Cyber Analyst

    • Reston, VA

Job Description

Function as a mid-level intrusion analyst on the back-end day shift (8am-8pm) for the BAE Global Security Operations Center. Work with a large team of Security Analysts and Engineers to support a global security operations capability.

Work schedule:
W,Th,Fr,Sat : 8am-8pm
Th, Fr, Sat: 8am-8pm

Required Skills and Education
Required education: Associates Degree or higher

Preferred Skills and Education
Basic Requirements
-Technical-
Understand contemporary security architectures/devices such as firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, remote access technologies, anti-malware, SIEM and AV
Understand common attack vectors and exploitation
Familiarity with web based attacks and the OWASP Top 10 at a minimum
Familiarity with SANS top 20 critical security controls
Ability to read and interpret pcap data
Understand common network protocols
Familiarity with web based exploit kits and their exploitation vectors
Familiarity with concepts associated with Advanced Persistent Threats
Covert channels, egress and data exfiltration techniques
Understand root causes of malware infections and methods of proactive mitigation
Understand propagation of malware in enterprise environments
Understand covert channels, egress and data exfiltration techniques
Understand the foundations of enterprise Windows security including:
-Active Directory
-Windows security architecture and terminology
-Privilege escalation techniques
-Common mitigation controls and system hardening
Knowledge of Anti-Virus (AV) and Host Based Intrusion Prevention (HIPS) tools
Experience in monitoring at least one commercial AV solution such as McAfee
-Other-
Ability to follow process documentation and use analytical skills to interpret varied events and situations
Ability to generate comprehensive written reports and recommendations
Ability to write professional emails
Ability to identify common false positives and make suggestions on tuning
Ability to write and tune Sourcefire/Snort rules.
Use of Burp suite/related tools to assist in writing IDS and WAF signatures
Experience with ticketing systems such as Remedy, JIRA
Industry Certifications such as A+, Network+, Security+, CEH, SANS (GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN), OSCP
Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC), Managed Security Service (MSS), or enterprise network environment

Other Requirements:
Eligibility to obtain security clearance
Shift flexibility, including the ability to provide on call support when needed
*Ability to work greater than 40 hours per week as needed

About BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

BAE Systems builds and optimizes technology that revolutionizes defense around the world.

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