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Cyber Security Analyst

Apex Systems
Leesburg, Virginia, United States
If interested please email your resume and the best time to call to Sara Valle at Position Cyber Security Analyst Location Leesburg, VA Duration Contract to Perm Clearance Must be s and able to obtain andor maintain a Dept. of Defense Secret security clearance as a condition of employment Job Description The Monitoring Analyst supports a Civilian Agency Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) organization protecting the network security of tens of thousands of users. The work site is located in Leesburg, Virginia. The Monitoring Analyst responsibilities include bull Support monitoring of all Information Assurance Devices (IADs) to identify and document all intrusions and attempted intrusions. bull Populate and maintain an intrusions database, and provide data analysis support analyze data from sensors, network security devices and applications using the security information event management systems, log servers, application interfaces and device consoles provided. bull Document of evidence of system security compromise, generate of trend reports, and collect evidence of malicious or anomalous activity. bull Report security incidents andor network intrusions to Incident Handlers for dissemination to appropriate DOT points of contacts. bull Identify anomalous and malicious activity. bull Contribute to content creation, prioritize, rank and escalated incidents. bull Provide support in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks. bull Maintain an understanding of the current vulnerabilities, response, and mitigation strategies used in cyber security operations. bull Assist in producing status reports and briefs to senior leadership provide analysis for correlated information sources. bull Provide liaison to other agency cyber threat analysis entities such as intra-agency and inter- agency Cyber Threat Working Groups. bull Maintaining proficiency in the use and production of visualization charts, link analysis diagrams, and database queries. bull Analyze and report cyber threats as well as assist in deterring, identifying, monitoring, investigating and analyzing computer network intrusions. bull Monitoring Analysts must provide recommendations based on best practice and experience to develop processes that will enhance efficiencies needed to perform the above. bull Any other duties as requested by the Contracting Officer Representative and SOC management. QualitiesAdditional info Senior Monitoring Analysts provide coverage five (5) days a week, including Federal government holidays. Under all risk levels, the backfill of absent Senior Monitoring Analysts are required for all periods of scheduled and unscheduled leave. At the direction of the COR, the Contractor may be required to move personnel shifts in order to support demanding workloads, especially during core business hours. Senior Monitoring Analysts should be proven team players with excellent oral and written communications skills. Senior Monitoring Analysts should also be a self-starter, capable of working projects cradle-to- grave, independently if necessary. Frequent interaction with government client is required. Required Education and Experience Education - Bachelor's degree preferred - Multiple years of relevant professional experience. Experience - In addition to required education or equivalent experience - Minimum six (6) years IT experience AND - Must have four (4) years experience network security analysis, using intrusion detection systems. - Must have experience conducting analysis at the packet level. Preferred Experience - Firewall administration experience. - Experience with intrusion detection sensors. - Experience with Security Information and Event Management Tools (ArcSight). - CISSP andor SANSGIAC Certification (equivalent to two year experience). EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or

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