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Chenega Corporation Computer Network Defense Senior, SME in Fort Huachuca, Arizona


Company Job Title:

Computer Network Defense Senior, SME


Top Secret / SCI


Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary:The Computer Network Defense Senior, SME will provide the highest level of expertise with both Network and Systems related tools as they relate to Cyber Security.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Ensure the CND tools, policies and procedures are implemented correctly, provide an effective level of protection and ensure that the CND teams operating the tools are leveraging these tools correctly as well as interacting with the customer to adapt the CND posture to requirements

  • Ensure the CND systems are functioning properly using their hands-on expertise with each tool

  • Protect, mitigate, and defend against intrusions or attacks on networks or information systems

  • Analyze and respond to unauthorized events or activity

  • Develop and deliver pre-formatted and ad hoc reports, as tasked by the COR, and as supported by the ACAS Security Manager interface.

  • Report security vulnerabilities discovered by Nessus scanners as tasked by the COR.

  • Install, configure, and maintain a lab environment in support of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) testing/patches and system/database upgrades.

  • Provide technical guidance and support to end-users, sites, including posts, camps, and stations, on problems relating to the appliances, firewalls, cards, and spans.

  • Develop Intrusion Protection System/Intrusion Detection System (IPS/IDS) procedures; correlate and react to security events; perform first- and second-level triage; and forward suspicious activity to the DCO-D.

  • Maintain and update the triage database with current threat data and response methods.

  • Scan NIPRNet and SIPRNet workstations and servers for IAVA compliance and general vulnerabilities monthly and after patch installation.

  • Submit monthly vulnerability assessment reports to the COR for review and acceptance by the USARCC-C Information Assurance Managers and USARCC-C Director.

  • Build and sustain all devices, systems, peripherals, and applications in accordance with DOD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), STIG checklist, ports and protocols guidance, Communications Tasking Orders, and Information Assurance Vulnerability Management notices.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School Diploma and 12 years similar experience; OR Associates Degree and 10 years of experience; OR Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of experience

  • Certification: IT Level I; IAM II; CSSP-IS; Computing Environment Cert; ITIL Foundations certified (within 3 months)

  • TS/SCI clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Leadership and self-direction skills are highly desired.

  • Ability to solve complex problems utilizing creative thinking skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to critically analyze and understand the systems and communicate system requirements to the customer and leadership.

  • Ability to travel as required.

  • Ability to provide on-call support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Ability to meet eligibility requirements of a government security clearance for access to classified information


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega IT Enterprise Services, LLC

Title: Computer Network Defense Senior, SME

Location: Arizona-Fort Huachuca

Requisition ID: 1800003205