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Cyber Threat Analyst, Staff (Grimlock)

Chantilly, VA
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Job Description: Plan and investigate cyber incidents including establishing cyber incident cases:  Set up a response plan with procedures.  Focus and coordinate with I&W to focus on incident prevention.  Incident prevention is especially important in order to reduce the seriousness of a cyber incident.
Incident management: detect potential/actual issues; contain the event, especially when related to malware installed on servers; remediate including eradication of malware; recover from the event and restore systems to full functionality; perform computer security incident response activities for a large organization, coordinate with other government agencies to record and report incidents.  Monitor & analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.  Recognize potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises through reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.  Communicate alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications & operating systems. Assist with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.  Ensure the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.  Perform periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.  Prepare incident report of analysis methodology and results. 
Prerequisites: / Qualifications: Must be able to satisfy requirements for Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst, Infrastructure Support, Incident Responder, and Auditor positions in accordance with the ND 50-05 (IAWEP) guidance. Must possess two to four (2-4) years experience in the Information Systems (IS) environment. 
Exposure to:
  • advanced use of forensic tools/investigations;
  • investigating advanced persistent threat (APT), hacker/breach investigations, intrusion analysis, and advanced investigative strategies;
  • computer forensics methodology;
  • in-depth Windows FAT and exFAT file system examination;
  • forensic acquisition/analysis tactics; memory acquisition & analysis;
  • live response & volatile evidence collection;
  • system restore points & volume shadow copy exploitation;
  • file system timeline analysis; super timeline analysis;
  • file system and data layer examination; metadata and file name layer examination;
  • file sorting and hash comparisons;
  • file recovery; discovering unknown malware on a host;
  • recovering key windows files;
  • indicators of compromise development & usage;
  • step-by-step methodologies to investigate intrusion cases.
Candidate should also have research and analytical skills and be able to pinpoint significant patterns related to cyber threats, strong organizational, presentation and communication skills.

Education:  Bachelors in Computer Science (Information Management, Computer Information Systems (CIS)), or two to four (2-4) years of practical experience in the IS environment.  Candidate must possess the following certifications: CEH.
Required Clearance: U. S. Citizen; minimum TS//SCI and CI Poly

Education:  Bachelors in Computer Science (Information Management, Computer Information Systems (CIS)), or two to four (2-4) years of practical experience in the IS environment.  Candidate must possess the following certifications: CEH.
 
Required Clearance: U. S. Citizen; minimum TS//SCI and CI Poly
Posted: 2018-09-24 Expires: 2018-12-13

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