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242 - Tier 1 IR Day Shift

Ashburn, VA
Tier 1 IR Day Shift

We are looking for a Tier 1 IR Day Shift to join our team in Alexandria, VA.

Primary Responsibilities
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations.  The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.
The DHS CBP SOC Program has a critical need for a Tier 1 Cyber Threat Analyst. This is a full time funded position based in Alexandria, VA. This position does not have Telecommuting Options.
Must have one of the following Certifications
Tier 1:
CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
CompTIA Cloud+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Linux+
GSEC – Security Essentials
GCIH – Incident Handler
GCIA – Intrusion Analyst
GCFA – Forensic Analyst
GPEN – Penetration
GWAPT – Web Application Penetration Tester
GCFE – Forensic Examiner
GSNA – System and Network Auditor
GREM – Reverse Engineering Malware
GPPA – Perimeter Protection Analyst
GCWN – Windows Security Administrator
GISF – Security Fundamentals
GCED – Certified Enterprise Defender
GISP – Security Professional
GAWN – Auditing Wireless Networks
GXPN – Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester
GSSP – Secure Software Programmer
GICSP –Cyber Security Professional
GWEB – Web Application Defender
GNFA – Network Forensic Analyst
GSSP – Secure Software Programmer
GMON – Continuous Monitoring Certification
OSCP (Certified Professional)
OSCE (Certified Expert)
OSWP (Wireless Professional)
OSEE (Exploitation Expert)
SEI (Software Engineering Institute)
CCFP – Certified Cyber Forensics Professional
CCSP – Certified Cloud Security Professional
CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security
CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner
CCNA Security
CCNA Industrial
CCNP Security
CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker
CHFI – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
LPT – Licensed Penetration Tester
ECSA – EC-Council Certified Security Analyst
CCISO – Certified Chief Information Security Officer
ENSA – EC-Council Network Security Administrator
ECIH – EC-Council Certified Incident Handler
CNDA – Certified Network Defense Architect
ECSS – EC-Council Certified Security Specialist
ECSP – EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer
ECES – EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist
MCSE – Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (Server)
Cyber Analyst Couse
Minimum Requirements.
Applicants must have a minimum of a current Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI. The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of cyber threats, information security, and monitoring and detection. The candidate must be familiar with TCP/IP ports and protocols, intrusion detection systems, and netflow analysis.
 - Department of Homeland Security CBP SOC employees are required to have or be able to favorably pass a 5 year (BI) Background Investigation.
 - Between 1-3 years of Cyber Threat Analysis experience
 - Security+ Certification or equivalent in industry certification, background and knowledge.
 - Knowledge of TCP/UDP/IP networking, familiarity with packet analysis tools such as WireShark, and a general understanding of networking protocols similar to COMPTIA Network+
B.S. in related field and 2 years experience or Masters with less than 2 years

An active Secret Clearance is required.

SSi is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action. SSi also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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