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

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0032442

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 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 Cyber network defense analysis, Tier I and II security event monitoring and analysis, or Cyber threat hunting

-Experience on 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

-Experience with Windows file system and registry, and *NIX operating systems and command line tools

-Experience with managing Cyber defense operations teams, projects, and workstreams

-Knowledge of typical behaviors of both 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


Clearance:

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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