Cybers Security Engineer/Analyst - Multiple Locations - Active TS/SCI - IAT 2 Certification - Long Term Contract

Springfield, VA

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Zachary Piper

Zachary Piper Solutions

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Akwasi Agyekum

To serve the DoD Joint Operations Center (DJOC) at Ft. Meade, Maryland, Zachary Piper Solutions is looking for a Cyber Operations Analyst. We are looking for somebody who can provide situational awareness of the operational environment by utilizing operational data and cyber threat intelligence. To help protect the environment, the team is in need of cross-functional analysts and incident responders.


Clearance: TS/SCI CI Poly

Location: Ft. Meade MD, Springfield VA, Aurora CO, Chantilly VA – Shift Work (First, Second, Third)

Positions: (Intermediate, Mid, Senior, Lead)


Responsibilities of the Cyber Operations Analyst include: 


·      Use operational data, information, and processes along with intelligence to detect risks, enhance security, and lessen the enterprise's susceptibility to vulnerabilities.

·      Carry out incident/problem solving and continuous network monitoring.

·      Triage events and incidents and develop AO-specific trends.

·      Classify events and incidents and create trends unique to each AO.

·      Assist in a number of cooperative, cross-functional forums (intelligence, logistics, planning, future operations, operations, resourcing, and requirements) in order to accomplish a vulnerability score and mitigation approach that is centrally organized, threat-informed, and prioritized.

·      Give a situational grasp of the operational environment that has been assigned.

·      Provide threat analysis, track relevant prioritized incidents, and provide recommended reporting requirements in coordination with the Cross Functional Fusion Team.


Qualifications of the Cyber Operations Analyst include:


·      Active TS/SCI CI Poly clearance

·      Experience with DISA and DoD networks.

·      Knowledge of the DoD orders process

·      Experience in intelligence-driven defense and/or cyber-kill chain methodology.

·      Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with 4 to 8 years of experience for intermediate positions, 8 to 12 years of experience for senior positions, and 12 to 15 years of experience for lead positions; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

·      IAM Level II (Network + CE, Security + CE, CySA+, CND, CISSP, CASP+ CE) Certification and Operations Familiarity with all related aspects of cybersecurity operations and analysis

·      SIEM Tool Experience (ArcSight, Splunk, Wireshark, etc.)

·      In-depth knowledge of network and application protocols, cyber vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques, and cyber threat and adverse methodologies (TTPs).

·      Experience Linux scripting and automation with Bash, Python, java, AWS, Ansible, and Elastic

·      Experience deploying Cisco ISE (formerly Forescout), setup validation process for network access



Compensation for the Cyber Operations Analyst include:


·      $100k-160k+ **based on experience**

·      Contract mobility and job stability: – Fully funded program through 2030

·      Full Benefits: Cigna Medical, Dental, and Vision, 401k, and certification reimbursement


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