Incident Response Journeyman

Company Name:
L-3 Communications
L-3 National Security Solutions has an immediate opportunity for an Secret cleared Incident Response Journeyman possess and apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. You need to operate with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems and contribute to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
Determines enterprise information assurance and security standards.
Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures.
Coordinates, develops, and evaluates security programs for an organization. Recommends information assurance/
security solutions to support customers' requirements.
Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations.
Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy,
regulatory, and resource demands.
Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose
systems requiring specialized security features and
Performs analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.
Analyzes and defines security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes, workstations, and
personal computers.
Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements.
Provides integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.
Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical
support in solving these problems.
Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system
development life cycle.
Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure.
DODD 8570 IAT2 compliance required on day one (Security plus, equivalent or higher).
SANS GCIA or the CEH certification are required before starting.
Secret Clearance fully adjudicated
4 years of related experience
Journeyman - Background & Experience:
Has extensive experience in the security field to include installation, monitoring, testing, troubleshooting, and administration of IA hardware and software systems.
Examines potential security violations, incidents, and malicious activity and attacks to determine if policy has been breached, assesses the impact, preserves artifacts and enters and tracks events and incidents.
Intrusion analyst experience. Implements, and monitors policies and procedures reflecting the legislative intent of applicable laws and regulations.
Identifies alternative functional IA security strategies to address organizational security concerns.
Network security systems experience.
Reviews security safeguards to determine that security concerns identified in approved policies, plans, and doctrine have been fully addressed.
Develops and implements programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and follow IA policies and procedures.
Security specialist and incident handler - diagnoses and resolves IA problems in response to reported incidents.
Supports incident escalation and assesses probable damages, identifies damage control and remediation, and
assists in developing courses of action.
Cyber intelligence analyst for network defense operations detects and reports on security related alerts from local security appliances and from information and intelligence provided by outside agencies.
Provides upper management with clear and understandable picture of real time and future threats to network information systems.
Analyzes patterns of non compliance or attacks and recommends appropriate actions to minimize security risks and insider threat.
Experience with configuring, optimizing, and testing network devices.
Enhances rule sets to identify or block sources or potential sources of malicious traffic.
Supports the design and execution of exercise scenarios.
Supervises the installation, monitoring, testing, troubleshooting, and administration of IA hardware and software systems.
Recommends, schedules, and performs IA system repairs, systems administration, and maintenance.
Firewall experience.
Network scanning experience - Retina and ACAS training may be required.
Technical and analytical experience in the field of Information Assurance (IA) and Information Security (INFOSEC)
Ensures the rigorous application of IA policies, principles, and practices are integrated into the delivery of all
information technology (IT) and IA services.
Leads team personnel to quickly and efficiently solve complex IA problems.
Examines incidents, malicious activity and attacks to determine if policy has been breached or overcome and then
assesses the impact, performs triage and preserves artifacts.
Tracks events and incidents for follow-on analysis to build historical and predictive capabilities for IA incidents.
Researches and recommends effective vulnerability countermeasures. Has a in-depth knowledge of policy,
guidance and evaluation criteria of the DoD Critical Infrastructure Program.
L-3 is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms.
L-3 National Security Solutions (L-3 NSS) is one of four segments of L-3. L-3 NSS specializes in full-spectrum cyber operations, enterprise and mission IT, intelligence operations support, and operational infrastructure solutions.
We offer a competitive benefits package to include: paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long and short term disability and company paid life insurance, 401 Employee Stock Purchase Plan, referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement.
L-3 NSS is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing to include background checks.
EOE/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Title: Incident Response Journeyman
Location: Virginia-Pentagon
Requisition ID: 064303

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