• Cyber Network Defense Analyst

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    Job Title:  Cyber Network Defense Analyst 

    Job Location:  MacDill AFB, Florida 

    Security Clearance:  TS w/SCI Eligibility

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Analyze malicious activity to determine weaknesses, exploitation methods, and the impact to system and information
    • Characterize and analyze network traffic to identify potential threats
    • Conduct research, analysis and correlation on all source data sets
    • Perform tests of Information Assurance safeguards in accordance with DoD and Intelligence Community standards
    • Determine appropriate actions in response to identified and analyzed network activity
    • Understand and analyze tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for intrusion sets
    • Document and escalate incidents.
    • Analyze network topologies to understand data flows through the network
    • Identify and analyze anomalies in network traffic using metadata.
    • Identify applications and operating systems of a network device based on network traffic.
    • Identify network mapping and operating system (OS) fingerprinting activities.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Requires Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH). 
    • Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science field or relevant and a minimum of eight years’ experience performing Computer Network Defense; or a master’s degree in Computer Science field or a relevant field, and a minimum of five years’ experience in working in Computer Network Defense.
    • Shall have knowledge of knowledge of DoD and Joint Service computer network and communications regulations, services and instructions to ensure computer systems and telecommunications services are in compliance with applicable information assurance regulations and instructions.
    • Shall have documented experience in utilization, configuration, implementation, and analysis of industry standard cyber defense capabilities including but not limited to web content filters, email security capabilities, Intrusion Detection System (IDS), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Host Based Security System (HBSS), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Domain Name System (DNS) security practices, advanced log analysis, network monitoring, network flow analysis, packet capture analysis, network proxies, firewalls, anti-virus capabilities, Linux/UNIX command line, and access control lists.
    • Must have a strong ability to effectively communicate technical and administrative information both orally and in writing.
    • Must have familiarity with risk management framework (RMF) and its rules and regulations.
    • Must be a US Citizen


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science field or relevant

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    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: www.tracesystems.com.      #jointracesystems


    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact mschneegans@tracesystems.com

    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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