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Cyber Security Tools Expert, Senior

Springfield, VA 22150

Posted: 10/09/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: IT Infrastructure Job Number: 9632

We are seeking an experienced Senior Cyber Security Tools Expert for a Department of Defense Project located in Springfield, VA. This DoD program secures and protects its information networks by deploying Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) which are a suite of equipment that performs firewall functions, intrusion detection and prevention, enterprise management, Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF), and provides a host of network security capabilities.


As a Senior Cyber Security Tools Expert, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that supports the active and passive Computer Network Defense (CND) tools deployed in stacks. Working with other teams, you will provide CND capability, and military base/post/camp/station migration support services DoD-wide as the JRSS stacks are deployed and used.


Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must have an active Secret Clearance.


  • Install and configure CND tools
  • Integrate the tool for enterprise data collection to include capacity monitoring
  • Configure the tools to work with Syslog, File and Database collection of events
  • Create and edit content to both monitor and alert on security incidents
  • Provide guidance to both internal and external customer issues and supporting tickets
  • Monitor the tool’s health and performance
  • Tune system parameters to enhance/improve system performance
  • Provide Tier 2/3 troubleshooting for tool issues, either within the tool or as part of an integrated team of professionals addressing larger issues
  • Assist other JRSS teams that perform life cycle O&M on the tools by acting as tool expert
  • Provide “on the job training” to less experienced JRSS, DISA or DoD Services’ team members
  • Act as the senior subject matter expert on tools for interactions with other teams


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience/combined education and 12 years of related experience
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP communications
  • General knowledge of router and firewall functionality on a network
  • Familiarity with the MS Office tool suite
  • Significant experience with one or more of the CND tools in the JRSS cyber suite:
    • Fidelis DLP and MDE
    • Tipping Point
    • SourceFire
    • ArcSight
    • Gigamon
    • Opswat
    • Inquest
    • Bivio/Argus/Bro
    • ELK tools
  • DoD 8570 IAT2 certification is required
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must have an active Secret Clearance
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