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Cyber Mitigations Analys / System Vulnerability Analyst

Company: National Security Agency
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The National Security Agency (NSA) exists to obtain insight into foreign adversaries' plans and intentions and protect our U.S. cybersecurity interests. We provide national security insights and threat warnings to government decision-makers and eradicate cybersecurity threats.How You Can ContributeAre you an emerging or seasoned network professional who wants to work our nation's tough cybersecurity problems? Do you enjoy deeply technical, hands-on work? Do you want to identify vulnerabilities in network infrastructure devices and then figure out how to deal with them? Are you looking to make an impact in cybersecurity and advance your career while enjoying the outstanding benefits of federal service?Network cyber mitigations engineers and system vulnerability analysts at NSA analyze vulnerabilities and develop mitigations to strengthen defenses. They produce formal and informal reports, briefings, and guidance to defend against attacks against network infrastructure devices or systems.Our analysts' competencies run the gamut of data transport possibilities. They work with traditional wired networks, wireless transport, including Wi-Fi and cellular, collaborative platforms such as video teleconferencing, and the hardware and software that support it all. Start your career as a Network Cyber Mitigations Engineer/System Vulnerability Analyst at NSA, where you can become an expert in networking protocols and architectures, cloud security, and Internet of Things protocols, to impact and advance traditional network security.Responsibilities

  • Wired and wireless network security
  • Vulnerability discovery and analysis
  • Scalable mitigations development
  • Perimeter/boundary defense
  • Collaboration platforms, such as VVoIP and VTC systems
  • Mobile network security
  • Tailored security solutions
  • Reverse engineering
  • Researching emerging network industry technologies and solutions
  • Control system security
  • Malware analysis
  • Researching emerging network industry technologies and solutions
  • Ensuring adequacy of cybersecurity standards and configurations
  • Fusing vulnerability assessments from all sources into a unified picture of network riskJob SummaryAre you a cyber professional with the drive and expertise to be on the forefront of the cyber fight; tackling NSA's complex mission to defend against cyber threats of today and tomorrow? NSA, the nation's leading cyber agency, has exciting and challenging positions in Cyber Security Engineering and Cyber and TEMPEST vulnerability analysis/mitigation. Are you ready to help secure our Nation's critical Infrastructure? If so, NSA is the place for you!QualificationsMD Salary Range: $73,076 - $91,057 (Entry/Developmental)TX Salary Range: $73,076 - $91,057 (Entry/Developmental)*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. An Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.Degree must be in Computer Science or a related field (e.g., General Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Forensics, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Information Assurance, and Information Security).Relevant experience must be in computer or information systems design/development, programming, information/cyber/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance, and/or systems engineering. Network and system administration may account for some, but not all, of the experience. Completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis course), Undergraduate Cyber Training (UCT), Network Warfare Bridge Course (NWBC)/Intermediate Network Warfare Training (INWT), Cyber Defense Operations will be considered towards the relevant experience requirement (i.e., 20-24 weeks course will count as 6 months of experience, 10-14 weeks will count as 3 months of experience).

Keywords: National Security Agency, Huntsville , Cyber Mitigations Analys / System Vulnerability Analyst, Professions , Huntsville, Alabama

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