General Dynamics Information Technology Content Filtering Specialist - Public Trust Clearable in Kansas City, Missouri

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Cyber Security

Job Description:

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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