Red Cyber Space Operator with Security Clearance

Fort Belvoir, VA
Feb 20, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Top Secret SCI Job Description: JOB DESCRIPTION Red Cyber Space Operator (RCO) SUMMARY The Red Cyber Space Operator is an integral member of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Red Assessment Team. The DoD's premier Red Assessment Team is unique in that it performs assessments from an adversarial perspective, emulating the full spectrum of identified capabilities from lone actor to the well-financed terrorist organization to the foreign intelligence entities to demonstrate exploitation of vulnerabilities. The RCO will help build the organization's red cyber capability-as part of both the Red and White cells-and capacity in support of the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process. Assessment teams may deploy to high threat but permissive environments anywhere in the world. CONUS and OCONUS travel for durations of up to two weeks per trip. Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance eligibility required ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Emulate a potential adversary's offensive cyberspace operations and exploitation techniques against a targeted mission, system, network, component, or capability * Use information gathered from readily available open source internet resources to identify exposed or compromised information, vulnerabilities, and misconfigurations * Employ tools against identified compromises to demonstrate a loss of confidence in the target's functional and security posture forcing the target to operate in a degraded, disrupted, or denied cyber environment * Work closely with Red Cyber Analysts to identify targets, research, scan, and map networks * When authorized, demonstrate a potential adversary's offensive-based cyberspace operations or intelligence collection capabilities against a targeted mission or capability in accordance with ethical hacking principles and in compliance with US Cyber Command Standing Ground Rules SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY * This position will not have supervisory authority EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE * Possess a Bachelor's (BS) or Master's (MS) degree in a Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical discipline * Possess a minimum of 7 years (with BS) or 5 years (with MS) demonstrated operational experience in the military, other Federal Government, or comparable civilian position in Cyberspace Operations (Offensive Cyberspace Operations, Defensive Cyberspace Operations, and Cyberspace Exploitation), Cyber Red Team, Penetration Testing, and/or Information Operations (IO) * Possess IAT Level III and CSSP Auditor certifications as defined and 8570.01-M, or ability to obtain certifications within 180 days of hire * GICSP, GCIP, GRID, or ISA/IEC desirable KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES * Possess a minimum of five years demonstrated experience using open source tools and operating systems or hold a comparable Linux certification * Possess working knowledge of DoD's Cybersecurity Vulnerability Alert and Incident Response process * Possess a working knowledge of computer network vulnerability/compliance analysis software * Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills * Possess expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) to prepare presentations, reports, and white papers Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.