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Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst

Columbus, Ohio
Job Type
4 Aug 2022
Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst

If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that allows you to develop and learn in a stable and growing organizationcome joins us as a CND Analyst at Horizon . Horizon Industries Limited (H orizon ) is a dynamic IT and Management Consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area and w e are currently seeking a CND Analyst for a full-time position supporting the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) in Columbus OH, Battle Creek, MI, or Fort Belvoir, VA .

Summary of requirements:
  • 5 years relevant IT experience
  • 8570 CSSP-IR Certification
  • Top Secret
  • Columbus OH, Battle Creek, MI, Fort Belvoir, VA

Position Description:

We are looking for a CND Analyst that will:
  • Perform actions to protect, monitor, detect, analyze, and respond to unauthorized activity within assigned information systems and computer networks
  • Employ Cybersecurity capabilities and deliberate actions to respond to a CND alert or emerging situational awareness/threat
  • Serve as an expert on CND requirements and compliance to such requirements by using IA tools and techniques to perform compliance analysis and correlation, tracking and remediation coordination, and escalating CND non-compliance
  • Provide technical analysis and sustainment support for the enterprise for IA tools and applications
  • Assist with the application of Defense-In-Depth signatures and perimeter defense controls to diminish network threats
  • On occasion, short duration (1-5 days) site visits may be required as authorized by the Government.

Required Skills / Experience:
  • Five (5) years relevant experience
    • Must possess experience working within a SIEM
    • Must possess experience analyzing logs from multiple sources such as system event logs, F5, Firewall, etc.
    • Must possess experience reviewing and analyzing network traffic through packet captures
    • Must possess written and verbal skills to appropriately document and brief cybersecurity incidents
  • Must possess a current DOD Top Secret Clearance and be eligible for an IT-1 at time of proposal submission
  • Relevant certification from a nationally recognized technical authority meeting DOD 8570.01 CSSP- IR. One of the following:
    • CEH
    • CFR
    • CCNA Cyber Ops
    • CCNA-Security
    • CHFI
    • CySA +
    • GCFA
    • GCIH
    • SCYBER
    • PenTest +
  • Must possess and maintain CNDSP/CSSP-IR certification
  • DLA CE Cert IA Role/Function: Incident Response
COVID-19 vaccination is required for this position. The Company may grant reasonable accommodations to candidates who are not vaccinated for health reasons or due to sincerely held religious beliefs.

Education: None

Location: Columbus OH, Battle Creek, MI, Fort Belvoir, VA and possibly others.

Project Overview:

This task order outlines the requirements to acquire Computer Network Defense (CND) analysis, Cybersecurity Content Development, and Vulnerability Management support to perform CSSP functions focused on but not limited to Operational Technology for DLA . This project supports DLA Cybersecurity in performing CSSP functions for DLA to include but not limited to performing incident response, cybersecurity assessment, cybersecurity content development and vulnerability management focused on but not limited to Operational Technology. During the course of performing these functions on-site support for isolated assets and networks may be required.

Program Overview:

The JETS Program provides the full range of IT services, technical and management expertise that support applications, software, hardware, infrastructure, and systems, across the DLA IT Enterprise. Support is provided for information technology solutions, technical support, maintenance, and sustainment; operations support; application development, maintenance, and technical support; and lifecycle management. Additionally, the program also supports administrative program management support for IT program offices and DLA Information Operations (J6) Office. The program provides support technology services across the DLA Information Operations Enterprise, the DLA Program Executive Offices (PEO), and all other technology services currently supported through DLA Contracting Services Office (DCSO) acquisitions.

Company Overview:

Founded in 1996, Horizon Industries Limited (Horizon) has evolved into a company of highly qualified professionals that provides full cycle IT Consultant and Management support in both the private and public sectors.

Horizon culture supports a strong work life balance and offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include healthcare (medical, dental vision and disability), 401k program where you are 100% vested from day one with an employer match after 90 days, Educational Assistance program, Student Loan Repayment program and a Gym Reimbursement program.

Horizon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and it is our policy to consider all applicants for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, alienage, ancestry, citizenship status, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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  • Job Reference: 677704869-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Horizon Industries Ltd
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent