Trace Systems

  • Defensive Cyber Operations Incident Handler (+)

    Posted Date 1 year ago(1 year ago)
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    US-AZ-Sierra Vista
  • Overview

    Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


    Job Description: Defensive Cyber Operations Incident Handler


    Job Location:  Sierra Vista, AZ


    Security Clearance:  TS/SCI with SSBI Investigation 


    Certification: DoD 8570 applicable certifications for IAT Level II-  Any ONE of the following would qualify: GSEC, Security+CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security

    Global Infromation Assurance Certification (GIAC)- Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

    Job Responsibilities

    The Incident Handler will implement mitigation measures in response to general or specific Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), (attempted exploits/attacks, malware delivery, etc.) on DoD networks.  Typical daily duties will include:

    • Develop, staff, coordinate and execute Incident Response investigations for the operational environment.
    • Blocking / denying access by hostile sites or restricting access by specific ports / protocols and/or applications.
    • Make recommendations to the supporting operations and maintenance organization to take necessary action.
    • Provide justification of internal defensive measure and / or operational impact (employed or accepted risk).
    • Provide and coordinate incident trend analyses IOT identify systemic or potential issues on reported and confirmed incidents.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum five (5) years demonstrated/practical hands-on experience performing incident handling in a DoD network environment
    • Be knowledgeable of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Manual (CJCSM) 6510.01B Cyber Incident Handling Program.


    Required Certifications:

    • DOD 8570 applicable certifications for IAT level II- Any ONE of the following would qualify: GSEC, Security_CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security 
    • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) – Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)


    This position supports a 24/7 watch section.  Must be willing to work shifts.

    Security Clearance

    • TS/SCI with SSBI Investigation 


    To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:      #jointracesystems


    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact

    Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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