Semper Valens Solutions Defense Assessment Analyst in Sierra Vista, Arizona

Position Details: Defense Assessment Analyst


Sierra Vista, AZ



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Defense Assessment Analyst


Huachuca, Az.

Semper Valens Solutions is working to build a new

IT team for Ft. Huachuca, Arizona and is seeking a cyber security specialist

filling the role of a subject

matter exert as a Defense Assessment Analyst, to strengthen the group’s knowledge base. This position is a subject matter expert slot

and requires a knowledgeable and professional individual who works well with

teams as well as with management and customers. The work for this team is

contingent upon award.

Defense Assessment Analyst Responsibilities:


Perform threat and vulnerability

assessment and provide subject matter expertise on appropriate threat



Identify intrusion activity by

leveraging alert data from multiple sensors and systems and determine priority

for response.


Leverage threat intelligence e.g.

FSISAC, NCFTA while actively monitoring critical financial services



Assess the impact of potentially

malicious traffic on company network and infrastructure.


Perform in-depth analysis in support

of network monitoring and incident response operations.


Perform live incident response

(reactive and proactive incident management) by identifying and remediating

malicious applications and infrastructure components.


Collaborate with other Information

Security and IT team members to develop and implement innovative strategies for

monitoring and preventing attacks.


Develop appropriate metrics (key

risk and performance indicators) to measure the monitoring program and related



Develop/Monitor basic IDS/IPS rules

to identify and/or prevent malicious activity.


Develop and test new correlation

content and use cases using SIEM filters, rules, data monitors, active lists,

and session lists


Conduct research of emerging

security threats.


Propose additional components and

techniques that could be used to proactively detect and prevent malicious



Provide other services as a key

member of the Cyber Security Operations Team: - Security review and

administration of changes to networks, servers and end point devices in

collaboration with network operations. - Security sensor policies for IDS/IPS,

Firewalls, web security gateway, logging. - Continuous Control Monitoring

including Baseline Security - Configuration monitoring. - Investigations and



Other duties as assigned.

Defense Assessment Analyst Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Computer

Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or Technical

discipline is required.

  • 8-10

years of related work experience

  • Current

TS/SCI clearance.


Certifications: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified

Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), Certified Wireless Network Administrator

(CWNA) and IAT Level II Baseline

Certification (current Security+ or CASP).

About Semper Valens Solutions:

Semper Valens Solutions, Inc. is a Service

Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Cost Effective

Software and Systems Engineering, Field Support, Training and Full Life cycle

Support Management to the DOD community

At Semper Valens, our

vision is to remain a creative, cutting edge and cost effective solutions

provider where our shared intellect, industry experience, and technology

excellence, make a positive difference in our customer's success. Our solutions

help bridge the gap between IT and business prioritizations to optimize

budgets, risks and operational processes.

We search for outstanding

technical professionals, hiring at all levels of the experience spectrum;

intermediate, journeyman and senior. Consider us for your career plan.

Semper Valens Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Semper Valens Solutions,

proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not

discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,

color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression,

national origin, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related

conditions, physical or mental disability, genetic information, status as a

Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign

Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic

protected by law.

If you require a

reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Semper Valens Solutions

through its online applicant system, please contact Semper Valens Solutions

Human Resources Department at (520) 378-1545.

Semper Valens Solutions is

an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females,

disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. Applicants have rights

under Federal Employment Laws.