Vulnerability Assessor Team (VAT) Lead
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Security Operations Center (SOC) Support Services is a US Government program responsible to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the DHS Enterprise. The DHS SOC has primary responsibility for monitoring and responding to security events and incidents detected at the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) and Policy Enforcement Point (PEP) and is responsible for directing and coordinating detection and response activities performed by each Component SOC. Direction and coordination are achieved through a new shared DHS incident tracking system and other means of coordination and communication.
The VAT Lead will be leading 2 to 3 VAT members. Perform research on current threats and vulnerabilities. Will be responsible for authoring security advisories. Manage enterprise vulnerability compliance and will conduct vulnerability assessments of IT systems. This position location is in the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Minimum of current Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI Clearance. In addition to specific security clearance requirements all Department of Homeland Security SOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related field. Minimum of 7 years of professional experience in incident detection and response, malware analysis, or cyber forensics
In addition, minimum of five (5) years of specialized experience in one or more of the following areas:
- Vulnerability Assessment
- Intrusion Prevention and Detection
- Policy Enforcement
- Access Control and Authorization
- Policy Enforcement
- Application Security
- Protocol Analysis
- Firewall Management
- Incident Response
- Advanced Threat Protection
Extensive experience working with various security methodologies and processes, advanced knowledge of TCP/IP protocols, experience configuring and implementing various technical security solutions, extensive experience providing analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices.
Should have one or more of the following certifications:
CEH, LPT, ECSA, ENSA, CNDA, ECSS, ECSP, ECES, CISSP, CCSP, SEI, OSEE, ISWP, OSCE, OSCP, CCNA Security, CCNP Security, GCIA, GREM, GPPA, GISF, GXPN, GWEB, GNFA, GMON,
Experience in cyber government, and/or federal law enforcement. Experience with Cyber Kill Chain. Experience in cyber government, and/or federal law enforcement. Experience with Cyber Kill Chain.
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