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Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst




Herndon, VA 20170


Job Description: Raytheon Blackbird Technologies is looking for an individual who will join the security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network. A specialist in cyber threat intelligence analysis is needed to support the customer team. The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations.

Responsibilities will include :

- Provides insights to other team members on nuances of networking technologies, architectures, and network traffic analysis to support other analysts who do not have networking experience.

- Develops models for identifying incident-type activity, of malware or bad actors, using statistical analysis

- Reviews incident logs/records mining for patterns

- Researches Internet sources and threat intelligence feeds and try to find evidence in customer logs

- Explores patterns in network and system activity through log correlation using Splunk and other tools

- Investigates evidence of threats against Windows, Linux, Database, Applications, web servers, firewalls or other relevant technologies

- Tests models by injecting indicators

-Share IOC models with trusted parties for validation and collaboration.

- Guide junior threat analysts.

- Support shift work (1 st , 2 nd , or 3 rd shift) as assigned

Required Skills:

- Must be eligible to obtain a sensitive clearance - Position of Public Trust - and may be required to obtain a higher security clearance

- 6+ years of relevant work experience

- 5+ years of networking experience, with routing, switching, and packet capture and analysis experience

- Statistical modeling and analysis experience to infer possible cybersecurity threats

- Experience in analysis in investigations, such as in IT, law enforcement, military intelligence, or business analytics

- Knowledge of networking protocols

- Interest in learning about Windows, Linux, Database, Application, Web server, firewall, SIEM etc. log analysis

- Verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with team-members

- Must be highly motivated with the ability to self-start, prioritize, multi-task and work in a team setting

- Digital analysis and forensics experience using Encase, Palantir, i2 Analyst-s Notebook, FTK or similar tools or extensive statistical analysis tool experience (including extensive use of MS Excel)

Desired Skills:

- Demonstrable interest in learning SQL and shell scripting

- Demonstrable interest in learning some programming skills

- Familiarity with common network vulnerability/penetration testing

- Experience with testing automation suites such as Selenium

- Experience evaluating systems and network devices and enterprise networks for IA vulnerabilities

- Experience evaluating enterprise networks for IA/security vulnerabilities

- Splunk query-development expertise

- Experience on an Incident Response team performing Tier I/II initial incident triage.

- Excellent writing skills

Required Education:
Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Engineering, Science or a related field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree-level education.

Desired Certifications:
DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II; CISSP Preferred

Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA


Last Modified: 10/22/2016 5:54:57 AM
Category: Cyber, Information and Knowledge Systems, All
Job Type: Professional Jobs
Job Industry: VA

Post Date:
Minimum Clearance:
Public Trust
No Traveling
Job Category:
IT - Security
Unspecified annual salary
Unspecified hourly wage
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