Sr. Computer Network Defense SME

Location: Ft. Huachuca, AZ
Date Posted: 01-08-2018
Job Title:                    Sr. Computer Network Defense SME
Job Location:             Fort Huachuca, AZ
Salary:                        Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance:                  Current DoD active Top Secret/SCI
Travel:                        Up to 25% CONUS
The purpose of this task is to provide all personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to support the RCC-C
The Computer Network Defense Senior Subject Matter Expert provides the highest level of expertise with both Network and Systems related tools as they relate to Cyber Security. They ensure the CND tools, policies and procedures are implemented correctly, provide an effective level of protection and ensure that the CND teams operating the tools are leveraging these tools correctly as well as interacting with the customer to adapt the CND posture to requirements. They ensure the CND systems are functioning properly using their hands on expertise with each tool.
  • Develop and deliver pre-formatted and ad hoc reports, as tasked by the COR, and as supported by the ACAS Security Manager interface.
  • Report security vulnerabilities discovered by Nessus scanners as tasked by the COR.
  • Install, configure, and maintain a lab environment in support of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) testing/patches and system/database upgrades.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to end-users, sites, including posts, camps, and stations, on problems relating to the appliances, firewalls, cards, and spans.
  • Develop Intrusion Protection System/Intrusion Detection System (IPS/IDS) procedures; correlate and react to security events; perform first- and second-level triage; and forward suspicious activity to the DCO-D.
  • Maintain and update the triage database with current threat data and response methods.
  • Scan NIPRNet and SIPRNet workstations and servers for IAVA compliance and general vulnerabilities monthly and after patch installation.
  • Submit monthly vulnerability assessment reports to the COR for review and acceptance by the USARCC-C Information Assurance Managers and USARCC-C Director.
  • Build and sustain all devices, systems, peripherals, and applications in accordance with DOD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), STIG checklist, ports and protocols guidance, Communications Tasking Orders, and Information Assurance Vulnerability Management notices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) – Information Security Fundamentals or equivalent (GCIH) or equivalent.
  • a CND-IS Baseline Certification (SSCP or CEH)
Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • 4 years of related computer defense experience
  • Required training Network and/or systems certification(s) such as Cisco CCNP or Microsoft MCSE/MCITP
About the company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
Guiding Principles
•         Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
•         Set the Example - "Be out front"
•         Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
•         Persevere - "Find a way"
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
•         Medical insurance
•         Dental insurance
•         Vision insurance
•         Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
•         Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
•         Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
•         401(k)
Holidays and Annual Leave
•         10 Paid Holidays
•         120 hours PTO accrual

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