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Cyber Security Analyst/Watch Officer

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The Cyber Security Analyst/Watch Officer provides support to the Department of Defense (DOD), Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), Information Management and Technology (IM&T) Division. This position is responsible for doing daily Operations Synchronization (OPS SYNC) call with JFHQ-DODIN. The Cyber Security Watch Officer reviews, disseminates and collects data calls from the community to report back to JFHQ-DODIN via BSN4 in compliance with CJCSI 6510.01F Information Assurance (IA) and Support to Computer Network Defense (CND).


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Serves as the primary POC for all communication and tracking between DSCA and JFHQ-DODIN, USCYBERCOM, and Battlestations with regards to DOD Task Orders and Data Call Reporting.

Serves as the primary agency POC for Weekly IAVM TASKORD Reporting to JFHQ-DODIN.

Serves as the backup incident responder for all DSCA data spillages, events, and incidents. 

Provides real-time monitoring and response to potential events and incidents impacting the DSCA enterprise.

Works with team members in supporting and reporting POA&M and IAVA Audits to JFHQ-DODIN.

Attends Daily Operations Synchronization Meetings with JFHQ-DODIN and other DOD Components.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Bachelor's degree in a related field of study and a minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience. Five (5) years’ experience in managing IT projects or programs focused on interpreting and applying the Risk Management Framework and guidance to operational DoD IT environments. Ability to obtain DOD Secret Clearance. 


Active CSSP Analyst certification through one of the following certifications:

Certified Ethical Hacker – CEH

CyberSec First Responder - CFR

Cisco CCNA - Cyber Ops

Cisco CCNA – Security

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst - GCIA

GIAC Certified Incident Handler - CGIH

GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional - GICSP

CompTIA - Cloud+

Cisco - SCYBER

CompTIA - PenTest+

Secret clearance is required. Ability to obtain DOD Secret Clearance would also be considered.


Knowledge with the MS Office Suite applications of Outlook, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel to perform data evaluation, formulas, and analytics  

Specialized knowledge and advanced skills in the policies, concepts, practices and procedures of security incident management, threat intelligence and continuous monitoring

Knowledgeable of security-related processes with respect to Federal risk and compliance regulations best practices

Ability to write reports based on findings for previous security breaches and threats

Ability to read, analyze, develop and interpret common information systems security documents

Excellent critical thinking skills with ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems / complex issues

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to prepare quality reports and effectively communicate / interact with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences (i.e., customers, team members, management and federal staff)

Exceptional customer service skills with ability to respond to requests in a professional, helpful and timely manner

Highly organized with ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to learn and apply new knowledge and techniques related to incident response and continuous monitoring capabilities 

Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment for the successful achievement of goals


Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protects status.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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