Cyber Security Incident Handling Specialist

Pensacola, FL /
Cyber & IT – Cyber and IT Solutions /
CSA+Capstone is seeking a Cyber Security Incident Handling Specialist to provide our Navy client with Cyber Security information technology and Information System Security support.  As a member of the Naval Education Training Command (NETC) Cyber Security Team, this individual will investigate and apply mitigations to cyber security incidents as they occur, conduct research, data analysis, onsite Information Assurance support, and Risk Management Framework support.

This is a telework opportunity.


    • Monitors and responds to NETC Enterprise cyber security incidents as they occur and implements appropriate mitigations as needed based on established policy and guidance.
    • Investigates Cyber Security Incidents to determine the root cause and support development or update of current mitigation plans.
    • Provides timely reporting of NETC Enterprise cyber security incidents in accordance with current DoD and SECNAV policy to include a daily situation reports (SITREP).
    • Provides on-site Information Assurance (IA) technical expertise in a broad array of areas, including IA and network security policy, Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Program (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF).
    • Provides STA/TA support for Server Certificate Request and/or user credentials.
    • Provides support to review implementation of mitigation strategies to determine status and to close the incident once the threat is addressed properly.
    • Supports the performance of security testing and evaluation of applications against applicable security criteria using common tools, including ACAS (Assured Compliance Assessment Solution), SCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol) Compliance Checker, and DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
    • Assists programs with completing security documentation to meet assessment and authorization requirements.


    • Ability to obtain and maintain an Active U.S. Government Secret Clearance.  Be able to pass a security investigation and meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
    • Functional expertise with Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project.
    • Working knowledge of SIEM solutions and incident management solutions
    • In-depth knowledge of each phase of the Incident Response life cycle
    • Experience with DoDAF standards and assessments of enterprise information security architecture, processes, procedures, activities, and operations
    • Understanding of Enterprise Network Architectures to include routing/switching, common protocols (DHCP, DNS, HTTP, etc), and devices (Firewalls, Proxies, Load Balancers, VPN, etc)
    • Experience with reviewing, comprehending and documenting findings from ACAS (Assured Compliance Assessment Solution) Reports.
    • Experience with SCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol).
    • Experience with performing cyber security risk assessments and identifying, verifying, and consolidating specific vulnerabilities, causes, analysis of alternatives and identification of appropriate corrective actions from each risk assessment conducted for on-site and cloud environments.
    • Experience with evaluation of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to determine applicability to systems and assets.
    • Secret clearance required.


    • Navy Cyber Security Workforce (CSWF) baseline certification to include CompTIA Security+ is required at the task order level.
    • IA Contractor Training and Certification and Computing Environment (CE) certification may be required at the task order level.

Preferred qualifications

    • BA or BS degree from an accredited institution in related field (e.g., Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Math, Business, Engineering, or Physical Science, etc.).
    • IT project management experience supporting Navy or DoD network systems.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including drafting, reviewing, and editing technical graphs, briefs, or documents.
    • Evidence of being detail oriented with strong critical thinking in areas of IT process analysis / process improvement.
    • Possesses Good Team Skills having the ability to coordinate and work well with others.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Applicants may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; an active United States Department of Defense security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

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