Location: Fairfax , VA

Job ID: 5825

Capital TechSearch is searching for an experienced Security Analyst to join a world-class team of cyber security professionals.  You will be responsible for performing deep analysis into potential security events and guiding the day to do alarm escalation of lower tier analysts.

 Evaluate new methodologies to support investigating cyber security incidents and provide reviews and recommendations
 Drive threat hunting within internal networks
 Support investigation into cyber breaches
 Develop new capabilities to enhance the analysis of data
 Use COTS and open source tools to understand current cyber exploits, attack methodology, and detection techniques
 Familiar with cyber threat intelligence sources
 Create action plan based on the analysis of intelligence from internal and external threat intelligence data
 Experience with intrusion detection software, Bro, Suricata, Snort (or similar) and commercial capabilities.
 Experience tracking and identifying threat actors
 Utilize the SIEM (McAfee Security Enterprise Security Manager) to correlate events and identify indicators of threat activity
 Perform endpoint detection and response
 Identify and respond to IOCs
 Ability to communicate cyber events to internal and external stakeholders
 Willingness to evaluate new analytical techniques and capabilities to determine how they can integrate into a managed security offering

Required Skills:
 2+ years of related experience in cyber security or computer network defense
 The ability to learn quickly and an understanding of technical systems

Desired Skills:
 Demonstrable experience combatting crimeware or APT
 Prior experience with McAfee Security Enterprise Security Manager or similar tools desirable
 Ability to support ad hoc python scripts (desired, not required)
 Willingness to travel up to 25%
 Undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, information science or a related technical discipline desired
 Demonstrated relevant experience as a key member of a threat intel, incident response, malware analysis, or similar role


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Please call our office if you have any questions. Capital TechSearch, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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