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Tracking Code JBSA-20-1915-W
Job Code 20-1915
Posting Title Cyber Security Analyst - Host Detection
Post Date 1/22/2021
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 25%
City San Antonio
State TX
Country US

Bowhead seeks a Cyber Security Analyst - Host Detection to support the AFCERT DCO HAC contract in San Antonio, TX.
The ability of the 33 NWS to complete its mission is dependent upon the ability of conducting host security monitoring and intrusion detection analysis, utilizing the AF’s selected Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) tools and activities that are related to the 33 NWS ACD weapon system for mission execution. Maintain currency on latest industry trends and provide operational reports/assessments for development of tactics, techniques, and procedures.


Will maintain HBSS Environment and comply with 3rd party MOU/MOA monitoring and reporting requirements. You will ensure HBSS servers are patched. Install Windows and Third‐party software and/or patches via SCCM, or manual download. Perform pre‐ and ‐post full system state backups on HBSS management suite. Perform periodic manual STIG evaluation for HBSS, SQL, .NET, Apache, Tomcat on ePO, Agent Handler, SQL Servers; and perform update services to the same as required. Execute server baseline scripts on ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) and SQL servers.

• Provide OJT to other contractors, military, and/or civilian personnel, and maintain continuity folders/working aids in order to ensure efficient transition when personnel rotate.
• Create and document metrics for reporting and analysis to improve weapon system processes and mission execution.
• Provide monthly metrics to leadership on the number and nature of tuning efforts to reduce false‐positive alerts

Bowhead seeks to network with qualified individuals relative to a potential opportunity, which is contingent upon award and not currently funded. Please click the link at the bottom of this posting to apply for consideration. Incumbent employees are encouraged to respond. No solicitations or third party applications will be accepted.
Requirements • 3+ years of experience in a role as part of a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC) is highly desirable.
• Technical expertise in system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques, network and web‐related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, etc.).
• Technical expertise in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security.
• Must have a good understanding how to build dashboards and custom queries in but not limited to HBSS, ACAS, Fidelis, IDS systems Incident Response.
• Extensive knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK framework, and its uses within the cybersecurity community (e.g., Open Source projects)

Certification Requirements:
• IAT Level III CND compliance.
• The minimum acceptable primary OS Certification Level for this position is GCFA or GCFE.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Top Secret/SCI level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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