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Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Butler Aerospace and Defense
Denver, Colorado, United States

Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Location: Centennial, CO (80112)

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Pay Rate: $84-108

Duration: 12 months

Senior Cyber Security Analyst - Senior level role focused 60% on daily operations and 40% on project execution. This position is required to have a strong understanding of NIST 800-171 and best practices for security Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). The primary operational responsibility of this role is to identify, process, and analyze cyber threats; establishing the extent of the threat, potential impact to the environment, and work with the team to manage the risk.

The ULA Cyber Security Team has suffered some attrition and requires a staff-augmentation engagement to ensure both projects and daily operational duties continue without interruption. The Cyber Security expertise is critical to successful and timely execution of existing high priority projects and day-to-day operational duties.

Development of Information Security Engineering to align with ULA compliance requirements at the direction of the ULA CISO, and the continuous improvement of the Information Security Management System including:
o Develop Information Security frameworks, security Concepts of Operation (CONOPS), and working agreements with internal and external parties.
o Define Network , Server, Workstation, Desktop and Laptop hardening requirements.
o Define authentication and identity management requirements.
o Perform design review of information security architectural designs.
o Conduct research, identify and test vulnerabilities in the areas of the information system, production operations technology (OT), and networks security.
o Perform security risk assessments and responses.
o Develop and manage security status metrics reports to the ULA CISO.
o Coordinate and conduct special projects as directed by the ULA CISO.
Triage, process, and analyze cyber threats originating from the various Intel feeds and analytics systems.
Perform detailed analysis of threats, combining sound analytical skills with advanced knowledge of IT security and network threats.
Analyze cyber threat data and correlate with understanding of existing environments.
Perform postmortem analysis on logs, traffic flows, and other activities to identify malicious activity.
Reviewing weekly, monthly and on demand threat intelligence reports.
Liaise with service providers, ISACs, ISAOs, and enforcement organizations to ensure a continual flow of updated threat data.
Manage relationship and team access to ISACs, ISAOs, and government Cyber Portals.
Perform Cyber Incident Reporting to customers.
Articulate security issues, analysis, and remediation techniques to peers, leadership, and across business lines.
Respond to technical security questions and concerns from the business.
Gather, maintain, and analyze cyber-security data and other key performance indicators for regular executive review.
Maintain a strong awareness and understanding of the current threat landscape.
Conduct research on emerging security threats and potential impact.
Conduct research on and communicate emerging security tools to meet organizational needs.
Develop and manage security status metrics reports to Leadership.
Coordinate and conduct special projects as directed by the ULA CISO.
Provide Information Security Incident Response & Assessment Mgmt.
Perform Information Security Forensics.
Perform Cyber Investigations.
Oversee Penetration Testing, Framework Assessment, and Tabletop Exercise Service coordination.
Prepare security reports to regulatory agencies.
Prepare and present Cyber Briefings to ULA stakeholders.

Candidate must have a minimum of 9 Years of experience (9-15+) in Cyber security/ Security Engineer, and/or an IT Engineer level role.
Demonstrated, strong understanding of NIST 800-171 and best practices for security Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).
Proficient with implementing Cyber Security controls within AWS and/or Azure.
Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).
Experience with SIEM systems, preferably SPLUNK.
Hold a proficient understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth, and common security elements.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Proven ability to effectively communicate technical security requirements across multiple lines of business operations.
Knowledge of Incident Management Process.
A motivated, self-managed, individual who can demonstrate above average analytical skills and work with peers and customers. Proven detail-oriented self-starter.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Hands on experience with Network IDS/IPS system.
Proven ability to find, evaluate and succinctly summarize and analyze information.
Experience using common vulnerability detection and discovery tools.
Experience working in or with an outsourced service organization.

Candidate must have a minimum of 9+ Years of experience in Cyber security/ Security Engineer, and/or an IT Engineer level role.
Hands-on experience with NIST 800-171.
Experience with best practices for security Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).

Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Engineering, or related IT field.
Advanced degrees are typically preferred at this level.
Certifications: CISSP-ISSAP (highly preferred, not required)

Staff Augmentation. Deliverables will be assigned by ULA management and will include a mix of IT projects and daily operational duties.
Work will be performed on a Time and Materials basis. It is not anticipated that there will be any travel or out of pocket expenses for this engagement.

Benefits provided: 6 paid holidays, 401K, medical, dental, and vision, sick time as applicable to state law
Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is proud to provide an equal opportunity workplace and be an affirmative action employer. Consider Butler because we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We recognize that we thrive on diversity and inclusion for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and the communities where we are located. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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