Cyber Threat Analyst - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-09
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Chantilly
Virginia
United States

Entering ManTech’s 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a “Top 100 Global Technology Company” by Thomson Reuters. We understand that in order to hold this distinct honor, we must provide our employees with the opportunity to break through barriers. We reinvest in our employees through rich educational opportunities such as 100% paid tuition for qualifying Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, rich training and certification programs allowing our employees to obtain industry best certifications, a variety of Communities of Practice (COPs) where employees can exchange knowledge and much more, along with a vast array of instruction and resources needed for personal and professional development through our very own ManTech University. In addition to those amazing benefits, ManTech also has a fully dedicated Career Mobility team to provide you with guidance and assistance to continue to grow your career with ManTech.

ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Cyber Threat Analyst to join our team in Chantilly, VA to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Conducts research, analysis, and correlation across a wide variety of all source cyber threat data sets (indications and warning).

· Monitors external threat data sources to maintain currency of CND threat conditions and determine which security issues may have an impact on the enterprise.

· Researches, identifies, and verifies new cyber threat adversary tools, tactics, and processes (TTPs).

· Performs detailed analysis of cyber threat adversary and develops recommendations for countermeasures.

· Assesses and identifies Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) activities. Performs CND trend analysis and threat intelligence reporting.

Position Requirements:

· Minimum Education: B.S. or relevant experience in related field.

· Minimum/General Experience: 2-4 years of related experience.

· Experience in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment desired

· Experience with COTS technologies used in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment desired

· CNDSP-IR (GCIH, CSIH, or CEH) certification

· IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certification desired

Demonstrated technical experience:

· Previous experience as Cyber Threat Researcher or Cyber Intelligence Analyst.

· Research experience in tracking cyber threat and malware campaign activity.

· Ability to create, modify, and implement Snort, Suricata, and YARA signatures.

· Strong understanding of Operating Systems and Network Protocols.

· Working knowledge of database and operating system security.

· Understanding of latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.

· Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

· Ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary.

· Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively – Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.

· Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities.

Clearance Requirement:

· Must possess an active TS/SCI w/ a CI polygraph.

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