3303 Cyber Security Incident Responder with Security Clearance


Quantum Science Solutions

Position Number: 3303
Pensacola, FL
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$112,285.33 Quantum Science Solutions is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment; including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. In support of the customer’s strategic direction, QSS is looking for qualified Cyber Security Incident Responder who can support our customer in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting the client networks. This position requires shift work including nights/weekends Responsibilities will include:
– Provide support in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks
– Maintain an understanding of the current vulnerabilities, response, and mitigation strategies used in cyber security operations
– Produce reports and briefs to provide an accurate depiction of the current threat landscape and associated risk.
– Provide analysis for correlated information sources
– Facilitate the customer’s posturing itself to aggressively investigate cyber activity targeting customer information and its information infrastructure
– Assist the customer training department in the education of staff on the cyber threat
– Liaison with other government cyber threat analysis entities, such as intra-agency and inter-agency Cyber Threat Working Groups
– Maintaining proficiency in the use and production of visualization charts, link analysis diagrams, and database queries
– Analyze and report cyber threats as well as assist in deterring, identifying, monitoring, investigating and analyzing computer network intrusions
– Meet and maintain customer required Information Assurance training compliance Required Skills:
– Must be a US Citizen
– Must have an active Top Secret clearance with an ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance
– Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
– Exceptional oral and written communication
– 8+ years of directly relevant experience
– Hands-on experience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks
– Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response
– Experience with computer network surveillance/monitoring
– Knowledge and understanding of network protocols, network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures
– Experience in computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, and data recovery
– Computer network forensics experience
– Experience with system log analysis
– Experience with current cyber threats and the associated tactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks
– Current experience with network intrusion detection and response operations (Protect, Defend, Respond and Sustain methodology)
– Current experience with cyber threats and the associated tactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks
– Proficiency with MS Office Applications
– Must be able to work collaboratively across agencies and physical locations Desired Skills:
– Experience supporting DHS, Federal Civil, Intelligence and/or DoD Customers
– Malware reverse engineering experience
– Scripting experience (python, perl etc )
– Experience with process development and deployment
– Excellent writing skills
– Prior experience with data visualization products such as Analyst Notebook is desired.
– Prior experience with Splunk Required Education:
-Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Cyber Engineering or a related discipline is required.
Ten (10) years of experience (for a total of eighteen (18) or more years) may be substituted for a degree. Desired Certifications:
– Additional Technical CND Incident Reporter Certification(CEH, GCIH, GCIA, GNFA)
– DoDI 8570.01-M 8570.01-M IAT Level I Compliant Certification (Network + CE, A+ CE, CCNA + Security, SSCP)

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