Full-time
Intermediate Response Analyst - Secure Mission Solutions - Herndon, VA

Job Description:
Secure Mission Solutions is currently seeking candidates
for consideration against this position. This position
is contingent upon contract award and availability.
The Intermediate Response Analyst’s primary
responsibility is incident handling and response and
forensic investigations in relation to computer security
incidents and escalate when necessary as well as
coordinate response to computer security incidents.
Recommend a course of action on each incident. Creates,
manages, and records all actions taken and serve as
initial POC for Events of Interest reported both
internally and externally. Establishes alarm/incident
escalation process. Tracks, follows-up, and resolves
incidents. Provides internal incident coordination.
Initiates and maintains contact with affected parties
during incident response lifecycle. Investigates
potential incidents/intrusions. Follows up on post
incident actions. Consults with
investigative/enforcement entities on declared
incidents. The Intermediate Response Analyst utilizes
software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses
complex problems and factors affecting network
performance. The Intermediate Response Analyst provides
quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and
existing network products.
 Experience working with the identification and
implementation of counter-measures or mitigating
controls for deployment and implementation in the
enterprise network environment.
 Proficiency in utilizing various packet capture (PCAP)
applications/engines and in the analysis of PCAP data.
 Experience working with logging systems and SIEM
platforms.
 Possess a working knowledge of network communications
and routing protocols (TCP, UDP, ICMP, BGP, MPLS, etc.)
and common internet applications and standards (e.g.
SMTP, DNS, DHCP, SQL, HTTP, HTTPS).
 Must have the ability and prior experience with
analyzing information technology security events to
discern events that qualify as a legitimate security
incidents as opposed to non-incidents.
 This includes the identification of malicious code
present within a computer system as well identification
of malicious activities present within a computer system
and/or enterprise network.
Excellent verbal skills.
Must be able to work multiple shifts in a 24x7 environment.
This position requires five (5) years experience and
familiarity with current networking and
telecommunications technologies, network architectures,
LAN/MAN/WAN infrastructures, and network security
methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:
GCIH, CEH desired
Department of Homeland Security experience desired
SECRET required
DHS suitability preferred

About Secure Mission Solutions:
Secure Mission Solutions (SMS) is a leading provider of
full life cycle mission assurance services and
solutions. We have 15 years’ experience supporting a
wide range of government customers as a preferred
provider of end-to-end mission assurance services with a
focus on integrated security solutions. We have seen our
accomplishments grow to annual revenues of over $100
million and 500 employees throughout the United States.
SMS offers world class expertise in Information
Assurance and Cyber Security, Critical Infrastructure
Protection, Communications and Network Engineering,
Command and Control as well as Intelligence Support
services. Dedicated to the mission of those that protect
America and its citizens, SMS is proud of the support it
provides to a broad range of customers including the
Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers,
Department of Homeland Security and various Intelligence
Agencies.

Benefits:
Secure Mission Solutions (SMS) offers outstanding
compensation and benefits including optional health,
dental and vision coverage, pre-tax savings plans,
matching 401K plan, up to $4,000 annual Tuition
Reimbursement, 15 PTO days and 10 paid holidays per
year.

Additional:
Due to the nature of work performed in our facilities,
U.S. citizenship is required.
Secure Mission Solutions is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action employer and strongly encourages
qualified women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, and
individuals with disabilities to apply with our company.
EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

How to Apply:
Click the “Apply” button below for immediate
consideration.
If viewing this position at a site other than
www.securemissionsolutions.com or www.monster.com,
please visit the Careers section of our website and
apply for position “SMS1-10-14-271”
While our recruiters review all resumes submitted to
open job positions, replies will be sent only to those
candidates meeting position requirements. We thank you
for applying.
Req. Code : SMS4-10-14-272A-C
Division/Department : Cyber & Intelligence Solutions

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