Cyber Defense Analyst, Senior

Key Role:

Respond to urgent IT and Cyber situations to mitigate threats. Employ various advanced response and recovery approaches, as appropriate. Investigate and analyze response activities. Apply tactics, techniques, and procedures for investigative processes. Conduct root cause analysis and response coordination, providing recommendations on mitigation. Provide work leadership to junior employees, as needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with leading efforts in information security, including penetration testing, intrusion detection, incident response, or digital forensics
  • Experience in leading complex response activities with IT service departments
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity and overall IT architecture design and tools
  • Ability to troubleshoot an active security event from detection to containment and provide recommendations
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • BA or BS degree and 8 years of experience with Cybersecurity or MA or MS degree and 6 years of experience with Cybersecurity
  • CISSP Certification

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with operations management and creating incident reports, process flows, and procedures
  • Experience with using industry leading tools for system data analytics and monitoring
  • Experience with performing Cyber forensics, malware analysis, and Cyber hunts
  • CISM, EIH, Security+, GCFA, GNFA, GREM, or GCIH certifications preferred


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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