Cyber Action Officer

Job Description

August Schell has a current job opportunity for a Cyber Action Officer on the DISA GSM-O program supporting the DISA Joint Operations Center (DJOC) Network Assurance embedded with DISA Headquarters, Fort Meade, MD.

GSM-O provides network operations and cyber defense support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) in support of the DoD and COCOMs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Maintain situational awareness of cyber activity by reviewing DoD, Intelligence Community and open source reporting for new vulnerabilities, malware or other threats that have the potential to impact the DoDIN.
•Serve as a lead for planning, coordination, implementation, validation, mitigation, and compliance of cyber security tasks.
•Prepare and present senior level briefings to share information and status.
•Resolve problems with functionality or performance.
•Prepare orders for staffing and release and serve as main POC for inquiries and communications after order release.
•Support mission-critical Continuity of Operations (COOP).

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

•Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of professional experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
•Must have a DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) to start and must obtain CSSP-A certification within 180 days of start date.
•Proficient understanding of Cyber Network Defense (CND) in regards to protect, detect, respond and sustain within a Computer Incident Response organization.
•Understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth.
•Must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.
•Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP.
•Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.

Additional Information:

  • Must be a US Citizen or maintain permanent residence

Corporate Mission

  • We seek out emerging technologies
  • Align ourselves with progressive technology partners
  • Provide our employees with challenging opportunities to unite the two.

The Benefits

  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance
  • Comprehensive Dental Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program