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Cyber Security Analyst

Los Angeles, CA
October 17, 2019
Requisition ID 2019-7783
Category Information Technology
Clearance Status Active/Current
Security Clearance Top Secret/SCI

Peraton is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst in El Segundo, California to support work with a high-profile government client. The ideal candidate will work in a customer environment to monitor computer networks for security issues, install security software, and document security issues or breaches found.

What you’ll do…

  • You will analyze security events to determine the impact on current operations and conduct all-source research to determine advisory capability and intent.
  • You will prepare assessments and cyber threat profiles of current events based on the sophisticated collection, research and analysis of classified and open source information.
  • You will investigate cyber incidents including establishing cyber incident cases and establishing a response plan with procedures.
  • You will communicate alerts as required regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications & operating systems.
  • You will assist with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.
  • You will ensure the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.
  • You will perform periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.
  • You will need to produce high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government and operations officials.

You’d be a great fit if…

  • You have a Bachelors’ degree in a STEM field plus 8+ years of experience
  • You have experience with monitoring and analyzing Intrusion Detection Systems
  • You have experience with incident response and management in regards to containing, remediating, and recovering from an event, such as malware on a server
  • You have strong communications skills
  • You have the ability to think critically and have attention to detail
  • You have working knowledge of DoD Security Standards including 800-53
  • You have experience with IDS systems
  • You have experience with preparing reports of analysis methodology and results
  • You possess an active/current TS/SCI Clearance

It’d be even better if you…

  • Have experience in a Virtualization environment (VMWare, Xen, etc.)
  • Have experience with advanced automation (ansible, SDN, Kubernetes, Docker, OpenStack)
  • Have familiarity with Container Security issues
  • Have familiarity with satellite transmission technology

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

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.