• Advanced Cyber Threat Analyst

    Location US-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 5 months ago(7/2/2018 3:47 PM)
    Requisition #
    Full Time
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
    Job Category
    Intelligence Analysis
  • Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about.


    Why work at a Noblis company?

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.


    Noblis is looking for motivated individuals to support a high priority national cyber mission. In this program you will have an opportunity to work with various nation cyber operations centers in identifying, assessing, investigating and helping to mitigate cyber threats.  This position is part of a national 24x7 cyber watch center for a federal law enforcement agency.


    Typical duties and responsibilities include:

    • Perform basic, preliminary assessments on cyber incidents as they come to the attention of the watch desk in order to prioritize and properly administer them.
    • Provide analytical support to augment field monitoring activities, critical technical collection and the development of preliminary analytical conclusions. This includes using available databases and IT systems to provide additional information for each incident that is of value to the Units that will handle the incident. This activity shall be performed in a timely and professional manner to facilitate the creation of and enhance an existing cyber investigation.
    • Receive, analyze and interpret preliminary threat information, and assist in the formulation of replies. to, responses for, and further dissemination of threat information. As directed, using multiple communications nodes (multiple network-based computer notification and information sharing applications; multiple telephonic communications circuits; other inter and intra-agency communications systems).
    • Maintain situational awareness of developing threats, cyber attacks, and ongoing federal agency cyber-centric responses.
    • Perform both open- and closed-source research on emerging threats to add additional context to ongoing attacks and cyber incidents.
    • Prepare and present as directed briefings to executive management and participate in briefings to other federal agencies and departments in relation to current cyber threats, incidents or investigations.
    • Ensure documentation of all tasks completed within ticketing system.

    Shifts are from 0530-1730, operating primarily on a 4 on, 4 off rotating schedule. You must be open to working opposite shifts (1730-0530) when mission requirements deem it necessary.


    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree in a related field and a minimum of eight (8) years related experinece. In leiu of degree, fourteen (14) years of related experience (Cyber and Analysis) and a high school diploma
    • Sec+ or similar
    • Strong Writing Ability
    • Current TS/SCI Poly Eligibility
    • Willingness to learn emerging threats and tactics of cyber criminals and nation state actors

    Desired Qualifications:

    • CISSP or similar
    • Watch experience

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