Network and Threat Security Specialist (NTSS) - Mid Level

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort George G Meade, MD, United States


*********Only Applicants with the required clearance level will be reviewed for these openings************

Clear Ridge is looking for Network Threat Support Specialists who will perform analysis to support cyber operation in the Ft. Meade, MD area. The NTSS will serve as a member of a computer network operations (CNO) intelligence team, focused on the threat to networked weapons platforms and US and DoD information networks. They will also collaborate with analytical counterparts across the U.S. Intelligence Community; apply knowledge of threat environment, open-source tools, and current implementation of threat technologies in order to devise all-source analytic/collection strategies to pursue access and exploitation of targets of interest. 

These intelligence professionals will be responsible for Cyber activity tracking to include intrusion analysis, intent, damage assessment and attack characterization for the purpose of network defense and attribution. Demonstrating ability to identify network vulnerabilities for access purposes. Reporting experience and fluency in reporting vehicles. (Grapevine, etc.) Developing techniques for the identification and analysis of anomalous activity.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI clearance with Poly

  • BA or BS degree 

Junior Network Threat Support Specialist

Qualifications: 

  • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent military training with 4 years of related experience 

  • Experience in network and vulnerability analysis within the DoD/IC. 

  • Experience with the following Tools/Databases: Wireshark, IDA Pro, WinHex, Encase or OLLY Dbg 

  • 2+ years of Intelligence analysis experience within the DoD/IC. 

  • Understanding & experience with collection management and intelligence community databases. 

  • Understanding of the Special Technical Operations and Special Access Program communities 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Has one or more of the following certifications: GCFIH, CNDA, DoD Forensic Examiner and/or Network Intrusion Analyst, Security+, SSCP, Cisco CCNA (and other Cisco related network certs), Network +, CISSP,GSEC, GCIA, GPEN, GCFW, GCFA 

  • Experience with Grapevine. 

Mid-Level Network Threat Support Specialist

Qualifications: 

  • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent military training with 6 years of related experience 

  • Experience in network and vulnerability analysis within the DoD/IC. 

  • Experienced in the following Tools/Databases: Wireshark, IDA Pro, WinHex, Encase or OLLY Dbg 

  • 4+ years of Intelligence analysis experience within the DoD/IC. 

  • Understanding & experience with collection management and intelligence community databases. 

  • Understanding of the Special Technical Operations and Special Access Program communities 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Has one or more of the following certifications: GCFIH, CNDA, DoD Forensic Examiner and/or Network Intrusion Analyst, Security+, SSCP, Cisco CCNA (and other Cisco related network certs), Network +, CISSP,GSEC, GCIA, GPEN, GCFW, GCFA 

  • Experience with Grapevine. 

Senior Network Threat Support Specialist

Qualifications: 

  • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent military training with 10 years of related experience 

  • Able to understand, interpret, and draw conclusions based on large sets of disparate data. 

  • Experience in network and vulnerability analysis within the DoD/IC. 

  • Able to perform statistical analysis and trending 

  • Has knowledge of Windows system internals which includes proficiency with Windbg and Memory analysis experience 

  • Experience with malware discovery and anomaly detection 

  • Experience with software reverse engineering includes proficiency with IDA Pro 

  • Experienced in the following Tools/Databases: Grapevine, Wireshark, IDA Pro, WinHex, Encase or OLLY Dbg 

  • Experience with reporting/tipping and prioritizing information. 

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, etc. 

  • 6+ years of Intelligence analysis experience within the DoD/IC. 

  • Understanding & experience with collection management and intelligence community databases. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Understanding of the Special Technical Operations and Special Access Program communities 

  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work in a team environment 

  • Superior communication ability, particularly well-written. 

Additional Information 

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2020 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun! 

Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise: 

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering 

  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning 

  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training 

All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.

Benefits Snapshot: 

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 

  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance 

  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance 

  • Unique Flexible PTO 

  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays 

  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military 

  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend 

  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc. 

  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement 

  • Free financial advising from qualified experts 

  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment 

  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals 

  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses 

  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events 



Posted On: Friday, July 9, 2021



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