Cybersecurity Engineer, Senior in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

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Job Number: R0040292

Cybersecurity Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Apply knowledge of tactical- to strategic-level intelligence analysis of Cyber threats, vectors, and actors to support Cyber defense and computer network operations. Advise on the use of forensics, network vulnerability, and malware analysis to conduct technical analysis of Cyber threats and events and all-source analysis of Cyber threats and their vectors and capabilities. Use open source data and classified reporting to analyze and document the political, economic, social, and behavioral aspects of malicious Cyber activity and provide situational awareness of local, regional, and international Cyber threats, including attribution analysis of Cyber organizations, programs, capabilities, motivations, and intent to conduct Cyberspace operations. Provide work leadership to junior employees, as needed. Act as a Cybersecurity professional and apply experience in the commercial sector. This position requires travel of up to 80% of the time and can be located anywhere nationally.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience as an information security analyst or engineer

-Knowledge of log management and SIEM tools usage and architecture

-Ability to explain current information security threats, including DDoS, botnets, malware, Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), buffer overflows, SQL injection, and phishing

-Ability to develop advanced use cases for detecting malicious and suspicious activity

-Ability to travel up to 80% of the time

-Ability to mentor junior consultants

-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with working in a commercial consulting or professional services environment

-Experience with deploying, configuring, or using log management and SIEM tools, including Splunk, LogRythym, McAfee ESM, IBM QRadar, and ArcSight Logger and ESM

-Experience with incident response, incident handling, or triage analysis in a security operations center (SOC) or Cyber fusion center (CFC)

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BA or BS degree in CS, IT, EE, Applied Mathematics, Computer Engineering, or a related field

-Information Security Certifications, including Security+, GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIA), or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

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