Cyber Security Threat Analyst - 1286

Southern MD
Jun 21, 2017
Sep 26, 2017
Full Time

The MIL Corporation seeks a Cyber Security Threat Analyst to support a Federal Government client at our St. Inigoes, MD 20684 location. The Cyber Security Threat Analyst shall conduct technical analysis of user activity data and alerts to identify indicators of insider threats.

• Assess security incident scenarios to better understand the impact on the organization, identify drivers of and barriers to remediation, and transformation strategies
• Anticipate future threats, gain insight on competitive and geographical risks and other areas to align security programs with business strategy
• Ability to cooperate during crisis management, develop third-party cybersecurity clauses and agreements while focusing on regulatory compliance; the crisis should be assessed by understanding the threat landscape, design key asset protection approaches and implement security methods to limit a cyber attack's impact
• Compile results of analyses into reports or analytical products that are concise, accurate, and timely and be capable of presenting the results to team members and management as required

Required Qualifications
• Associate's degree in a technical discipline
• 2 years of progressive experience in cybersecurity systems analysis
• Experience assisting incident response
• 2+ years of experience monitoring systems security and responding to security incidents ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data
• 2+ years participating in security systems testing, incident containment and remediation recommendations
• 1+ years of preventing and detecting intrusion and writing custom rules to detect zero-days on the IDS
• 2+ years conducting log file analysis analyzing threat patterns
• 2+ years of experience with developing, deploying and managing Cybersecurity solutions in a DoD environment
• 2+ years of experience with cybersecurity tools, including ArcSight, Splunk, ACAS, or other SIEM tools
• Certifications: CompTIA Security+, Operating Systems certification (Windows and Linux), and CEH


• 4 years of progressive experience in cybersecurity threat analysis
• Experience in working with DoD cybersecurity compliance requirements
• 2 years of experience with systems engineering and security of information systems

Desired Qualifications
• BS degree in the field of Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or other related discipline
• Experience in the engineering of system administration-related solutions for various projects and operational needs
• 2+ years of experience with information assurance, including DIACAP, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process of information systems
• Knowledge of Data Science techniques such as anomaly detection and machine learning
• Expert level understanding of insider threat analysis, user activity data, and analysis of host-based data
• Very good verbal and written communication skills
• Possess excellent analytics and collaboration skills
• Knowledge of current and emerging security technologies and latest vulnerabilities
• DoD 8570 IA Baseline or IAT III Certification such as CISSP, OSCP, GIAC, GCIH, GCFA, GCIA, GPEN, GNFA, GCUX


All applicants for this position must possess and be able to maintain a Secret clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #CB

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