Network Defense Analyst - (CYBAN3_COMPANY_1. 1)

Sentar is seeking to hire a Computer Network Defense Analyst to provide incident response support to AFSOC. This position will investigate alerts, anomalies, errors, intrusion, and malware using thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security. Daily duties would include assisting in incident response, monitoring system security and responding to security incidents, participation in security system testing, ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data, preventing and detecting intrusions, containing incidents and recommending remediation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Constant monitoring of intrusion detection systems using SEIM tools
  • Creation of technical incident response reports based on intrusions and events
  • Provides assistance in computer incident investigations
  • Perform independent research and analysis of security threats
  • Coordinate with other teams to analyze, investigate and remediate detected incidents
  • Analyze and evaluate anomalous network and system activity
  • Recommend modifications to security tools to better detect, prevent, and mitigate intrusions
  • Knowledge of computer network defense and vulnerability assessment tools, including open source tools, and their capabilities
  • Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and network security architecture
  • Skill in collecting data from a variety of computer network defense resources
  • Strong ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive and collaborative team
  • Knowledge and understanding of networking, network layers, protocols, devices and multiple operating systems
  • The ability to utilize critical thinking, to think outside of the box, and to communicate clearly while under pressure
  • Participates in special projects as required.


  • 4+ years of related experience in data security administration.
  • The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong work ethic
  • Must have several years' experience with and be able to analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation; evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk
  • The CND Monitoring & Incident Response Analyst performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction
  • Because of the sensitive nature of the work being done for this government client, all candidates must hold a TS/SCI
    Required Certifications:
    Employment is contingent upon having the required certifications at start of employment and upon keeping required certifications current. DoD 8570 IAT Level 2
  • One of the following: Security+ CE; GSEC, SSCP; CCNA-Security; CISA; GCIH; GCED; CISSP; or CASP CE.
  • CNDSP Analyst certification: One of the following: CEH , GCIA; or GCIH.

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