Computer Network Defense Mission Operator (TS/SCI), Lackland AFB, Texas

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Cyber Security
Lackland AFB, Texas

REQ#: RQ59376

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
  • Join the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. GDIT is seeking a Computer Network Defense Mission Operator with Air Force experience to provide Computer Network Defense (CND) 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week, to join the GDIT on potential new work at Lackland AFB, Texas.

Position description:

  • Provide Computer Network Defense (CND) 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week
  • Provide near-real-time monitoring and analysis of insider and external threats utilizing network security tools and custom developed scripts IAW Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 502
  • Perform near-real-time network security alerting and problem resolution
  • Prioritize remediation efforts using reliable threat intelligence
  • Monitor and protect the security of 625OC systems from internal and external threats
  • Implement the Enterprise Audit Conceptual Framework as defined by Intelligence Community Standard (ICS) 500-27
  • Perform all functions of the CND Framework
  • Generate a complete list of auditable events for all user activity and then process, format, filter, and share the data
  • Provide risk determination recommendations to the Authorizing Official (AO) regarding acceptance or rejection of an Authority to Operate (ATO) or Authority to Test (ATT)
  • Assess and report cyber readiness; perform an analysis of trends and concerns, and report key findings (i.e. provide recommendations and knowledge transfer based upon key findings)
  • Provide weekly update to Government program leads on current status of cyber readiness
  • Provide a robust set of checks and balances to protect against unauthorized network modifications, penetrations, and other threats that might affect mission operations
  • Manage antivirus definition files on systems
  • Provide guidance and assistance to other units and agencies responding to security events
  • Track and ensure enterprise compliance of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA), DISA assist bulletins, and Air Force Computer Response Team (AFCERT) notifications and compliance with other governing directives
  • Perform and oversee network vulnerability scanning functions IAW governing directive
  • Support AF IC-wide incident handling to quickly identify, contain, and remediate a cyberattack against AF information networks.
  • Ensure network functionality to minimize downtime and subsequent attacks.
  • Experience in reverse engineering and advanced penetration testing.
  • Support incident analysis and incident handling functions on unclassified and classified networks IAW DoD directives.
  • Conduct cybersecurity detect, respond and protect functions including detection of events, analysis and identification of incidents, response and recovery, and post-incident analysis using CND tools and processes.
  • Support Senior Duty Officer (SDO) and crew for the detect, react, and recover functions to protect mission operations.
  • Provide incident handling support to help the AF IC improve and produce a capable defense while enabling proactive response to attacks.


  • Clearance: TS/SCI
  • Shift Work required
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ of network and system security experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the CND Framework
  • Possess IAT Level II certifications
  • Possess Cyber Analysis (CySA) certification IAW DoD 8570

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.