*Must have an active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph*

Work Requirements

  • Provide support for efforts to investigate technical attacks against Sponsor critical infrastructure.  
  • Conduct in-depth reviews of critical infrastructure nodes, so that potential risks or threats to Sponsor are identified and properly mitigated.  
  • Assist the Sponsor with analyzing network data for anomalies and vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct in-depth reviews of critical infrastructure nodes.
  • Plan and develop mitigation strategies, which neutralize or disrupt the risk so that the critical infrastructure is not adversely affected.
  • Collate data from multiple sources to include anomalies identified by field and data scientists.
  • Assist the Sponsor with vulnerabilities identified by facility and security officers and adversary activity identified by analysts.
  • Fill Intelligence gaps on adversary identifiers and activity using technical methodologies.
  • Work closely with Sponsor partners to identify current threats and collect additional information regarding the threats identified.
  • Maintain and extend relationships across the Sponsor to enhance mission performance.  

Required Skills & Demonstrated Experience

  • Demonstrated experience using Splunk to ingest and analyze network data.  
  • Demonstrated experience in network vulnerability analysis and penetration testing with both open-source and commercial tools, such as Cobalt Strike, Nmap, Wireshark, Metasploit, Canvas, Kismet, BackTrack.
  • Demonstrated experience providing in-depth holistic analysis of a technical threat to critical infrastructure by leveraging various data sources. 
  • Demonstrated experience with the current infrastructure, business processes, policy, and adversary capabilities is key to producing accurate risk assessments.   
  • Demonstrated experience working complex data analysis, experience with analytical assessments of operational and technical data.
  • Demonstrated experience with multiple operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX.
  • Demonstrated experience with programming skills with scripting languages such as Perl, PowerShell, Python, and Bash.
  • Demonstrated experience with system kernel level processing to detect and report on significant kernel events such as root kits, hooked functions, call tables, and data structures. 
  • Demonstrated experience performing documented user requirements and directing or assisting in the design of test plans in support of user requirements for software or IT systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with analytics, writing, and briefing skills. 
  • Demonstrated experience distilling information into documented and sourced products. 
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis, targeting, or investigations. 
  • Demonstrated experience with data identification, reduction, and analysis to detect suspicious data types, modified software and/or other malicious content.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with multiple teams to accomplish objectives. 
  • Demonstrated experience with attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to independently manage and prioritize multiple tasks to ensure deadlines are met.
  • One or more of the following certifications:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
    • Splunk Certification or Training 
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)  

Highly Desired Skills & Demonstrated Experience

  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with collaboration and outreach across multiple customer environments such as IT, Cyber, Security, and Operational. 
  • Demonstrated experience working with virtualization software and virtualized environments such as ESXi, VMWare, VirtualBox, and Hyper-V.
  • Demonstrated experience with both static and dynamic malware analysis and the ability to conduct analysis of identified malicious software and code.
  • Demonstrated experience working with debuggers and disassemblers such as OllyDbg, WinDbg, IDA Pro, and Binary Ninja.  
  • Demonstrated experience working closely and collegiately with Sponsor mission partners.
  • Demonstrated experience with fostering and facilitating strategic partnerships across organizational boundaries to positively impact delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex technical topics to a non-technical audience.
  • Demonstrated experience distilling complex issues into succinct problems, to recommend and impact solutions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in technology, engineering, business, or a related technical discipline. 

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Chantilly Virginia

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