Herndon, VA

Job ID: 130650 Industry: Government


Candidate MUST HAVE a TS/SCI and Polygraph security clearance in order to be considered.

Program Description:

The contract provides Computer Network Defense and Analysis (CND) to the customer’ s network.  Because the customer allows their user community to access their personal email accounts while on site, there is a lot of spam hitting their network regularly.  This contract is responsible for the 24 x 7 x 365 protection of the customer’ s network from maliciously intended viruses and attacks on their network.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • The Cyber Security Forensic Specialist- Senior on this Cyber Security Operations and Engineering support contract performs the following duties:
    • Performs overall network defense activities
    • Provides in-depth analysis of suspected malicious code and/or infected/compromised systems and network devices
    • Performs necessary inspection and reverse-engineering activities to understand the behavior of the software and the root cause for its presence
    • Develops recommendations on how to counter or mitigate the threat

  • Demonstrated experience using EnCase, FTK, and Open Source methods and tools to perform Computer Forensic investigations
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in cyber security, incident response, forensic investigations
  • Encase, FTK, Open Source forensic tools
  • DOD8570 IAT Level III or CND-IR
  • BS (bachelor' s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or other closely related IT discipline)

  • Familiarity with the following classes of enterprise cyber defense technologies:
    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems
    • Network Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)
    • Host Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)
    • Network and Host malware detection and prevention
    • Network and Host forensic applications
    • Web/Email gateway security technologies

Job Type: Full Time

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