Cyber Threat Detection Analyst (TS/SCI)

Fort Meade, MD

Posted: 03/25/2019 Job Number: JN -032019-10572
Cyber Threat Detection Analyst: TS/SCI

Location: Fort Meade, MD
Industry: Department of Defense
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $125k

Job Duties:
  • Configure, maintain, and utilize DOD and CC/S/A/FA capabilities in order to detect, monitor, track, and analyze malicious activity.
  • Consume, review, correlate, and report on high priority DoD, Intelligence, and USG operational reporting of threat and vulnerabilities to correlate similar incidents/events, malicious tradecraft, TTPs of malicious activity, and indicators utilized to impact or target the DOD Information Network (DODIN).
  • Develop consolidated notification and updates to the SOC on threat and vulnerability activity.
  • Develop, obtain government approval, and release situational awareness reports/products; operational directives/order and coordination messages; and quarterly threat analysis reports and metrics.
  • Review, analyze, and maintain the content of a DOD indicator database to aid in the detection and mitigation of threat activity.
  • Update DOD shared situational awareness mechanisms including websites, Wikipedia style solutions, and collaboration / chat mechanisms.
  • Develop and present cyber threat briefings, presentations, and papers to DOD leadership to ensure situational awareness and status are conveyed related to the assigned project areas.
  • Operate as the DOD community leader for the discovery of threat activity and associated indicators.
  • Determine sophistication, priority, and threat level of identified malware and intrusion related TTPs.
  • Develop metrics and trending/analysis reports of malicious activity used to compromise the DODIN.
  • Develop, staff, and release analysis findings in technical analysis reports to DOD Community.
  • Manage a DOD prioritization process to identify priority threats and vulnerabilities that are impacting the DODIN.
  • Develop signatures for use within DoD threat detection capabilities to detect potentially malicious activity on the DODIN.
  • Coordinate with partner organizations to distribute, receive, and conduct analysis on vulnerability and threat information that impacts the DODIN.
  • Previous tools experience working with ArcSight, Splunk, PCAP, JIMS or equivalent toolsets.
  • Technical understanding in some of the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic understanding of malware (malware communication installation, or malware types), or intermediate knowledge of computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch, or open source information collection).
  • Experience in an Operations Center providing Senior Leaders specified reports based on information received from supporting units.
  • Have working knowledge of threat and vulnerability analysis, routing protocols, routing, intrusion detection systems, intrusion protection systems, Domain Name Service, or network traffic analysis.
  • Critical/logical thinking skills.
  • Experience working with the Intelligence Community and priority intelligence requirements.
  • Advanced communications and presentations skills (verbal and written) enabling precise conveyance of information across all CC/S/A/FA with command and proper enunciation of the English language.
  • Currently possess DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (Security+ or equivalent).
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certified.
  • Current TS/SCI security clearance and eligible for C/I Polygraph.
  • All candidates must be open to shift work.

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