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    IT Security Analyst Surge Support - 180 Day contract

    Nexthreat LLC
    Reston, VA 20190
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description


    Threat Analyst to support Small Business Administration (SBA) surge effort for ~ Full Time 180 Day Contract
    Remote, Work From Home

    As a remote Threat Analyst, you will monitor and support security operations for malicious activity. You will perform CERT/SOC operations to include incident monitoring, response and reporting. To be successful in this role you should be familiar with common Intrusion Detection Systems, virus and malware behavior, and intrusion response methodologies. You will also be responsible for determining appropriate response action(s) to an incident, following the agency standard techniques, tactics and procedures. In this role you will also be responsible for the analysis and reporting of cyber threats as well as assist in deterring, identifying, monitoring, investigating and analyzing computer network intrusions.


    Role Responsibilities

    • Supports cyber and network incidents and warning activity

    • Performs security event and incident correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise

    • Performs cyber incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identify the specific vulnerability and make recommendations which enable expeditious remediation

    • Tracks cyber actions from initial detection through final resolution

    • Analyzes and assesses damage to the data / infrastructure

    • Performs cyber engineering trend analysis and reporting

    • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations


    Required Education and Experience:

    • A bachelor’s degree in a related discipline is preferred, however, equivalent years of handson analysis and reporting experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements 1-year hands-on experience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks and one or more of the following: Computer network surveillance/monitoring

    • Experience working within a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment

    • Experience with COTS technologies used in a Cybersecurity Engineering environment

    • CNDSP-A (GCIA, GCIH, or CEH) or CNDSP-IR (GCIH, CSIH, or CEH) certification required

    • IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certification required

    • Knowledge and understanding of network protocols, network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures

    • Experience in computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, and data recovery, and/or Computer network forensics

    • Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response, Intrusion detection

    • Applicants must be able to work in a team environment

    • Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure

    • Ability to use PC, MS Office, Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills

    • Interpersonal and People Skills with Multi-Tasking


    Clearance Requirements

    • Candidate is required to be a US citizen (non-dual citizenship) with the ability to obtain DHS Suitability


    Physical Requirements

    • Office work, typically sedentary with some movement around the office

    • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%

    Company Description

    We are looking to grow our footprint in the Federal Market by attracting and retaining the best in our industry to work on projects where you can make an impact, grow your career, and celebrate success regularly.
    Posting ID: 563561362Posted: 2020-09-26