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Countermeasures Engineer

Fort Meade, MD

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Trace Systems
Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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Information Technology
Trace Systems
, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad--
whenever and wherever
. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

Job Title
: Countermeasures Engineer

Job Location:
Fort Meade, Maryland

Security Clearance

Job Responsibilities
The Countermeasures Engineer will serve on the DISA GSM-O program supporting the DISA Command Center (DCC) Network Assurance Team embedded with DISA Headquarters, Fort Meade, MD under TO29. The Countermeasures Engineer is primarily engaged in the ingestion of indicators of compromise (IOC), triage of events, network analysis, threat detection, trend analysis, countermeasure actions, and effectiveness of countermeasures.

Primary Responsibilities:

. Directs and tracks enterprise countermeasure actions as well as measures the effectiveness of countermeasures on an ongoing basis.

. Collaborates with other team members and participates on weekly meetings on countermeasure actions, to include regular cycle and emergency blocks and unblocks.

. Coordinates with ArcSight Subject Matter Experts to create content in the ArcSight Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) to validate mitigations incorporated into the DoDIN defense policy.

. Process indicators of compromise (IOC) and provide vetting before implementation onto the DISA tools.

. Coordinates and engages in meetings with the Cyber Situational Awareness Analytic Capabilities (CSAAC) Fight by Indicator (FbI) engineers as part of countermeasure sophistication and modernization efforts.

. Conduct training with Cyber Partners on countermeasure tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and provide subject matter expertise on DISA's defensive cyber operations (DCO) tools at the Tier 1 Boundary.

Minimum Qualifications
. BS degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience, additional relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

. Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security CE, CISSP or equivalent) with the ability to obtain CND-A certification within 180 days of start date.

. Hold and maintain an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

. Hold a proficient understanding in Cyber Defense (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

. Be proficient and knowledgeable of Defense-in-Depth and how it is implemented into a global, multi-tiered network infrastructure across multiple networks.

. Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common.

Desired Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related field with 8 years of relevant experience
Security Clearance
This position requires an active, in-scope TS/SCI clearance.
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