Cyber Security Analyst - MV - 32164 in Columbia, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC), an Alion company is looking for an experienced Cyber Security Analyst (CSA) to apply strong cyber security and networking domain knowledge to support cyber analytics product development and modeling, threat analysis, and direct customer mission support. Regular activities consist of hunting for threats, reporting on findings, and converting tools, techniques and processes into automated capabilities for the current cyber platform. The CSA will also be responsible for collecting customer Cyber Operations requirements, generating use cases, providing Cyber SME support and system training to end users.

Security Clearance:

  • A current Top Secret and Polygraph level security clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security or similar field.  Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in cyber security operations related fields.
  • Knowledge of cyber security operations, use cases, and processes.
  • Technical experience to cyber data analysis to include continuous monitoring, intelligence, and reporting.
  • Experience in big data hunting analysis and reporting.
  • Advanced experience in using cyber tools, SIEMs, and threat sharing platforms (e.g. MISP).
  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently with little input, and as a part of a team.
  • Excellent work ethic and a high commitment to quality.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

Desired skills:

  • Prior experience interfacing, consulting and training customers is a big plus.
  • Security+ certification.
  • CISSP, CEH or similar certification.


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Polygraph

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