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Lead Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst

Company: Command Post Technologies, Inc.
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Type Full-timeDescriptionCommand Post Technologies employees work side-by-side with our clients on some of the most complex technical challenges facing our nation. Security Clearance: Must have active TS/SCI clearance. Job DescriptionAs the Lead CND (Cyber Network Defense) Analyst, you will be trusted to provide both critical technical support in addressing complicated IT-related issues and delivering exceptional customer service. In this role, the Lead CND Analyst will work on the creation and maintenance of security-relevant documentation (security plans, briefings, revisions, and updates, etc.), act as an adviser to system administrators and network engineers to propose changes to the enterprise technical architecture based on analysis of security requirements and new technology. The candidate will be responsible for providing expert-level guidance to project team members to ensure systems under development are compatible with existing enterprise solutions and adhere to complex security requirements. You will have direct responsibility for the performance of the CND team. Specific duties include: Coordinate CND Activities

  • Create a CND plan based on the JIOR (Joint Information Operations Range) cybersecurity concept, required security controls defined in the accreditation package, and the RMF (Risk Management Framework), and document and address systems security engineering requirements that are coordinated between TOB (Technical Operations Branch) and CSB (Cyber Security Branch).
  • Coordinate compliance and mitigation activities between CSB and TOB, and among functional areas within TOB, to ensure timely completion of critical tasks.
  • Oversee and support CND to conduct security event monitoring systems (e.g. HBSS, JSA, ACAS) for proper system performance and for indicators of abnormal activity.
  • Lead JIOR incident response across all branches, to include personnel actions, initial and follow-up reporting, cross-functional coordination, impact assessment, and internal after-action review.
  • Establish and maintain cybersecurity coordination with related command and theater cybersecurity organizations.Develop and Protect CND Infrastructure
    • Design security infrastructure - assist the ISSM in developing/integrating cybersecurity designs for systems and networks that are compliant with the JIOR SSP, ATO, and DoD Architecture Framework.
    • Work with Govt Branch Leads to ensure that all documentation in the CM database is accurate, up to date, and available for CM board review.
    • Perform security reviews for sponsored hardware or software in the CM system, identify gaps in security architecture, and assist in developing a security risk management plan.
    • Review and update the Incident Response Plan annually.
    • Know the current Cybersecurity Threat Condition, Cyberspace Tasking Orders (CTOs), and understand the impact on current operations by monitoring specific government, public, and vendor threat intelligence sites. Develop CND Workforce
      • Develop procedures, processes, and training that enable workforce personnel to leverage the security infrastructure to meet the intent of the cybersecurity concept.
      • Conduct periodic training on incident response procedures, but at least annually.
      • Conduct scheduled and random testing to evaluate compliance, to include general assessments, STIG compliance, and automated system scores. Required Qualifications
        • Relevant certification + 8 years' experience, two years of which shall be with an accredited Computer Network Defense Service Provider or equivalent.
        • Five years of demonstrated experience in the application of security concepts, protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, etc.), well-known ports (DNS, SMTP, FTP, LDAP, etc.), processes, architectures, and tools (authentication and access control technologies, intrusion detection, network traffic analysis, SIM technology, incident handling, media/malware analysis, etc.).
        • Experience with analyzing network traffic for suspicious and malicious activity using tools such as Wireshark (or equivalent) for packet capture analysis.
        • Experience with various security information and event management tools, such as Juniper Secure Analytics, ELK stack, and others.
        • Capable of executing Computer Network Defense Analysis tasks for Vulnerability Management, Cyber Tasking Orders, Asset Management, Configuration Management, and Continuous Monitoring Initiatives.
        • Appropriate tool/device Computing Environment (CE) experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Host Based Security System (HBSS)/Endpoint Security Solutions (ESS), etc.
        • DoD 8570 IAT Level II (CompTIA Security+ or equivalent) - Mandatory.
        • DoD 8570 IAM Level II (CASP, CISSP, or equivalent) will be required within 6 months of start date.Preferred Qualifications
          • Bachelor's degree in computer science or similarly related technical discipline + 10 years of experience in a technical environment, or
          • Master's Degree + 8 years' experience
          • Current knowledge of CYBERCOM CNDSP policies and procedures.About us : We are Command Post Technologies, Inc. (CPT). CPT is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), providing engineering services in the areas of Cyber Security, Software Development, Test & Evaluation, and Strategic Planning. CPT employees appreciate working in a caring environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance. As individuals, we come together as a team, supporting a culture rooted in our core principles of integrity, determination, and innovation. In all of CPT's collaboration efforts, our team prioritizes communication, accountability, and being resourceful in order to maximize efficiency and results.What's In It For You
            • Great health benefits (for more info contact us directly)
            • Leadership training
            • 401k with generous company matching
            • Career professional development
            • Tuition reimbursement
            • Flexible hours
            • Work/Life balance
            • Rewards and recognition
            • Paid Time Off Command Post Technologies, Inc. (CPT) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) founded in 2008 and headquartered in Suffolk, VA with personnel in various states including Virginia, Maryland, Florida, and Texas. With 2/3 of our staff being former military, CPT firmly believes in employing veterans. Command Post Technologies, Inc. is a unique provider of innovative solutions that enhance our corporate clients' productivity and empower our government clients with the ability to protect against all enemies: foreign and domestic. CPT adapts its successful military experiential approach to the needs of leaders in a global business environment and provides an elite leadership curriculum that results in a world-class, leadership-altering event. Command Post Technologies Inc. (CPT) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identify, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. We take Affirmative Action to ensure equal opportunities for employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. We abide by the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision and will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants. An exception exists where the employee or applicant makes the disclosure based on information obtained in the course of performing his or her essential job functions.

Keywords: Command Post Technologies, Inc., Norfolk , Lead Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst, IT / Software / Systems , Norfolk, Virginia

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