Cyber Operations Support Tech (Shift) - 30978 in San Antonio, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/11/2019

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

 

Recommended requirements for a Common Operational Picture. Ensure all Cyber Network Defense (CND) providers have continuous information exchange and work together to simultaneously to execute a single prescribed Course of Action (COA). Coordinate amongst CND providers through the CND Service Certification Authorities. Assist Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP) Analysts to monitor client networks. Identify, isolate, investigate, inform, and implement measures to detect and protect data across a wide spectrum of source types and locations. Validate suspicious events or reports and determine if the event constitutes an incident. Ensure incidents are properly entered into the appropriate automated reporting system and determine the severity of the incident.

PRIMARY DUTY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

•         Coordinate and collaborate with government-designated personnel to assess operation risk levels and identify/mitigate operating system and software security vulnerabilities on mission system and network devices; perform security audits, risk assessments, and analyses 

•         Collaborate with cyber operators to identify and levy requirements for intelligence collection and analysis, participate in targeting selection, validation, synchronization, and execution of complex cyber missions 

•         Research attempted breaches of data security and rectifying security weaknesses 

•         Provide network intrusion detection and monitoring, correlation analysis, incident response 

•         Provide, develop, and maintain a forensic capability to enhance response to, support of, and investigation into significant network incidents in order to provide a clearer view of the exploits, vulnerabilities, and TTPs used to cause the incident 

•         Provide support for 24x7 CND operations during non-core business hours 

•         Employ the Plan, Brief, Execute, and Debrief (PBED) methodology 

Security Clearance: Top Secret w/ current SCI – Willing to take Polygraph and comply with SAP requirements 

Education/ Certifications: Degree in Computer Science or a related Field with two (2) years (BS) of experience or five (5) years of related experience. Cyber certification qualification(s): DoDI-8570.01-m IAT Level II (required). Linux Plus (+) (Preferred). 

Relevant Experience: Comprehensive knowledge of data security administration principles, methods, and techniques. Experience in Security Operations Center / Computer Incident Response Team. Advanced understanding of the OSI model and TCP/IP stack, ports, and services. Understanding of functionality and capabilities of CND technologies to include: Router ACLs, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Anti-virus, Web Content Filtering. 

Key Requirements: Training/experience with various unclassified open source tools and anti-virus tools/concepts to include but not limited to: Linux, VMWare, Splunk, ArcSight, Fidelis, SolarWinds, email gateways, Symantec, MacAfee, Kaspersky and AVG. This position may require shift work.
 



Security Clearance

 

Computer Network DefenseTS/SCI

Recommended requirements for a Common Operational Picture. Ensure all Cyber Network Defense (CND) providers have continuous information exchange and work together to simultaneously to execute a single prescribed Course of Action (COA). Coordinate amongst CND providers through the CND Service Certification Authorities. Assist Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP) Analysts to monitor client networks. Identify, isolate, investigate, inform, and implement measures to detect and protect data across a wide spectrum of source types and locations. Validate suspicious events or reports and determine if the event constitutes an incident. Ensure incidents are properly entered into the appropriate automated reporting system and determine the severity of the incident.

PRIMARY DUTY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

•         Coordinate and collaborate with government-designated personnel to assess operation risk levels and identify/mitigate operating system and software security vulnerabilities on mission system and network devices; perform security audits, risk assessments, and analyses 

•         Collaborate with cyber operators to identify and levy requirements for intelligence collection and analysis, participate in targeting selection, validation, synchronization, and execution of complex cyber missions 

•         Research attempted breaches of data security and rectifying security weaknesses 

•         Provide network intrusion detection and monitoring, correlation analysis, incident response 

•         Provide, develop, and maintain a forensic capability to enhance response to, support of, and investigation into significant network incidents in order to provide a clearer view of the exploits, vulnerabilities, and TTPs used to cause the incident 

•         Provide support for 24x7 CND operations during non-core business hours 

•         Employ the Plan, Brief, Execute, and Debrief (PBED) methodology 

Security Clearance: Top Secret w/ current SCI – Willing to take Polygraph and comply with SAP requirements 

Education/ Certifications: Degree in Computer Science or a related Field with two (2) years (BS) of experience or five (5) years of related experience. Cyber certification qualification(s): DoDI-8570.01-m IAT Level II (required). Linux Plus (+) (Preferred). 

Relevant Experience: Comprehensive knowledge of data security administration principles, methods, and techniques. Experience in Security Operations Center / Computer Incident Response Team. Advanced understanding of the OSI model and TCP/IP stack, ports, and services. Understanding of functionality and capabilities of CND technologies to include: Router ACLs, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Anti-virus, Web Content Filtering. 

Key Requirements: Training/experience with various unclassified open source tools and anti-virus tools/concepts to include but not limited to: Linux, VMWare, Splunk, ArcSight, Fidelis, SolarWinds, email gateways, Symantec, MacAfee, Kaspersky and AVG. This position may require shift work.

 



Diversity Statement

 

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Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

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