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Cyber Operations Specialist III

Cyber Operations Specialist III

The White House has made cybersecurity, a critical element of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) mission, a top priority for all levels of government.  Are you ready to be part of a cutting edge growing Cyber Security project that will make a huge impact on that mission, specifically for the DOD/Intel community? This exciting role as the team’s primary Cyber Operations Specialist supports vulnerability assessments of large weapons systems. Perform hands on vulnerability research and assessments to identify mitigation strategies related to possible cyber threats compromises. Must be a creative problem solver and creative out of the box thinker. Must be able to work across the full stack from hardware to application layers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform hands-on interactive vulnerability assessments in order to mitigate possible threats, protect against bad actors, or insider threats, foreign sabotage, international terrorist activities, or to support other intelligence activities. 
  • Provide technical assessments or applications and infrastructure, security design reviews and risk assessments. This is a hands-on role, requiring skills from the hardware to the application layer. Must Possess knowledge and expertise in security best practices, vulnerability analysis, network defense tactics and techniques  
  • Perform information security event analysis, network defense tactics and techniques. Knowledge and experience with information network software and hardware. Assess information network threats such as computer viruses, exploits, and malicious attacks.  
  • Work in a team environment to conduct research / analysis of current and emerging Cyber Threats defining requirements, test concepts, test equipment, and data collection requirements for assessments and tests. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years of experience as a Cyber Operations Specialist on program and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required 
  • BS in Computer Science, Cyber security, or other InfoSec disciplines 
  • DODD 8140 (8570) IAT level 3 (CASP+CE, CCNP, CISA, CISSP, GCED, or GCID) required 

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