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AFRICOM Cyber Security Analyst

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Job ID: 197721
Location: STUTTGART, BW, Germany
Date Posted: Oct 30, 2019
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

SAIC has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Cyber Security Analyst.  This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US AFRICOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany.  This position is required to travel OCONUS.

  

The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts.  The candidate must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.

The Cyber Security Analyst will provide technical expertise to support the Combatant Command (CCMD) cybersecurity program and its functions IAW current architectures which includes all hardware and software tools and sensors from perimeter to endpoint.  Provides Information Security Controls and guidelines to nodes and network management systems. Maintains network/system access and password controls. Collates and analyzes audit trail data. Reviews security threats and determines/implements effective countermeasures IAW established policies/regulations/directives. Analyzes network or system changes/reconfigurations for security impacts (performs risk analysis/assessment). Test and evaluate software security patches and security related configuration changes for compatibility with the current baseline and resolve any conflicts prior to deployment. Monitor implemented security controls and report status. Perform periodic and on-demand scans for vulnerabilities and unauthorized software on all CCMD assets using provided tools and provide results for review. Maintain scanning results and develop vulnerability trend results. Compile information and support required cyber evaluations, inspections, assessments, and reporting tasks. Perform incident response actions including, but not limited to, system isolation, data gathering, evidence handling, and reporting. Develop recommendations for counter measures or process improvement based on lessons learned from security incidents. Audit logs and provide reports as required. Other duties as assigned.

Provide exceptional technical expertise to support the Combatant Command (CCMD) cybersecurity program and its functions IAW current architectures which includes all hardware and software tools and sensors from perimeter to endpoint.  Provides Information Security Controls and guidelines to nodes and network management systems. Maintains network/system access and password controls. Collates and analyzes audit trail data. Reviews security threats and determines/implements effective countermeasures IAW established policies/regulations/directives. Analyzes network or system changes/reconfigurations for security impacts (performs risk analysis/assessment). Test and evaluate software security patches and security related configuration changes for compatibility with the current baseline and resolve any conflicts prior to deployment. Monitor implemented security controls and report status. Perform periodic and on-demand scans for vulnerabilities and unauthorized software on all CCMD assets using provided tools and provide results for review. Maintain scanning results and develop vulnerability trend results. Compile information and support required cyber evaluations, inspections, assessments, and reporting tasks. Perform incident response actions including, but not limited to, system isolation, data gathering, evidence handling, and reporting. Develop recommendations for counter measures or process improvement based on lessons learned from security incidents. Audit logs and provide reports as required. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Currently hold an adjudicated Top Secret/SCI Clearance and be able to maintain
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 6+ years of experience.
  • Working knowledge of supporting Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008-2016 and Windows 10, VMWare vSphere, Solaris 10-11, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge in network access control, intrusion prevention and detection systems, firewalls, routers, incident response, information security methods, and risk management
  • In-depth experience with DoD IT security requirements
  • TESA eligibility

Required Certifications (within 6 months of hire date):

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
  • DOD 8570 level: IAM II (CASP, CISM, etc)

Desired Qualifications

 

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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