Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Employer
AboutWeb
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Dec 15, 2016
Closes
Sep 06, 2017
Industry
Security
Hours
Full Time
Senior Cyber Security Analyst

We are looking for someone who is capable of performing in-depth analysis of open source and classified reporting to identify potential and actual cyber threats to the Department and continually liaise with law enforcement and intelligence entities, foreign partners, and others, to exchange and share information.

Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of various cyber threats and commonly used tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Experience using open and closed data sources to identify and extract indicators of compromise
  • Experience with the technical capabilities and limitations of the Internet and online technologies, including social networking sites, blogs and microblogs, Internet mapping tools
  • The ability to analyze e-mail headers, conduct PassiveDNS analysis, create Yara signatures based off of malware reports and collaboration with malware team
  • Experience with computer network protocols and conducting open-source research
  • Knowledge of general global political and security issues and regional and overseas expertise.
  • At least 1 year experience with Splunk
  • Ability to write concise analytical products and assessments
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and demanding work environment with tight deadlines and
  • BA or BS degree in Cyber Security, Information Systems, International Security Studies, Political Science, or Business Administration with a focus on IT Administration
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with computer programming languages, including PhP, Python, SQL, C++, Perl, Java, or other associated languages
  • Experience with targeting analysis in the intelligence community or computer network defense community
  • Experience with leading analysis and reviewing peer products
  • Knowledge of malware types, malware analysis tools and procedures and ability to report malware analysis output-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • MA or MS degree in Cyber Security, Information Systems, International Security Studies, Political Science, or Business Administration with a focus on IT Administration
  • Security+, CEH, or CISSP Certifications or penetration testing experience a plus
  • Foreign Language experience with Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, or Russian (or other Cyrillic based languages) are highly desired