to share information and status.

• Resolve problems with functionality or performance.

• Prepare orders for staffing and release and serve as main POC for inquiries and communications after order release.

• Support mission-critical Continuity of Operations (COOP).


- Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE, CISSP or equivalent) with the ability to obtain CSSP-A certification within 4 months of the start date.

- Hold and maintain an active Top Secret/SCI clearance

- Proficient understanding of Cyber Network Defense (CND) in regards to protect, detect, respond and sustain within a Computer Incident Response organization.

- Understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth.

- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Master's degree. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with DISA and DoDNetworks.

- Advanced Certifications suchas SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP.

- Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.

Location: Ft. Meade, MD

Shift: Day Job

Clearance Level: Top Secret w/SCI eligibility (Mandatory)

POC: Please apply on-line and contact our recruiter, Mark Aschenbach,, (703) 488-2073