Federal - Cyber Security Perimeter Defense Analyst

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: St. Louis, MO

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The Cyber Security Perimeter Defense Analyst is assigned to Cyber Security Operations Tier 3. Analysts assigned to the Tier 3 team perform the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct forensic acquisition and analysis of cyber security incidents.
  • Perform "Hunt Operations" actively searching for indicators of compromise.
  • Provide information for the indicator database and assist with signature creation and tuning to ensure proper agency cyber defenses. -Work directly with system administrators to remediate systems to mitigate and/or prevent incidents of compromise.
  • Actively work to reduce and mitigate findings from "Hunt Operations" or from other assessments and will report progress as requested by the Government.
  • Under broad direction, operates and manages all aspects of Information Systems, data availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation.
  • Implements and monitors security measures for communication systems, networks, and provide advice that systems and personnel adhere to established security standards and Governmental requirements for security on these systems.
  • Develops and executes security policies, plans, and procedures; designs and implements data network security measures operates Network Intrusion Detection and Forensics.
  • Conducts performance analysis of Information Systems security incidents.
  • Develops Continuity of Operation (COOP)/Disaster Recovery (DR) plans and supports certification of Information Systems and Networks -Supervises operation of Electronic Key Management System, other information security duties, and Public Key Infrastructure.
  • Operates Host Based Security System (HBSS), firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, other point of presence security tools, Virtual Private Networks, and related security operations.

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