Cyber Security Watch Officer

Position Location: Alexandria VA
Job Code: 1650
Number of Openings: 1

Description

Job Title: Cyber Security Watch Officer

Location: Alexandria, VA

Shift: Monday - Friday (Standard hours)

Required Security Clearance: Secret – TS/SCI preferred

Required Certifications: DoD 8570 IAT II

Required Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline

Description and Responsibilities:

This person will serve as a Cyber Security Watch Officer (CSWO) on the DISA GSM-O program supporting the Joint Service Provider (JSP) Joint Network Operation and Support Center (JNOSC) and Cyber Center Security Chief. CSWOs are principally engaged in the triage of events, cyber incident handling, network analysis and threat detection, trend analysis, metric development, vulnerability information dissemination, and the DoD Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) methodology.

  • Support the JNOSC Battle Captain and Cyber Center Security Chief with all Cyber Defense and Network Assurance issues.
  • Oversee all network defense operations, and be familiar with the operations process flow and execution.
  • Maintain awareness of all pertinent directives, orders, alerts, and messages; prepare and deliver daily situational awareness and operational update briefings.
  • Serve as Senior Defensive Cybersecurity SME during 24x7 operations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of professional experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have a DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) to start.
  • CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intelligence driven defense and/or Cyber Kill Chain methodology.
  • Experience in a 24x7 environment.
  • Must have an active Secret security clearance.

Working Conditions:

Work is typically based in a quiet office environment or electronics research lab. Business work hours for this position are based solely on the requirements of the program. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.

Employment Type: Full-Time

Benefits:

Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.

Other:

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 





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