Cybersecurity Technical Specialist
The Cybersecurity Technical Specialist provides support for Defense Business Systems (DBS) Cyber Security, Marine Corps Logistics Command’s (MARCORLOGCOM) cybersecurity hardware and applications. This position ensures effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, operating systems, software and related infrastructure. The Cybersecurity Technical Support Specialist ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational standards and security requirements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Tests applications to ensure servers and switches are in compliance with Information Systems Agency (DISA), security technical implementation guidelines (STIG). Maintains confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information systems.
Prevents backdoor security risks by monitoring systems access control and anomalies.
Ensures data, equipment and personnel security are enforced by conducting security checks and inspections.
Monitors and tests changes with the IT environment that affect Cyber security posture.
Maintains and controls physical security of the datacenter.
Verifies and signs System Authorization Access Requests (SAAR’s) for network and privilege user access.
Uses Splunk to review log files and audits access to systems. Creates and tracks audit reports and metrics. Reports issues to Cybersecurity management.
Assists with creating, maintaining and implementing Cybersecurity policies.
Monitors the Remedy ticketing system to ensure all cybersecurity tickets are acknowledged and resolved in a timely fashion.
Verifies the accuracy of and digitally signs SAAR’s.
Assists with maintaining audit preparedness.
Implements and enforces all Marine Corps cybersecurity policies, procedures, and countermeasures.
Ensures professional, courteous and helpful customer service is always provided.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and a minimum of three (3) years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience. Previous experience implementing enterprise Cybersecurity standards and coordinating, developing, and implementing, system Cybersecurity programs. Experienced in analyzing moderately complex Cybersecurity-related technical problems and providing engineering and technical support for resolution.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Possess a secret government security clearance
DoD 8570.01M Information Assurance Manager (IAM) level 2 certification preferred (IAM level 2 requires one of the following certifications: CAP, CASP CE, CISM, CISSP (or Associate) or GSLC)
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledgeable in the use of the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scanning tool
Knowledgeable in the use of the Remedy ticketing system
Knowledge in computer security incident response, threat intelligence, and continuous monitoring
Proficient using or learning new computer security software products
Highly knowledgeable in computer operations and Windows and Linux based computer environment
Excellent interpersonal relations skills
Ability to work and correspond with client, team and federal staff
Aptitude and willingness to learn incident response and continuous monitoring functions and processes
Knowledgeable in NIST 800-53 terminology and best practices
Proficient using Cyber Threat gathering and reporting tools
Proficient using IDS monitoring and Reporting
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.