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Senior Cyber Defense Specialist - Federal at CDW Careers

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Delivery Engineering
Augusta, Georgia
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Senior Cyber Defense Specialist

  • Researches, identifies, validates, and verifies new Advanced Persistent Threat tactics, techniques, and procedures from commercial and government sources.
  • Provides recommendations to strengthen the client’s overall Cybersecurity posture.
  • Applies knowledge of monitoring, analyzing, detecting, and responding to Cyber events and incidents within information systems and networks.
  • Advises on Cybersecurity defense and leverages solutions to deliver operational services, including network intrusion, detection and prevention, security events, data spillage, and incident responses.
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements.
  • Stay up to date on all NSA and NIAP CSFC requirements.
  • Responsible for the integration and implementation of computer system security solutions.
  • Performs other tasks as required by OSC and the Government contracting office.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical degree or equivalent years of relevant military service
  • 8 years of Information Assurance/Cyber experience
  • 8 years of Federal and/or DoD experience
  • DoD/OPM Secret or Top-Secret Clearance
  • DoD 8570 level II IAT Level III (example: CISSP or equivalent).

Other Requirements

  • Familiarity with NSAs commercial solutions for classified (CSfC) Program.
  • Familiarity with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical
  • Implementation Guidelines (STIGs) 
  • Experience with remediating identified Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) within DoD systems
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to details.
  • Abilities to work independently and to manage time effectively.
  • Effective communication skills with an appreciation for the appropriate ways to interact with managers, coworkers, customers and vendors
  • 100% onsite required, with 25% travel to meet client needs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work off hours as necessary to meet clients' needs
  • Desirable: Security+, CEH, Linux+, AWS Certs, Redhat
  • Knowledge of compliance standards for the organization to include NIST 80053 controls, RMF, 800-53, FEDRAMP, agency specific requirements and emerging IC/DoD polices for Cyber Security with a particular focus on Cross Domain Solutions
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2023
Job Category: Engineering
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Travel Percentage: 50
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