Cyber Defense Analyst

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

Posted: 05/13/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -052024-18910 State: Virginia

Job Description

Cyber Defense Analyst
Alexandria, VA
Industry: Dept. of Defense
Salary: $130k-$145k
Employment Type: Permanent Placement
Clearance: Active TS/SCI clearance and US Citizenship Required
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm


We are seeking a talented and motivated Cyber Defense Analyst to join our client s team. The successful candidate will be part of a team of network, system and security engineers tasked with the remediation of existing network equipment and upgrading to new equipment.


  • Active Top Secret / SCI clearance required
  • Bachelor s or Master s degree in technical field such as computer science or engineering preferred; additional operational experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum 5+ years of related operational work experience required
  • Minimum IAT Level II and CSSP Auditor certification as defined and described in DoDD 8570.01, 8570.01-M, 8140.01-03 and as amended.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the required advanced cyber analytical analysis.
  • Possess working knowledge of DoD s IT system and network certification and accreditation processes to include system security authorization agreements.
  • Experience conducting Information Operations Computer Network Defense/Exploitation operations.
  • Some Experience with Programming languages (Perl, Python, C, etc.).
  • Experience with firewalls and network TAP technologies.
  • Have strong experience with security monitoring, threat hunting, packet analysis, malware analysis, signature development.
  • Familiarity with Linux environments (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu).
  • Installing, configuring, and administering software applications.
  • Possess strong troubleshooting skills in problems with software and hardware.
  • Configuring, managing, and maintaining networking equipment.
  • Strong computer networking skills.
  • Working knowledge of DoD's Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert processes.
  • Working knowledge of Computer Network vulnerability/compliance analysis software.


  • Conduct advanced cyber analysis and reporting.
  • Liaise between customers, external stakeholders, assessment site POCs, and technical SMEs.
  • Provide technical insights and recommendations to the customer.
  • Collaborate with DoD leadership, customer coordinators, and authoritative subject matter expert.
  • Provide recommendations on appropriate find and fix actions.
  • Additional duties, as assigned.



SRG Government Services is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

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