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Threat Analyst

Location Herndon, United States
Posted 02-June-2020
Description
Responsibilities
Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nations most important work. We are a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.
Perspecta has an immediate need for a Threat Analystto support the Continuous Diagnostic & Mitigation (CDM) Program. The CDM Program is a high-profile, high-visibility, cybersecurity modernization and risk management program where you can contribute innovative solutions and consult with government agencies to enhance their Information Assurance (IA) programs and continuous monitoring capabilities.
As aremote Threat Analyst, you will monitor and support security operations for malicious activity; you will perform CERT/SOC operations to include incident monitoring, response and reporting; you will be responsible for determining appropriate response action(s) to an incident, following the agency standard techniques, tactics and procedures; and be responsible for the analysis and reporting of cyber threats as well as assist in deterring, identifying, monitoring, investigating and analyzing computer network intrusions. The successful candidate should be familiar with common Intrusion Detection Systems, virus and malware behavior, and intrusion response methodologies.
Additional responsibilities include:

Support cyber and network incidents and warning activity
Perform security event and incident correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise
Perform cyber incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identify the specific vulnerability and make recommendations which enable expeditious remediation
Track cyber actions from initial detection through final resolution
Analyze and assesses damage to the data / infrastructure
Perform cyber engineering trend analysis and reporting

Qualifications
Qualifications:

Must be a ====
BS/BA degree in a technical discipline and 10 years professional experience, 4 additional years of hands-on analysis and reporting experience may be considered in lieu of BS/BA degree.
1 - 3+ years hands-on experience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks and one or more of the following, computer network surveillance and/or monitoring
Experience working within a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment
Experience with COTS technologies used in a Cybersecurity Engineering environment
CNDSP-A (GCIA, GCIH, or CEH) or CNDSP-IR (GCIH, CSIH, or CEH) certification required
IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certification required
Knowledge and understanding of network protocols, network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures
Experience in computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, and data recovery, and/or Computer network forensics
Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response, Intrusion detection
Position requires frequent communications with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations.
Position requires ability to work in team environment and work well under pressure.

Clearance Requirements

Must be a ==== and pass a background investigation.
Able to obtain and maintain a DHS Suitability/Entry on Duty (EOD).

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

 
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