By Light Professional IT Services

  • Cyber Watch Officer (TS/SCI)

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    ID
    2019-2650
    # of Openings
    4
    Category
    Information Technology
    Clearance
    TS/SCI
  • Overview

    By Light is hiring a Cyber Watch Officer to join our team supporting a Government customer. This position will perform Computer Network Defense (CND) incident handling, vulnerability management/reporting, risk analysis and readiness, and strategic analysis to enable the customer to identify active exploits and threats to the network. This position is a shift work position and could require you to work day shift, afternoons, or overnight, as well as weekends and holidays.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintain awareness and conduct analysis of directives, orders, alerts, and messages to respond to official CND community Requests for Information (RFIs) with the appropriate data and analysis.
    • Extract and prepare information and reporting from internal and external cyber elements into daily situational awareness and operational update briefings to leadership.
    • Monitor network traffic for security events and perform analysis to identify security incidents.
    • Perform and participate in the incident handling process, e.g. incident discovery, analysis and verification, incident tracking, containment and recovery, incident response coordination, escalation and notification.
    • Coordinate and ensure DoD incident handling procedures adhere to DoD guidance, regulations, and directives.

    Qualifications

    • 2+ years of overall related experience.
    • SIEM Tool Experience (ArcSight, Splunk, Wireshark, etc).
    • Experience with various Microsoft technologies such as MS Office 2013 and SharePoint.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ce.
    • ITIL V3.
    • Experience briefing Senior Leaders.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Active TS/SCI security clearance required.
    • This position is a shift work position and could require you to work day shift, afternoons, or overnight, as well as weekends and holidays.

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