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ArcSight System Administrator (TS/SCI)

ArcSight System Administrator (TS/SCI)

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The successful candidate must be experienced with the USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR) and mission. Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours (Nights/Weekends) when required. Must be a team player, willing to work challenging assignments and tasks concerning Cyber Security, Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense policy, procedures and guidance; must be willing to travel, on occasion, throughout the AOR (which includes Afghanistan, Iraq, Bahrain, Qatar, and other Southwest Asia nations).


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.


  • Manage, operate and troubleshoot ArcSight and related infrastructure to include ArcSight Management Center (ArcMC), Logger, Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) and Event Broker 
  • Develop ArcSight analytics, dashboards, reports and alerts to support the USCENTCOM Joint Cyber Coordination Center (JCCC) watch operations 
  • Analyze user data requirements to work with system owners to integrate new ArcSight feeds 
  • Support the JCCC with the technical analysis of anomalous events and ArcSight procedures
  • Interpret, analyze and monitor for compliance with Cyber Security policies
  • Participate in Cybersecurity risk analysis and assessments, as required
  • Work with Project Managers to support the deployment and integration of new capabilities
  • Review and update Cyber Security tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)


Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in technical discipline or equivalent and 5+ years related experience. 10 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Must meet DoD 8570.01-M minimum of IAT Level II Certification (i.e. Security+)
  • Must have experience managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers 
  • Must have experience managing ArcSight infrastructure
  • Must have a solid familiarity with application and network security 
  • Must have an understanding of vulnerabilities and exploits 
  • Must be able to interpret and apply DoD Cyber Security orders, policies and procedures 
  • Must have good analytical and creative problem solving skills 
  • Must have strong communications skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Must currently possess a Top Secret/SCI security clearance

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience within the USCENTCOM AOR and be familiar with its mission
  • Experience with Cybersecurity in a Joint and Coalition Partner environment
  • Experience with Host Based Security System (HBSS)

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