Cyber Security Operations Specialist III (3 Positions Available)

Company Details


Cyber Security Operations Specialist III

FLSA Classification:

Greater D.C. Metro Area (Springfield, VA)

Security Clearance:
Top Secret SCI (Clearance MUST be current)


COVID Policy: As directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation.

Essential Functions:

  • Proactively search and identify indicators of compromise and anomalous behavior which is indicative of malicious behavior that has not yet met the event/incident threshold, or has not been detected by automated security tools.
  • Assess date from multiple sources and navigates the cyber terrain to identified suspicious behavior.
  • Obtain data for validating predictive models generated by advanced analytics.
  • Augment identification and tracking of incidents.
  • Create, update, and document tickets in the authorized ticketing system to initiate the incident response process any incidents discovered during the continuous hunt; tickets shall contain to contain sufficient information to meet the equivalent ticket created via Tier 1 and Tier 2 and shall include a level of detail
    sufficient to enable the Government and other contract services to systematically reconstruct the analysis and methodology and any conclusions reached.
  • Provide input to the daily CSOC Significant Activity Report, the daily CSOC Operations Update, and the Weekly CSOC Status Report.
  • Proactively investigate anomalous behavior which is indicative of malicious behavior but has not yet met the event/incident threshold and/or has not been detected by automated security tools
  • Assessing and validating predictive models as provided by other services to locate potential adversary intrusions and unauthorized activity.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance (US Citizenship required) is required to start and you will be required to obtain a CI Poly within 6 months.
  • 5+ years related experience in Cyber area

Required Education & Certification(s):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Field
  • Current Security+ CERT to start work on the program and will need to obtain the following within 6 months of hire:
    • DOD 8570 IAT Level III certification
    • CSSP Analyst certification

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Work Environment:

  • Professional Office Environment; Must be able to sit at a desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone.
  • Must be able to communicate regularly via telephone and verbally present information to employees, customers and outside vendors

Expected Hours of Work:

  • 40 hours per week (various shifts – required shift discussed at time of interview). Work is performed 100% on site.

Day – Shift 1 0600-1400

Eve -Shift 2 2200-0600

Mid – Shift 3 1400-2200

Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties and responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

About RISA

RISA is an emerging technologies service provider focused on the continuity of network operations and elimination of risk to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical business processes and data. RISA seeks professionals who are excited by technical challenges and driven by the opportunity to use their knowledge, skills, and abilities in helping our customers meet mission requirements. Our success comes from the talent and commitment of our dedicated employees driven in providing valuable services to our customers. Come along for the journey and perhaps you can be part of our growth and success.RISA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Company Paid Life Insurance & Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan including both Pre-tax & Roth Contributions
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays

RISA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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