Cyber Security Associate

  • Tampa, FL
  • Posted 39 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 95,000.00 - 115,000.00 per year
Full Time


Google Cloud
Cyber security
Threat analysis
Data recovery
Computer networking
Network security
Enterprise networks
Heuristic analysis
Performance tuning
Intrusion detection
Domain controllers
Cloud security
Information Technology
Data deduplication
Security clearance
Microsoft Visio
Customer engagement
Cisco Certifications
Microsoft Certified Professional

Job Details


GovCIO is currently hiring a Mid Cyber Security Engineer to provide operation and integration support for a multi-vendor infrastructure, including various networks, systems, and virtual training environment (VTE) vendors. This hybrid position will be located in Tampa, FL.


Correlates threat data from various sources to establish the identity and modus operandi of hackers active in client's networks and posing a potential threat. Provides the customer with assessments and reports facilitating situational awareness and understanding of current cyber threats and adversaries. Develops cyber threat profiles based on geographic region, country, group, or individual actors. Produces cyber threat assessments based on entity threat analysis. May provide computer forensic and intrusion support to high technology investigations in the form of computer evidence seizure, forensic analysis, data recovery, and network assessments. Researches and maintains proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer network vulnerabilities, data hiding and network security, and encryption.

Responsibilities includes:
  • Work in a fast-paced environment alongside a team of highly specialized Engineers, providing engineering and implementation action for integration, modernization, and new installations for partner nations and allies in Eastern Europe and South America.
  • Higher-level knowledge of cybersecurity tools, appliances, and architecture. Must have a full understanding of designing, testing, and implementing/integrating Cybersecurity devices, how they interact with the network, and where best to deploy sensors, nodes, and agents to ensure the maximum effect in the enterprise network.
  • Provide operation and integration support for a multi-vendor infrastructure, including various network, systems, and cybersecurity vendors.
  • Understanding Core Cybersecurity technologies and architectures involving equipment such as Gigamon appliances or similar vendors for packet forwarding, deduplication, and stream splitting. Trellix/FireEye/McAfee or similar vendors for security stack applications, HIPS agents, and signature file/heuristic analysis.
  • Understanding of SIEM implementation, integration, and performance tuning of the SIEM data sources, e.g., Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS), Firewalls/Proxies, Domain Controllers, etc., to maintain a manageable level of security event monitoring.
  • Great ability to document all network, system, and cybersecurity changes and develop required checklists, engineering and installation plans, and other required documentation within the configuration baseline.


High School with 6 - 9 years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience
  • Must possess an Active Secret Clearance
  • Must have a valid US Passport and be prepared for international travel up to 40% at customer locations in Eastern Europe and South America.
  • Proficiency with network drawing and productivity tools (Visio, Lucid, AutoCAD, etc.) is necessary.
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (Security+CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, CASP, etc.).
  • Entry-level experience with Cyber Network Defense (CND), Cybersecurity Operations, or current CCNA Level Certification.
  • Microsoft Systems MCSA, VMware, Cloud Security, Linux, or other Cybersecurity certifications or measurable experience, a plus.

Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Relevant BS Degree +4 years of prior relevant experience. Specific expertise, education, and training may be considered in place of a degree.
  • A military background within the Signal, Communications, Cyber, or Information Technology MOS will be heavily desired.
  • CCNA Security or CCNA CyberOps
  • Desired Qualifications in place of CCNA: JNCIS-SEC, PCNSA, GIAC, Google Cloud Platform.


Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

Posted Pay Range

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Posted Salary Range

USD $95,000.00 - USD $115,000.00 /Yr.

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