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Cybersecurity Systems Analyst

Job Title
Cybersecurity Systems Analyst
Job ID
27490068
Location
Arlington,  VA
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Description

Network Based Cybersecurity Systems Analyst

Agency/Project: DoD

Location: Arlington, VA

Salary Range: $90000 - $100000

Clearance Required: TS/SCI

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT AND TASKS:

 

Work Hours: (updated as needed)

 

8:00AM to 5:00 PM

 

Is Overtime Required:

Yes

 

No

 

Potential

X

Weekend Work Required?

Yes

 

No

 

Potential

X

On Call?

Yes

 

No

 

Potential

X

Travel Required?

Yes

 

No

 

Potential

X

Access to Personal Data?

Yes

 

No

 

Potential

X

 

 

Statement of Work:

Provide support for U.S. Government customer for onsite incident response to civilian Government agencies and critical asset owners who experience cyber-attacks, providing immediate investigation and resolution. Contract personnel perform investigations to characterize of the severity of breaches, develop mitigation plans, and assist with the restoration of services. Seeking a Network Based Cybersecurity Systems Analyst to support this critical customer mission. Responsibilities: Assists the Government lead in coordinating teams in preliminary incident response investigations - Assists the Government lead with interfacing with the customer while on site.

 

 

Task Description:

 

Determines appropriate courses of actions in response to identified and analyses anomalous network activity - Assesses network topology and device configurations identifying critical security concerns and providing security best practice recommendations - Assists with the writing and publishing of Computer Network Defense guidance and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies - Collects network intrusion artifacts (e.g., PCAP, domains, URI’s, certificates, etc.) and uses discovered data to enable mitigation of potential Computer Network Defense incidents - Analyzes identified malicious network activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on system and information - Collects network device integrity data and analyze for signs of tampering or compromise - Assists with real-time CND incident handling (i.e., forensic collections, intrusion correlation and tracking, threat analysis, and advising on system remediation) tasks to support onsite engagements

 

Required skills/Level of Experience:

 

U.S. Citizenship - Must have an active TS/SCI clearance - Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability - 2+ years of directly relevant experience in network investigations - Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations - Knowledge and experience of TCP/IP and the OSI model - Knowledge and experience of standard protocols – ICMP, HTTP/S, DNS, SSH, SMTP, SMB, NFS - Knowledge and experience of Wifi networking - Knowledge and experience of network topologies, including DMZ’s, WAN’s, etc. - Knowledge and experience of defense-in-depth principles and general attack stages with respect to network security architecture - Ability to characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources - Ability to identify and analyze anomalies in network traffic using metadata - Experience with reconstructing a malicious attack or activity based on network traffic - Experience examining network topologies to understand data flows through the network - Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations

 

Nice to have skills:

 

Experience with one or more of the following: DevOps concepts and practices, Cloud and Virtulization technologies, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, IDaM, VMWare, Automation, Python, Ansible, Git - Experience working in an agile development environment

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PLEASE NOTE:

Certifications: DoD 8140.01 IAT Level II, IASAE II, CSSP Analyst

Security clearance:  United States Citizen and Residency Requirement Plus Active Top Secret/SCI

 

 

 

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