MEI Technologies, Inc

  • IRES - Network Defense Analyst (AS0003YJ)

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/17/2018 8:57 AM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview



    This position requires a Network Defense & Incident Response Analyst to conduct intrusion detection and incident response on customer networks and maintain situational awareness of enterprise wide cyber security.  





    • Analyze event logs from network security devices (e.g., network and host-based security systems, firewalls, routers, switches, etc.) and mission critical servers for indicators of compromise and known attack patterns

    • Draft computer network defense (CND) alert and notification messages to warn customers of threats and provide countermeasure recommendations to defend against identified threats

    • Review data originating from or reflecting status of ongoing intrusions or cyber security incidents and document the findings according to established procedures

    • Analyze vulnerabilities against known exploits that do not have vendor-provided mitigation or remediation action in enterprise cyber-threat environment and disseminate guidance to improve network defensive posture

    • Assist in the response to cybersecurity incidents, including reporting all pertinent details utilizing internal and external data management systems

    • Under direct supervision, conducts data gathering for digital forensic analysis, collect potential evidence by analyzing content of compromised systems

    • Documents relevant findings, and/or identifying the tactics, techniques, and procedures used by an attacker and preserve forensic chain of custody for evidence when required

    • Support the development, establishment, review and update of CND procedures, processes, manuals, and other documentation

    •     Other duties as assigned



    • High School diploma (or GED), plus 8 years of general experience or an Associate’s degree and 6 years general experience or a Bachelor’s degree and 4 years’ experience

    • Requires 4 year related experience in Information Technology / Information Security fields

    • Must have  a current  DoD 8570.01-M  IAT Level II certification with Continuing  Education (CE) - (CCNA Security,  CySA+, GICSP,  GSEC,  Security+  CE, SSCP)

    • Must be able to obtain a DoD 8570.01-MCSSP Analyst and Incident Responder certification (CEH, CFR, CySA+, GCFA, GCIH, SCYBER) within 6 months of hire

    • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance to start and be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance

    • Proven aptitude in oral and written communications, with excellent technical writing skills

    • Experience with most MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)

    • Must be willing to work rotating shifts in 24x7 operational environment and respond quickly to emergencies as needed



    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related discipline

    • Experience with security analysis and solutions in a WAN/LAN environment

    • Experience with DoD DCO/CSSP, network, and system security policies and procedures

    • Experience with correlating security events across a WAN using SIEM tools, ArcSight preferred

    • Experience with other CND tools/applications, such as Network Security Manager, Bluecoat, Barracuda

    • Current DoD Top Secret clearance. GCIA, GCIH, or GCFA certification preferred



    This position is not approved for relocation.


    MEIT is an Equal Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran employer.



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