IA System Security Engineer (Defensive Cyber Operations - Intelligence)

Location: MacDill AFB, FL
Date Posted: 02-09-2018
Provide intelligence capabilities, intentions, and actions in support of the defensive cyber operations (DCO) missions of the SIE.

  • Highlight near, mid and long term strategy for planning Cyber Protection Team (CPT) cybersecurity operations in the global arena.
  • Primary CTR for USSOCOM coordinating the CPT intelligence integration
  • Participate and contribute briefing support WRT identifying adversary TTPs, indicators of compromise (IOC)
  • Update the threat activity tracker for the USSOCOM J6 team
  • Lead CTR supporting the establishment of the Countermeasures cell implementation with USSOCOM Global Enterprise Operational Center (GEOC) J6 defensive cyber operation (DCO) activities 
  • Provide situational awareness and potential mitigation strategies for known threat actors aimed at protecting the SOCOM Internet Enterprise (SIE) 
  • IA scanning and auditing, incident handling and response specifically targeted towards computer incident response and restoration of a secure operating environment, investigation of intrusion events and attempts and analysis of exploits
  • Analytical support will include research and development of IA/CND concepts, policies, and strategies, particularly within the national security framework
  • Collect and conduct all-source analysis of intelligence data, sensor data, and combat data in order to develop timely and relevant intelligence products to support DCO
  • Produce and disseminate intelligence products on enemy capabilities, intentions, and actions in order to support DCO decision makers
  • Manage and disseminate SOCOM-specific RFIs
  • Collaborate/leverage IC focused on Cyberspace
  • Assess adversary intent in support of cyberspace risk assessments
  • Provide I&W of cyber threats against the SIE
  • Provide Indicators of compromise to develop mitigation actions for SIE defense
  • Assist in CNDSP and CPT mission planning to identify intelligence requirements


  • 6 to 10 years of related experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline or equivalent.
  • Must have minimum of DoD 8570.01-M IAT level II certification; e.g., Security+ CE
  • Must meet DoD 8570.01-M IAT level III certification within three (3) months of hire.
  • CISSP, CISA, SANS GIAC, CBCP, CPP, ot CCSP are a plus.
  • Must have experience in network security administration and network security analysis with a strong understanding of information system security processes
  • Applicant must have general information systems administration experience with specialized experience in Information Assurance, Computer Network Defense and Incident Handling and Response 
  • Must have firewall and IDS/IPS knowledge
  • Must be able to work independently and have briefing, writing and customer interface skills
  • Experience in information systems security assessments, virus prevention, vulnerability assessments, and intrusion detection
  • Military or federal government Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) or Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) experience is preferred
  • Experience in a variety of system administration or engineering disciplines such as network security architecture design and analysis, risk assessment, disaster recovery planning, and certification and accreditation
  • Experience with routers, firewalls, IDS, VMS, Retina, Hercules, Arc Sight, LANs, WANs, VPNs, network protocols, and other security and network operations
  • Must have military or government official Intelligence experience (signals, all-source analysis, etc.)
  • Core Analyst Training (Critical Thinking, Intel Collection, Analyst Notebook etc.)
  • Supplemental Training (Analytical Writing, Basic Cyber Adversary Awareness, Security +, CEH etc.)

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