Cyber Threat Analyst, Lead in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0027721

Cyber Threat Analyst, Lead

Key Role:

Support the mission of identifying threat activity concealed within vast amounts of data. Work as a highly technical problem-solver and think ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. Produce detection analytics to identify malicious activity and reduce dwell time. Carry out continuous hunt operations to promote proactive threat discovery. Collaborate with the Red Team, DFIR, and intelligence teams on attack simulation and analysis. Contribute to the research and mitigation of emerging threats. Evaluate new capabilities to drive visibility and detection improvements.

Basic Qualifications:

-4+ years of experience in vulnerability analysis or management in medium to large corporate enterprise environments

-2+ years of experience in system administration and Windows, UNIX, and Linux servers at an expert level
-Knowledge of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPs, FTP, and DNS

-Knowledge of Tenable Security Center or Nessus

-Ability to lead a team to support the vulnerability management objectives, including vulnerability scanning, prioritization, and remediation projects, leveraging current expertise concerning vulnerabilities, Cyber threats, and information security tools
-Ability to lead open source intelligence and emerging threat briefings, leveraging expertise with open security standards and projects, including OWASP

-Ability to effectively communicate with clients, staff, and management

-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with working on UNIX-based systems
-Experience in scripting with python, ruby, or perl

-Experience with data science

-Knowledge of Web applications, databases, and Web server design and implementation
-Ability to parse large datasets

-BA or BS degree

-Training with SANS or specialized security classes

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