Cyber Defense Sustainment Engineer

Cyber Defense Sustainment Engineer

  • Kuwait



The Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) division within the USARCC-SWA is looking for a candidate with strong scripting abilities, experience with systems security administration, and network security technologies. The Cyber Defense Sustainment Engineer will design, implement, automate, maintain, and optimize measures protecting systems, networks, and information.

This position offers company-paid housing and transportation, a completion bonus and tuition reimbursement program!

You must satisfy all host country requirements to legally work in the host country in order to be qualified for this position.

• Develop and maintain applications in support of DCO activities such as incident response, investigation, and reporting. Manage and monitor IDS/IPS sensor grid, such as McAfee, Sourcefire, Netscout, and other perimeter devices. Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs, or upgrades. Design, and maintain a test lab for malware analysis and non-attributable intelligence research. Perform analysis on cyber threat reports and provide recommendations on defense mitigation measures. Conduct routine training on cyber defense topics developed from industry standards, research and lessons learned. Develop procedures to track, project, or report network availability, reliability, capacity, or utilization. Use tools such as Splunk to monitor and analyze network performance and data input/output reports to detect problems, identify inefficient use of computer resources, or perform capacity planning. Prepare detailed network specifications, including diagrams, charts, equipment configurations, and recommended technologies. Research and test new or modified hardware or software products to determine performance and interoperability.
• Ability to troubleshoot servers and infrastructure equipment
• Ability to assess networking requirements and provide solutions
• Ability to make accurate and independent decisions under pressure
• Experience with a customer service oriented company
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
• Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneous
• The work environment will be 95% indoors and 5% outdoors.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Qualifications:
• Education / Certifications: One year of related experience may be substituted for one year of education if degree is required.
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferably in Computer Science or MIS, IS, Engineering or related field.
• This position requires candidates to adhere to DoD 8570.01. All candidates are required to maintain at least one (1) baseline certification and one (1) computing environment (CE) certification. Baseline certifications cannot also be used as a Computing Environment (CE) certification. The authorized certifications for this job title are listed as follows:
• IAT Level: CSSP Infrastructure Support
• CompTIA: Cloud+ ce
• CompTIA: CySA+ ce: Cybersecurity Analyst
• CyberSec: CFR: First Responder
• EC-Council CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
• EC-Council: CHFI: Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator
• EC-Council: CND: Certified Network Defender
• GIAC: GICSP: Industrial Cyber Security Professional
• ISC2: SSCP: Systems Security Certified Practitioner
• Cisco: CCNP: Certified Network Professional (Any)
• EC Council: ECIH: Certified Incident Handler
• GIAC: GCFA: Certified Forensic Analyst
• GIAC: GCIA: Certified Intrusion Analyst
• GIAC: GCIH: Certified Incident Handler
• GIAC: GCWN: Certified Windows Security Administrator
• GIAC: GDAT: Defending Advanced Threats
• GIAC: GREM: Reverse Engineering Malware
• GIAC: GSEC: Security Essentials
• Microsoft: 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert
• Microsoft: Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate
• Microsoft: Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
• Microsoft: MCSE: Core Infrastructure
• Microsoft: MCSE: Database Management and Analytics
• Microsoft: MCSE: Productivity Solutions Expert
• Offensive Security: Certified Expert
• Offensive Security: Certified Professional
• Experience: One year of related academic study above the high school level may be substituted for one year of experience up to a maximum of a 4-year bachelor's degree in a Business Information Systems discipline for three years general experience.
• At least five (5) years of practical experience working with various data (network and system) technologies, with a minimum of two of those years focused on information systems security.
• Working knowledge of certification tools, IDS/IPS operation, and tuning, and Splunk highly preferred

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.




Category : Cybersecurity Analyst
Posted : September 6, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 1 Months

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