Cyber Defense Analyst

Full Time
Adelphi, MD
Areas of Interest: Computer Network Defense (CND) Analysis
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As a Cyber Defense Analyst (Computer Network Defense (CND) Auditor) , the incumbent applies a technical and functional expertise to support network-based vulnerability scanning and computer network defense operations for large scale enterprise networks. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Performs monthly and ad hoc vulnerability scans of unclassified and classified network subscriber enclaves.
  • Maintain knowledge of emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and intelligence within the cyber security field to ensure subscribers are remediating against known threats.
  • Assist subscribers with vulnerability remediation, as necessary.
  • Conduct trending and analysis of monthly results to identify high risk vulnerabilities impacting the network and ensure proper security posture from a vulnerability management standpoint.
  • Deploy, troubleshoot, and maintain network-based vulnerability scanners at subscriber sites to ensure appropriate coverage of scanning services.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable CND policies, regulations, and compliance documents specifically related to CND auditing.
  • Prepare reports for subscribers to assess technical configurations and compliance.
  • Generate capture as necessary of the network(s) security posture and provide to CND management for situational awareness.
  • Document policies and procedures for the use of vulnerability assessment tools and methodologies.
  • Apply technical expertise to perform remote assessments of DoD networks and information systems.
  • Possess technical experience in mitigating and/or remediating vulnerabilities or misconfigurations.
  • Document findings and severity levels of non-compliance in formalized reporting, written and oral briefs, etc.
  • Test and evaluate new technologies, specifically related to network vulnerability scanning.
Provide support to Vulnerability Assessment Support (VAS) Lead, as necessary.
  • Understanding of Information Assurance (IA) and Computer Network Defense (CND) concepts, practices and tools to design and administer classified and unclassified DoD computer networks and systems.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical and programmatic information, often in the form of verbal and visual operational updates, situation reports and briefings.
  • Computer helpdesk, Systems Administration, Network Administration, and strong customer service skills preferred.  
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking required, experience with cyber security related tools preferred.
  • Familiarity of Windows Server/Workstation operating systems required, familiarity of Unix/Linux preferred
  • Knowledge of network devices and interconnection (i.e. routers, switches, IDS/IPS, firewalls, and DNS) preferred. 
  • Familiarity with CJCSM 6510, DoD 8570.1, DODI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD, and DoD DIACAP process. 
  • Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) or Security Operations Center (SOC) operations (desired). 
  • Security+ certification and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification, in accordance with 8570.01-M requirements.
  • 2 years experience or more
  • Must currently hold a Top Secret Security Clearance

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Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm. Our revenues in 2014 were $3.1 billion. We are 100% owned by our Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, industrial, federal, and construction. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons employees are engaged in nearly 5,000 projects in 29 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more than 80 languages and hold more than 11,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.

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