Cyber Incident Handler

Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI


Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced TS/SCI cleared Cyber Incident Handler to join our team in Wiesbaden, Germany. We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense. The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.


  • Support cybersecurity operations by coordinating defensive cyberspace operations during critical and high–volume events in accordance with established policies and best practices.
  • Guide tier one and regional cyber responders on proper handling of cybersecurity incidents.
  • Coordinate efforts of regional cyber defense teams and provide timely updates to senior leaders.
  • Provide recommendations to leaders and cyber responders as required.



Minimum Educational Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology with a minimum of five (5) years of IT related experience


  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certifications (e.g. CompTIA Security+)
  • An active in-scope TS/SCI clearance
  • CEH OR GCIH certification
  • Must be able to obtain certification as a Technical Expert by the German Government under the Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) process

Knowledge, Skills, & Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in network security.
  • Experience with using event escalation and reporting procedures and supporting network investigations
  • Experience with working in a 24/7 SOC environment
  • Experience in managing cases with enterprise SIEM and logging systems
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP communications and how common protocols and applications work at the network level
  • Knowledge of network monitoring, analysis, troubleshooting, and configuration control technologies
  • Ability to learn and operate in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical expertise, strict attention to detail, critical thinking, logic, and solution orientation, and learn and adapt quickly
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

Working Conditions

The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Wiesbadn, Germany supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.   


The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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