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Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to FEMA networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to FEMA information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations. The FEMA SOC is responsible for the overall security of FEMA Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.
The DHS FEMA SOC Program has a critical need for a Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert (SME). This is a full time position based in Bluemont, VA (Mount Weather). This position does not have Telecommuting Options.
Duties will include investigating computer and information security incidents to determine extent of compromise to information and automated information systems, providing computer forensic and intrusion support to high technology investigations in the form of computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, data recovery, and network assessments, researching and maintaining proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer network vulnerabilities, data hiding and network security and encryption.
In addition, the SME will lead and mentor other SOC Support Staff and will communicate with executive leadership regarding matters of significant importance to the DHS SOC Support Services Program.
The SME should have expertise in at least one of the following specialized areas: - Email security
Digital media forensic
Monitoring and detection
Vulnerability assessment and pen test
Cyber intelligence analysis Supports detection, containment, and eradication of APT activities targeting customer networks. Process community reporting, conduct link analysis, and collaborate with other Government cyber fusion teams. Publish intelligence products to inform network defenders about APT activities, new detection methods, among other topics of interest.
Will work a rotating shift consisting of three 12 hour shifts with four days off the first week of the pay period and three 12 hour shifts, one 8 hour shift and 3 days off the second week of the pay period. This position location is in Bluemont, VA (Mount Weather) area.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Requires Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related field and 12 to 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 to 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain. Prior relevant experience should be in the areas of incident detection and response, malware analysis, or cyber forensics.