$200K — $250K *
Cognosante is seeking a highly motivated Lead Cybersecurity Analyst with 10+ years of experience supporting and managing Federal and DoD threat awareness, monitoring, and defense projects to support a cybersecurity contract for the Defense Intelligence Agency. This position is based in Reston, VA, and will oversee the 24x7x365 Cybersecurity Watch Division.
The Lead Cybersecurity Analyst must have extensive knowledge of cybersecurity monitoring, providing real-time cyber threat intelligence analysis, correlating actionable security events, performing network traffic analysis using raw packet data, and participating in the coordination of resources during the incident response process. A demonstrated understanding is required of the life cycle of network attacks, threats, vectors, and methods of exploitation, with Protect, Detect, Respond, and Sustain experience within a computer incident response organization. Considerable experience with monitoring, configuring (e.g., alarms, rules, alerts), and optimizing SIEM solutions, such as Splunk or ELK, is required. This includes support triaging alerts to identify malicious actors, reviewing massive log files, pivoting between data sets, and correlating evidence for incident investigations. Unix/Linux command line experience is needed, with scripting and programming experience preferable.
Valid through: 6/19/2021