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

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0032440

Cyber Defense Analyst

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.

Basic Qualifications:

-1+ years of experience with Cyber and network defense analysis, Tier 1/2 security event monitoring and analysis, or Cyber threat hunting
-Experience with Netflow and packet capture analysis
-Experience with the Windows file system and registry and *NIX operating systems and command line tools
-Knowledge of the incident response process, including advanced adversaries, log analysis using Splunk, and malware analysis

-Knowledge of the 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 scripting or programming, including Perl, Python, C, C++, C#, Java, Bash/Shell, or batch
-Knowledge of custom signatures for IDS

-Technical certifications, including Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Splunk Certified Power User, or Splunk Certified Admin


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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