Sr Princ Analyst, Intelligence

Linthicum, MD
May 23, 2017
Aug 15, 2017
Full Time
Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.  Plans and leads major technology assignments.  Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short term project growth and success.  Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.  May supervise others



Education Bachelor's Degree in Informatio Techinology or Information Security, Computer Science, Intelligence Studies, Cyber Security or a related technical or military discipline

 Master's Degree preferred.


18-22 years of professional experience without a degree; or 10-14 years of professional experience with a Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education; or 8-12 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree; or 4 years of professional experience required with a related PhD or JD; Considered an emerging authority/authority in discipline.  Consideration should always be given for the level of specific domain expertise.

  Qualifications 10-15 years of related experience supporting intelligence operations.


Required Skills:

- Strong technical skills proficiency in the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic understanding of malware, intermediate knowledge of computer network defense operations, and open source information collection.  Candidate must have a thorough understanding of Domain Name Service records.

- Strong knowledge of Cyber Threat Intelligence priciples to include indicators of compromise types, indicator pivoting and indicator attribution stength.

- Strong undcerstanding of the US Intelligence Community and how cyberintelligence organizations work together for purposes of conducting cyber threat analysis.

- Strong proficiency and recent experience (last 3 years) performing NETFLOW and PCAP analysis using common analysis tools.  Candidate must be strongly proficient at sessionizing PCAP data, identifying and decoding protocols, extracting files, and applying standard filters such as Berkley Packet Filter (BPF).

- Strong proficiency Report writing - a technical writing sample and technical editing test will be required if the candidate has no prior published intelligence analysis reporting.

Strong or intermediate ability to apply formal intelligence analysis methods, devlop hypothesis, prove/disprove relationships, always ask why, defend your analysis, and apply attribution to cyberthreat activity.  Candidate must be able to make confidence-based assessments for purposses of attribution based on their technical analysis of network traffic, multi-source data, malware and system forensic analysis.  Candidate must be able to identify analytic bias.

- Intermediate ability to build intrusion related data visualizations and perform analysis .

- Intermediate ability to presenttechnical information and analysisto groups up to 50 persons on a quarterly basis.  Candidate wil be required to brief smaller groups up to 10 persons on a weekly basis.

- Self-starter with the ability to proactvely engage and develop relationships with intrusion set subject matter experts and analysis counterparts across the US Intelligence and Law Enforcement Communities.


Desired Skills:

Chinese Manadarin language, ILR 3/3 level of general profiecincy (or equivalent certified language training standard( with a test date in the last 3 years.

Formal training as an intelligence analyst in any discipline

Graduate of US Govt intelligence analysis course: CAC, IBC, Kent School, IC 101, Analysis 101,

Experience applying Kill Chain Analysis, Cyber Intelligence Preparation of the Environment (CIPE) modeling

Certifications: CISSP, CEH, Security+, SANS certification, Network+, CCNA


Active DoD TS/SCI eligible clearance



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