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

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: R0044272

Cyber Threat Analyst

Key Role:
Provide technical and operational support to client partner agencies. Assist clients and partner agencies with the attribution and identification of new adversary infrastructure. Conduct extensive US partner agency engagement and document developments and findings. Provide technical support to client field offices and other intelligence partner agencies. Support intelligence community reporting from raw packet capture or netflow analysis while developing innovative ways to exploit data. Collaborate actively with law enforcement, counterintelligence, and intelligence community peers to provide a greater comprehension of Cyber threats.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience in a Cybersecurity role, including threat analyst, malware analyst, data scientist or forensic examiner

-Experience with Jupyter Notebook for uses, including data cleaning and transformation, numerical simulation, statistical modeling, data visualization, and machine learning

-Experience with Python, Elasticsearch and the Optikos suite
-Experience with 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
-Active TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with alternate scripting or programming languages, including Bash scripting, Perl, and Java

-Experience with distributed computing technologies including Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra, and Apache Spark
-Experience with digital forensics and malware analysis
-Ability to reverse engineer network or malware communication protocols allowing for identification of infrastructure, functionality, transport methods, and decoding of control processes

-Ability to think and work independently with minimal supervision
-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)

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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