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Computer Network Defense Analyst, Junior

Two (2) positions that are part of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Enterprise Operations & Maintenance contract (SITEC EOM).  It supports the 24x7x365 mission support capabilities for all USSOCOM locations.  Primary duties are to conduct cybersecurity activities to protect the USSOCOM networks and systems.  The position provides Tier 1 and Tier 2 support and incident response to potential cybersecurity events.  Proactively manages sensors and conducts vulnerability testing and log file analysis.  


  • This position requires shift and weekend work
  • Computer network defense analysts must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies, and network protocols.
  • Need strong oral and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment and self-motivation. They should be able to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Must able to investigate alerts, anomalies, error, intrusions, malware, etc to identify the extent of a security incident and they must be able to help isolate the responsible agents. 
  • Keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable Government regulations. 

Duties include:

  • Assists in incident response
  • Monitoring systems security and responding to security incidents
  • Participating in security systems testing
  • Ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data
  • Preventing and detecting intrusion
  • Incident containment and remediation recommendations

Additional duties include:

  • Tracking, managing, and reporting network security events (Information Assurance) on networks with DOD and other Government organizations
  • Provide information, as directed by the Government, to assist with the development of briefing products and materials for presentation to senior leadership
  • Support CMDB (Configuration Management Data Base) by updating moves, adds, changes, RMA's, etc.
  • Participate in exercises (e.g., COOP, network vulnerability, "red team/blue team", etc.)   


  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • DoD Manual 8570.01-M CNDSP Analyst, or CNDSP Incident Responder, or CNDSP Auditor 
  • Four years of intensive and progressive experience in the candidate’s field of study and specialization. 
  • Must have experience with SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis, and some scripting experience


  •  ITIL v3 Foundations

Additional notes:

  • This position may require deployments to CONUS and OCONUS locations worldwide, including hazardous duty areas.  Deployments can be of a duration up to 180 days; this position typically deploys on an as-required basis (rare)
  • The work is typically performed in an office environment and at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment
  • Please obtain scanned copies of all certifications; specifically with the certification number so we can verify that the certification is still valid


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