Entry Level Cyber Security Analyst

ManTech (www.mantech.com)


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

West Virginia
United States

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in Mission, Cyber, and Technology Solutions. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Job Description:
As a Cyber Security Analyst, the tasks will include analyzing all relevant cyber security event data and other data sources for attack indicators and potential security breaches; produce reports, assist in coordination during incidents; and coordinate with the O&M team to maintain all security monitoring systems are on-line, up to date, and fully operational.

Job Requirements:

  • Position Requires 0-2 years experience in cyber security analysis, incident response, or related IA/Security experience.
  • Demonstrate best-practice knowledge and apply skills to deliver an effective solution specific to project needs,
  • Experience in translating business and technical requirements into extensible, scalable and maintainable services and the demonstrated abilities to understand functional and technical specifications

Responsibilities Include:
  • Monitor intrusion detection and prevention systems and other security event data sources on a 24x7x365 basis. This shall include holidays, weekends, and shift work as determined by the customer.
  • Determine if security events monitored should be escalated to incidents and follow all applicable incident response and reporting processes and procedures.
  • Ability to problem solve, ask questions, and discover why things are happening.
  • Correlate data from intrusion detection and prevention systems with data from other sources such as firewall, web server, and DNS logs.
  • Develop and produce reports on all activities and incidents to help maintain day to day status, develop and report on trends, and provide focus and situational awareness on all issues.
  • Reporting outputs will be reviewed and approved to ensure quality and metrics are maintained.
  • Responsible for tuning and filtering of events and information, creating custom views and content using all available tools following an approved methodology and with approval and concurrence from management.
  • Notify the Customer of significant changes in the security threat against the Customer networks in a timely manner and in writing via established reporting methods.
  • Provide support for the A/V hotline and appropriately document each call in an existing tracking database for this purpose.
  • Coordinate with the O&M team to ensure production systems are operational.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications and briefing skills.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in computer engineering, computer science, or other closely related IT discipline or Equivalent preferred and 0-2 years of related experience.

Must be willing to work shift work, with shift differentials of 7% for afternoons and 10% for nights.***

Clearance Required: US Citizenship required and clearable to Top Secret - TS must be obtained prior to setting a start date.

Key Words: Cyber Security, Intrusion Detection, Reporting, IDS, Analysis and Escalation, Tracking, Network Monitoring, A/V Hotline Support Advertisement

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