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Sr. Cyber Analyst (CIRT)

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Job Id:

30319

Job Category:

Information Technology

Job Location:

Beltsville, MD  20704

Security Clearance:

Secret

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions

Division:

Zachary Piper Solutions

JOB DESCRIPTION

Zachary Piper Solutions is seeking a Sr. Cyber Analyst in Beltsville, MD. This position supports the Department of State’s Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) in providing Continuous Network Security Monitoring for a structured incident response process. The successful candidate will work with the CIRT to monitor tools, procedures, and documentation to regularly process and report Cyber Events from notification to resolution. 


Responsibilities for the Sr. Cyber Analyst include:


  • Managing cases with enterprise SIEM systems like Splunk  
  • Provide expertise with Deep packet and log analysis
  • Ability to create IDS/IPS content
  • Lead SOC analysis activity
  • Expert ability to recognize potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Be able to author Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and training documentation when needed.  
  • Expert understanding of Network protocols and packet analysis tools.
  • Familiarity with basic Forensics and Malware Analysis (They should be able to understand sandbox outputs)
  • The ability to take lead on incident research when appropriate and be able to mentor junior analysts.
  • Understand concepts of identifying anomalous behaviors
  • Willingness to mentor and teach junior and mid-level analysts
  • Communicate Up, Down, and Across All Levels of the Organization and Technical Backgrounds
  • Be able to provide Timely and Relevant Security Reports as necessary


Qualifications for the Sr. Cyber Analyst Include but not limited to:


1.     4+ years of Network Security Monitoring/Detection experience

2.     Experience using SIEM Systems for Network Security Monitoring, Analysis

a.      i.e Splunk ArcSight, Alien Vault, QRadar, Elasticsearch

3.     Expert ability to recognize potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information

a.      Anomaly detection, PCAP, Log analysis, incident handling and triage

4.     Familiarity with Deep Packet Capture (PCAP)-- Wireshark, TCP Dump

5.     Expertise with one or more of the following tools:

a.      RSA | Security Analytics

b.     Wireshark or other information security tools.

c.      Remedy

d.     Tanium

6.     Certifications-

a.      GCIH, GCIA, GCFE, GREM, GCFA, GSEC, CEH, CISSP, CCNA (Security) (Highly preferred)

7.     Must Possess an active Secret Clearance or Higher


Please send resume to Brandon Denny at bdenny@zacharypiper.com.

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Job Id:

30319

Job Category:

Information Technology

Job Location:

Beltsville, MD  20704

Security Clearance:

Secret

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions

Division:

Zachary Piper Solutions