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Cyber Threat Analyst, Staff (Government)

Oakton, Virginia

Job Description: Plan and investigate cyber incidents including establishing cyber incident cases: Set up a response plan with procedures. Focus and coordinate with I&W to focus on incident prevention. Incident prevention is especially important in order to reduce the seriousness of a cyber incident.
Incident management: detect potential/actual issues; contain the event, especially when related to malware installed on servers; remediate including eradication of malware; recover from the event and restore systems to full functionality; perform computer security incident response activities for a large organization, coordinate with other government agencies to record and report incidents.

* Monitor & analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.
* Recognize potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises through reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.
*Communicate alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications & operating systems.
* Assist with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.
* Ensure the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.
* Perform periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.
* Prepare incident report of analysis methodology and results.

*Work to be performed in the Springfield, VA area*

Prerequisites: / Qualifications: The Cyber Threat Analyst Staff must have a minimum of 3 or more years of cyber security experience (DoD 8570 requirement).

For 8570 Compliance, must have or be able to obtain: CEH, GICA or GCIH within 6 months. Must be able to satisfy requirements for Computer Network Defense (CND) Analyst, Infrastructure Support, Incident Responder, and Auditor positions in accordance with the ND 50-05 (IAWEP) guidance.

Exposure to:

* Advanced use of forensic tools/investigations.
* Investigating advanced persistent threat (APT), hacker/breach investigations, intrusion analysis, and advanced investigative strategies.
* Computer forensics methodology.
* In-depth Windows FAT and exFAT file system examination.
* Forensic acquisition/analysis tactics; memory acquisition & analysis.
* Live response & volatile evidence collection.
* System restore points & volume shadow copy exploitation.
* File system timeline analysis; super timeline analysis.
* File system and data layer examination; metadata and file name layer examination.
* File sorting and hash comparisons.
* File recovery; discovering unknown malware on a host.
* Recovering key windows files.
* Indicators of compromise development & usage.
* Step-by-step methodologies to investigate intrusion cases.
* Candidate should also have research and analytical skills and be able to pinpoint significant patterns related to cyber threats, strong organizational, presentation and communication skills.

Education: High School Diploma.

Required Clearance: U. S. Citizen; TSSCI with Polygraph required. Must have an active or re-instatable TSSCI with Lifestyle Polygraph to apply.

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws.

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Job ID 1946944 Date posted 09/18/2019

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