Linquest Corporation Defensive Cyber Operations Operator/Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Defensive Cyber Operations Operator/Technician
Linquest is seeking Defensive Cyberspace professionals to join a high-performance team supporting the 50th Space Wing at Schriever AFB in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Candidates selected will be part of a 24/7/365 operations crew force and the focus will be DCO in support of the Wing's weapon system ground segment network architecture operations. Active TS/SCI clearance is MANDATORY.
The desired candidate will possess current knowledge/experience, familiarity with Space Ground Systems, and experience with the Air Force customer and have a background in System Administration, Network Administration, and/or Cyber Engineering. The candidate will use familiarity with the operational environment, cyber tools, and administration to monitor numerous tools with intent to advise the Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Mission Teams of anomalies, issues or concerns. The candidate will understand potential threats and filter log noise created by the applications and data flows.
Candidates will maintain integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks by performing the following functions:
Ensuring that the cybersecurity architecture and design of the customer’s systems will be functional and secure with the ability to detect and respond to Cyber events.
Coordinate resources during enterprise incident response efforts.
Monitoring, analyzing and detecting cyber events for DCO situational awareness, attack sensing and warning to include incident reporting/response & analysis.
Define system security requirements, assesses system security architecture designs, and support the development and sustainment of an enterprise level Risk Management Framework (RMF) program.
Supporting cybersecurity activities for space, ground, operations, logistics, and sustainment elements of the enterprise by identifying risks, issues, and interdependencies between system elements, contracts and stakeholders
Developing Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP’s) to monitor, identify, respond, and protect the systemS from cyber-attacks.
Perform network traffic analysis as it pertains to the cyber security of communications networks.
24/7/365 DCO crew shift support operations is required.
- Current Top Secret/SCI is MANDATORY
Must have basic proficient skills/knowledge in some of the following:
DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certifications Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CEH, or CCNA-Security.
Hands-on experience with Network level system monitoring capabilities and SEIM tools.
Information security best practices & network security architecture
Unix / Linux operating systems
Expertise in system and network incident response,
DoD Service or Joint cyberspace background in cyberspace network defense or operations
Experience with DoD Information Assurance and Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP), DoD 8510 Risk Management Framework (RMF), ICD 503, CNSSI 1253 and NIST 800-53 security requirements.
Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/DoD customers
Experience with implementing Continuous Monitoring and deployment of rule sets and alerts.
Recent NSA, DISA, USCYBERCOM, US. Army, HQ AFSPC, 24 AF or 24 AF-related units
Prefer 8570.01 Information Assurance Technical Level III Certifications: CISA, GCIH, GCED, CISSP or CASP
Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), CVA-H, or MDT-TK
Experience with network incident reporting, incident response (containment, eradication, & recovery) and incident analysis.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to easily convey information/data
Ability to assess Mission Critical functions and develop Cyber defensive tactics and procedures to respond to Cyber events
- Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Information Technology, or Computer Science
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Clearance Level Required
US Citizenship and active DoD TS/SCI Clearance