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MDA- CND Analyst- Advanced in Huntsville, AL at The Select Group

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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Job Description

This candidate will be working in either Schriever AFB, Colorado or Huntsville to hire.


  • 13 years of IT experience, with 5 years of dedicated CND analysis technology experience
  • Must meet DoD 8570.01-M Computer Network Defense - Analyst (CND-A) requirements: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GCIA, or GCIH
  • Must meet DoD 8570.01-M IAT-II requirements: Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, or GSEC
  • Capable of leading and executing MDA Computer Network Defense (CND) Analysis tasks
  • Security Clearance requirement is Secret
  • Must have appropriate tool/device Computing Environment (CE) and Operating System (OS) certificate(s), such as Windows OS Certificate and applicable CE Certificates: ArcSight, HBSS, ACAS, Palo Alto Firewall Log Analysis, Cisco Router Log Analysis, VMWare Virtualization and Cloud Computing Log Analysis, and/or FireEye
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience with reading and implementing results from vulnerability scanning tools, including Retina and Nessus
  • Experience with IDS/IPS/HIPS and associated management tools, including SNORT, Sourcefire, McAfee Host-Based Security System, and Sentinel
  • Knowledge of incident handling procedures
  • Ability to research and present findings on newly discovered network threats and articulate the degree of risk they may represent to network security
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • BA/BS Degree in IT, Computer Security or related field.
  • IAM Level II Certification, including GSLC, CAP, CISM, CISSP, Associate, or CASP
  • Experience with developing alerts and setting policies within IDS/IPS/HIPS systems, including SNORT or Sourcefire or McAfee Host-Based Security System (HBSS)
  • Experience with packet analysis and the associated tools, such as Wireshark and Ethereal
  • Knowledge of standard network protocols and ports
  • Experience with advanced telecommunications, including LAN, WAN, routers, data communications, and connectivity
  • Experience with data analysis, tools, and techniques

  • Lead and execute Computer Network Defense (CND) Analysis tasks with a focus on Insider Threat.
  • Support a DoD client with assessing logs, network traffic, detecting anomalies, and providing detailed reporting and alert handling mitigation strategies.
  • Manage and administer network monitoring systems and provide assessments and implementations of solutions to meet network security requirements and modernization efforts.
  • Liaise with external organizations to maximize coordination and effectiveness of network monitoring and modernization efforts.
  • This position may require surge, shift and/or weekend support.

About The Select Group:

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