Cyber Threat Analyst, Senior in Chantilly, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0025613

Cyber Threat Analyst, Senior

Key Role:
Provide technical and operational support to client partner agencies. Assist clients and partner agencies with analyzing network traffic and providing technical assessments. Conduct extensive US partner agency engagement and document developments and findings via technical Cyber reports. Provide technical support to client field offices and other intelligence partner agencies. Generate intelligence community (IC) reporting derived from raw packet capture or netflow analysis. Develop network and malware signatures, including Snort and YARA for the identification of malicious activity. Collaborate actively with law enforcement, counterintelligence, and IC peers to provide a greater comprehension of Cyber threats.

Basic Qualifications:
-7+ years of experience in a Cybersecurity role, including threat analyst, malware analyst, or forensic examiner
-Experience with using both Windows and UNIX operating systems
-Knowledge of basic internet protocols, including TCP/IP
-Ability to analyze network traffic data for anomalous or malicious content with tools, including Wireshark, NetworkMiner, Dshell, tcpdump, and tshark
-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
-Active Top Secret clearance

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with scripting or programming languages, including Bash scripting, Perl, and Python
-Experience with digital forensics and malware analysis
-Ability to reverse engineer network or malware communication protocols allowing for identification of infrastructure, functionality, and transport methods and decoding of control processes
-BA or BS degree
-Active Cyber Certification, including GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM), or EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE)

-GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), 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; Top Secret clearance is required.

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