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Cyber Analyst

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Job Id:

26600

Job Category:

Cyber Security & Information Assurance

Job Location:

Reston, VA  20191

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions

JOB DESCRIPTION

Zachary Piper Solutions has a current full-time opportunity for a Cyber Analyst as part of a Cyber Security Operations team based in Reston, VA

Shift work (alternating weeks): 

Thur, Fri, Saturday           8am-8pm

Wed, Thur, Fri, Saturday  8am-8pm

Responsibilities for the Cyber Analyst include:

  • Understand contemporary security architectures/devices such as firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, remote access technologies, anti-malware, SIEM and AV
  • Understand common attack vectors and exploitation
  • Familiarity with web based attacks and the OWASP Top 10 at a minimum
  • Familiarity with SANS top 20 critical security controls
  • Ability to read and interpret pcap data
  • Understand common network protocols
  • Familiarity with web based exploit kits and their exploitation vectors
  • Familiarity with concepts associated with Advanced Persistent Threats
  • Covert channels, egress and data exfiltration techniques
  • Understand root causes of malware infections and methods of proactive mitigation
  • Understand propagation of malware in enterprise environments
  • Understand covert channels, egress and data exfiltration techniques
  • Understand the foundations of enterprise Windows security including:
    • Active Directory
    • Windows security architecture and terminology
    • Privilege escalation techniques
    • Common mitigation controls and system hardening
  • Knowledge of Anti-Virus (AV) and Host Based Intrusion Prevention (HIPS) tools
  • Experience in monitoring at least one commercial AV solution such as McAfee

Qualifications for the Cyber Analyst include:

  • Associates Degree or higher

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to write and tune Sourcefire/Snort rules.
  • Use of Burp suite/related tools to assist in writing IDS and WAF signatures
  • Experience with ticketing systems such as Remedy, JIRA
  • Industry Certifications such as A+, Network+, Security+, CEH, SANS (GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN), OSCP
  • Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC), Managed Security Service (MSS), or enterprise network environment
     

Compensation for the Cyber Security Analyst includes:

  • Salary Range: $70,000 - $85,000 per year based on experience
  • Full Benefits: United Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401k, and Paid Time Off

 

Keywords:

Security, intrusion, firewalls, SIEM, cyber, SANS, analysis, pcap, benefits, vacation, holiday, 401k

Zachary Piper Solutions is a National Security technology company and growing government contractor delivering human capital solutions and services in support of mission-critical initiatives within the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. Our team is focused on providing top level services within Software Development, Systems Engineering and Cyber Security. 

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Job Id:

26600

Job Category:

Cyber Security & Information Assurance

Job Location:

Reston, VA  20191

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions