MEI Technologies, Inc

  • Network Defense Analyst

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Posted Date 2 days ago(12/13/2018 8:50 AM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    MEI Technologies is growing!


    MEIT since 1992 is a nationwide technology company that has implemented process-oriented management and has redefined itself into the family-owned organization that offers innovative, best-value services and solutions within four focused capabilities: Engineering Services & Solutions, Modeling and Simulation, Space Systems, Design & Integration; and IT/Cyber Services & Solutions.


    Why Choose MEIT??


    • At MEIT YOU WILL have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest, most experienced engineering and technology experts in the U.S.!!
    • MEIT has established proven, quality work methods, including ISO, CMMI and AS9100 certifications.
    • MEIT stands by delivering what we promise with flexibility, quality and integrity to our employees and our customers.
    • MEIT reputation for entering a new markets, getting to work and generating immediate and impactful results.


    With an abundance of collaborative individuals MEIT is an organization that provides the opportunity to truly reach your potential as a professional.


    Job Title: IRES - Network Defense Analyst (AS0003YJ)

    Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado


    Relocation Assistance: Not at this time


    Contact: Kristen Gaustad, Senior Technical Recruiter




    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



    Join our team TODAY!

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


    MEIT is a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) serving government and commercial sectors across the United States. 




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