This National Guard position is for a IT Specialist (INFOSEC/NETWORK), Position Description Number D2339 and is part of the Maryland National Guard.
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NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard.
Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 12 months experience as a Cyberspace Operator.
Experienced in the work at an acceptable level of expertise for the preparation and execution of tasked unit missions.
Experiences included preparing, maintaining currency for, and executing an advanced role in Cyberspace Operations.
Knowledgeable of systems security principles and concepts of emerging Information Technology (IT) security developments.
Experiences included duties directed within the infrastructure protection environment and the selection of appropriate tools for team members.
Experienced in the methodologies for determining the better techniques needed to secure computer systems and to protect cyber key terrains from exploitation of information within these cyberspace systems.
Experiences included the ability to leverage knowledge of multiple entities with a stake in current operations to plan and build appropriate courses of action and training scenarios.
Some work experiences were in one or more of the following unit assignments: Cyber-space Crew Commander; Cyberspace Operations Controller; Operations Planner and Scheduler; Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cyberspace Operator; and National Mission Team Cyberspace Operator.
Experiences may include one or more of the following business tasks: Developing tactical objectives or tactical taskings for Cyberspace Operators; liaison duties between assigned team and other teams or external entities; directing tactical execution for a team of Cyberspace Operators; developing tactical approaches and synchronizes actions of multiple qualified operators in order to achieve objectives; representing the unit's capability, availability, and interests at high-level Operational Planning Team (OPT) meetings to define the missions, environments, enemy, effects, capabilities, overall plans, phasing, operational agreements and contingencies needed to conduct the operation or exercise; developing tactical plans for assigned missions and exercises; translating operational objectives into tactical objectives comprised of specific tactical tasks.
May have experiences in developing Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance that were used in mission exercise assessments.
Experiences include work accomplished to prepare and coordinate operators, resources, facilities and equipment schedules, in coordination with unit and flight commanders, in order to ensure training, currency, and mission timelines and objectives were met.
Experiences may include the assessment and evaluation of mission vulnerabilities and/or adversary activity in ICS enclaves.
Experienced in detecting, characterizing, and resolving insecurities in ICS networks.
Experienced in conducting reviews and analyzing ICS network traffic, configurations, and operating procedures and provided methods to improve system security posture.
Experienced in the Air Force currency and additional national-level requirements to execute US Cyber Command's Defend-the-Nation priority.
Skilled in presenting formal and informal briefing and written reports in regard to the Cyber program mission readiness.
Competent in preparing Unit Training Assembly, Annual Training and currency training events for Mission Ready Cyberspace Operators to optimize training times.
Knowledgeable on unit military members' go-or-no-go readiness status and skilled to recognize deficiencies.
Experiences included working with assigned members to maintain full mission readiness.
Experienced in coordinating with the unit's maintenance section to ensure all assigned equipment is in good working condition and ready for each training and mission event.
Experienced in conducting extensive researches of new vulnerabilities and insecurities in operating systems, application software, infrastructure, and boundary protection devices.
Experiences included investigations, analysis, and the development of actions used to exploit these vulnerabilities.
Competent on conducting tests to validate findings and to develop and refine methods and procedures to mitigate vulnerabilities within the cyberspace community tactics, techniques, and procedures.
Experienced in providing customers with the best possible evaluations of their security postures.
Current onboard technicians of the Maryland National Guard.