Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Cyber Security Analyst (Principal Intelligence Analyst)

    Posted Date 5 months ago(4/11/2019 6:56 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-2199
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location : City
    Santa Barbara
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    California
  • Qualifications

    Due to the nature of our work, US Citizenship is required for all positions.

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical related field, or equivalent training and experience, and at least 9 years' relevant experience.
    • Understanding of principles, theories, standards, practices, protocols, procedures and security appliances used in cyber security is required.
    • Ability to clearly and effectively articulate and present facts, ideas, issues and analyses to a wide range of audiences.
    • Make clear and convincing oral presentations.
    • Prepare succinct and well-organized papers, briefings and documentation to promote decisions is required.
    • Ability to apply knowledge of cyber security principles, policies, and procedures to ensure security of information systems services and data is required.
    • Ability to apply knowledge of cyber security principles, methods, and tools to access cyber vulnerabilities/risks and develop or recommend appropriate mitigation countermeasures is required.
    • Experience communicating critical information effectively, both verbally and in writing to co-workers and customers at all expertise and organizational levels is required.
    • Experience with integration and maintenance of Information Technologies (IT) systems and architecture is preferred.
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license

    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.

      

    Responsibilities

    Successful applicant will plan, organize and provide multi-source analysis of cyber security and cyber protection applications and cyber operational tactics and procedures. Successful applicant will also lead a small team of experienced cybersecurity professionals in a dynamic, fast paced collaborative environment.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    Successful applicant will plan, organize and provide multi-source analysis of cybersecurity/cyber protection applications and cyber operational tactics and procedures. Successful applicant will also lead a small team of experienced cybersecurity professionals in a dynamic, fast paced collaborative environment.

    • Provide expert, timely and concise cybersecurity assessments of cybersecurity applications and defenses, ranging from simple networks to multi-layered, complex corporate infrastructures.
    • Provide assistance with the evaluation of technical capabilities and provide recommendations for improvements and best practices.
    • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of industry best practices (i.e. SANS 20 Critical Security Controls, et al) and relevant National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, publications and controls.
    • Detect, investigate, and effectively document advanced cybersecurity threat tactics and techniques.
    • Create new detection methodologies using a variety of open source and commercial tools and technologies to support incident responses and monitoring functions for complex systems and industrial partners.
    • Detect, disrupt and eradicate threats from enterprise networks by fusing data analysis, cyber intelligence and cutting-edge security technologies.
    • Lead a diverse team of cybersecurity experts working together to proactively detect, deter, document and analyze potential and actual cyber-adversary behaviors and tools.
    • Positively influence, motivate, and challenge others; adapt leadership styles to a variety of situations.
    • Extensive travel may be required.

    Overview

    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.