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CND-SP Incident Responder Level 4 052


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

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Our positions are not remote unless stated in the job description below.

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Washington, DC

Job Description

CND-SP Incident Responder Level 4:

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

Skill Level 4:

Skills and Tasks

  • Exceptionally Complex, Inter-Discipline,  Inter-Organizational. Can perform tasks of senior level technicians,  specialists, and or managers not performed at Level 3 due to the size  and/or complexity of the tasks.


  • May work  individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. 

  • Oversees  and monitors performance across several disciplines, and when required,  takes steps to resolve issues.


  • Provides expert  guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians  and managers. 

  • Directs multiple contractor and subcontractor teams  through to project completion.


  • Identify and report detected events through persistent  monitoring and analysis of indications and warnings (I&W) and  attack, sensing, and warning (AS&W) indicators

  • Respond to identified network or system cyber incidents

  • Analyze, contain, eradicate malicious code

  • Prepare and disseminate AS&W to enterprise and the CND-SP community

  • Conduct cyber trend analysis as well as malware analysis

  • Disseminate and report cyber related activities and trends

  • Support or conduct CND/CI coordination and reporting to the organization, DoD, and IC

Education and Experience:

  • HS/GED + 12 years

  • Associates Degree + 10 years

  • Bachelor's Degree + 8 years

  • Master's Degree + 6 years

  • PhD + 4 years

Functional duties consist of:

  • Performing  Enterprise Defense Countermeasure (DC) activities and coordination with  other government agencies to record and prepare incident reports and  analysis methodology and results.

  • Monitoring and analyzing signature alerts from Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) for false positives.

  • Providing technical enforcement of organizational security policies.

  • Providing “tune-or-drop” recommendations towards the DC team's Signature Lifecycle Review procedure.

  • Provide insight to Detection and Response teams on signature functionality and providing signature tuning as needed.

  • Performing  periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments,  including user accounts, applications access, file system and external  Web integrity scans to determine compliance.

  • Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.

  • Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.

  • Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  • Participating in special projects as required.

  • Will serve as a technical team or task leader.

Position Qualifications:

  • 8 years of related systems engineering experience.

  • DoD Approved Clearance and Poly.

  • Security+  CE orother approved DoD 8570 IAT II certification prior to employment.  Viable certifications that meet this requirement are Security+ CE, CCNA  Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP.

  • Ability to obtain an 8570  CSSP Incident Responder certification within six months from the date of  hire. Viable certifications that meet this requirement are CEH,  CFR,CSA+, GCFA, GCIH, or SCYBER.

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer  Science or a related technical discipline, OR the equivalent combination  of education, professional training or work experience.

  • Position may require evening, weekend or shift-work (depending on operational tempo).

Training and Certifications:

  • DoD  8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with  technical objectives and services required within the task order.  

  • Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate  with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment  specified within the task order.

Security Clearance:

  • DoD Approved Clearance and Poly

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