Cyberspace Network Defense (CND) Technician

Company Name:
Linquest Corporation
Cyberspace Network Defense (CND) Technician
Job ID 2057
Job Location Buckley AFB, CO
Job Category
Date Posted Dec 11, 2014
LinQuest is a small business focused on the engineering, integration, deployment and operation of state of the art command and control, communications, navigation, surveillance and reconnaissance, launch and information systems that deliver critical network centric capabilities to the warfighter.
LinQuest provides high-end technical services spanning the engineering, testing, operation, and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers performance excellence across the lifecycle of programs. LinQuest avoids supporting developers of programs of record to preclude any bias in the services and advice it offers to its US Government customers. Everyone at LinQuest is extremely proud of their role in solving tough challenges on programs of national significance.
We are looking for innovative industry professionals to join our team. Please visit our web site, , to learn more about our firm and to apply online for this opportunity, req #2057
Key activities include:
Linquest is seeking cyberspace professionals to join a high-performance team supporting HQ Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) Tier 3 Level Cyberspace Network Defense in support of SBIRS ground segment network architecture operations.
Responsibilities include monitoring, analyzing and detecting cyber events for CND situational awareness, attack sensing and warning (AS&W) to include incident reporting/response & analysis (Tier 2/Tier 3).
CND Techniques, Tactics and Procedures (TTP) development and implementation. 24/7 CND crew support operations required.
Job requires periodical support to the Headquarters for DIACAP or to-be Risk Management process
17DXA, 14NXX or IB4X1 AFSCs
DoD Service or Joint cyberspace background in cyberspace network defense or operations
Expertise in system and network incident response, TTP, a strong understanding of TCP/IP, information security, computer networking and Internet technology
DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certifications in A+ and Security+.
oHands on experience with firewalls, crypto, system administration, or routing.
oExperience working with Retina or soon-to-be Nessus vulnerability scanning tool, Vulnerability Assessments, or LogRythm (log and event manager) or similar experience
oExperience working any Network Intrusion Detection Systems.
High level of interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
Ability to apply critical thinking skills in a highly dynamic environment
Proficient with MS Office Suite
US Citizenship and an active DoD Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility are required for the position. Ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance may be required
Recent NSA, DISA, USCYBERCOM, US. Army, HQ AFSPC, 24 AF or 24 AF-related units
Certified Critical Infrastructure Security Professional (CCISP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Ethical Hacker, or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Experience with network incident reporting, incident response (containment, eradication, & recovery) and incident analysis.
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Information Technology, or Computer Science
US Citizenship and an active DoD (SECRET/TOP SECRET TS/SCI clearance) required to be considered for the position.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. LinQuest is a growing company and there will be opportunities for internal advancement. We have a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision and disability insurance, paid time off, 10 holidays (including year-end shutdown), company provided life insurance and a 401K with a company paid retirement contribution.
LinQuest is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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