Jacobs Computer Network Defense Analyst Sr. in Camp H M Smith, Hawaii

Computer Network Defense Analyst Sr.


USSOCOM's mission is to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.

Job Description

Computer network defense analysts must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols. Data Security Analysts need strong oral and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment and self-

motivation. They should be able to multitask and work well under pressure. They must be able to investigate alerts, anomalies, error, intrusions, malware, etc. to identify the extent of a security incident and they must be able to help isolate the responsible agents. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable Government regulations.

Typical Duties

  • Leads incident response

  • Monitors system security and responding to security incidents

  • Participates in security systems testing

  • Ensures integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data

  • Prevents and detects intrusion

  • Engages with other internal and external parties to get and share information to improve security posture

  • Validates incident containment and remediation recommendations

  • Conducts forensic media analysis and log file analysis (to include Encase)

  • Provide Daily reports

  • Attend daily, weekly and/or monthly VTCs

  • Provide training to Junior CND Analysts

  • Create documentation related procedures, processes, techniques, use cases and knowledge based articles


Two (2) years of college in a computer field and four (4) years of related experience or any equivalent combination of relevant education or experience for a total of eight (8) years. Progressive relevant training and/or certification may be substituted for one (1) year of education or experience requirements.

1 year of experience with SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis and some scripting experience

Required Certification: Employment is contingent upon obtaining and/or maintaining required certifications.

  • DOD 8570.01-M CISSP or CISM

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years managing IT professionals

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Hawaii-Camp H M Smith

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: I2S0002R7