Cyber Threat Analyst (DOMinoIIS)

Location: Pensacola, FLlocation
Date Posted: 01-03-2019 #11766535
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The successful candidate will be a part of a Cyber Threat Analysis Center (CTAC) Team supporting the customer in cyber-threat hunting and associated investigations of systems developed and implemented to support the customers mission. The candidate will be part of a team that will perform cyber-threat hunting with vendors to identify potential cyber-threat activity within their networks/systems. The successful candidate will perform hands-on investigations that require critical thinking and a broad understanding of multiple technologies. The candidate will support development of presentations and reports to document findings, and will require good communication and interpersonal skills to convey findings in the technical proficiency level of the audience.
Responsibilities include:
Assist in the development and execution of cyber threat-hunting standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Serve as a data analysis expert for output from a wide variety of cyber assessment tools and data analytics
Assist in analysis tool development, configuration, implementation and use
Analyze cyber-threat intelligence (e.g. actors, tools, exploits, malware, etc.) and determine TTPs used by threat-actors
Analyze security events and data feeds for event detection, correlation from monitoring solutions, conduct triage and classify the output using automated systems for further investigation
Assist in the discovery of cyber vulnerabilities and the investigation of global cyber security incidents, as required
Develop cyber protection improvement recommendations that support the remediation and protection of systems
Analyze and report on cyber-threats based on assessment and all-source intelligence
Translate analytical findings into security use cases that can be implemented within available surveillance capabilities
Provide detailed and accurate technical reporting of analysis results in the form of PowerPoint presentations and/or Word documents, as well as oral briefings on complex technical subjects attuned to senior management, technical, or non-technical audience

MANDATORY SKILLS: urrent Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
Practical knowledge of high-level scripting/programming language (e.g. Python, Perl, PowerShell, etc.) to extract, de-obfuscate, or otherwise manipulate malware-related data
Proficient with forensic analysis tools and techniques to identify malware technical indicators of compromise and perform triage
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and critical thinking abilities
Capable of working independently and within teams to solve complex problems
Able to work across multiple organizations, cultures and service providers to pull together actionable information and management information
Practical knowledge of Splunk policies, filters and rules to improve event analysis and data correlation
Experience with penetration testing, incident response, malware analysis, reverse engineering, or other similar work experience
Knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux Operating Systems
Ability to perform analysis of network traffic and protocols
Required Education (including Major):
BA/BS in related field with 8 years of experience in a related field OR a Masters degree with 6 years of experience. Professional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

OPTIONAL SKILLS: One or more current certifications equivalent to Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), SANS GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), SANS GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAP), SANS GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA).
Background or experience in digital forensics is a plus

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
 
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
 
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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