San Antonio, TX, USA
Job Description ob Title : National Cyber Operator (Host/Network) Job Location : San Antonio, TX Job Purpose: Seeking cyber operator with hands-on Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and forensic analyst experience. In support of National Cyber Protection Team (CPT) operations, candidate will serve as Cyber Operators filling either a Cyber Security Network Analyst position or Cyber Security Host Analyst position. Duties and Responsibilities – Job Specifications: The operator will conduct network navigation, tactical forensic analysis, collection of valuable operational data, and when directed, execute operations in support of defensive initiatives. • Operators will provide support for persistent monitoring of all designated networks, enclaves, and systems. • Candidate may be required to interpret, analyze, and report findings in accordance with computer network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events. • Candidate may be required to manage and execute first-level responses and address reported or detected incidents. • Candidate will participate in project review meetings and provide technical INFOSEC guidance and updates; document policies, procedures, and lessons learned accordingly. • Candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Qualifications: Education: Minimum Bachelor's degree and 2 years' experience, Associates degree with 4 years' experience or 6 years' equivalent experience without a degree; degrees focused on engineering or applied science. Other degrees with strong computer technology curriculum may be considered. Specialized knowledge : General knowledge of physical computer components and architectures, including the functions of various components and peripherals, basic programming concepts, assembly codes, TCP/IP, OSI models, underlying networking protocols, security hardware and software. Experience: • Experience with toolsets such as Wireshark, ELK, Moloch, Metasploit, tcpdump, NMap, Nessus, Snort, Bro, EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Windows Fundamentals, UNIX fundamentals, exploitation theory, privilege escalation, evidence removal • Experience with Cyber Threats Detection and Mitigation, Behavioral Malware Analysis • Experience with, Advanced Network Traffic Analysis, Malicious Network Traffic Analysis • Have strong UNIX/Linux fundamentals along with familiarity of UNIX/Linux/Windows Command Line Interface (CLI) • Demonstrated ability to methodically analyze problems and identify potential solutions • Experience programming in assembly, compiled, and interpreted languages. • Experience with encryption and decryption such as PGP, DES, AES, RSA, and PKI. • Experience programming in C, C++, C#, Ruby, Perl, Python, SQL. • Experience working with correlation environment tools (i.e., ArcSight) Professional Certification: • Possess or be willing to obtain within 6-months of start date if not already possessed - Operating System Certification; Microsoft or Linux • Certifications such as GXPN, GREM CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, GCFA, GNFA, RHCE, CompTIA, LPT, OSCP, GXPN, GREM CEH, Security+, MCP, and SANS GPEN a plus Other characteristics such as personal characteristics: • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level 3 requirements • Candidate should be self-motivated with minimal supervision • Proficiency in writing, editing, executing scripts on Windows, Linux, UNIX systems. • Have strong UNIX/Linux fundamentals along with familiarity of UNIX/Linux/Windows Command Line Interface (CLI) • Demonstrated ability to methodically analyze problems and identify potential solutions • Ability to explain, present, demonstrate (when applicable) and document the operational impact of a vulnerability or exploit • Ability to assist customer with implementing policies and tactics, techniques and procedures for conducting assessments Clearance Level: ACTIVE TS/SCI CLEARANCE ; National Team positions will require successful Counter Intelligence Polygraph Examination (completed after hire) Company Description SIM&S is a professional services company specializing in information technology and telecommunications solutions for government and commercial clients. We are a solution focused company delivering a broad range of innovative, customized services, including consulting, systems engineering, integration, and training. SIM&S has more than 26 years of experience providing IT services to DoD and government agencies. SIM&S, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class.