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CYBER FIREWALL ADMINISTRATOR WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: Base-2 Solutions, LLC
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Required Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI City: Colorado Springs State/Territory: Colorado Travel: None Potential for Teleworking: No Schedule: Full Time DoD 8570 IAT Requirement: IAT II (Security+, CySA+, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP) DoD 8570 IAM Requirement: None DoD 8570 IASAE Requirement: None DoD CSSP Requirement: CSSP Infrastructure Support (CySA+, CEH, GICSP, SSCP) Last Updated: 5/22/24 2:46 PM Requisition ID: 877399 US Citizenship Required?: Yes Our work depends on a Cyber Security Analyst joining our team of analysts, stationed in diverse CONUS and OCONUS locations tasked with monitoring and protecting the classified and unclassified systems of a major Intelligence Community Agency for fraud, waste, and abuse, to include inappropriate content, illegal activity, Identity leakage, and Insider threat activity. Job Description * Monitor day-to-day operations of the sensors (Suricata, Palo Alto, and ArcSight) located at supporting customer's locations. * Perform Enterprise Defense Countermeasure (DC) activities and coordination with other government agencies to record and prepare incident reports and analysis methodology and results. * Monitor and analyze signature alerts from Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) for false positives. * Provide technical enforcement of organizational security policies. * Provide tune-or-drop recommendations towards the DC team's Signature Lifecycle Review procedure. * Provide insight to Detection and Response teams on signature functionality and providing signature tuning as needed. * Communicate with customers and teammates clearly and concisely. * Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned. * Participate in special projects as required. * Position is day shift but may require evening, weekend or shift-work (depending on operational tempo). Required Skills * Experience authoring Snort signatures. * Experience authoring Yara rules. * Experience with Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE). Desired Skills * Experience in intrusion detection and prevention systems. * Proficient in network security technologies and protocols. * Dashboarding in Splunk. * Palo Alto Certification Next-Generation Firewall. Characteristics * Investigates, analyzes, and responds to cyber incidents within a network environment or enclave. * Uses data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g., IDS alerts, firewalls, network traffic logs) to analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats. * Interprets, analyzes, and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with computer network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events. * Evaluates, tests, recommends, coordinates, monitors, and maintains cybersecurity policies, procedures, and systems, including access management for hardware, firmware, and software. * Ensures that cybersecurity plans, controls, processes, standards, policies, and procedures are aligned with cybersecurity standards. * Identifies security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations and suggests procedures to halt future incidents and improve security. * Researches and evaluates new concepts and processes to improve performance. * Analyzes cross-functional problem sets, identifies root causes and resolves issues. * Develops techniques and procedures for conducting cybersecurity risk assessments and compliance audits, the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware and software for possible impact on system security, and the investigation and resolution of security incidents such as intrusion, frauds, attacks or leaks. * May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals. * May serve as a team or task lead. Education and Experience * High School Diploma or GED + 10 years of relevant experience * Associates Degree + 8 years of relevant experience * Bachelors Degree + 6 years of relevant experience * Masters Degree + 4 years of relevant experience * PhD + 2 years of relevant experience * Note: Relevant professional certifications will be considered equivalent to six (6) months of relevant experience Pay & Benefit Highlights Compensation * Above market fixed salary or hourly pay. * Up to $10,000 bonus for each referral. * Additional bonuses for exceptional performance, assisting with business development and company growth. Health * 100% paid premiums for health insurance. Choose from over 80 gold-level medical plans from Aetna, CareFirst, Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare. Choose from PPO, EPO, POS, HMO, and HSA-compatible. * HSA and FSA options. * 100% paid premiums for dental insurance. * 100% paid premiums for vision insurance. Income Protection * 100% paid premiums for short-term disability. * 100% paid premiums for long-term disability. * 100% paid premiums for accidental death & dismemberment. * 100% paid premiums for life insurance with a $200,000 max benefit. Retirement * 8% company contribution to 401k with immediate vesting. * 401k pre-tax and Roth options. Leave * Up to 20 days of flexible paid time off (PTO). * 11 days of paid floating holidays. Work-Life Balance * Flexible work schedules including flex time and compressed work period. * Remote work including partial or fully remote (contract and project-dependent). View our detailed Pay & Benefits Equal Opportunity Employer Base-2 Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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