General Dynamics Information Technology Content Filtering Specialist - Public Trust Clearable in Kansas City, Missouri
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NES Associates, a CSRA company, is currently looking for a Content Filtering Specialist to join our mission critical team located at Kansas City, MO. As a team member of the USDA cyber security content filtering team, responsibilities include content filtering and Application Security Management (ASM) system solutions, deployment, system maintenance, federal policy compliance and ad-hoc client support. Candidates interested in applying for the Content Filtering Specialist opportunity should possess the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance in order to be considered for this opportunity.
As the selected Content Filtering Specialist , you will be responsible for the following (not limited to):
Serve as Tier II support for the USDA cyber security operations team
Document all activities by utilizing the approved security tool set
Monitor the status of all network security information sources and document and record any anomalies daily
Manage all associated equipment to ensure system availability and throughput
Provide systems design input to optimize the environment
Assist in establishing thresholds to trigger automated responses for all associated system activities
Manage and create all associated security signatures
Ensure deployed rulesets are current and match vendor release cycles
Review/tune rulesets to address false positives and improve system detections on a regular basis
Ensure all associated rulesets do not cause significant disruption to operational environment
Operate within established change control procedures
Assist with the installation, configuration, and reporting of a network-based malware suite
Assist as needed with certification validation and troubleshooting of client-based software components for all associated malware suites
Along with other team members, provide 24/7 on-call support
Occasional after-hours work may be required in support of scheduled outages and break-fix actions
In order to be considered for the Content Filtering Specialist opportunity with NES Associates, a CSRA company, you must meet the following qualifications:
1-3+ years of relevant work experience
Hands-on experience with Cisco WSA and F5 ASM
Hands-on experience with network analysis tools, such as Wireshark and TCPdump
Knowledge of multiple areas for information technology such as: TCP/IP (UDP, TCP, and ICMP); DHCP; Operation of Routers, and switches; Routing Protocols; Windows, AIX and Linux Strong technical and analytical skills with knowledge of security concepts.
Competency and hands-on experience with industry standards and best practices
Detailed understanding of how network-based attacks work at the operating system and/or protocol level
Experience with security systems including firewalls, intrusion detection, netflow analysis, system logging, vulnerability scanning, security event correlation, and incident response
Demonstrate understanding of common practices related to information security, data protection, and privacy
Familiarity with routine security-related incident response procedures
Ability to work as an individual with limited guidance
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USA MO Kansas City - Not Applicable (MOC002)
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