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.