Cyber CND Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Macdill Afb
United States


Job Description: 

The successful candidate must be experienced with the USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR) and mission.  Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours. (Nights/Weekends). Must be a team player, willing to work challenging assignments and tasks concerning Cyber Security, Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense policy, procedures and guidance; must be willing to travel, on occasion, throughout the AOR (which includes Afghanistan, Iraq, Bahrain, Qatar, and other Southwest Asia nations).

  • Interpret, analyze and execute Cyber Security policies, procedures and tactics.

  • Conduct real-time threat analysis for USCENTCOM Headquarters through multiple situational awareness and management tools. 

  • Monitor Cyber Security sensor grid situational awareness from Tier 0 to Tier 2 and provide mitigation and improvement recommendations; provide analysis both verbally and in writing for all sensor grid disruptions, outages and/or anomalies; coordinate, report and direct network responses through orders, policies, procedures and guidance.

  • Perform Cyber Security information gathering from appropriate tools and databases. 

  • Track and report performance and capability metrics. 

  • Be familiar with the interpretation of Cyber Security event categorization through analysis and coordination of incoming data flow from security devices or other means.  Track anomalies or threat indicators, as required.

  • Track and report Cyber Security threats, events and incidents. 

  • Review and update Cyber Security tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).      

  • Review current intelligence for relevant threats and develop appropriate actions/response. 

  • Assist with tracking of compliancy reporting for USCENTCOM orders. 

  • Provide Cyber Security support to USCENTCOM AOR NETOPS Centers, as required.

  • Review security threats and determine/implement effective countermeasures, as required. 

  • Analyze network or system changes/reconfigurations for security impacts.

  • Coordinate and participate in Cyber Security risk analysis and assessments, as required. 




Required Qualifications:
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance is required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in technical discipline or equivalent and 5+ years related experience.

  • Candidate must have the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification

  • Candidate must have experience within the USCENTCOM AOR and must be familiar with its mission.

  • Candidate must have a solid familiarity with application and network security.  Must be able to provide technical subject matter expertise for a wide range of security technologies including, but not limited to Security Information Event Management (SIEM) Intrusion Protection and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS/IPS), Host Intrusion Detection System (HIDS), malware analysis and protection, content filtering, perimeter access controls, logical access controls, identity and access management, and data loss prevention.

  • Candidate must have strong communications skills both verbally and in writing.

  • Candidate must have an understanding of vulnerabilities, exploits, and practical working knowledge of DoD Cyber Security program.

  • Candidate must be able to read and understand DoD Cyber Security orders, policies and procedures.

  • Experience briefing senior military and civil service employees

Desired Skills:
  • Military Experience (Active Duty or Reserves)

  • Experience with Host Based Security System (HBSS), Firewall and ARCSIGHT software

  • Experience with Cyber Security in a Joint and Coalition Partner environment

  • 10% Percentage of travel involved in job: