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Cyber Security Engineer - Intermediate

Cyber Security Engineer - Intermediate​
CoSolutions, Inc. is seeking Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Experts to fill key AF Cyber Mission Force positions at Scott AFB, IL. Qualified candidates will staff vital Cyber Protection Team (CPT) Operator positions within the 688th Cyber Operations Group (COG), defending the AF’s networks and grooming the next generation of Cyberspace Operators. We are taking applications from candidates who meet the demanding position requirements, and want to be on the front lines in defending the AF and DoD networks.
  • Serve as cyber defense network support expert and implement applicable security best practices.
  • Conduct overall vulnerability analysis and provide risk mitigation support.
  • Understand, detect and emulate adversary tactics, techniques and procedures.
  • Identify and resolve network and application performance issues.
  • Perform hardware and software administrator duties and provide maintenance support to CPTs located at multiple DoD locations.
  • Respond to first-line customer requests such as user account issues, configuration issues, regular/scheduled maintenance and other touch maintenance functions.
  • Use software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose problems affecting network and mission systems performance.
  • Environments include a mixture of platforms: Windows and Linux based operating systems.
Clearance: TOP SECRET security clearance is required; applicants must already have a fully adjudicated and active clearance.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or information/network security field (additional years of relevant experience may substitute for degree). Advanced degree in a technical or information/network security field is desirable.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III [CASP+ CE or CCNP-Security or CISA or CISSP or GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED) or GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), GIAC® Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT), GIAC® Certified Web Application Defender (GWEB), and MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (or equivalent).
  • 3 years’ experience in cybersecurity, network infrastructure or systems architecture.
  • Experience in vulnerability management and scanning, Host Based Security System (HBSS), intrusion detection/protection systems (IDS/IPS), DNS, wireless technologies, boundary protection solutions (firewalls, web proxies, VPNs, etc.).
  • Experience in network infrastructure including routers, switches, network management solutions, network access solutions, firewalls, virtualization, and virtual private networks.
  • Experience in Microsoft and/or Unix-like operating systems, DHCP, group policy, vulnerability management, patch management, and antivirus.
  • Experience in operational and technical requirements of the complex information and network security systems in a military environment.
  • Extensive experience with Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) information and network security systems, technologies, and tools. Not just able to speak the language, but able to perform hands-on hardware and software functions.
  • Experience with hardware integration, software development, system testing and configuration management practices.
  • Experience with Air Force Cyber Protection Team (CPT) operations preferred.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and listening skills and have a demonstrated ability to present complex cyber material in an understandable way to senior DoD and non-DoD officials.
  • Experience with Air Force Cyber Protection Team (CPT) operations
  • Air Force experience – Understanding of operational and technical requirements of the complex information and network security systems in a military environment
Physical Requirements: 
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to walk to various locations as needed.
  • Ability to bend and navigate to perform assigned duties.
  • Ability to lift light to moderate equipment as needed for job.
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Scott Air Force Base, Illinois
United States
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