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Location Arlington, VA Job type Full-Time (Hybrid Work Schedule)

As a Network-Based Systems Analyst, you will provide advanced technical assistance remotely and on-site. You will also be responsible for proactive threat hunting and rapid incident response, utilizing host-based, network-based, and cloud-based cybersecurity analysis capabilities.

Our dynamic team specializes in digital forensics and incident response, proactively focusing on identifying malicious cyber activities. We seek Cyber Network Defense Analysts (CNDA) to contribute to this vital mission. As a CNDA, your primary responsibilities will involve vigilant monitoring of network activity and the comprehensive analysis of data from various sources to detect anomalies or suspicious behavior. Your core duty is to swiftly identify and report events that could compromise the security of information, information systems, and networks, thus safeguarding them from potential threats.

Network-Based Systems Analyst IV – 10+ years of experience

Network-Based Systems Analyst III – 7 – 9  years of experience

Network-Based Systems Analyst II – 4+ years of experience

Required Skills:
– U.S. Citizenship
– Active TS/SCI clearance
– Ability to obtain Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry on Duty (EOD) Suitability
– directly relevant experience in cyber defense analysis using leading-edge technologies and industry-standard cyber defense tools
– Experience successfully developing and deploying signatures
– Experience detecting host and network-based intrusions via intrusion detection technologies (e.g., Snort)
– Experience implementing incident handling methodologies
– Experience implementing protocol analyzers
– Experience collecting data from a variety of cyber defense resources
– Experience reading and interpreting signatures (e.g., snort)
– Experience performing packet-level analysis
– Experience conducting trend analysis

Required Education:
BS Computer Science, Cyber Security, Computer Engineering, or related degree; or HS Diploma and network investigations experience.

Desired Certifications:
One or more of the following professional certifications: GNFA, GCIH, GCIA, GSEC, CASP+, CySA+, PaLMS, FedVTE • GSEC (SANS401), Arcsight (or other SEIM solution), Network+, Security+