The Cyber Defense Infrastructure Analyst uses current information security technology disciplines and practices to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information assets in accordance with established standards and procedures. The selected candidate will develop and maintain knowledgebase on changing regulatory, threat, and technology landscapes to continually develop or maintain security policies and standards, and ensure compliance throughout the organization.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Execute cyber security defense processes and procedures IAW DoD policy and USTRANSCOM Government direction.
- Provide cyber security defense support, to include installation, configuration, operation, and system administration of the Government furnished cyber security defense tool suite on-site at Scott AFB.
- Utilize cyber security defense tool suite consisting of network and host-based infrastructure defense capabilities, including firewall administration (prefer Palo Alto), email filtering gateways, anti-malware, IDS, integration with capabilities provided via the Joint Information Environment/ Joint Regional Security Stacks, and other products that may be directed or procured.
- Apply the cyber security defense tools and processes, to protect and defend USTRANSCOM's NIPRNet and SIPRNet enclave environments.
- Desired skills include experience with cloud-based hosting environments, strong knowledge in security administration, and familiar with ticketing systems.
- Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience or a total of 8 years of related experience.
- IAT Level III certification is desired
- IAT Level II certification required
- The minimum of an interim Secret level DoD Security Clearance
Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk (90%). Requires sitting at a computer terminal for long periods of time (90%). There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work area walking moderate to long distances can sometimes be required.
Inside office/cubicle environment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management (100%).
Equipment and Machines
Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment (100%). Ability to conduct evaluation of third and fourth generation or current state of the art computer hardware and software and its ability to support specific requirements, interfacing with other equipment and systems.
Attendance is critical. Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Being prompt is important to provide continuous and on-going service to customers. Attendance is important to maintain continuity of service. Work outside of normal duty hours may be required with as little as one hour advance notice. Overtime is infrequent, but important when required (1%).
Other Essential Functions
Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able to obtain unescorted access to work areas. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. An IAT Level III certification is required. The minimum of an interim Secret level DoD Security Clearance is required.