Cyber Security Watch Officer (Monday - Thursday 9pm - 7am)

Job#: 2032544

Job Description:

Cyber Security Watch Officer
Location: Ft Meade, MD
Shift: Monday - Thursday 9pm - 7am (overnight)
To apply please email [email protected] 
Job Description:
The selected candidate shall execute in real time synchronization of enterprise operational actions and activities, maintain Knowledge Management tracking to enable situational awareness of Cyberspace operations, track cyber operations forces movement, activities and missions, provide and recommend metrics and measures for evaluating  success, analyze operational reporting, provide Management of centralized communications for all internal and external  communications for improved situational understanding and unity of effort across all DODIN AOs, and assist in crafting and responding to high level Taskers issued through the Tasker Management Tool (TMT), meeting organization requirements.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Leverage intelligence and operational data, information, and processes to identify threats, improve security, and reduce the enterprise’s exposure of vulnerabilities.
  • Execute continuous network monitoring and incident/problem resolution.
  • Triage events, incidents, and develop AO specific trends.
  • Support various collaborative and cross functional (Intelligence, Current Operations, Future Operations, Logistics, Planning, Resourcing and Requirements) forums to achieve centrally coordinated, threat informed and prioritized vulnerability scoring and mitigation methodology.  
  • Provide situational understanding of the assigned operational environment.
  • Support the development, coordination, release and compliance of orders 
  • Provide threat analysis, track relevant prioritized incidents and provide recommended reporting requirements in coordination with the Cross Functional Fusion Team.

Basic Qualifications
  • Ability to maintain DoD TS/SCI clearance and eligible for C/I Polygraph
  • Bachelors degree in a related discipline with 4+ years of experience 
  • IAT Level II (Network + CE, Security + CE, CySA+, CND, CISSP, CASP+ CE) Certification and Operations Familiarity with all related aspects of cybersecurity operations/analysis 
  • SIEM Tool Experience (ArcSight, Splunk, Wireshark, etc) 
  • In-depth knowledge of network and application protocols, cyber vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques and cyber threat/adversary methodologies (TTPs).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.
  • Knowledge of the DoD orders process
  • Demonstrated experience briefing Senior Executive Service (SES) and General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) leadership.
  • Experience in building extended cyber security analytics.
  • Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.









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