Cyber Security Incident Responder

Criterion Systems Pensacola , FL 32501

Posted 3 months ago

AtCriterion Systems, we developed a different kind of businessa company whosereal value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills,talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. We are seeking a Cyber Security IncidentResponder to support a position inPensacola, FL.


Criterion is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large missioncritical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, andoperate a network operations environment; including introducing new cybercapabilities to address emerging threats. In support of the customer'sstrategic direction, Criterion is looking for qualified individuals who cansupport a customer in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting ofcyber threats affecting client networks. By accepting a position with CriterionSystems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindsetwhere we share ideas and foster professional development in order to accomplishour goals. In addition to our great culture we also offer competitivecompensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, andadvancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help youtake your career to the next level please visit our

Primary Accountabilities

  • Provide support in thedetection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affectingclient networks

  • Maintain anunderstanding of the current vulnerabilities, response, and mitigationstrategies used in cyber security operations

  • Produce reports andbriefs to provide an accurate depiction of the current threat landscape andassociated risk. Accomplish this through the use of customer, community, andopen source reporting

  • Provide analysis forcorrelated information sources

  • Facilitate thecustomer's posturing itself to aggressively investigate cyber activitytargeting customer information and its information infrastructure

  • Assist the customertraining department in the education of staff on the cyber threat

  • Liaison with othergovernment cyber threat analysis entities, such as intra-agency andinter-agency Cyber Threat Working Groups

  • Maintaining proficiencyin the use and production of visualization charts, link analysis diagrams, anddatabase queries

  • Analyze and report cyberthreats as well as assist in deterring, identifying, monitoring, investigatingand analyzing computer network intrusions

  • Additional duties mayinclude providing intrusion support to high technology investigations in theform of computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, data recovery,and network assessments

  • Meet and maintaincustomer required Information Assurance training compliance

  • Ability to support shiftwork


  • 4 years of experiencewith a Bachelor of Science Degree with major in CyberEngineering, Computer Science/Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Science orrelated field. An additional 8 years of related work experience may besubstituted for a degree.

  • Must have active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI)security clearance

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • 4 years hands-on experience in the detection, response, mitigation,and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks and one or more ofthe following:

  • Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response

  • Intrusion detection

  • Computer network surveillance/monitoring

  • Knowledge and understanding of network protocols, network devices,multiple operating systems, and secure architectures

  • Experience in computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, anddata recovery

  • Computer network forensics

  • System log analysis

  • Experience with current cyber threats and the associated tactics,techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks.

  • Current experience with network intrusion detection and responseoperations (Protect, Defend, Respond and Sustain methodology)

  • Current experience with cyber threats and the associated tactics,techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks

  • Demonstrated ability to document processes

  • The ability to respond to crises objectively

  • Proficiency with MS Office Applications

  • Must be able to work collaboratively across agencies and physicallocations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supportingDHS, Federal Civil, Intelligence and/or DoD Customers

  • Computer Forensicsexperience

  • Malware reverseengineering experience

  • Experience with Risk and

Opportunity management

  • Scripting experience(python, perl etc)

  • Experience with processdevelopment and deployment

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Prior experience withdata visualization products such as Analyst Notebook is desired.

  • Prior experience with


  • Prior experienceworking in one of the following

highly desired:

  • Security Operations Center (SOC/NOSC)

  • Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT/CIRT)

  • DOD/FED Cyber Intel organization

  • DCIO/MCIO, with Cyber Counterintelligence focus

  • Additional Technical CNDIncident Reporter Certification(CEH, GCIH, GCIA, GNFA)

  • DoDI 8570.01-M 8570.01-MIAT Level I Compliant Certification (Network + CE, A+ CE, CCNA + Security,SSCP)

Criterion Systems iscommitted to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be anEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regardto race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any otherprotected class.

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