This position will be located in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Cyber Security and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, VA. The MS-ISAC has analysts co-located with the NCCIC which serves as a centralized location where the operational elements involved in communications and cyber response activities are physically and virtually co-located. The NCCIC is staffed and structured to be an “always ready” multi-agency incident response center and as a result, this position may be required to work alternate shifts and/or weekends.
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Cyber Security Analyst team member for the Multi-State and Elections Infrastructure (MS/EI) ISAC’s to help coordinate and report on cyber incidents impacting SLTT governments. The candidate will provide analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices as well as external data sources. The candidate will provide incident response support when analysis confirms an actionable incident, as well as provide threat and vulnerability analysis and security advisory services. The candidate will integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams. This position involves critical duties and responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations which may necessitate extended or rotational hours of work.
*Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.