Security - Cyber Threat Analysts (2 open)

Location: Reston Region
Service Area: IT: Security
Job Type: Direct Hire

Our client in Northern Virginia is looking to hire multiple CyberSecurity Analysts focused on threat and incident management.  These Cybersecurity professionals execute processes enabling the company to analyze and respond to computer security issues and cyber threats. You'll own one or more functions related to security monitoring, forensic investigations and analysis, threat hunting, and developing detection. You will maintain a high attention to detail, be flexible, and have the ability and desire to learn new cyber threats, trends, and technical procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Detect, respond, and report on cyber threats/incidents that may impact the environment using security tools such as a SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, firewalls, and more
  • Conduct event analysis and triage of security alerts
  • Proactively search for Indicators of Compromise and Advanced Cyber Threat tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Lead development of threat detection signatures, analytics, and correlation rules
  • Support and/or lead incident response activities to include host based forensics and containment
  • Assist security engineers with automation efforts to simplify processes 
  • Oversee and monitor routine security administration

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in information security
  • 3+ years of experience in security monitoring and/or digital forensics, incident response
  • 2+ years of experience with threat detection and/or threat hunting
  • Bonus: Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, and/or Azure
  • Experience in Cyber Fraud analysis, tactics and techniques 
  • Experience in responding to Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)
  • Experience in digital forensics or malware analysis
  • Bonus Experience in scripting 
  • Industry security certifications, such as GCIA/GCIH/GCFA, Security+, are a plus