Computer Network Defense Incident Response Support

Full Time
Fort Meade, MD
Areas of Interest: Computer Network Defense (CND) Analysis, Digital Forensics, Incident Response
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The DoD Agencies and Commands Customer Group, COCOM Programs Directorate of Cubic Global Defense currently has a contingency full-time position for a Senior Systems Engineer | Senior Software Engineer to support the comprehensive cyber support for systems architecture, cyber defense and offense, planning, Information Assurance (IA) and engineering at the Marine Forces Cyber Command (MARFORCYBER) and subordinate commands, including the Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group (MCCYWG) and the Marine Corpos Cyberspace Operations Groups (MCCOG). United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) JXXX, Fort Meade, Maryland. The position may be located in Ft. Meade, MD or Quantico, VA.

Job Details:


This job requires a U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance with Sensitive Compartment Information (SCI) access and a Counter Intelligence (CI) Polygraph. Analyzes system requirements and coordinates design and development activities

  • Perform computer network defense (CND) incident triage
  • To include determining, urgency, and potential impact
  • Identifying the specific vulnerability; and making recommendations that enable expeditious remediation, perform initial, forensically sound collection of images and inspect to discern possible mitigation/remediation on enterprise systems.
  • Perform real-time computer network defense (CND) incident handling (e.g., forensic collections, intrusion correlation/tracking, threat analysis, and direct system remediation) tasks to support deployable Incident Response Teams (IRTs)
  • Receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts, and track and document computer network defense (CND) incidents from initial detection through final resolution.
  • Employ approved defense-in-depth principles and practices (e.g., defense-in-multiple places, layered defenses, security robustness)
  • Collect Intrusion artifacts (e.g., source code, malware, and Trojans) and use discovered data to enable mitigation of potential computer network defense (CND) incidents within the enterprise.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Must be U.S. citizen.
  • Must be able to travel domestically in an auto, must have a driver’s license or able to obtain a state driver’s license.
  • 10 years recent (since 2004) work experience in incident response.
  • 4 year degree in computer science.
  • IAM level III certification with documented additional education, specialization or certification in one of the following government provided items:
  • Acunetix, Adobe, Armitage Cobalt Strike, FireEye, Fluke Networks Air Magnet, F-Response, Encase Guidance Software, Hey Rays IDA Pro, IBM, McAfee Advanced Threat Defense, Network Miner Pro, Palo Alto, Burp Suite Professional, Metasploit Rapid 7, Red Seal, Splunk, VMWare, Domain Tools, Virus Total, and Microsoft Products.
  • Provide Python Programming, PowerShell Programming, and Script Development


This job requires a U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance with Sensitive Compartment Information (SCI) access and a Counter Intelligence (CI) Polygraph.

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Cubic will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals with disabilities to participate in the hiring process. To request an accommodation with the hiring process, please send an email to Apply Assistance and a Cubic staffing representative will contact you. 

Cubic is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, We are committed to ensuring a workplace free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, military or veteran status, and any other basis protected by applicable law.

Please note if applying for a position in the United States: All Applicants must furnish proof of citizenship or legal authorization to work in the United States at the time of hire, within three (3) working days. We will provide Social Security Administration (SSA), and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Cubic is a current participant in E-Verify and conducts internal I-9 audits at least once per year.

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Cubic Corporation

Cutting edge technology since its founding in 1951.
Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets. As the parent company of two major business units, Cubic’s mission is to increase situational awareness and understanding for customers worldwide. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services to create intelligent travel solutions for transportation authorities and operators. Cubic Global Defense is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. With fiscal year 2014 sales of $1.398 billion, Cubic operates in nearly 60 countries and employs more than 8,000 people worldwide.

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