Cyber Threat Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Macdill Afb
United States


SAIC is hiring a Cyber Threat Analyst in Tampa, FL.  Primary responsibilities include:


  • Develop intelligence products and performs expansive cyberspace intelligence analyst duties

  • Possess a thorough understanding of intelligence analytic concepts to monitor, assess, defend and report on cyberspace operations, capabilities, and vulnerabilities

  • Develop reports and briefings

  • Track and report Cyber Security threats, events and incidents.

  • Apply a wide range of intelligence analytic skills to monitor, assess, and report on cyberspace operations, capabilities, vulnerabilities, and personalities that could pose a threat to US computers, communications, weapon systems, and operations

  • Review current intelligence for relevant threats and develop appropriate actions/response.

  • Analyze vulnerabilities with known exploits that do not have vendor-provided mitigation or remediation action

  • Conduct real-time threat analysis for USCENTCOM Headquarters through multiple situational awareness and management tools.

  • Be familiar with the interpretation of Cyber Security event categorization through analysis and coordination of incoming data flow from security devices or other means. Track anomalies or threat indicators, as required.

  • Review and update Cyber Security tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Conduct research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats and cyber adversary Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to facilitate cyber SA and information sharing Assesses the development of cyberspace capabilities to validate USCYBERCOM requirements

  • Review security threats and determine/implement effective countermeasures, as required.

  • Coordinate and participate in Cyber Security risk analysis and assessments, as required.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in technical discipline or equivalent and 5+ years related experience; OR, High School equivalent and 9+ years of experience.

  • Must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

  • Must meet DoD 8570.01-M minimum of IAT Level II Certification (i.e. Security +).

  • Must meet DoD 8570.01-M minimum of CSSP Incident Responder (i.e. Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GCIH)

  • Candidate must have experience within the USCENTCOM AOR and must be familiar with its mission.

  • Candidate must have a solid familiarity with application and network security.

  • Candidate must have strong communications skills both verbally and in writing.

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Candidate must have an understanding of vulnerabilities, exploits, and practical working knowledge of DoD Cyber Security program.

  • Candidate must be able to read and understand DoD Cyber Security orders, policies and procedures.

  • Experience briefing senior military and civil service employees

  • Candidate must maintain a civilian passport (blue) and be able to travel within the USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility (as required)


Desired Qualifications:

  • Military Experience (Active Duty or Reserves)


  • Experience with Domaintools, Maltego, Security Incident Event Management, Host Based Security System (HBSS), Firewall, Bro IDS, and Snort

  • Experience with Cyber Security in a Joint and Coalition Partner environment