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Sr Cyber Operator
Company JFL Consulting, LLC
Location Chantilly or Springfield, VA
Preferred GIAC Certifications GSNA, GCIA, GCIH, or related
Travel 30%
Salary Not provided
Contact Name Erin Hazard
Contact Email erin.hazard/at/
Expires 2022-06-14

Job Description

Mandatory Requirements: U.S. Citizenship and TS/SCI Clearance

Hiring for Chantilly and Springfield positions.

JFL Consulting is seeking Senior Cyber Defense Operators to join a highly technical team of cyber specialists. The applicant will be part of a small, mobile defensive cyber operations assessment team working with the most current network analysis, TAP technology, network forensics software, and network auditing COTS and open source tools available.

Responsibilities include:

Reviewing and assessing all aspects of the customer’s mission by conducting full packet capture analysis of customer network traffic
Inspecting network traffic for non-authorized activity or any form of network exploitation and compromise using a variety of network security sensor applications
Analyzing data traffic inspection results and presenting results and findings in a clear and concise manner
Preparing reports and briefings to include recommendations for mitigation techniques
Running network modeling and configuration compliance/vulnerability scanning tools on computer networks
Working in a fast-paced environment to complete mission objectives

Required Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer security, computer science, or computer engineering. In lieu of degree, a minimum of 10 years directly-related operational experience may be a substitute.
Possess or be able to gain the following professional information technology security certifications: CISSP or CompTIA Security+CE, a computing environment certification such as CCNA or Linux+ and one of the following - CEH, GSNA or CISA
Strong experience with network security monitoring, threat hunting, network packet analysis, malware analysis, signature development, and shell scripting.
Ability to install, configure, and administer network security monitoring (NSM) software applications.
Troubleshooting skills in problems with software and hardware.
Configuring, managing and maintaining networking equipment.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Required to produce written technical reports and presentations and give briefings to technical and non-technical personnel.
Possess a working knowledge of computer network modeling software.
Possess a working knowledge of computer network vulnerability and compliance scanning/analysis software (e.g. Nessus).
Ability to lift and move 50-pound objects (our travel kit).

Desired Skills and Qualifications

Minimum of 7 years of experience conducting full packet capture analysis and will require mandatory experience in network and system administration, TAP technologies, virtualization administration, *Nix O/S, and server technologies.
Experience conducting vulnerability-based network security assessments
Possess OSCP, GCIA, GCIH (or any related GIAC certification), WCNA, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE and MCSE information technology certifications
Strong computer networking skills and experience with network firewalls.
Experience with network packet capture technologies and all mainstream protocol analyzers
Work network models using MS Visio
Programming experience (Perl, Python, C, etc.).

Other Requirements and Qualifications

Must be a U.S. citizen
Must possess active TS//SCI clearance
Travel: Up to 30% travel required for assessments
Ability to work non-standard hours
Willing and able to obtain required immunizations for overseas travel

Competitive benefits package includes:

100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision plan for each employee and dependents
401(k) plan retirement plan with 3% company match and vesting from day one
Generous leave policy including 15 vacation days
Reimbursement for job-related certifications, generous training budget and company provided access to training platforms

About JFL Consulting, LLC

With more than twenty years of securing some of the U.S. Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community’s most critical networks, JFL Consulting, LLC provides advanced network security solutions to a range of US Government and US commercial clients. Our cybersecurity operators are experts at assessing and defending mission-critical data and the networks that facilitate their operation. We are focused on delivering advanced products and industry best practices that meet each customer’s unique requirements. Visit

JFL Consulting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: race, religion or creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected class under federal, state or local statute. It is also the policy of JFL Consulting, LLC to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.