12 hours

Cyber Security Analyst Technical Specialist

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Intelligence

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.

Responsibilities

Working as expert, conduct research and evaluate technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to networked weapons platforms and customer information networks. Analyzes network events to determine the impact on current operations and conduct all-source research to determine advisory capability and intent. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current events based on the sophisticated collection, research and analysis of classified and open source information. Correlates threat data from various sources. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations. Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and network operations officials.

Seeking a Cyber Countermeasures Analyst to detect, analyze, and mitigate cyber threats. Specifically, the candidate will:

  • Manage and execute administration of IDS/IPS rules, signatures, and content for customer CND applications and systems
  • Utilize SIEM tools for use case development and application
  • Identify gaps in cybersecurity systems and processes to reduce organizational risks
  • Deliver technical recommendations for CND operations based on operational priorities and analysis of threats
  • Evaluate cloud services, web applications, and commercial-off-the-shelf software and hardware
  • Offer innovative cyber defense solutions to protect customer systems
  • Perform network traffic analysis of web services to analyze raw packet data and identify anomalous behavior
  • Support cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis, articulating emerging trends to leadership and staff
  • Prepare reports for customer on data analytics, emerging threats, high profile incidents, and proposed solutions

Qualifications

Required:

  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
  • BS in Cybersecurity, Information Security, IT, EE, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Working knowledge of use case and content development
  • The candidate must display familiarity TCP/IP protocols and services, IDS/IPS, firewalls, ACLs, etc
  • Knowledge of networking components/devices and various OS/applications in Linux and Windows environments
  • Proficiency with at least three (3) or more of the following: mobile security, telecom protocols, operating systems, reverse engineering, forensics, network analysis, vulnerability assessment, or malware detection/prevention.
  • Experience drafting reports, documenting case details, summarizing findings, and providing recommendations based on analysis
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong customer and partner relationship building skills

Desired:

  • MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Forensics, Network Security, or equivalent technical experience
  • Experience ensuring quality assurance and implementing best practices
  • Experience with Splunk, ArcSight SIEM, HP Openview, McAfee ePolicy, FireEye, SolarWinds, WebSense
  • Experience with Intrusion Prevention Systems and Endpoint Security Platforms
  • Relevant Security Certification: CEH, CISSP, CCSP, CCFP, GCFA, GCIA, OSCP

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-18

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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