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Job: Cyber Security Specialist

Title Cyber Security Specialist
Location WPAFB, OH
Job Information

SIS is looking for a Cyber Security Specialist for the United States Air Force, Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ohio. This candidate will work with a complex and growing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) infrastructure to monitor and safeguard operations.


Job Duties:


  • Configure, operate, and maintain the existing SIEM system (AlienVault)
  • Build and implement event correlation rules, logic, alerts, reports, and content
  • Establish and satisfy information assurance requirements based upon user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands
  • Provide high level support to, and coordinate with, Directorate system managers and administrators for the deployment of SIEM sensors across the environment
  • Perform analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures
  • Monitor and secure network operating environments and produce timely reporting artifacts
  • Participate in build and implementation of DREN Intranet, Extranet, and Isolated environments
  • Develop and maintain all documentation supporting network/system  security authorization packages


Skills / Qualifications:


  • Experience with SIEM systems required; AlienVault experience preferred
  • Experience with intrusion detection systems and processes
  • Understanding and use of security appliances and solutions (SIEM, firewalls, IDS/IPS)
  • Ability to build and implement event correlation rules, logic, and content
  • Ability to tune and improve rules and logic to reduce false positives or known errors
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience applying DISA STIGs to operating environments
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong oral and written skills (ability to create checklists and support documentation)
  • Report status and communicate with team member on tasks and projects
  • Dedication to following and enforcing compliance with DOD and Air Force regulations


Education / Experience:


  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, Associates degree or less acceptable with additional experience
  • Must possess one of the following: CompTIA Security+ or GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) or ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • US citizenship is mandatory
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Department of Defense (DOD) Secret level clearance


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

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