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Computer Network Defense Analyst

Job Description Job Number: R0043291

Computer Network Defense Analyst

Key Role:

Execute Computer Network Defense (CND) analysis tasks at the Tier 2 or Tier 3 level. Support a DoD client with assessing logs, network traffic, detecting anomalies, and providing detailed reporting and alert handling mitigation strategies. Manage and administer network monitoring systems and provide assessments and implementations of solutions to meet network security requirements and modernization efforts. Liaise with external organizations to maximize the coordination and effectiveness of network monitoring and modernization efforts. This position may require surge, shift, and weekend support.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in IT with at least 2+ of those years of experience with CND analysis technology

-Ability to execute MDA Computer Network Defense (CND) analysis tasks

-Secret clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-DoD 8570.01-M Computer Network Defense - Analyst (CND-A) Certification, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GCIA, or GCIH

-DoD 8570.01-M IAT-II Certification, including Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, or GSEC

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with reading and implementing results from vulnerability scanning tools, including Retina and Nessus

-Experience with IDS/IPS/HIPS and associated management tools, including SNORT, Sourcefire, McAfee Host-Based Security System, and Sentinel

-Experience with developing alerts and setting policies within IDS/IPS/HIPS systems, including SNORT or Sourcefire or McAfee Host-Based Security System (HBSS)

-Experience with packet analysis and the associated tools, including Wireshark and Ethereal

-Experience with advanced telecommunications, including LAN, WAN, routers, data communications, and connectivity

-Experience with data analysis, tools, and techniques

-Knowledge of incident handling procedures

-Knowledge of standard network protocols and ports

-Ability to obtain appropriate tool or device Computing Environment (CE) and Operating System (OS) certificates, including Windows OS Certificate and applicable CE Certificates, such as ArcSight, HBSS, ACAS, Palo Alto Firewall Log Analysis, Cisco Router Log Analysis, VMWare Virtualization and Cloud Computing Log Analysis, or FireEye

-Ability to research and present findings on newly discovered network threats and articulate the degree of risk they may represent to network security

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BA or BS degree in IT, Computer Security, or related field

-IAM Level II Certification, including GSLC, CAP, CISM, CISSP, Associate, or CASP


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required

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Huntsville, Alabama
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