Digital Network Exploitation Analyst - Entry to Senior Level

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Nov 30, 2022
Closes
Dec 01, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Digital Network Exploitation Analyst at the NSA, responsibilities may include:

- conducting analysis of metadata
- conducting target analysis and research
- identifying target communications within the global network
- performing global network analysis and mapping
- using knowledge of customer requirements to analyze and process intelligence information
- performing exploitation and operations on target networks

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and strong problem-solving, analytic and interpersonal skills who is:

- flexible
- able to communicate effectively
- able to collaborate with others

Specialized skills and experience in one or more of the following is desired:

- Knowledge of network protocols (especially TCP/IP, VOIP, wireless protocols)
- Understanding of Internet
- Understanding of WAN and LAN
- Vulnerability analysis
- Programming experience (prefer one or more of the following: C, C++, Java, Assembly, Python)

Qualifications

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position.

Degree must be in Computer Science (CS). Related fields (e.g., Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology or Systems, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance or Security, Networking and Telecommunications) may be considered relevant if the programs contain, at minimum, a concentration of courses in the following: algorithms; computer architecture or network architecture; data structures; logic and computation; and advanced mathematics (for example, calculus, discrete mathematics).

Relevant experience must be in computer or information systems design/development/analysis. In addition, relevant experience may also include engineering hardware and/or software, programming, computer/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance, cybersecurity, systems engineering and/or network and system administration. Completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis course) will be considered towards the relevant experience requirement (i.e., 24-week JCAC course will count as 6 months of experience).

Entry (Grade: 7-9)

Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. An Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

Full Performance (Grade: 11-12)

Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree and no experience. An Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

Senior Level (Grade: 13-14)

Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree plus 2 years of relevant experience. An Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

Additional information

Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Salary Range: $74,682 - $164,102 (Entry - Senior)

On-the job training, Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.

Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible). Applicants should be aware that some of these jobs support 24/7 operations based on mission requirements and shift schedules may vary to include night shift.