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Senior Defense Assessment Analyst

Company: TekSynap
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:


Under general direction, leads and participates in the evaluation and analysis of complex malicious code through the utilization of tools, including dissemblers, debuggers, hex editors, un-packers, virtual machines, and network sniffers.Responsible for providing findings in a technical report with details of the malware, identification parameters, advanced capabilities, and mitigation strategies.Conducts research in the area of malicious software, vulnerabilities, and exploitation tactics. Requires experience with application security, network security, reverse engineering, or malware.Requires strong knowledge of worms, viruses, Trojans, rootkits, botnets, Windows internals, and the Win32 API.Extensive experience required in programming (assembly and web) and system analysis with various tools, including IDA Pro, Ollydbg, PCAP tools, or TCP Dump.Professionally certified, within a CND discipline, as Technical Level III as defined by DODI 8570 is a requirement.Responsible for all activities relating to Defense Assessment Analysis procedures and systems.Develops and maintains information systems assurance programs and control guidelines.Supports cyber security compliance program based on DFAR, NIST SP 800-171, and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Program.Evaluates unified view of cyber risk and vulnerabilities across the US Army RCC-C through risk-focused tools, controls, and procedures.Confers with and advises subordinates on administrative policies and procedures and resolving technical problems, priorities, and methods.Prepares activity and progress reports relating to the information systems audit functionProvides threat and vulnerability analysis in US Army systems and softwareRecommends solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativityConducts root cause analysis to identify, diagnose, and resolve cyber problemsProvides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced cyber security analysts and other technical staff.Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.Participates in special projects as required. -REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Active Top Secret (TS) T5 investigation with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearanceBachelor's degree in Information Technology, or relevant discipline; Additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of educationTwo years in CSSP technology or related fieldActive IAT III certification (CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH)Computing Environment CertificationCSSP-AuditorKnowledgeable in the mission and operational requirements of the U.S. ArmyDemonstrated understanding of U.S. Army IT operational and technical requirements and an advanced understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF)Must be willing to work overtime, after hours, holidays, and weekends, as necessaryPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master's degree in Network Management, Telecommunications, Cybersecurity, National Security Strategy, or a related field
  • ITIL v4 certification
  • PMP Certification
  • Enterprise Mission Assurance Service (eMASS)
  • 3-5 years or more of supervisory experience
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not requiredWe are seeking a Senior Defense Assessment Analyst to join our team supporting Regional Cyber Command - CONUS at Fort Huachuca, AZ. -TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers. -We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays. Visit us at . -Apply now to explore jobs with us! - -The safety and health of our employees is of the upmost importance. Employees are required to comply with any contractually mandated Federal COVID-19 requirements. More information can be found .COMPETENCIES
    • Establish Focus
    • Change Management
    • Develop Others
    • Oral Communication
    • Written Communication
    • Interpersonal Awareness
    • Build Relationships
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Conceptual Thinking
    • Strategic Thinking
    • Technical Expertise
    • Initiative
    • Foster Innovation
    • Results Oriented
    • Teamwork
    • Customer ServiceWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Location: Sierra Vista, AZ/Fort Huachuca, AZ
      • Type of environment: Office
      • Noise level: Medium - High
      • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
      • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. -WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCEU.S. CitizenTop Secret clearance with SCI eligibility -OTHER DUTIESPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. -EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYIn order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

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