Threat Analytics Security

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18
8 - 10 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18

Job Summary:

Applied Insight (AI) is seeking a talented Threat Analytics Security in Washington DC

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Job Responsibilities:

• Construct and exploit open source and threat intelligence to detect, respond, and defeat advanced persistent threats (APTs)
• Fully analyze network and host activity in successful and unsuccessful intrusions by advanced attackers
• Conduct advanced threat hunt operations using known adversary tactics, techniques and procedures as well as indicators of attack in order to detect adversaries with persistent access to the enterprise Create and add custom signatures, to mitigate highly dynamic threats to the enterprise using the latest threat in formation obtained from multiple sources
• Correlate data from intrusion detection and prevention systems with data from other sources such as firewall, web server, and DNS logs
• Notify the management team of significant changes in the security threat against the government networks in a timely manner and in writing via established reporting methods
• Coordinate with appropriate organizations within the intelligence community regarding possible security incidents. Conduct intra-office research to evaluate events as necessary, maintain the current list of coordination points of contact
• Review assembled data with firewall administrators, engineering, system administrators and other appropriate groups to determine the risk of a given event

Job Qualifications:

• 7+ years of related experience
• Related experience: computer network penetration testing and techniques; computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, and data recovery; computer intrusion analysis and incident response, intrusion detection; computer network surveillance/monitoring; network protocols, network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Progressively responsible experience in cyber security analysis, incident response, or related experience
• Good interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications and briefing skills
• 8570-compliant IAT Level I or CND-A

Desired Qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree preferred
• Previous experience as Threat Researcher and/or Intelligence Analyst
• Research experience in tracking cyber threat and malware campaign activity
• Tool agnostic ability to conduct preliminary malware analysis
• Ability to create, modify, and implement Snort signatures
• Prior experience in network forensics with an emphasis on detecting malicious activity using network traffic
• Strong understanding of Operating Systems and Network Protocols
• Strong scripting and task automation skills
• Experience doing dynamic malware analysis

Education Required:

High School

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