• Subject Matter Expert III

    Job Location US-VA-Alexandria
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  • Overview

    THE CENTECH GROUP, Inc. (CENTECH®) is seeking a Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) Level III to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Cyber Command through the USCG Cyber Command Support Services contract. The person in this position will be responsible for applying and evaluating technical, operational and physical information cybersecurity measures for various system and system activities. They will have the proper knowledge and technical expertise of the computing environment (CE) and have the baseline skill sets, certifications, and experience as needed for the specific cybersecurity SME level and Cyber Network Defense (CND) / Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) specialty, as required to meet U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program (DoD 8570.01-M) standards.


    • Assessing cybersecurity related security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities and makes recommendation for corrective actions
    • Assessing information security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities and makes recommendations for corrective actions
    • Designing, configuring, integrating and deploying open source and commercial applications and tools to support the cybersecurity role and mission
    • Designing, configuring, integrating, and deploying open source and commercial applications and tools to support cybersecurity
    • Researching and evaluating emerging information technologies relevant to information security; interpreting requirements and providing analytical reviews for system architecture, equipment and software; and providing recommendations
    • Interpreting and applying DoD and USCG cybersecurity related documentation
    • Performing cybersecurity risk assessments and threat auditing
    • Performing computer forensics, intrusion detection, incident response, and penetration testing
    • Engineer and design network security architectures


    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Communications related degree is required
    • Must have seven (7) years directly related work experience in cyber technology, preferably for the USCG
    • Able to apply extensive knowledge of a variety of the cybersecurity field’s concepts, practices, and procedures
    • Proficient in the installation, configuration and use of information technology (IT) assessment tools
    • Proficient in the configuration and concepts in firewall, virtual private network (VPN), router, switch, and wireless
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must have at least a Secret clearance
    • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret (TS)/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance
    • Obtain and maintain cyber certifications appropriate to position
    • Civel Engineering (CE) certifications in Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows 10 preferred
    • CSSP certification preferred

    THE CENTECH GROUP, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


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