Jr. Cyber Security Specialist - 1684

Lexington Park, MD
Mar 15, 2019
Mar 15, 2019
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


US Citizenship:


Why MIL?
MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Last year alone, we earned:
  • 2018 Fortune , Great Place to Work®: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018 Great Place to Work®: Best Small & Medium Workplaces
  • 2018 Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

Whether your goal is to help defend our country through the cyber efforts of the Department of Defense or ensure proper financial management/accountability with the Department of State, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation seeks Jr. Cyber Security Specialists to support a Federal Government client at our Lexington Park, MD 20653 location. MIL Cyber is seeking innovative engineers and analysts with a passion for solving challenging problems in the areas of cybersecurity. Areas of focus include: Cyber Threat Emulation; Incident Response and Handling; Technical Vulnerability Analysis, Assessments, and Remediation; Information Assurance and Risk Management Framework Support; Technical Vulnerability Test and Evaluation; Modeling and Simulation; Reverse Engineering; Digital Forensics; Industrial Control Systems and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition; Non-Internet Protocol Based Networks and Systems.

• Analyze systems on client's network to identify vulnerabilities, anomalous network behavior, compromised network hardware, and malware
• Provide prioritized recommendations to either remove or mitigate issues detected, helping to harden and defend the client's network
• Utilize commercial, open-source and internal, custom-built tools and techniques
• Aid the client in implementing many of the corresponding countermeasures
• Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation
• Recognize potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information

Required Qualifications
• BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering -OR- AA/AS and in the process of obtaining BS degree
• Basic understanding of operating systems, networks, software security, malware, and/or encryption algorithms and technologies
• Ability to pick up and master new concepts and technologies quickly

Desired Qualifications
• Broad understanding of operating systems, networks, network security, software security, and/or encryption algorithms and technologies
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Great attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• DoD 8140.01 certification or the ability to obtain certification
• Possess current Secret clearance

AA/AS and working toward BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering

All applicants for this position must be able to pass a Security Background Investigation and be granted access to classified information; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #CB

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