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Cyber Operations Specialist

Job Locations US-IL-Scott AFB
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance


Metova, a By Light Company, is hiring a Cyber Operations Specialist to join our team supporting the Air Force’s Cyber Protection Team (CPT) organizations at Scott AFB, IL. This position will serve in conducting global cyberspace operations to deter, disrupt, and defeat adversary cyberspace operations in order to defend U.S., DoD, and Air Force critical infrastructure and key resources.


  • Serve on CPT Squads in providing expertise in collecting, analyzing, and assessing network and systems cybersecurity posture and providing DoD and AF leadership with risk mitigation strategies and defense plans to protect and defend vital missions.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification required (Security+, etc.)
  • 5+ years’ experience in cybersecurity
    • Experience in vulnerability management and scanning, host based security systems, intrusion detection/protection systems, DNS, wireless technologies, and boundary protection solutions
    • At least one of the following certifications: CCNP, MCSE:SI, RHCE, GWAPT, GWEB (or obtain within 6 months)

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience supporting cyber operations

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Must have a DOD TS/SCI security clearance
  • Travel may be required up to 25%

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds


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