Network Security Specialist
The candidate shall assist the Government as it supports the general health and welfare of other federal government agencies’ internet infrastructures through 24 X 7 X 365 monitoring, vulnerability analysis and reporting, and other incident response activities, including anomalous and suspected malicious activity. The Contractor shall use government provided tools and use sensor data to correlate events and conduct trend analyses of anomalous events. The result of this monitoring will be an analysis of potential compromises and emerging threats. Information concerning potential compromises, emerging threats, and traffic patterns shall be identified and documented in US-CERT information products. The candidate will perform in-depth cyber analysis of events detected by Port and protocol events; Review and examination of log files; Internet traffic anomalies, Sensor Data; Open source reporting of cyber events; Incident reporting from U.S. government agencies and departments; state and local governments; critical infrastructure owners and operators; private sector; international governments; and Security vendors. The candidate will perform in depth cyber analysis by Correlating intrusion patterns across the federal government by actively monitoring incoming reporting feeds, working closely with the intelligence and law enforcement communities; Correlating cross-agency security incidents from the Einstein 1/Einstein 2 / Einstein 3 (E1/E2/E3) sensor suite and produce daily, weekly, and monthly trend metrics per category and agency; Conducting traffic analysis; Testing scripts; Evaluating applications compiled or translated; Evaluating threat and intelligence reports; Evaluating vulnerability reports to assess damages associated with an incident; Evaluating RSS feeds.
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