This position will perform cyber threat intelligence analysis, correlate actionable security events, perform network traffic analysis using raw packet data, net flow, IDS, IPS and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communications networks, and participate in the coordination of resources during incident response efforts. Additionally, this position requires rotating shift work.
•Review DoD and open source intelligence for threats.
•Identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and integrate those into sensors and SIEMs.
•Triage alerts to identify malicious actors on customer networks.
•Report incidents to customers and USCYBERCOM.
•Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
•Bachelor's degree and less than 2+ years of prior relevant experience; additional work experience or Cyber courses/certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree.
•DoD 8570 IAT II prior to starting and CSSP-A Certification within 180 days of hire.
•CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization or Security Operations Center.
•Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
•Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
•In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic, Splunk).
•Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics.
•Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.
•Unix/Linux command line experience.
•Scripting and programming experience.
•Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense and/or Cyber Kill Chain methodology.
•Willing to perform shift work.
•Must be a US Citizen.
•Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance.
•Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification.
•Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain.