Cyberspace Vulnerability Management Analyst
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We are in search of a Cyberspace Vulnerability Management Analyst to support Joint Force Headquarters DODIN in support of the GSM-O II contract onsite at Fort Meade, MD. As a core team member, you support the management and execution of a government led vulnerability program.
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The GSM-O II Program provides network operations and cyber defense support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) in support of the DoD and COCOMs . It also includes support to other key tasks for DISA, including the transformation of DISA’s operational mission through innovation and support to DISA’s mission partners.
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- Individual is responsible for analyzing newly issued unanalyzed vulnerabilities, determine risk to DoD Information systems of vulnerability based upon knowledge and experience with Information Systems.
- Determine risk and security posture of DOD Information Systems based upon analysis of Combatant Command, Service Cyber Components, Agencies, and Field Activity reported patch compliance and compliance reporting.
- Provide recommendation to Commander, Joint Force Headquarters DoDIN on changes to Cyber Protection Condition (CPCON) for the whole of Department of Defense Information Systems based upon risks associated with analyzed vulnerabilities.
- Establishing communications with vendors for the release of newly identified vulnerabilities and to ensure they understand the specialized requirements of DoD information systems.
- Leveraging a specialized understanding of vendor products and fixing actions to develop mitigation orders for the identified vulnerabilities.
- Compiling daily, weekly, and annual vulnerability metrics associated with affected and non-affected DoD products.
- Utilizing tracking tools to upload information for DoD component consumption and vulnerability compliance tracking.
- Creating situational awareness products to provide DoD components with detailed information related to vulnerabilities and appropriate mitigation strategies.
- Providing notification of potential threats by tracking vulnerabilities and exploits, propagation of worms and viruses as they migrate throughout DoD and globally.
- Developing, documenting, and conveying IAVM operational requirements to enhance capabilities to identify, track, and remediate system and network vulnerabilities as well as for a real-time patch management capability.
- Managing/generating reports, reviewing/approving Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&M), Operational Impact Statements and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) compliance.
- Supporting the development, and accurate inclusion of vulnerability directives into JFHQ-DODIN orders.
- Monitoring the progress of internal and external organizations to ensure IAVM operational requirements are fulfilled for Government review.
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
- Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with 8 years of related experience; additional related years of experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree
- Active DoD TS/SCI clearance and eligible for polygraph
- Security+ or equivalent DOD 8570 IAT Level II certification
- Technical understanding in some of the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic understanding of malware (malware communication installation, or malware types), or intermediate knowledge of computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch, or open source information collection)
- Working knowledge of threat and vulnerability analysis, routing protocols, routing, intrusion detection systems, intrusion protection systems, Domain Name Service, or network traffic analysis.
- Critical/logical thinking skills
- Advanced communications and presentations skills (verbal and written) enabling precise conveyance of information across all CC/S/A/FA with command and proper enunciation of the English language
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:
- ITIL v3 Foundation certified