Cyber Defense Operator II

Cyber Defense Operator II

08 Apr 2021
Virginia, Fortbelvoir, 22060 Fortbelvoir USA

Cyber Defense Operator II

Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group is seeking a Cyber Defense Operator II to join a highly technical team of cyber specialists working in a true "threat hunter" role. You will be working with the most cutting-edge tools, working real-time with their current monitoring tools. An active TS/SCI clearance is required for this direct hire role. We are looking for the best of the best!


  • Conduct full packet capture of network data traffic
  • Inspect data traffic for non-authorized activity or any form of network exploitation/compromise
  • Analyze data traffic inspection results and present results in a clear and concise manner
  • Prepare reports and briefings to include recommendations for mitigation techniques
  • Run network modeling and configuration compliance/vulnerability scanning tools

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree in technical field (i.e. computer science or engineering); in lieu of degree, 5 years of directly related operational experience may be substituted.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience conducting full packet capture analysis
  • Experience in network and system administration, TAP technologies, virtualization administration, Nix O/S, and server technologies
  • Possess Information Operations and CND experience as defined in Joint Publication 3-13, Information Operations and DoD 8570.01-M
  • Possess working knowledge of the RMF to include DoD's System Security Authorization Agreements (SSAA)
  • Possess or be able to gain the following certifications: CISSP or CompTIA Security+, a computing certification such as CCNA or Linux+, and one of the following - GCIA, CEH, GSNA, or CISA as listed in DoD 8570.01-M
  • Due to government requirement, will be considered for this role
  • Active TS/SCI clearance

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call

Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with

Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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