Cybersecurity Analyst, Senior

Key Role:

Support the program responsible for leading the identification, investigation, reporting, and analysis of audit and other IT events and status data. Analyze all relevant Cybersecurity event data and other data sources for attack indicators and potential security breaches, produce reports, assist with coordination during incidents, and coordinate with the teams to ensure all security monitoring systems are online, up to date operational. Monitor audit events and other data from various operating systems, databases, and applications in order to analyze and correlate event data, create situational awareness and provide trending reports. Maintain responsibility for the detection, initial investigation, and reporting and coordinate and respond to events on all monitored networks and the systems on those networks. Use provided workflow platforms to track security events. Work together as a team to develop expertise, sources, and methods to provide the best possible Cyberdefense capability to protect the sponsors IT assets from all manner of Cyber threats, attacks, and exploitation. Assist with the development of relationships across the industry, the sponsor, and partners to maintain awareness and status of all relevant Cyberdefense initiatives, indicator lists, threat reports, incident response techniques, and Cyberdefense technologies to ensure that sponsor Cyber defenses are effective, incorporate the best possible protection, and provide analysis and recommendations on all Cyberdefense issues.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience with cybersecurity

  • Experience with threat intelligence or analysis

  • Knowledge of basic network services, vulnerabilities, and attacks 

  • Knowledge of network defense monitoring tools and systems, information assurance assessment tools, encryption technologies, and identity and authentication technologies

  • Ability to plan and prioritize multiple tasks so that work is completed on schedule 

  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and project information clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences 

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with enterprise information security management tools, such as ArcSight Suite, Xacta, or eMASS for analyzing audit data and reports and generating content a plus 

  • BA or BS degree in Computer Engineering, CS, Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related IT field preferred

  • Security+, CASP, CISM, or CISSP certification

 

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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