Cyber Security SME

at CGI Group, Inc.
Location Fairfax, VA
Date Posted January 2, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Cyber Security SME

Position Description
CGI has an exciting new opportunity to join a growing organization solving our customer's most difficult challenges delivering support to analytics, mission operations, software development, cybersecurity, and designing next generation systems. We are seeking a Cybersecurity SME to be a key contributor on a large software development effort. Put your years of experience into developing the future excellence at CGI Federal!

Your future duties and responsibilities

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Active Secret clearance.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Cybersecurity, or related field.
• Must possess one (1) of the following certifications:
• GIAC Security Expert (GSE)
• In addition to the certification requirements identified above, candidates must also possess one (1) or more of the following certifications (Please Note: All certifications, including the ones listed above, must be current and active at the time the individual is on-boarded to support the contract. Certifications obtained by personnel to satisfy these requirements must remain active throughout the Period of Performance.):
• GIAC Certified Detection Analyst (GCDA)
• GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
• GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
• GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence (GCTI)
• GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA)
• GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
• GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)
• At least seven (7) years of specialized experience in Cyberspace Operations, Network Security, Computer Forensics, Network Forensics, CND, AS&W, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysis, Cyber Threat Hunting, Penetration Testing, Insider Threat Detection/Mitigation, or Incident Detection & Response. Candidates who possess a Master's Degree from an accredited institution in information technology, information assurance, information systems management, cybersecurity or related field can substitute education for two (2) years of experience to reduce this experience requirement to five (5) years of specialized experience.
• Experience leading a technical team focused on cybersecurity operations or insider threat operations in an IT environment consisting of On-Premise, Hybrid, or Cloud-based information systems.
• Proficient in collecting and analyzing information system artifacts to determine root cause and assess impact of security events and incidents.
• Demonstrates proficiency in communication skills (both written and oral).
• Applies knowledge of relevant standards, laws, regulations, and best practices to AS&W, CND, Cybersecurity Incident Response, or Insider Threat Detection/Mitigation methodologies.
• Skill in using security event correlation tools (e.g. SIEM, EDR, XDR, IDS, UEBA, DLP, etc.) to identify vulnerabilities and threats; including configuring and implementing rules, signatures, and alerts to detect malicious activity on an enterprise network.
• Skill in preserving and safeguarding electronic evidence; including documenting and tracking Chain of Custody during collection, analysis, and transfer protect integrity of electronic evidence.
• Knowledge of cyber-attack stages (e.g., reconnaissance, scanning, enumeration, gaining access, escalation of privileges, persistence, network exploitation, command & control, action on objectives, etc.) and proficient in implementing technical controls (or leading implementation) to deter, detect, or disrupt each of these stages.
• Knowledge of computer networking concepts, including the following and related networking concepts: security architecture concepts (e.g. topology, application of defense-in-depth etc.), protocols (TCP/IP, Internet Protocol, Dynamic Host Configuration, Domain Name System, Directory Services, etc.), command line operations, and other concepts as they pertain to network or host-based security.

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