Cyberspace Vulnerability Management Analyst
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We are in search of a Cyberspace Vulnerability Management Analyst to support Joint Force Headquarters DODIN in support of the GSM-O II contract onsite at Fort Meade, MD. As a core team member, you support the management and execution of a government led vulnerability program.
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The GSM-O II Program provides network operations and cyber defense support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) in support of the DoD and COCOMs . It also includes support to other key tasks for DISA, including the transformation of DISA’s operational mission through innovation and support to DISA’s mission partners.
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- Establishing communications with vendors for the release of newly identified vulnerabilities and to ensure they understand the specialized requirements of DoD information systems.
- Leveraging a specialized understanding of vendor products and fixing actions to develop mitigation orders for the identified vulnerabilities.
- Compiling daily, weekly, and annual vulnerability metrics associated with affected and non-affected DoD products.
- Utilizing tracking tools to upload information for DoD component consumption and vulnerability compliance tracking.
- Creating situational awareness products to provide DoD components with detailed information related to vulnerabilities and appropriate mitigation strategies.
- Providing notification of potential threats by tracking vulnerabilities and exploits, propagation of worms and viruses as they migrate throughout DoD and globally.
- Developing, documenting, and conveying IAVM operational requirements to enhance capabilities to identify, track, and remediate system and network vulnerabilities as well as for a real-time patch management capability.
- Managing/generating reports, reviewing/approving Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&M), Operational Impact Statements and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) compliance.
- Supporting the development, and accurate inclusion of vulnerability directives into JFHQ-DODIN orders.
- Monitoring the progress of internal and external organizations to ensure IAVM operational requirements are fulfilled for Government review.
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
- Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with 8 years of related experience; additional related years of experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree
- Active DoD TS/SCI clearance and eligible for polygraph
- Security+ or equivalent DOD 8570 IAT Level II certification
- Technical understanding in some of the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic understanding of malware (malware communication installation, or malware types), or intermediate knowledge of computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch, or open source information collection)
- Working knowledge of threat and vulnerability analysis, routing protocols, routing, intrusion detection systems, intrusion protection systems, Domain Name Service, or network traffic analysis.
- Critical/logical thinking skills
- Advanced communications and presentations skills (verbal and written) enabling precise conveyance of information across all CC/S/A/FA with command and proper enunciation of the English language
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:
- ITIL v3 Foundation certified
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