Chenega Corporation Cyber Threat Analyst, Sr. in Fort Huachuca, Arizona

CHENEGA IT ENTERPRISE SERVICES, LLC

Company Job Title:

Cyber Threat Analyst, Sr.

Clearance:

Top Secret / SCI

Location:

Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary:The Cyber Threat Analyst, Sr. will research and provide insight and intelligence on new and existing cyber threats.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Support our engineering team and fellow security analysts

  • Construct and exploit threat intelligence to detect, respond, and defeat advanced persistent threats (APTs)

  • Fully analyze network and host activity in successful and unsuccessful intrusions by advanced attackers

  • Piece together intrusion campaigns, threat actors, and nation-state organizations

  • Manage, share, and receive intelligence on APT adversary groups

  • Generate intelligence from their own data sources and share it accordingly

  • Identify, extract, and leverage intelligence from APT intrusions

  • Expand upon existing intelligence to build profiles of adversary groups

  • Leverage intelligence to better defend against and respond to future intrusions.

  • Conduct advanced threat hunt operations using known adversary tactics, techniques and procedures as well as indicators of attack in order to detect adversaries with persistent access to the enterprise.

  • Create and add custom signatures, to mitigate highly dynamic threats to the enterprise using the latest threat information obtained from multiple sources.

  • Conduct initial dynamic malware analysis on samples obtained during the course of an investigation or hunt operation in order to create custom signatures

  • Develop and produce reports on all activities and incidents to help maintain day to day status, develop and report on trends, and provide focus and situational awareness on all issues. Reports shall be produced on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis capturing and highlighting status, preparedness, and significant issues.

  • Correlate data from intrusion detection and prevention systems with data from other sources such as firewall, web server, and DNS logs.

  • Notify the management team of significant changes in the security threat against the government networks in a timely manner and in writing via established reporting methods.

  • Coordinate with appropriate organizations within the intelligence community regarding possible security incidents. Conduct intra-office research to evaluate events as necessary, maintain the current list of coordination points of contact.

  • Review assembled data with firewall administrators, engineering, system administrators and other appropriate groups to determine the risk of a given event.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School Diploma and 12 years’ experience; OR Associates Degree and 10 years’ experience; OR Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years’ experience

  • Certification: IT Level I; CSSP-Analyst; IAT III; Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), and IAT Level II Baseline Certification, Computing Environment Cert; ITIL Foundations certified (within 3 months)

  • Training: iWATCH; AR 25-2 - IA Awareness; AT Level I; Level I OPSEC; CUI; ALMS Security; AHIMA HIPAA – Privacy and Security

  • TS/SCI clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Leadership and self-direction skills are highly desired.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to critically analyze and understand the systems and communicate system requirements to the customer and leadership.

Ability to solve complex problems utilizing creative thinking skills.

  • Ability to provide on-call support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Ability to travel as required.

  • Ability to meet eligibility requirements of a government security clearance for access to classified information

Diversity:

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega IT Enterprise Services, LLC

Title: Cyber Threat Analyst, Sr.

Location: Arizona-Fort Huachuca

Requisition ID: 1800003207