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Cyber Action Officer in Fort Meade, MD at ManTech

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

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Cyber Action Officer


We have a current job opportunity for a Cyber Action Officer on the DISA GSM-O program supporting the DISA Command Center (DCC) Network Assurance embedded with DISA Headquarters, Fort Meade, MD.

Job Summary:

GSM-O provides network operations and cyber defense support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) in support of the DoD and CoCOMs

Primary Responsibilities:

• Maintain situational awareness of cyber activity by reviewing DoD, Intelligence Community and open source reporting for new vulnerabilities, malware or other threats that have the potential to impact the DoDIN.

• Serve as a lead for planning, coordination, implementation, validation, mitigation, and compliance of cyber security tasks.

• Prepare and present senior level briefings to share information and status.

• Resolve problems with functionality or performance.

• Prepare orders for staffing and release and serve as main POC for inquiries and communications after order release.

• Support mission-critical Continuity of Operations (COOP).


Basic Qualifications:

- Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE, equivalent or higher Level 3 certification)) with the ability to obtain CSSP-A certification (i.e. Certified Ethical Hacker) within 4 months of start date.

- Proficient understanding of Cyber Network Defense (CND) in regards to protect, detect, respond and sustain within a Computer Incident Response organization.

- Understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth.

- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Master's degree. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.

- Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP.

- Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.

Security Clearance: Top Secret with SCI eligibility (TS/SCI) --- Mandatory. CI Poly may be required.

Work schedule: Full time; 40 hrs/week (Days)

Work location: Ft. Meade, MD

POC: Please apply on-line and also contact our senior recruiter Mark Aschenbach,, (703) 488-2073.

Job Requirements

Requires Bachelor¿s degree or equivalent and seven to nine years of related experience. Minimum of three years experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms.