All Levels Computer Network Defense Analyst (CNDA) – Multiple Locations

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY:

The selected candidate will:
*Use information collected from a variety of computer network defense resources to identify, analyze, and report events that occur or might occur within their environment
*Help develop mitigations to strengthen network defenses and protect against attacks on network infrastructure devices or systems.
*Develop increasing expertise in networking protocols and architectures, cloud security, Internet of Things protocols, and advanced network security.
*Profile targets and activities, ensure target continuity, and pioneer procedures to gather additional evidence
*Categorize intelligence gaps to modify current collection or allow new collection to close the gaps
*Apply curiosity and analytical talent to form hypotheses, critically assess and choose analysis techniques, then query, merge, enrich, evaluate, and pivot within data to attain and share insights
*Distill, document, contextualize and share findings–including any new tradecraft–with teammates, stakeholders, and intelligence consumers
*Be part of a team, working together with government, military, and contractor personnel to develop shared understandings of intelligence needs, mission relevance, and areas of expertise.

SKILLSET:

Demonstrated experience/knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
*Understanding network defenses and vulnerabilities in relation to available exploitation capabilities to create exploitation plans and make operational adjustments as the plan is executed
*Applying data and technical expertise to perform file signature analysis, real-time forensic analysis, and report intelligence-derived significant network events and intrusions
*Performing threat analysis which includes identifying and describing threat actors, activities, platforms, and targets-as well as how they interact-and providing an understanding of the presence, intent, and capabilities of the identified threats

Desired experience/knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
*Certifications such as SANS GCTI, GNFA, GCIH, GXPN, GCIA, GREM, or GDAT, CCNA, CCNP; CompTIA CySA+, CASP, Security+, Network+
*Prior experience supporting Cyber Mission Force requirements

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

*Network Engineering, Systems Engineering, Information Technology, or related field (e.g., General Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Forensic, Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Information Assurance, or Computer Security)

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

*Computer or information systems design/development, programming, information/cyber/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance, and/or systems engineering.
*Network or system administration.
*If not credited toward education requirements, completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis Course), Undergraduate Cyber Training (UCT), Network Warfare Bridge Course (NWBC)/Intermediate Network Warfare Training (INWT), Cyber Defense Operations will be considered towards relevant experience requirement (i.e., 20-24 week courses will count as 6 months of experience, 10-14 weeks will count as 3 months of experience).

LABOR CATEGORIES:

Labor category level is based on years of experience combined with educational degrees (18 semester hours of military training/ coursework in networking, computer science, or cyber topics is equivalent to an Associate’s degree):

Years Experience by Degree Type
Level HS/GED Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Level 1 N/A 4 2
Level 2 N/A 7 5 3 2
Level 3 N/A 10 8 6 4
Level 4 N/A 13 11 9 7

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:

Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility and Polygraph

LOCATIONS:

San Antonio, TX
Fort Meade, MD
Aurora, CO