• Intrusion Detection Engineer, Senior

    Location US-MD-Ft. Meade
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2018 10:16 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Cyber Security
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring Intrusion Detection Engineer to support our team in Ft. Meade, MD.  The Intrusion Detection Engineer will be responsible for intrusion, vulnerability and penetration activities as it relates to our countries infrastructure.



    • Conduct threat intelligence analysis on collected data
    • Utilize XKS, DX, Target Profiler, MONEYBALL, and other data aggregation tools to view and analyze traffic
    • Locate network intrusions
    • Identify threats by understanding network vulnerability scanning
    • Recognize unusual network behavior
    • Develop fingerprints in XKS to enhance targeting efforts
    • Develop network maps for visual depictions of target infrastructure
    • Collaborate with other government agencies
    • Provide technical consultation to foreign language experts to assist in accurate technical verbiage for transcriptions and qualify control
    • Conducting real world, near real time, monitoring, analysis and reporting.
    • Utilizing tools (in-house, freeware, commercial) and analytical techniques to determine the levels of severity and potential mission impact of anomalous behavior.
    • Writing scripts/tools to develop an analysis capability


    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Eight (8) continuous years of work experience in network and vulnerability analysis
    • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable (math, science, computers, engineering) field
    • Five (5) continuous years of work experience in network and vulnerability analysis and within the IC
    • Demonstrated expertise related to the use of relevant Computer Network Operations (CNO) and SIGINT tools and databases used for the customer mission
    • Shall have demonstrated the analytic expertise to perform technical analysis for exploitation of an identified activity that is of an unknown or suspicious origin, competence with relevant analyst tools and databases used by the customer organization, and communications skills that include the ability to provide formal documentation of analysis and/or research results
    • Shall have demonstrated skills working through the SIGINT and/or other intelligence disciplines' production processes, to include tasking, researching, processing, reporting, and disseminating of collection, information, or final products
    • Shall demonstrate the ability to understand and interpret technical data through knowledge of technologies and network topologies
    • Shall have demonstrated expertise in documenting information and processes and gathering intelligence information of an identified threat activity through SIGINT and/or other intelligence disciplines, Internet, and other research means
    • Experience in the computer network operations analyzing vulnerabilities and mitigating threats, with an emphasis on forensics and defensive triage operations
    • Capability to administer computer networks and set up modeling and simulation enclaves
    • TAO experience
    • Strong leadership with excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Required Tools/Certifications: Wireshark/Ethereal, Nessus, Snort, tcpdump, tcp wrapper, IDS (various), ISS scanner, eEye digital vulnerability scanner, <forensics work at host, network, or software levels>, <penetration testing work>, <malware, spyware, botnet work>, GCFIH, CNDA, Security+,  Nmap, SSCP, Cisco CCNA ( and other Cisco related network certs),  Network+, Net Impact


    Preferred Tools/CertificationsIDA Pro, MetaSploit, EnCase, Cain and Abel, John the Ripper, Ollydebug, HBSS, GSEC, GCIA, GPEN, GCFW, GCFA, CORE Impact, Certified basic digital media collector, Paraben




    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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