|Location||Scott Air Force Base, IL|
|Date Posted||October 8, 2020|
Business Group Highlights
The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.
The qualified candidate will lead the Cyber Operations strategy to defend the network at the boundary, midpoint, and endpoint to ensure a strong security posture across all task orders. This includes leading the team in the performance of cyber threat and vulnerability intelligence analysis, correlation of actionable security events, network traffic analysis using various log and data sources, including raw packet data, netflow, IDS, IPS, and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communication networks. In addition, the qualified candidate will lead the Team on the effective tuning of defensive capabilities to inform effective and durable countermeasures. Oversight of the following tasks include:
• Perform analysis on relevant network defense data from various sources to establish the timeline of events associated with both attempted and successful network intrusions.
• Maintain high level situational awareness, and leverage understanding of threats to prioritize analysis
• Inform countermeasures through identification of new tactics, techniques, and procedures used by threat actors
• Mentor technical staff and provide clear goals and objectives for progression
• Support the development of analytical procedures and advanced detection and correlation content to meet changing requirements, and continue evolution towards a threat focused Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) strategy
• Support the refinement of SIEM reports to track trends and demonstrate countermeasure effectiveness
• Bachelor's degree with minimum 15 years of experience relevant Cyber Security and IT.
• Demonstrated experience providing strategic SME support in Cybersecurity.
• Strong understanding of defensive cyber processes, methods, tools, capabilities, and network engineering.
• Proven ability to translate technical details to senior leaders.
• Ability to write and verbally communicate cyber security and risk-related concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Must have strong problem-solving and analytical skills and demonstrate poise and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure, high-stress situations.
• Must have experience to brief Senior or General Office level customers.
• Must have strong interpersonal and networking skills.
• Must have demonstrated track record of competency with experience including cybersecurity, information security technologies, and IT.
• 8570 IAM III level certification.
• US Citizenship with an active TS/SCI clearance is required.
• Information security experience as a DoD and/or Intelligence Community employee or contractor.
• Demonstrated use of analysis, design, development, and implementation of technical solutions.
• Master’s degree in Engineering or related technical field
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).