Threat Analyst Tier 2/3
- Military veterans preferred
2019-08-02 Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Bethesda Maryland United States
Threat Analyst Tier 2/3 (10-15YrsExpRequired)
SupportHHS-NIH ISPS (Information Security Program Support) customer contract to enable mission accomplishmentby analyzing allrelevantcyber security event data and other information sources for suspicious network traffic,attack indicators and potential security breaches; produce reports, assist in coordination during incidents. In support of the customer’sstrategic direction, key individuals support the Cyber Security OperationsCenter(CSOC)employing innovative technologies and techniques. Location: CONUS
Must have a current TS/SCI clearance
The main objective of the NIH Information Security Program is to “safeguard the NIH personnel, patients, computers, networks and data that NIH relies on each day to fulfill its mission.” To achieve this objective, the NIH Information Security Program has established the following strategic goals:
Reduce High Risks: Reduce NIH high risk areas; prioritize/High Value Assets (HVAs)
Improve Protections: Improve protections for data, infrastructure, and staff
Complete Visibility: Provide continuous/increased visibility into IT assets, operations, threats, and risks
Integrate NIH Privacy Coordinators into accreditation and authorization processes
These goals will be achieved via NIH-specific initiatives and government-wide projects to promote IT management best practices, including configuration and patch management, system administration, and change and operations management. These activities will also be accomplished via implementation of DHS Continuous Diagnostic & Mitigation (CDM) program guidance and technologies, the NIH information security modernization initiative, and other NIH and HHS information security projects intended to protect and serve the NIH mission, patients, and staff.
Job Description: Looking for qualified individuals who can support the developmentanddeployment of information technology services as a ThreatAnalyst Tier 2 directly supporting the Open SourceIntelligence (OSINT)Team Lead. A skillful threatanalyst in Social Media andOpen Source Intelligence (OSINT) analysis is needed to support the customerteam in support of ComputerNetwork Defense(CND) mission within the Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC). The threatanalystsupports the development of all the threat intelligence team’sOSINToutputs:regularreports,ad hoc reports, andresearchrequestfrom senior CSOC leadership. The threat analyst is also responsibleformanaging the intake of threat data into the ThreatKnowledge ManagementSystem. The threatanalystcollects, processes, andanalyzes open source information to produce cyberintelligence output.
Responsibilities: Support the team in conducting Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) analysis using research methods DevelopSOPs/WIs to document allprocesses and procedures Developmethods to integrate new tools into currentworkflows Prepare,write,andpresentreportsandbriefingsasrequired Collaboratewithstakeholders to facilitate aneffective OSINTresearchprogram Provide training asrequired Participates in specialprojects as required Work with the customer to helpcoordinatechangesandupdates KeepProgram Management informed of project status
Required Skills: Existing US DOD TS/SCIClearance US Citizenship Willing to work rotating shifts Knowledge ofSocial Media sources and trends Knowledge in OSINT / Social Media analysis Demonstrated ability to work in a teamand train teammates Proficiency with MS Office Applications Must be able to work collaboratively acrossagenciesandphysical locations Ability to work within a multi-disciplined team Demonstrated ability to integratecyber security relateddatafrom host network audits,central analysis, and other relatedsources into investigative oranalytical products Desired Skills:8+ years relatedexperience Experience with process development and deployment Experience with training in new technologies Experience analyzing geopoliticalevents using open sources Excellentwriting & communications skills Ability to speak and read English
DesiredCertifications: Security+CE or GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) or Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or CertifiedInformationSystems Security Professional(CISSP)
BS in History,PoliticalScience,InternationalRelations, Counter Terrorism, or relatedfield. Must have a minimum of 5-10 years’experience,orequivalent education andexperience.Master’sDegree strongly preferred.
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.