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Cyber Defense Operator II

Perspecta
Fort Meade, MD 20755
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Defense

The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.

Responsibilities

Specific Job Responsibilities: Cyber Defense Incident Responder. Conduct cybersecurity analysis and support Army Cyber Command for the Joint Mission Operations Center (JMOC) within NSA facilities at Fort Meade, MD. Reverse-engineer executable code, assess for malicious intent, analyze its attack/exploit capability, and document findings. Perform dead-box forensic analysis and live forensic/incident handling analysis. Develop and maintain malware analysis artifacts (e.g., reports, case notes, etc.).


General Job Responsibilities: Analyzes and evaluates software products and systems. Ensures systems comply with requirements and IA standards. Focuses on system/network cyber warfare attacks, techniques, and procedures. Provides analysis support for design reviews to ensure applicability to the current system and requirements traceability. Produces papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for the government.

Individual Job Responsibilities: Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Working as expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.

Qualifications

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

Skilled with Cyber Warfare techniques, methods, and processes. Experience detecting, monitoring, analyzing, and mitigating cyber threats. Familiarity with CJCSM 6510.01B.

Edu/Exp: HS +11-14 Years, BA/BA 5-10 Years, or MA/MS +3-6 Years.

Desired Certs: DoD 8570 CSSP Analyst, CSSP Incident Response

Recommended Certs: CSSP Infrastructure Support (CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, or CFR)

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Posted: 2019-09-19 Expires: 2019-10-19

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