Network Infrastructure - Intermediate
Scott Air Force Base, IL 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225 US (Primary)
Job Type
Bachelor's Degree
Required Security Clearance
Top Secret
Career Level
IT: Administrator/Analyst/Architect/Engineer
Job Summary/Responsibilities

CoSolutions, Inc. is seeking Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Experts to fill key AF Cyber Mission Force positions at Scott AFB, IL. Qualified Network Infrastructure - Intermediate candidates will staff vital Cyber Protection Team (CPT) Operator positions within the 688th Cyber Operations Group (COG), defending the AF's networks and grooming the next generation of Cyberspace Operators. We are taking applications from candidates who meet the demanding position requirements, and want to be on the front lines in defending the AF and DoD networks.


  • Expertise in network infrastructure including routers, switches, network management solutions, network access solutions, firewalls, virtualization solutions, and virtual private network (VPN) solutions.
  • Will serve as network infrastructure support expert and will implement applicable security best practices; conduct overall vulnerability analysis and provide risk mitigation support.
  • Understand, detect and emulate adversary tactics, techniques and procedures.
  • Identify and resolve network and application performance issues.
  • Perform hardware and software administrator duties and provide maintenance support to CPTs located at multiple DoD locations.
  • Respond to first-line customer requests such as user account issues, configuration issues, regular/scheduled maintenance and other touch maintenance functions.
  • Use software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose problems affecting network and mission systems performance. Environments typically include a mixture of platforms: Windows and Linux based operating systems.
  • Implements applicable security best practices; identifies and mitigates infrastructure vulnerabilities and persistent threats; understands, detects and emulates network infrastructure adversary tactics, techniques and procedures; identifies and resolves network and application performance issues.
  • Network Infrastructure: experience in network infrastructure including routers, switches, network management solutions, network access solutions, firewalls, virtualization, and virtual private networks.
  • Experience with hardware integration, software development, system testing and configuration management practices.
  • Cyber security: experience in vulnerability management and scanning, Host Based Security System (HBSS), intrusion detection/protection systems (IDS/IPS), DNS, wireless technologies, boundary protection solutions (firewalls, web proxies, VPNs, etc.).
  • Understanding of operational and technical requirements of the complex information and network security systems in a military environment.
  • Extensive experience with Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) information and network security systems, technologies, and tools. Not just able to speak the language, but able to perform hands-on hardware and software functions.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and listening skills and have a demonstrated ability to present complex cyber material in an understandable way to senior DoD and non-DoD officials.

Clearance: Top Secret (DoD) - applicants must already have a fully adjudicated and active clearance.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a technical or information/network security field (additional years of relevant experience may substitute for degree). Advanced degree in a technical or information/network security field is desirable.

  • DoD IAT Level III - CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, or CISSP
  • Technical - CCNP, RedHat RHCE, GWAPT, GWEB, or MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (or equivalent)

Experience: 3 years' experience in cybersecurity, network infrastructure or systems architecture.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Air Force Cyber Protection Team (CPT) operations
  • Air Force experience
  • Understanding of operational and technical requirements of the complex information and network security systems in a military environment

Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to walk to various locations as needed.
Ability to bend and navigate to perform assigned duties.
Ability to travel by all forms of transportation 30-50% of time.
Ability to lift light to moderate equipment as needed for job.

30 - 50%

CoSolutions, Inc. () is an SBA-certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) ranked for the second year in a row as one of the 20 Most Promising IT Service Management Solution Providers. CoSolutions provides tailor-made and efficient solutions for mission-critical enterprise IT service management, enterprise service desk support, cybersecurity and cyber IT, data center operations, applications development and program management for both Federal and Commercial customers. As one of the fastest growing technical services firms in the federal contracting marketplace, CoSolutions' seasoned team embraces its deep roots in the industry to ensure the highest quality service and support is brought to their clientele.

CoSolutions is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, physical or mental disability, genetic information, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Please click here to access the EEO is the Law poster and supplement.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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