Wireless Cyber Security Analyst- Senior

Top Secret with FS Polygraph
Herndon, VA
Posted 3 months ago

Clearance Required: Top Secret, SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

This position functions as a hands-on wireless security engineer for a continuous monitoring program, with specific focus on Wireless Intrusion Detection Systems (WIDS). This position is responsible for the monitoring of the Enterprise WIDS, and the response to wireless intrusion/violation incidents detected by the WIDS. This position engages in hands-on operation of the various mobile/portable products in response to unauthorized wireless devices detections.

Typical activities performed by this position may include:

  1. Monitor and analyze WIDS data to identify wireless security violations requiring response/remediation.
  2. Conduct wireless incident investigations/response tasks to locate and resolve the wireless security violation.
  3. Coordinate/Interface with other government entities/personnel to resolve wireless incident.
  4. Prepare incident tickets and reports regarding the wireless security investigation/violations.
  5. Analyze successful and unsuccessful wireless intrusion attempts and/or compromises through review and analysis of relevant event detail and summary information.
  6. Conduct wireless security assessments utilizing mobile/portable wireless device detection tools.
  7. Maintains current working knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  8. Must be capable of carrying a 15-pound daypack for periods of 2-8 hours over multiple days.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience.


  • 5+ years of related network or system engineering experience.
  • Experience with one or more of the following specific skills is required:
    • Radio frequency (RF) technologies and protocols to include IEEE 802.11, 802.15 protocols, or cellular.
    • Mobile (portable) and Enterprise-class WIDS and spectrum analysis products.
    • Wireless network design.
    • Wireless vulnerabilities and WLAN-specific security threats and mitigation strategies.
    • TSCM tools and methodologies.
    • Industry and IC policies and procedures with respect to wireless intrusion detection and secure wireless networking.
  • Effective communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Job Features

Job CategoryCybersecurity, Systems Engineer

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