Cyber Mitigations Engineer/System Vulnerability Analyst (Cybersecurity Mission) - Entry To Experienced Level

| Fort Meade, Md

Date listed

3 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time

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Keywords: python

NSA Cybersecurity mission is to prevent and eradicate threats to National Security Systems and critical infrastructure, with a focus on the Defense Industrial Base. This diverse team of problem solvers collaborate across industry and government to expose foreign cyber espionage, patch critical vulnerabilities, modernize encryption, and issue unique, timely, and actionable cybersecurity guidance. Here, you will have unique access to classified and unclassified data to solve hard problems and secure critical systems. If you enjoy creatively mission outcomes, cybersecurity at NSA is the place for you.

System Vulnerability Analysts identify vulnerabilities and attacks to the design and operation of a system (H/W, S/W, personnel, procedures, logistics, and physical security). They compare and contrast various system attack techniques and develop effective defensive mitigations. Additionally, System Vulnerability Analysts produce formal and informal reports, briefings, and perspectives of actual and potential attacks against the systems or missions being studied.

If you routinely visit network security websites or you attend network security conferences or maintain your own network; we would like to talk to you! If you are a computer hobbyist, enjoy setting up new networks, love the Black Hat / DEFCON Briefings, and Capture the Flag events; then you need to talk to us!

The optimal candidate is someone with strong problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills and who has knowledge or experience in several of the following areas:

  • defending against and/or mitigating system vulnerabilities, including at the infrastructure, host and enterprise levels
  • intrusion detection and incident response
  • network operating systems and network data/traffic analysis
  • scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, Python)
  • software reverse engineering
  • fuzzing
  • virtualization
  • penetration testing
  • ports, protocol and services analysis
  • vulnerability detection and analysis
  • network security devices (e.g., firewalls, intrusion and detection systems)
  • packet analysis
  • malicious code analysis
  • SCADA and Control Systems Devices

For more information on this position and how to apply, please visit: https://apply.intelligencecareers.gov/job-description/1155764

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