Employment Opportunities - Adelphi, Maryland

Cyber Security Analyst  


MANDEX currently has a need for an experienced Cyber Security Analyst to join our team in Adelphi, MD. As a Cybersecurity Service Provider Analyst (CSSP Auditor), the applicant will apply a technical and functional expertise to support network-based vulnerability scanning and computer network defense operations for large scale enterprise networks. Responsibilities include:

·         Performs monthly and ad hoc vulnerability scans of unclassified and classified network subscriber enclaves.

·         Conduct trending and analysis of monthly results to identify high risk vulnerabilities impacting the network and ensure proper security posture from a vulnerability management standpoint.

·         Deploy, troubleshoot, and maintain network-based vulnerability scanners at subscriber sites to ensure appropriate coverage of scanning services.

·         Maintain knowledge of emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and intelligence within the cyber security field to ensure subscribers are remediating against known threats.

·         Assist subscribers with vulnerability remediation, as necessary.

·         Prepare reports for subscribers to assess technical configurations and compliance.

·         Generate capture as necessary of the network(s) security posture and provide to CND management for situational awareness.

·         Document policies and procedures for the use of vulnerability assessment tools and methodologies.

·         Maintain knowledge of applicable CND policies, regulations, and compliance documents specifically related to CND auditing.

·         Apply technical expertise to perform remote assessments of DoD networks and information systems.

·         Test and evaluate new technologies, specifically related to network vulnerability scanning.

·         Possess technical experience in mitigating and/or remediating vulnerabilities or misconfigurations.

·         Document findings and severity levels of non-compliance in formalized reporting, written and oral briefs, etc.


·         Understanding of Information Assurance (IA) and Computer Network Defense (CND) concepts, practices and tools to design and administer classified and unclassified DoD computer networks and systems.

·         Familiarity of Windows Server/Workstation operating systems required, familiarity of Unix/Linux preferred

·         Knowledge of network devices and interconnection (i.e. routers, switches, IDS/IPS, firewalls, and DNS) preferred. 

·         Computer helpdesk, Systems Administration, Network Administration, and strong customer service skills preferred.  

·         Understanding of TCP/IP networking required, experience with cyber security related tools preferred.

·         Ability to communicate complex technical and programmatic information, often in the form of verbal and visual operational updates, situation reports and briefings.

·         Familiarity with CJCSM 6510, DoD 8570.1, DODI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD, and DoD DIACAP process. 

·         Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) operations experience (desired). 

·         Security+ certification and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification, in accordance with 8570.01-M requirements.

·         2 years’ experience or more

·         Must currently hold a Security Clearance


·         Bachelor’s in related field preferred



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Send resumes to employment@mandex.com
MANDEX offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.
United States Citizenship Required EOE, M/F/D/V