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Cyber Incident Manager

Full Time, Contract

Zachary Piper Solutions (DBA ZP Group)

Washington DC 20301 USA

Posted 03/24/2023

Job Descriptionback to top

Zachary Piper Solutions is currently seeking an Incident Manager to support a government program located in Arlington, VA. As an Incident Manager you will perform investigations to characterize the severity of breaches, develop mitigation plans, and assist with the restoration of services.




Responsibilities for Incident Manager:


  • Correlating incident data to identify specific trends in reported incidents
  • Recommending defense in depth principles and practices (i.e. Defense in Multiple Places, layered defenses, security robustness, etc.)
  • Performing Computer Network Defense incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact
  • Researching and compiling known resolution steps or workarounds to enable mitigation of potential Computer Network Defense incidents within the enterprise.
  • Applying cybersecurity concepts to the detection and defense of intrusions into small, and large-scale IT networks, and conduct cursory analysis of log data
  • Monitoring external data sources to maintain currency of Computer Network Defense threat condition and determine which security issues may have an impact on the enterprise
  • Identifying the cause of an incident and recognizing the key elements to ask external entities when learning the background and potential infection vector of an incident
  • Receiving and analyzing network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts
  • Tracking and documenting Computer Network Defense (CND) incidents from initial detection through final resolution, and work with other components within the organization to obtain and coordinate information pertaining to ongoing incidents
  • Providing support during assigned shifts (Monday through Friday, normal business hours)

Job Requirementsback to top

Qualifications for Incident Manager:


  • BS Incident Management, Operations Management, Cybersecurity or related degree or HS Diploma with 7-9 years of incident management or cyber security experience
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • 5+ years of directly relevant experience in cyber incident management or cybersecurity operations 
  • Knowledge of incident response and handling methodologies 
  • Having close familiarity with NIST 800-62 (latest revision), and FISMA standards as they pertain to reporting incidents.
  • Knowledge of the NCCIC National Cyber Incident Scoring System to be able to prioritize triaging of incident 
  • Knowledge of general attack stages (e.g., foot printing and scanning, enumeration, gaining access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access, network exploitation, covering tracks, etc.)
  • Skill in recognizing and categorizing types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks
  • Knowledge of basic system administration and operating system hardening techniques, Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of different operational threat environments (e.g., first generation [script kiddies], second generation [non nation-state sponsored], and third generation [nation-state sponsored])

Job Detailsback to top

Location Washington, DC, 20301, United States
Annual Salary 90,000.00 - 110,000.00/Yearly
Categories Cyber Security
Ctznship Statuses Eligible to work in USA
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI, Top Secret/SSBI, Top Secret/EBI, Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Experience Years 4 yrs
Certifications Desired Certifications: GCIH, GCFA GISP, GCED, CCFP or CISSP

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Contact Name Michael Johnson
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Primary Phone 252-469-7292
Job Code Zachary Piper Solutions

Cyber Incident Manager

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