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Info Defense Engineer III

 

Requisition #: INFOD01935

Job Title: Info Defense Engineer III

Location: Arlington, VA

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Minimum TS/SCI

Required Certification(s): Must meet DOD 8570.01-M certification requirements for IAT-III, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED), or GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).


**Selected applicants may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **

SUMMARY:

The Information Defense (ID) Engineer provides advanced Cybersecurity operational support by evaluating, adapting, and developing new methods for detection and mitigation of threats to DARPA information systems.

DUTIES:

  • Forensic analysis
  • Cyber hunting
  • Proactive threat detection & analysis
  • Malware reconstruction
  • Packet analysis
  • Computer Network Attack/Computer Network Defense/Computer Network Operations
  • Monitors the client information infrastructure for cyber threats.
  • Gathers, analyzes and generated technical cyber intelligence.
  • Provides advanced technical support and analysis during incidents.
  • Provides cyber counterintelligence (CI) capabilities in support of investigative CI activities.
  • Understands nation state/threat actor TTP attack vectors.
  • Develops and institutes custom defensive countermeasures.
  • Maintains an unattributable network infrastructure.
  • Coordinates with Security Operations Center (SOC) personnel to identify, contain, and respond to information security incidents.
    Provides a conduit for information sharing on cyber threats between the client, US Government agencies, and, at limited capacity, Government contractors.
  • Conducts incident response and reporting in accordance with CJCSM 6510.01B.
  • Provides mentorship to more Jr. Security team members.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Certifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field and/or 5+ years equivalent work experience.
  • Must meet DOD 8570.01-M certification requirements for IAT-III, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED), or GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).

Background Needed and Years of Experience:

  • Five or more years of technical experience in information security field.
  • Expert understanding of common networking protocols such as HTTP, DNS, and SM.B
  • Fundamental understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Expert-level experience with analyzing network, firewall, IPS, and system logs.
  • Possesses a forensic, malware analysis and reversing, PCAP analytics, or programming background.
  • Hands-on experience with endpoint security tools to include Carbon Black.
  • Experienced in red team/penetration testing/vulnerability exploitation.
  • Performs internal user activity monitoring in support of insider threat program.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to research and evaluate technologies for fulfilling newly identified security gaps.
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possession of analytical and critical thinking skills.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

Technical Skills (Must Have):

  • Forensic analysis
  • Cyber hunting
  • Proactive threat detection & analysis
  • Malware reconstruction
  • Packet analysis
  • Computer Network Attack/Computer Network Defense/Computer Network Operations

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-hours work to support releases and outages. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

Strength Demands: ☒ Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles. Some occasional walking or standing may be required. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements: ☒ Stand or Sit ☒ Walk ☒ Repetitive Motion ☒ Use hands/fingers to handle or feel ☐ Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl ☒ Talk/hear ☒ See ☐ Pushing or Pulling ☐ Climb (stairs, ladders) or balance (Ascend/Descend, Work atop, Traverse)

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About Us!

Agile Defense is an Information Technology Solutions provider committed to partnering with our customers to deliver the highest level of service to our customers. We provided Information Technology (IT) services to the U.S. Government, including several United States Civil agencies and various branches within the U.S. Department of Defense.

Agile Defense has established a solid reputation of partnering with our customers to deliver innovative IT solutions with our “Listen. Think. Innovate.” philosophy.

At Agile Defense, we know that our employees are our most important asset.  We believe in our responsibility to our fellow employees, customers, company, and to our country.  We promote teamwork, integrity, and creativity; we expect our fellow employees to also live these values.

Agile Defense, Inc. does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other proscribed category set forth in federal or state regulations.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Location:
Arlington, Virginia
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
Job Number:
INFOD01935
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