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Cyber Security Analyst

Springfield, VA
October 17, 2019
Requisition ID 2019-8498
Category Information Technology
Clearance Status Active/Current
Security Clearance TS/SCI/Polygraph

Peraton is seeking Cyber Security Analysts in support of Cybersecurity Operations for a high-profile government client.

What you’ll do…

  • Provide detection, identification, and reporting of possible cyber attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities.
  • Use CND tools for continual monitoring and analysis of system activity to identify malicious activity.
  • Perform security event and incident correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise.

You’d be a great fit if…

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Mangaement, Computer Information Sytsems (CIS) or related field (or equivalent experience in lieu of degree) and at least 1 – 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • You have research and analytical skills and are able to pinpoint significant patterns related to cyber threats, strong organizational, presentation and communication skills.
  • You have exposure to advanced use of forensic tools/investigations.
  • You have experience with investigating advanced persistent threat (APT), hacker/breach investigations, intrusion analysis, and advanced investigative strategies.
  • You have experience with computer forensics methodology.
  • You have in-depth Windows FAT and exFAT file system examination.
  • You have experience with forensic acquisition/analysis tactics; memory acquisition & analysis.
  • You have experience with live response & volatile evidence collection.
  • You have experience with system restore points & volume shadow copy exploitation.
  • You have experience with file system timeline analysis; super timeline analysis.
  • You have experience with file system and data layer examination; metadata and file name layer examination.
  • You have experience with file sorting and hash comparisons.
  • You have experience with file recovery and discovering unknown malware on a host.
  • You have experience with recovering key windows files.
  • You have experience with indicators of compromise development & usage.
  • You have experience with step-by-step methodologies to investigate intrusion cases.
  • You have an active TS/SCI security clearance and Polygraph.
  • You have a Security+ CE certification.
  • You have or can obtain a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification wthin 6 month of start date.

What you’ll get…

  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
  • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Company-paid infertility treatments
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities
  • The ability to influence major initiatives

*This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret security clearance with polygraph.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.