Leidos is seeking a talented Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst to join our team to support a federal customer within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Security Operations Center (SOC). The Cyber Threat Intel Analyst will need a strong cyber security background with experience with the following:
- Identify, track and investigate high priority threat campaigns, malicious actors with the interest, capability and TTPs (Techniques, Tactics and Procedures).
- A comprehensive understanding, analyzing and tracking the cyber threat landscape, including identifying and analyzing cyber threats actors, APT TTPs and/or activities to enhance cyber security posture of an the organization’s IT operating environment.
Must currently possess a Top Secret Clearance. In addition to clearance requirement, all DHS personnel must have or obtain a DHS EOD.
Candidates shall have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field and at least three (3) years of professional experience in incident detection and response and/or cyber intelligence analysis.
(BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain).
Maintain and drive the development of new reports of Cyber Threat Intelligence analysis to peers, management, and customer teams for purposes of situational awareness and making threat intelligence actionable.
Provide support to the Security Operations Center during incident response and threat hunting activities that includes cyber threat analysis support, research, recommending relevant remediation and mitigation.
Conduct trending and correlation of various cyber intelligence sources for the purposes of indicator collection, shifts in TTPs, attribution and establishing countermeasures to increase cyber resiliency.
Deep understanding of Cyber Kill Chain and applicable analytic models such the Diamond Model
Strong written and oral communication skills
Should have one of the following certifications: GCED, GCIA, GCFA, GPEN, GWAPT, GCFE, GREM, GXPN, GMON, GCIH, CCFP, CCSP, CISSP, CSIH, CHFI, LPT, ECSA, OSCP, OSCE, OSWP, OSEE, EnCE
Previous DOD, IC or Law Enforcement Intelligence or Counter Intelligence Training/Experience.
Knowledge of Structured Analytic Techniques
Host-based and network based forensics related to the identification of advanced cyber threat activities, intrusion detection, incident response, malware analysis, and security content development (e.g., signatures, rules etc.); and cyber threat intelligence.
Proficiency in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell in order to support cyber threat detection or reporting.
Ability to develop scripts to support cyber threat detection that outputs results in a variety of formats, such as VB scripts, Python, C++, HTML, XML or other type most appropriate for the task.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Cyber Security
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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