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Cyber Security Operations Watch Lead ( R-00069471 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security



Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to support the United States Department of Defense systems to ensure they are secure and reliable? Our Enterprise and Cyber Solutions Defense team is looking for an experienced Cyber Security Operations Watch (CSOW) Lead to work with our N2NOMS program which is situated in Colorado Springs, CO.

Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. The Cyber Security Operations Watch Lead will support a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, problem and change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks. Cyber Security Operations Watch Lead works with the team to provide 24x7 support to monitor and implement cyber threat mitigation and to obtain steps that an adversary must go through to achieve their goal.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads the Cyber Security Operations Watch team.

  • Oversees projects and work assignments for the watch.

  • Develops schedules for normal and contingency operational requirements and reports status to Senior Program personnel and Government customers.

  • Manages functional area trouble tickets and provides guidance on delineation of support from team to accomplish all tickets within key program performance indicators.

  • Provides leadership to manage work center’s equipment accountability and assists with Data Center Management and clean-up.

  • Evaluates, develops and recommends solutions for cyber security systems.

  • Develops dashboard for the Cyber Security Operations Watch.

  • Evaluates current cyber and Risk Management Framework (RMF) protocols on complex server, network and interconnected systems to resolve and satisfy the conditions necessary to achieve an Authority to Operate.

  • Demonstrates familiarity with multiple systems and ability to function interchangeably within a team of engineers and support personnel in a cross functional approach to resolve cyber security issues.

  • Applies of DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to operating Systems, Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) monitoring and application, system vulnerability scanning and mitigation of findings, and remediation of findings.

  • Designs, develops, and implements solutions that meet network and system security requirements and perform vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems, networks and applications in conjunction with the tasking being simultaneously performed by the other Cyber professionals, network staff, other corporate teammates and resident Government staff.

  • Develops solutions, communicates it to the stakeholders and assists with implementation.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with 8+ years relevant experience or a Masters with 6+ years of relevant experience, additional years of applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Must have DoD-8570 IAT Level II CompTIA Security+ baseline certification at start date.

  • Must have Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification at start date.

  • General understanding of network topologies, both transport and IT.

  • Currently possess an active DoD Secret security clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in communications or cyber associated field.

  • Current DoD-8570 IAT III Certification.

  • Current ITIL Foundations Certification.

  • Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills.

  • Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts.

  • Experience in BlueCoat Proxy, SolarWinds, and TCOSS (Circuit Management).

  • Familiarity with Splunk Logs/Dashboards, ACAS, HBSS and other common industry Cyber Security tools.

  • Familiarity with NORAD/USNORTHCOM missions and DOD regulations and directives.


Pay Range:Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00