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Lead Cybersecurity Analyst

Company: Enterprise Information Services
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Security Clearance required: TS/SCI Cognosante is on a mission to transform our country's healthcare and national security systems. With our health and security-focused solutions, we help public sector organizations achieve the important task of providing the best possible public services to American Citizens. From Enterprise IT, Data Science, and Security Services, to full-scale Consumer Engagement and Interoperability solutions, we are moving government services forward with transformation and innovation. Learn how we are making a difference in people's lives today! Job Description Cognosante is seeking a highly motivated Lead Cybersecurity Analyst with 10+ years of experience supporting and managing Federal and DoD threat awareness, monitoring, and defense projects to support a cybersecurity contract for the Defense Intelligence Agency. This position is based in Reston, VA, and will oversee the 24x7x365 Cybersecurity Watch Division. The Lead Cybersecurity Analyst must have extensive knowledge of cybersecurity monitoring, providing real-time cyber threat intelligence analysis, correlating actionable security events, performing network traffic analysis using raw packet data, and participating in the coordination of resources during the incident response process. A demonstrated understanding is required of the life cycle of network attacks, threats, vectors, and methods of exploitation, with Protect, Detect, Respond, and Sustain experience within a computer incident response organization. Considerable experience with monitoring, configuring (e.g., alarms, rules, alerts), and optimizing SIEM solutions, such as Splunk or ELK, is required. This includes support triaging alerts to identify malicious actors, reviewing massive log files, pivoting between data sets, and correlating evidence for incident investigations. Unix/Linux command line experience is needed, with scripting and programming experience preferable. Key Responsibilities

  • The Lead Cybersecurity Analyst will assist the PM with management of the Cybersecurity Watch Division, including direction, administration, quality assurance, and leadership of the execution of the contract team and their work.
  • The Lead Cybersecurity Analyst will develop written intelligence products and brief counterparts and senior officials. Therefore, experience is required working jointly with IC departments and agencies. Required Qualifications
    • Knowledge of applicable policies and instructions is required, such as the NIST 800 series and DoD Instructions, which are relatable to this program. This work may also entail occasional support of headquarters-related activities, such as assisting with proposal writing.
    • Required Certifications: IAT II required; CSSP desirable.
    • Years of Experience: Minimum of Ten (10) years' experience.
    • Degree Requirement: Master's Degree.
    • Minimum Clearance Requirement: Top Secret with SCI.
    • U.S. Citizenship: Required. Candidates that do not meet the required qualifications will not be considered.

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