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Cyber Security Analyst (CND)

Cyber Security Analyst (CND)

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US-MD-Fort Meade
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By Light is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst with Computer Network Defense (CND) and SIEM experience to join our team supporting the JFHQ DODIN Operations Center at Fort Meade. The Cyber Security Analyst will enable Command and Control (C2) of the Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN) by ensuring its overall health through 24/7 monitoring, directing, controlling, coordination, de-conflicting, synchronizing, and reporting the current status to JFHQ-DODIN staff.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


Coordinate Computer Network Defense (CND) operations with DoD Component Commands/Services/Agencies/Field Activities (CC/S/A/FA) and monitor and report effect of DCO-IDM operations on CC/S/A/FA missions. Execute in real time, in accordance with mission requirements:

  • Incident handling
  • Triage of events
  • Network analysis and threat detection
  • Trend analysis
  • Metric development
  • Vulnerability information dissemination
  • DoD CNDSP methodology

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Must currently possess active DOD TS/SCI eligibility
  • 2+ years of overall related experience
  • Knowledge of DoD Computer Network Defense with an understanding of the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors, and network vulnerability exploitation
  • Experience with various Microsoft technologies such as MS Office 2013 and SharePoint
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • This position is a shift work position and could require you to work day shift, afternoons, or overnight as well as the potential for weekends and/or holidays

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline is desired
  • DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ce.
  • SIEM Tool Experience (ArcSight, Splunk, Wireshark, etc)
  • ITIL V3
  • Experience briefing Senior Leaders


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities