Junior Cyber Security Specialist
The Junior Cyber Security Specialist will assist in meeting, testing, assessing, and reporting on customer enterprise IT systems. The primary responsibility of the specialist will be supporting the team assisting customer organizations in obtaining independent third party certifications of their enterprise systems relative to the Department of Defense (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) model.
Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:
Assist with CMMC assessments and gap analysis on customers' IT systems.
Evaluate and find the most efficient way to protect the system, networks, software, data and information systems against any potential attacks.
Provide technical assistance in developing, coordinating, and processing risk assessments.
This includes creating, inspecting, reviewing policies and procedures, identifying shortfalls, making recommendations, and writing assessment reports.
Assist in reviewing system/system related initiatives for architectural sufficiency and identify any issues to the security manager.
Implement vulnerability testing, threat analyses, and security checks.
Assist in deploying system policies and procedures for enterprise systems.
Assist in deploying network sniffers across the network.
Research new threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities that may affect IT infrastructure, and ways to identify and protect against them.
Investigate potential cyber-attacks and intrusion attempts.
Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
Perform other duties, as assigned.
Zero (0) to three (3) years' applicable experience.
Familiarity with computer forensics, threat hunting, and incident response procedures.
Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security or a related field desired.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
One (1) certification from the list below is desired, but not required:
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
Certified Network Defender (CND)
GIAC Security Leadership (GSLC)
Other Required Skills & Abilities:
Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time.
US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.
About the Organization
Here at Sawdey Solution Services, Inc., an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v1.3 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:
What We Offer:
Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services, Inc. offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.
Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it* We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!
Sawdey Solution Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4 and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status.
This position is currently accepting applications.
Sawdey Solution Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status.