Delta 6 – Cyber Security Operations Analyst

Apogee Engineering is seeking a Cyber Security Operations Analyst located in Colorado Springs, CO. This effort supports Delta 6 Cyber Operations Preparatory Course.

Why work with us?

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber, intel, training, technical services, financial and administrative expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers. Our company was founded on the commitment of making a positive difference for our customers and our people. Apogee’s culture is infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, which has propelled us into the ranks of an elite small business company. Apogee is known for an unwavering dedication to our client’s success, a warm and employee-centric work environment, and an enthusiasm to provide the right solution at the right time.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide Day One orientation to new students. These orientations will always take place on the first duty day of the week
  • Track individual students’ daily progress and provide metrics to the government
  • Provide one-on-one assistance with students when requested or required
  • Analyze training gaps and shortfalls and make recommendations for course adjustments
  • Conduct academic reviews on failing students in conjunction with the government. Make recommendations on remedial training
  • Coordinate group training events separate from COPC at least once a week unless otherwise directed by the government. These events will be capture the flag events or solving training boxes together as a group with guidance and facilitation from the facilitators. Make recommendations on different resources to use for these events. The government may additionally bring other subject matter experts in to conduct some of these events depending on skillsets and experiences
  • Provide weekly activity reports (WARs) to the government on student progress
  • Participate in and pass any certifications to be facilitated in the course

What you will need to have:

  • Security Clearance Required: Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years relevant Cyber Security experience, OR
  • 14+ years relevant Cyber Security experience in lieu of degree
  • Must possess a minimum IAT Level 2 certification or equivalent cyber operational certification
  • At least three (3) years of cyber security experience with emphasis on “blue team,” defensive cyberspace operations (DCO), or security operations center (SOC) experience
  • At least three (3) years of experience with Security Information & Event Management Systems (SIEM), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) tools, such as Elastic Stack, Security Onion, Splunk, HBSS, and equivalent tools
  • Must have training and instructional experience
  • Have a strong background and familiarity with the Windows and Linux operating systems, networking, traffic analysis, and the MITRE ATT&CK framework
  • Cyber Protection Team (CPT) or equivalent experience to provide a military perspective and real-world examples to the students and the other facilitators
  • Must complete, at a minimum, the Junior Penetration Tester and Offensive Pentesting learning paths on the TryHackMe platform
  • Penetration testing or “red team” experience is highly desired
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional and Certified Red Team Professional certifications highly desired

Compensation and Benefits:

  • The pay range for this position is $95,000 – $122,000 however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Apogee’s careers site.
  • Apogee offers two medical plans, a high deductible health plan with a HRA and a traditional POS plan with co-pays, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, parental, military and jury duty paid leaves. Regular part time employees scheduled for twenty-four or more hours per work week are eligible for benefits on a pro-rated basis.
  • This position is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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