Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Cyber Security Analyst II

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/17/2018 7:22 PM)
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    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Location : City
    North Las Vegas
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field, or equivalent training and experience, and at least two years' experience in IT or Cyber Security.
    • Demonstrated understanding of principles, theories, standards, practices, protocols, and procedures used in Cyber Security.
    • Understanding of the Windows operating system and command line tools, the Linux operating system and command line tools, the Mac operating system and command line tools, network protocols, TCP/IP, and packet capture analysis with tools such as WireShark.
    • Knowledge of network-based services and client/server applications.
    • Knowledge of cyber security vulnerabilities, mitigation strategies, network architecture, and how to apply security controls; familiarity with intrusion detection systems and with network architecture and security infrastructure placement.
    • Ability to use network scanning and vulnerability tools and interpret the results.
    • Ability to review and validate remediation efforts of vulnerability scan results.
    • Understanding of encryption technologies, identify and authentication technologies.
    • Ability to use multiple electronic devices including standard office machines, cellular phones, and security applicants.
    • Ability to articulate highly technical processes and information to a non-technical audience.
    • Ability to understand policies, procedures, laws regulations, and other directives, maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, sufficient to communicate with co-works, customers, write clear and concise reports, gather information, and collection information.
    • Ability to meet the physical requirement necessary to safely and effectively perform all assigned duties.
    • Professional certifications such as MCSA, SSCP, CISM, CCENT, GSEC, VCP, CCT, and CEH, are highly desirable.
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

    Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, “Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites,” will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, and subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, “Counterintelligence Evaluation Program.”

    Eligibility Requirements – To obtain a clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, “Personnel Security.


    MSTS 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. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


    • The successful candidate will possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform Cyber Security operations within an enterprise environment.
    • Assists in researching, compiling, and analyzing technical data.
    • Assists the ISSM and ISSOs with execution of their assigned duties.
    • Assists senior Cyber Security staff with the design of networks and systems with a security focus, ensuring systems are developed in accordance with federal law, customer requirements, certification and accreditation requirements, and industry best practices.
    • Supports incident response and forensics and collaborates with the incident response team as requested.
    • May conduct forensic software and hardware validations.
    • May create logical and physical forensic images of digital evidence via the network or directly form hosts.
    • Identifies, reports, and assists in the remediation of Cyber Security threats and vulnerabilities.
    • Validates the functionality of security tools within the environment.
    • Supports design/deployment/maintenance of new and existing security infrastructure capabilities.
    • Conducts a variety of Cyber Security policy compliance tasks such as discovering unauthorized devices, conducting variety site surveys for non-compliance, and ensuring network access requirements are met.
    • Scans network devices for vulnerabilities and configuration baseline compliance and reports findings.
    • Reviews Cyber Security threat information and assists with mitigation vulnerabilities identified.
    • May monitor intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) tools, endpoint security tools, e-mail gateways, firewalls, network infrastructure and other appliances for security issues.
    • Uses established standards, practices and procedures as well as an increasing technical knowledge to solve problems and complete projects.


    If you’re looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you’ve come to the right place!


    At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we’re a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We’re dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!


    MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc.