Lead Cybersecurity Analyst
Company: Enterprise Information Services
Posted on: May 4, 2021
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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
- Required Certifications: IAT II required; CSSP desirable.
- Years of Experience: Minimum of Ten (10) years'
- 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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