Computer Network Defense Engineer


Bay State Computers, Inc. is a professional services firm and a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) services and products to the U.S. Federal Government and Industry. Bay State brings together experienced IT professionals and the latest state-of-the-art technology tools, practices, and products to support projects and task order requirements for our customers.  For more information about Bay State visit our website, connect with us on LinkedIn, or follow us on Twitter.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Computer Network Defense Engineer to join our team. While part of a team of highly skilled security professionals, this position requires that the candidate have the ability to work independently and be able to own, manage, and drive security engineering projects from beginning to end to include managing schedule, producing detailed documentation, testing, implementation, and ongoing support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The candidate should be comfortable working in a large and complex enterprise environment with a sound understanding of LAN/WAN
  • Determining enterprise information assurance and security standards. 
  • Developing and implementing information assurance/security standards and procedures. 
  • Coordinating, developing, and evaluating security programs for an organization. 
  • Recommending information assurance/security solutions to support requirements. 
  • Identifying, reporting, and resolving security violations. 
  • Establishing and satisfying information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resources demands. 
  • Work 2nd or 3rd shift or weekend hours 
  • Author security analysis and recommendations (e.g. Google Appliance, wireless headsets) 
  • Provide monitoring and risk analysis of zero-day and other vulnerabilities 
  •  Evaluation of NIST, Federal and DoD guidelines, policies, directives, memos, etc. as it relates to cybersecurity 
  • 24/7 monitoring of DFAS security landscape 
  • Triage of SIEM events and determine escalation of indicators 
  • 24/7 contact with JFHQ-DODIN, Cybercomm, NSA, et al for receiving and triaging threat indicators 

Required Experience/Skills:

  • A background in incident response, forensic tools, Windows Server/Desktop OS and WAN compression are a strong plus. 
  • GCIH, CEH or equivalent (ref DoD 8570 IA Baseline, CND- Incident Responder) 
  • 3 years of experience with incident handling, forensics, sensor alert tracking, or Cybersecurity case management 
  • Experience with Cybersecurity tools, including ArcSight, ACAS, or other SIEM tools 
  • Experience with Cybersecurity forensics tools and methodologies 
  • Experience with Network Ports and protocols 
  • Experience with log review and analysis 


Education: High School Diploma or GED

Benefits: Full-time employees (permanent or contract employees who are employed for a term greater than 6 months) are eligible for benefits including time-off benefits, such as vacations and holidays, and insurance and other plan benefits.

Location:  Indianapolis, IN



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