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Security Analyst

Overview:

The Security Analyst is a member of the Security Operations Center, and is responsible for the technical security operations in supporting a large customer on a unique and complex contract.   This is a rare career-making and learning opportunity for the right person – a make-a-difference role with a large impact on National Security. This position is a challenging role in a multi-contractor team supporting a fast moving program for multiple customers and/or projects.   This task requires expertise in CND systems and operations—you need to be the go-to technical operational security person.   Establishing a track record of reliability and trust with team members and stakeholders is crucial.

Responsibilities:

  • Performance in multiple areas of information security including computer network defense (CND), continuous monitoring and analysis, enterprise audit, security compliance, security event monitoring and analysis, data management, analytic rule development/adjustment, incident response and investigative support.
  • Deliver technical security expertise in the operation of an enterprise class CND system, dealing with events caused by internal and external factors and the related mitigation recommendations for issues caused by process, threat and technology changes over time.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to senior leadership with extensive evidence of ability to provide strategic and tactical direction in leading activities in support of team and enterprise objectives.
  • Provide professional knowledge and experience of CND analytics and operations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in IC component environments.
  • Strong network and host security background.
  • Ability to operate secure solutions and analyze event related data.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and advocate key security requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management in government and contractor teams.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in IA, Cyber Security, or a technical field.
  • DoD 8570-M compliant certification.
  • Incident Response experience.
  • SOC and/or CIRT operational experience.
  • Enterprise-level cyber security experience.
  • Experience in cyber security tactics, techniques, and procedures.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Security Clearance.
  • Network scanning experience (ACAS).
  • Knowledge of NIST 800-53 and ICD 502.
  • Network LAN experience.
  • Virtual host experience.
  • IDS/IPS and firewall experience (McAfee NGFW and/or MEG).
  • Experience in threat/risk mitigation.
  • Enterprise audit aggregation, logging, and analysis experience.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in IA, Cyber Security, or a technical field and work experience or equivalent experience
  • IT certifications--managerial or technical certifications such as Cloud Security, PMP, CISSP, MCSE, RHCE, CCIE, SANS, etc
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