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Cyber Security Analyst II

Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewMission Support and Test Services, LLC, MSTS, is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and Stoller Newport News Nuclear, Inc. (SN3). With more than 2,500 employees, MSTS manages operations at the Nevada National Security Site and at its related facilities and laboratories for the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nevada Field Office, an agency within the Department of Energy. NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, reliability, and performance of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile without nuclear testing and works to reduce global danger from weapons of mass destruction. *We offer highly competitive salaries and great benefits, including 96 hours of holiday pay, tuition assistance and reimbursement, a pension plan & 401K, paid time off and more. -(Casual employees are only eligible for 401K)MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc.ResponsibilitiesMSTS is seeking a candidate wishing to serve as a Cyber Security Analyst for the Emergency Communications and Services Division (ECSD), Emergency Communications Network (ECN) Cyber Security Department located at the Remote Sensing Laboratory, Nellis (RSLN) on Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. -Key Responsibilities

  • MSTS is seeking a candidate wishing to serve as a Cyber Security Analyst for the Emergency Communications and Services Division (ECSD), Emergency Communications Network (ECN) Cyber Security Department located at the Remote Sensing Laboratory, Nellis (RSLN) on Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.
  • Assist in researching, compiling, and analyzing technical data.
  • Assist the ISSM and ISSOs with the execution of their assigned duties.
  • Assist senior Cyber Security staff with the design of networks and systems with a security focus, ensuring systems are developed in accordance with federal law, customer requirements, certification and accreditation requirements, and industry best practices.
  • Support incident response and forensics and collaborates with the incident response team as requested. May conduct forensic software and hardware validations.
  • May create logical and physical forensic images of digital evidence via the network or directly from hosts.
  • Identify, report, and assist in the remediation of Cyber Security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Validate the functionality of security tools within the environment.
  • Support design/deployment/maintenance of new and existing security infrastructure capabilities.
  • Conduct a variety of Cyber Security policy compliance tasks such as discovering unauthorized devices, conducting site surveys for non-compliance, and ensuring network access requirements are met.
  • Scan network devices for vulnerabilities and configuration baseline compliance and reports findings.
  • Review Cyber Security threat information and assists with mitigating vulnerabilities identified.
  • May monitor intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), security incident and event management (SIEM) tools, endpoint security tools, email gateways, firewalls, network infrastructure and other appliances for security issues.
  • Assist with data calls, FISMA reporting, compliance scanning and reporting, continuous monitoring and compiling reports for auditors.
  • Use established standards, practices and procedures as well as an increasing technical knowledge to solve problems and complete projects.
  • Review Cyber Security threat information and participates in escalation of mitigating vulnerabilities identified.
  • Support national emergency response groups emergency response drills, exercises, and real-world events through on-call availability and travel via commercial and military aircraft when required.
  • Contribute in a team environment to evaluate new technologies and provide recommendations.
  • Promote project management best practices and coaches project team members in applying the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities that promote project success and continuous improvement. Qualifications
    • Bachelors degree or equivalent training and experience in a computer-related field and at least 2 years of experience in a related field.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of principles, theories, standards, practices, protocols, and procedures used in Cyber Security.
    • Knowledge of network-based services and client/server applications, familiarity with intrusion detection systems, familiarity with network architecture and security infrastructure placement.
    • Ability to use network scanning and vulnerability tools and interpret the results.
    • Ability to review and validate remediation efforts of vulnerability scan results.
    • Understanding of encryption technologies, identity and authentication technologies.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, enough to communicate with co-workers, customers, testify, write clear and concise reports, gather information, and collect information.
    • Ability to use multiple electronic devices including standard office machines, cellular phones, and security appliances.
    • Knowledge of Cyber Security vulnerabilities, mitigation strategies, network architecture, and how to apply security controls.
    • Ability to articulate highly technical processes and information to a non-technical audience.
    • Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform all assigned duties.
    • Knowledge of the Emergency Communications Network (ECN), RSL mission is desired.
    • Preferred qualifications:
      • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
      • GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN)
      • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
      • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
      • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
      • Cisco Certified Technician (CCT)
      • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
      • The primary work location will be based at the Remote Sensing Laboratory at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV (RSL-N).
      • Work schedule for this position will be 4/10s. Must be willing to perform on-call duty and ensure availability to work non-standard hours.
      • Personnel may be requested by leadership to work more than 40 hours per week due to projects, activities, and emergences; critical operational demands may occasionally require off-shift work
      • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
      • Must possess a valid driver's license. -MSTS is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants offered employment with MSTS are also subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. In addition, Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship, at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order -472.2, Personnel Security. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. -Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites, will be conducted. -Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, required to participate in subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, Counterintelligence Evaluation Program. - -MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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