Junior Network Exploitation Analyst

  • Next Gen Cyber LLC
  • Annapolis Junction, MD, U.S.
  • Apr 29, 2018
Full time Risk Management Technology R&D Systems Development Knowledge Management

Job Description


The Junior Network Exploitation Analyst evaluates target opportunities and strategizes activities against particular networks using all source data to understand and map target networks and assist in developing detailed exploitation and operations plans. The Network Exploitation Analyst has a solid understanding of logical/physical IP core infrastructure, communication devices and how they connect to networks, and the traffic movements in a network; has a working knowledge of the principles and methods utilized by Requirements and Targeting to identify, collect, analyze process and disseminate information in accordance with established requirements and priorities; possesses an understanding of and experience in the SIGINT disciplines of collection, target development, and tasking; actively analyzes and manages collection of DoD and IC collection projects, capabilities, policies and procedures; analyzes collection-related information to guide tasking, identify problems, and assist with collection management; and recognizes essential elements of information to enable endpoint opportunities.



Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma.
  • At least 5 years demonstrated experience at NSA Headquarters, or its Extended Enterprise or with USCYBERCOM in an operational (on-net) role. At least 2 of the years of experience must have been within the last 5 years.
  • Able to independently leverage intelligence capabilities to enhance access and target development.
  • Able to task and retrieve collected information with standard DoD and IC accessible tools to maintain target and identify new collection opportunities.
  • Able to independently task across all authorities, maintaining compliance, without releaser, oversight officer or legal rejection/modification.
  • Capable of running complex queries using a variety of different tools.
  • Capable of building analytics for more complex discovery and analysis tasks.
  • Understands multiple communications protocols and can analyze technical data from collected information for new collection opportunities.
  • Able to evaluate leads for tasking and able to use appropriate tasking authorities.
  • Able to assist in the creation of on-net collection plans
  • Able to write justifications for prioritization across the DoD and IC enterprise.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related discipline.
  • 8 years or more SIGINT experience within the IC, military Service Cryptologic Elements, or USCYBERCOM.
  • COMPTIA Network+, COMPTIA Security+, CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional(CISSP) or other cybersecurity certifications.