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Cyber Security Tools Specialist

Springfield, VA 22150

Posted: 10/10/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: IT Infrastructure Job Number: 9628

We are seeking an experienced Cyber Security Tools Specialist 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 Cyber Security Tools Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting configuration, implementation, configuration, and ongoing performance enhancement work for CND tools, including: ArcSight, Tipping Point, Fidelis, SourceFire, Fidelis, and Niksun devices installed in the JRSS environment. You should have some experience with some of the tools and a general understanding of most.   


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 assistance 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


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience/combined education PLUS 4+ years of experience and knowledge of the following:
    • TCP/IP communications
    • Router and firewall functionality on a network
    • MS Office tool suite
  • DoD 8570 IAT2 certification is required
  • 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
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must have an active Secret Clearance
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