Cyber Security Watch Officer - Military veterans preferred

2022-07-01
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Fort Meade
Maryland
20755
United States

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Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Cyber Security Watch Officer to join our team at Fort Meade, MD.

The DISA Command Center (DCC) Network Assurance (NA) mission is charged with directing operations and defense of the Global Information Grid (GIG)/DoDIN. DCC NA is chartered to provide 24x7x365 operational Information Assurance (IA) support to the Department of Defense (DOD) community via response and coordination of computer security incidents and near real-time strategic computer network defense (CND) analysis. The DCC correlates and analyzes all-source intelligence, counter-intelligence (CI), network monitor/performance data, Intrusion Detection System (IDS) data, law enforcement, and operations information to provide the DISA Director an integrated picture of daily enterprise services status and emergent computer/network incident details.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Covering 24 x 7 shift work for the DCC operations section in support of Network Defense Operations.

  • Performing a variety of command, control, coordination, communication, monitoring and analysis roles including:

  • Incident Response and Operations Process.

  • Incident Logging and Notification.

  • Unknown Threat / Vulnerability Assessment / Process.

  • Analyzing high bandwidth utilization events as alerted by the network monitoring tool.

  • Participating and coordinating DCO activities with CC/S/A/FA, intelligence, law enforcement, USG, industry and academy organizations.

  • As required, briefing DODIN defense through collaboration meetings with other DoD organizations.

  • Helping to develop OPORDS, FRAGORD, WARNORDs, TASKORDS and Ghost Orders in conjunction with the future cell planners.

  • Receiving, releasing and tracking execution of OPORDS, FRAGORDs, WARNORDs, TASKORDs, and Ghost Orders related to DCC.

  • Providing battle update briefings at each shift change (3 per day).

  • Providing situational awareness and operational update briefings to DISA leadership

  • Monitoring, processing and utilizing DOD classified and unclassified networks.

  • Responding to official questions through RFI response tools.

  • Reviewing open source reporting, blogs and coordinating with other cyber elements for early identification of new vulnerability and threat trends.

  • Providing reports on new developments in briefings, presentations and other formats to DISA leadership and subordinate organizations.

  • Participating in command exercises including real world COOP/COP that may require staff to move to alternate sites. Support also includes providing after action review feedback to DISA.

  • Producing statistics based status updates outlining Arbor Tool migrations and its effectiveness and briefing said updates at recurring intervals.

  • Participating, advising and contributing to FLM/DDOS and Boundary Tools Working Groups.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related experience.

  • Must have a CompTIA Security+CE Certification or other DOD 8570.01M IAT Level II satisfying certification to start.

  • CND Analyst or CND Incident Responder mandatory (Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) will be required within 4 months of start date).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MEs in the field of DOD computer network defense with an understanding of the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors, and network vulnerability exploitation. 

  • Global IA Certification (GIAC System’s and Network Auditor (GSNA), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH); knowledgeable in SNORT and IDS/IPS.

Security Clearance Required:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active TS/SCI security clearance.

Location: Ft. Meade, MD

Shift:

  • This position involves a rotating shift. Must be willing to work various shifts that may include nights, weekends, and holidays.  

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time

  • ?Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations

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