Trace Systems

  • Cyber Security Analyst

    Posted Date 4 months ago(4 months ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    US-MD-Fort Meade
  • 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 Title:  Cyber Security Analyst


    Job Location: Fort Meade, MD


    Security Clearance: TS/ SCI


    Shift :   Rotating Shift

    Job Responsibilities

    This position will support the JFHQ-DODIN’s operational mission of verifying the effectiveness of countermeasures implemented at the boundary, network, and host levels of the enterprise. The Cyber Security Analyst will enable Command and Control (C2) of the Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN) by ensuring its overall health through 24/7 monitoring, directing, controlling, coordination, de-conflicting, synchronizing, and reporting the current status to JFHQ-DODIN staff.


    Primary Responsibilities


    Execute in real time, in accordance with mission requirements:


    • Incident handling
    • Triage of events
    • Network analysis and threat detection
    • Trend analysis
    • Metric development
    • Vulnerability information dissemination
    • DoD CNDSP methodology


    Coordinate Computer Network Defense (CND) operations with DoD Component Commands/Services/Agencies/Field Activities (CC/S/A/FA) and monitor and report effect of DCO-IDM operations on CC/S/A/FA missions.


    Have knowledge of DoD Computer Network Defense with an understanding of the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors, and network vulnerability exploitation.   


    This position is a shift work position and could require Day shift, Afternoons, or Overnight, as well as, potentially weekends and/or holidays.


    Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications


    • Active TS/SCI security clearance.
    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 6+ years of overall related experience. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
    • Experience with various Microsoft technologies such as MS Office 2013 and Sharepoint
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Must be a US Citizen.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ce.
    • SIEM Tool Experience (ArcSight, Splunk, Wireshark, etc)
    • ITIL V3
    • Experience briefing Senior Leaders


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience and education.

    Security Clearance

    • TS/SCI


    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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