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Cybersecurity Range Manager - 991794

Apply Now Job Number: 502149
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Levan NSU Brwd Innovtn Ctr Opertns
Categories: Information Technology

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Job Title: Cybersecurity Range Manager - 991794
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:

Annually

Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Implements customer specific architecture based off diagrams provided.
2. Ensures the networks are running properly with host, servers and services configured to dynamic customer, industry, or goal in order to ensure customer success.
3. Ensures the security tools are properly setup and configured.
4. Ensures the traffic generators (user emulation) are properly modeling user behaviors, if applicable.
5. Ensures the attack generators are setup to execute the available attack scenarios, if applicable.
6. Troubleshoots cyber range components from networking, system administration, and CyberCENTS technologies utilizing a variety of technical methods.
7. Works in an open communication collaboration environment that reaches across functional teams.
8. Assists in securing new customers or program participants.
9. Completes special projects as assigned.
10. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Computers and Electronics - Thorough knowledge of electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
2. English Language - General knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
3. Customer and Personal Service - Thorough knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of user satisfaction.
4. Strong understanding of computer networking principles (OSI layers, Firewalls, VLANs, and VPNs).
5. Strong understanding of cyber security tools (SIEM, Proxy, AV, EDR, DLP, Forensics).
6. An understanding of computing security practices, both technical and social.

Skills:
1. Complex Problem Solving – Advanced skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
2. Critical Thinking - Proficient skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
3. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
4. Active Listening - Advanced skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
5. Active Learning - Proficient skills in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
6. Judgment and Decision Making - Proficient skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
7. Systems Analysis - Advanced skills in determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Abilities:
1. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
2. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
3. Oral Comprehension & Expression - The ability to listen to, understand, and communicate information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences so others will understand.
4. Written Comprehension & Expression - The ability to read, understand, and communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
5. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
6. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Physical Requirements and Working Environment:
1. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
2. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
3. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
4. Travel - Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight basis.
5. May be required to work nights or weekends.
6. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
7. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Five (5) or more years of experience running and maintaining complex Enterprise IT systems.
2. Five (5) or more years of experience deploying, operating, and configuring Windows and Linux.
3. Five (5) or more years of experience with a scripting language such as Python or PowerShell.
4. Two (2) or more years of experience with VMware vCenter.
5. Experience with configuration management tools (such as puppet, ansible).
Preferred Qualifications: Prior Cyber Range experience.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.

 

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