Cyber Team Six Senior I System Security/Information Assurance Analyst (Senior Monitoring Analyst)

Location: Arlington, Virginia

Job Description

The Senior Monitoring Analyst supports a Civilian Agency Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) organization protecting the network security of tens of thousands of users.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support monitoring of all Information Assurance Devices (IADs) to identify and document all intrusions and attempted intrusions
  • Populate and maintain an intrusions database, and provide data analysis support; analyze data from sensors, network security devices and applications using the security information event management systems, log servers, application interfaces and device consoles provided
  • Document of evidence of system security compromise, generate of trend reports, and collect evidence of malicious or anomalous activity
  • Report security incidents and/or network intrusions to Incident Handlers for dissemination to appropriate DOT points of contacts
  • Identify anomalous and malicious activity
  • Contribute to content creation, prioritize, rank and escalated incidents
  • Provide support in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks
  • Maintain an understanding of the current vulnerabilities, response, and mitigation strategies used in cyber security operations
  • Assist in producing status reports and briefs to senior leadership; provide analysis for correlated information sources
  • Provide liaison to other agency cyber threat analysis entities such as intra-agency and inter- agency Cyber Threat Working Groups
  • Maintaining proficiency in the use and production of visualization charts, link analysis diagrams, and database queries
  • Analyze and report cyber threats as well as assist in deterring, identifying, monitoring, investigating and analyzing computer network intrusions
  • Senior Monitoring Analysts must provide recommendations based on best practice and experience to develop processes that will enhance efficiencies needed to perform the above
  • Any other duties as requested by the Contracting Officer Representative and SOC management
Qualities/Additional info:

Senior Monitoring Analysts provide coverage twelve (12) hours a day, five (5) days a week, including Federal government holidays. Under all risk levels, required shifts are (0600- 1400) and (1000-1800 EST\EDT), Monday-Friday, including Federal government holidays. Under all risk levels, the backfill of absent Senior Monitoring Analysts are required for all periods of scheduled and unscheduled leave. At the direction of the COR, the Contractor may be required to move personnel shifts in order to support demanding workloads, especially during core business hours. Senior Monitoring Analysts should be proven team players with excellent oral and written communications skills. Senior Monitoring Analysts should also be a self-starter, capable of working projects cradle-to- grave, independently if necessary. Frequent interaction with government client is required. Occasional local travel. Infrequent (<5%) local travel, infrequent (<5%) long distance travel.

Required Education and Experience

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree – OR –
  • Minimum ten (10) years of relevant professional experience

Experience:

  • In addition to required education or equivalent experience
  • Minimum six (6) years IT experience AND
  • Must have four (4) years experience network security analysis, using intrusion detection systems
  • Must have experience conducting analysis at the packet level

Preferred Experience:

  • Firewall administration experience
  • Experience with intrusion detection sensors
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management Tools (ArcSight)
  • CISSP and/or SANS/GIAC Certification (equivalent to two year experience)

Additional Requirements

  • US Citizen (REQUIRED)
  • Ability to pass a Background Check – AND – Drug Test (REQUIRED)
  • Ability to obtain Secret/TS clearance at the request of the Gov.

Message from the CEO

“CyberSponse is a company built on trust, loyalty and honor. The management team truly cares about each team member of the Company and are very protective and selective of extending offers to new hires. We are all driven to maintain a culture that enables you to perform your best work, grow your professional and personal skills allowing you to fulfill your goals and career objectives. We are also confident you will also make some good friends along the way too. You will see that we care for and protect our team members, their families, their financial security, and determined to help each of our team improve their way of life. We believe that without loyalty a team or individual cannot be successful. We look forward to continuing our process to see if this is a good fit for both parties.” – Larry Johnson

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If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to learn more, please contact CyberSponse Human Resources, with a current resume and cover letter at HR@CyberSponse.com

About CyberSponse

CyberSponse provides an enterprise-grade secure platform using innovative technology to increase response efficiency with cyber security tools, as well as management of response team’s daily activities. CyberSponse’s Automation platform incorporates a proprietary embedded collaboration technology designed to create, test and manage efficient response automated plans. The CyberSponse platform is the only solution of its kind in the market, operating with enterprise customers and on a very fast growth trajectory. Our vision is to make the solution easy to use and by integrating legacy technology systems together through our robust API connectivity ensures it is not just another cyber security but the central nervous system of the entire network.