Cyber Incident Analyst Responder 1

Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a Cyber Incident Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chester, VA.

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The qualified applicant will become part of a Northrop Grumman Program responsible for providing end-to-end IT Infrastructure.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for daily intrusion detection monitoring and advising on information security issues related to the Commonwealth's wide area network and datacenters
  • Ensures the internal security controls are appropriate and operating as intended, determine malicious or unauthorized activity by checking logs from security devices, and coordinate the response to Incident Response Team or Cyber Security Operations Manager.
  • Provides first level support for security monitoring and analysis.
  • Provide incident response functions when appropriate and coordinate activities with field site personnel when directed by the Cyber Security Operations Manager.
  • Support Security Operations in publishing incidents, alerts, advisories and bulletins as required.
  • This position will work the third shift which is composed of four ten hour shifts per week.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Associate's degree and 2 years related experience; or Bachelor's degree
  • Requires experience working with multiple operating systems and an understanding of TCP/IP, network protocols, firewall theory, and packet analysis
  • Requires a working knowledge of network security analysis using industry standard intrusion detection systems(e.g., Snort, McAfee, IBM, Cisco)
  • Requires a practical level understanding of common TCP/IP-based services, including DNS, DHCP, HTTP,FTP,SSH, SMTP, etc
  • Candidates should be proven team players with excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Candidates must work well in a fast paced environment and have the ability to rapidly adapt to a changing environment.
  • 4 years of experience will be accepted in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Scripting experience
  • Security , GSEC, CEH or GCIH

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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