Pratt, Brown & Associates, LLC
May 17, 2018
Job Type
cybersecurity incidents, cybersecurity, Computer Network Defense Service Provider, CNDSP, DISA, Cyber Command, Computer Security Incident Response Team, CSIRT, security incidents, Remedy IT Service Request Management, ITSRM, enterprise CND sensors, cybersecurity policies, cybersecurity procedures, USCYBERCOM, Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert, IAVA, Cyber Network Defense, CND Watch, CJCSM 6510.01, SOCOM, TS/SCI, CompTIA Security+, IAT level II certificate, Applicable DoD 8570.01-M certification
$28-35/Hr; W-2 Contract w/PTO; 1 yrs (5 yr potential renewal)


Computer Network Defense Analyst Jr.  (12873)

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, ect 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.

Job Duties:

  • Conducts security incident response activities for USSOCOM systems; monitor Splunk for alerts and open tickets or send to appropriate CND
  • Monitors and analyzes Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation
  • Responds to security incidents
  • Performs security systems testing to ensures integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data
  • Recognizes potential; successful; and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure; applications and operating systems
  • Report during CND Daily Standup
  • Conducts log file analysis
  • Provides incident containment and remediation recommendations
  • Ensures integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data
  • Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls
  • Provides incident containment and remediation recommendations
  • Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
  • Participates in special projects as assigned and required by CND lead


Candidate Requirements

The applicant must meet the following requirements:


  • Must have an Active TS/SCI Security Clearance
  • 3-4 years of cyber security or computer network defense (CND) experience
  • Must have experience with SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis, and some scripting experience
  • Experience with computer incident response procedures and techniques
  • Experience reviewing audit logs and searching for computer security incidents and/or network events
  • Experience with the US Combatant Commands (USSOCOM) operations
  • Knowledge and experience with DOD IA processes and policies (e.g., CJCSM 6510.01, Incident Response and other IA policies)

IMPORTANT:    Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance


  • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Must have Security+ and CEH
  • Will be required to obtain one of the following: 01-M CNDSP Analyst, or CNDSP Incident Responder, or CNDSP Auditor
  • CompTIA Security+ or a suitable IAT level II certificate




Pratt, Brown & Associates, LLC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  If this position does not meet all your requirements, we welcome you to contact us with your resume.  We have additional opportunities that may not be listed and we would be happy to match your skills with other available jobs.  Please e-mail us your resume with your salary requirements to  We look forward to helping you find a job opportunity that best fits your needs.



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