Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – Network Engineer - Monitoring and Analysis
GDIT has an opening for a Network Engineer - Monitoring and Analysis position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Chantilly, VA. This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG’s global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services. The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model. The work includes the following:
Operating the DoDIN-Army (National Guard) (DoDIN-A(NG) and DoDIN-A(NG)-Secret (S) networks and maintaining service delivery and cybersecurity of DoDIN-A(NG) and DoDIN-A(NG)-S networks and computing services.
Supporting the DoDIN-A(NG) and DoDIN-A(NG)-S networks and associated computing services from requirement identification to service retirement / replacement.
Ensuring continued security of the network and proactive enhancement of cybersecurity to meet evolving and emerging threats, to include compliance with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and continuous monitoring requirements.
Providing support to the 54 supported organizations (i.e., 50 states, three territories, and the District of Columbia) to ensure flexible and responsive operation and defense of the network. Some OCONUS travel might be required.
Adhering to all Department of Defense (DoD) enterprise security requirements to include those required by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and the Department of the Army (DA); prepping for and passing Command Cyber Readiness Inspections (CCRIs), obtaining and maintaining Authority to Connect (ATC) and Authority to Operate (ATO) from the Designated Approving Authority (DAA); ensuring compliance with all Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS) and required information assurance (IA) controls.
Maintaining the lifecycle of all services, ensuring they meet business needs, comply with Army directives and mandates, and are in keeping with the future Joint Information Environment (JIE) architecture.
Maintain continuity of service when primary support systems operate in degraded mode per COOP.
The Network Engineer will:
Responsible for Enterprise IT Services and Support for DCO operations and engineering.
Monitors, investigates, and identifies anomalous events that are detected by security devices or reported to the SOC from external entities, Government leads, system administrators, and the user community, via security monitoring platforms and tools, incoming phone calls, emails, and ticketing and incident tracking systems.
Performs and documents risk assessment analysis for access requests in coordination with the RCC-NG. Analyzes ISS reports.
Applies various antivirus, intrusion detection, and vulnerability assessment tools, techniques, and procedures including maintaining policy signature enforcement, custom signature, signature modification, performance profiling, sensor deployment, and tuning in coordination with the RCC-NG.
Authors and implements custom detection content. Responds to and validates IDS/IPS alerts. Tunes the SIEM and IDS/IPS events to minimize false positives.
Required Skills and Experience:
Minimum 5 years IT relevant experience and 5 years network operations experience
Experience managing Routers, Firewalls, IDS/IPS configurations and policies
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNP)
Possess the appropriate baseline certifications to achieve DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II (CompTIA Security+ or higher)
An active SECRET DoD clearance
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