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Cyber Security Associate


Salient CRGT


Martinsburg, WV 25401

Salient CRGT seeks a Cyber Security Analyst for one of our leading customers: Veterans Affairs. The successful candidate myst be well-versed in security operations, cyber security tools, intrusion detection, and secured networks.

He/she will serve as an expert and be responsible for providing network and security operations technical analysis, assessment and recommendations in the areas of real-time security situational awareness, operational network system and applications systems security monitoring.

In this role, responsibilities include:
Monitoring various security tools (e.g., Splunk, Palo Alto Networks, SourceFire, Cisco ASA) to identify potential incidents, network intrusions, and malware events, etc. to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of VA architecture and information systems are protected
Reviewing and analyzing log files to report any unusual or suspect activities Utilize incident response use-case workflows to follow established and repeatable processes for triaging and escalating
Generating trouble tickets and performing initial validation and triage to determine whether incidents are security events using open source intelligence (OSINT)
Following established incident response procedures to ensure proper escalation, analysis and resolution of security incidents
Reporting incidents to US CERT and providing detailed information for use in after action reports
Analyzing and correlating incident event data to develop preliminary root cause and corresponding remediation strategy
Providing technical support for new detection capabilities, recommendations to improve upon existing tools/capabilities to protect the VA network, and assessments for
High Value Assets
Supporting on-site during one of the following shift times: o 6AM – 2:30PM o 2:00PM – 10:30PM o 10PM – 6:30AM

Education: Bachelors degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline, 8 additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for education

Experience: 10 years of related experience

PWS Specified Certifications: Must have at least one of the following certifications (Or the ability to obtain one of the certification within 90 days of hire): GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst; GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Background Investigation: Must be able to pass and maintain a Government Background Investigation. U.S. citizenship is also required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract for this particular position

Company Description

Salient CRGT is a leading provider of health, data analytics, cloud, agile software development, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions. We support these core capabilities with full lifecycle IT services and training—to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. We are purpose-built for IT transformation supporting federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies, as well as Fortune 1000 companies.

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Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.
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