Cyber Security Analyst, CHANTILLY, VA


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Cyber Security Analyst

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Cyber Security


Top Secret/SCI w/Poly


Space & Intelligence


Cyber Security Analyst will conduct research, evaluate system configuration data, and provide recommendations to enhance security posture of network and infrastructure. The selected applicant will need to understand network protocols to identify attack points that could be exploited by an adversary and work with the team to implement changes to mitigate potential weaknesses/vulnerabilities.   Seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to detect, analyze, and mitigate cyber threats. Specifically, the candidate will: Perform network traffic analysis of organizational systems to analyze raw packet data and identify anomalous behavior Conduct computer forensics and security vulnerability analysis using commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and/or customer provided toolsEvaluate cloud services, web applications, and commercial-off-the-shelf software and hardwareIdentify gaps in cybersecurity systems and processes to reduce organizational risks Offer innovative cyber defense solutions to protect customer systems Participate in the penetration test lifecycle to understand threats and recommend solutions Understand and recommend industry best practices for the configuration of Networks and Linux and Windows MachinesLeverage analytical tools like Splunk and Wireshark among others to assist in the analysis TS/SCI W POLY


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Cybersecurity, Information Security, IT, Computer Engineering, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Forensics Demonstrated 11 years experience in three or more specific areas to include: analysis, network engineering, networking security, technical collection, penetration testing, red teaming, hardware engineering, software reverse engineering, and computer exploitation. Proven proficiency with at least three (3) or more of the following: mobile security, telecom protocols, operating systems (Windows, iOS, Android, or Linux), software reverse engineering, forensics, network analysis, vulnerability assessment or malware forensics. Demonstrated working knowledge of software development and some demonstrated proficiency in scripting and/or programming languages and database developmentProven ability to research and analyze data from a variety of sources and to present findings in clear and concise written reports  Desired Qualifications:  MS degree in technical field Experience within IC communityPrior experience with one or more of the following tools: Splunk, ArcSight, intrusion detection/prevention system, network anti-virus technologies. Prior experience in a CIRT environment Relevant Certifications: CCFP, GCIA, OSCP, CEH, CISSP, or Security+ Publications in peer-reviewed journals  BS Equivalent = Minimum 4 years of experience in Cybersecurity, IS, IA, IT, EE, Network engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Computer forensics or related technical field. Experience used as equivalency for college degree must be in addition to other experience requirements  TS/SCI W POLY 

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 – $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


Peraton / Equal Opportunity Employer

2023-133541 JBPRT 2023.07.16

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