By Light Professional IT Services

  • Cyber Watch Officer (TS/SCI)

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/14/2018 10:21 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    By Light is hiring a Cyber Watch Officer to join our team supporting a Government customer. This position will perform Computer Network Defense (CND) incident handling, vulnerability management/reporting, risk analysis and readiness, and strategic analysis to enable the customer to identify active exploits and threats to the network. This position is a shift work position and could require you to work day shift, afternoons, or overnight, as well as weekends and holidays.


    By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.


    • Maintain awareness and conduct analysis of directives, orders, alerts, and messages to respond to official CND community Requests for Information (RFIs) with the appropriate data and analysis.
    • Extract and prepare information and reporting from internal and external cyber elements into daily situational awareness and operational update briefings to leadership.
    • Monitor network traffic for security events and perform analysis to identify security incidents.
    • Perform and participate in the incident handling process, e.g. incident discovery, analysis and verification, incident tracking, containment and recovery, incident response coordination, escalation and notification.
    • Coordinate and ensure DoD incident handling procedures adhere to DoD guidance, regulations, and directives.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • 2+ years of overall related experience.
    • Experience with various Microsoft technologies such as MS Office 2013 and SharePoint.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ce.
    • SIEM Tool Experience (ArcSight, Splunk, Wireshark, etc).
    • ITIL V3.
    • Experience briefing Senior Leaders.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Active TS/SCI security clearance.
    • This position is a shift work position and could require you to work day shift, afternoons, or overnight, as well as weekends and holidays.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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