Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst at Horizon Industries Ltd. in Columbus, Ohio

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:


Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst

Horizon Industries Limited (HIL) is a dynamic IT and Management Consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area. We are currently seeking a CND Analyst for a full-time position supporting the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) in Columbus OH/Battle Creek, MI

Job Description:

The JETS Program provides the full range of IT services, technical and management expertise that support applications, software, hardware, infrastructure, and systems, across the DLA IT Enterprise. Support is provided for information technology solutions, technical support, maintenance, and sustainment; operations support; application development, maintenance and technical support; and lifecycle management. Additionally, the program also supports administrative program management support for IT program offices and DLA Information Operations (J6) Office. The program provides support technology services across the DLA Information Operations Enterprise, the DLA Program Executive Offices (PEO), and all other technology services currently supported through DLA Contracting Services Office (DCSO) acquisitions.

This task order outlines the requirements to acquire Computer Network Defense (CND) analysis, Cybersecurity Content Development, and Vulnerability Management support to perform CSSP functions focused on but not limited to Operational Technology for DLA. This project supports DLA Cybersecurity in performing CSSP functions for DLA to include but not limited to performing incident response, cybersecurity assessment, cybersecurity content development and vulnerability management focused on but not limited to Operational Technology. During the course of performing these functions on-site support for isolated assets and networks may be required.

Duties of a CND Analyst may include:

  • Perform actions to protect, monitor, detect, analyze, and respond to unauthorized activity within assigned information systems and computer networks

  • Employ Cybersecurity capabilities and deliberate actions to respond to a CND alert or emerging situational awareness/threat

  • Serve as an expert on CND requirements and compliance to such requirements by using IA tools and techniques to perform compliance analysis and correlation, tracking and remediation coordination, and escalating CND non-compliance

  • Provide technical analysis and sustainment support for the enterprise for IA tools and applications

  • Assist with the application of Defense-In-Depth signatures and perimeter defense controls to diminish network threats

  • On occasion, short duration (1-5 days) site visits may be required as authorized by the Government.

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Five (5) years relevant experience

    • Must possess experience working within a SIEM

    • Must possess experience analyzing logs from multiple sources such as system event logs, F5, Firewall, etc.

    • Must possess experience reviewing and analyzing network traffic through packet captures

    • Must possess written and verbal skills to appropriately document and brief cybersecurity incidents

  • Must possess a current DOD Top Secret Clearance and be eligible for an IT-1 at time of proposal submission

  • Possess a relevant certification meeting the DOD 8570.01 IAT level II. One of the following:

    • CCNA-Security

    • GICSP

    • GSEC

    • Security+ CE

    • SSCP

  • Possess and maintain CSSP-IR certification

  • DLA CE Cert IA Role/Function: Incident Response

Education: None

Location: Columbus OH/Battle Creek, MI

Company Overview:

Horizon Industries Limited was founded in 1996 and based in Vienna, Virginia; Horizon is a dynamic, SBA-certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) with professional and talented strategists, technologists, and consultants with a wide range of expertise, experiences and personal accomplishments. Horizon provides expertise in the areas of IT, analysis and evaluation, data analytics, business process management, acquisition and financial management, cost and risk assessments, Independent Verification & Validation, program management, systems engineering and design, databases design and management, logistical warehouse services and administrative support services. Horizon also offers capabilities related to financial, operational and technology consulting and risk management services, strategic planning, leadership effectiveness, anti-fraud waste and abuse programs, financial and operational assessments, regulatory compliance, workflow automation, and audit readiness services.

Horizon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and it is our policy to consider all applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, alienage, ancestry, citizenship status, or any other factors prohibited by law.Horizon will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Horizon's legal duty to furnish information.


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