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Cyber Defense Analyst, Senior in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0044143

Cyber Defense Analyst, Senior

Key Role:

Monitor, analyze, detect, and respond to Cyber events and incidents. Support dynamic Cyber defense and deliver operational effects, including intrusion detection and prevention, situational awareness, and data spillage. Maintain responsibility for a secure Cyber environment through configuration management, administration, and response actions. Configure and analyze network defense systems, including IDS/IPS, SIEM, and firewalls. Provide work leadership and technical training for junior Cyber defense operators.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with Information Assurance or Program Management Support

-Experience in a Cyber defense operations team performing the hunting of advanced adversaries, log analysis using Splunk or similar tools, and malware analysis

-Experience with performing Netflow and packet capture analysis

-Knowledge of typical behaviors of malware and malware authors and how common protocols and applications work at the network level, including DNS, HTTP, and SMB

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with using and writing custom signatures for IDS

-Experience with SIEM security alert logic and how it is applied to the analysis of raw logs and creation of new SIEM dashboards and alerts

-Experience with scripting or programming, including Perl, Python, C, C++, C#, Java, Bash/Shell, or batch

-Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Splunk Certified Power User, or Splunk Certified Administrator Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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