Cyber Incident Analyst

Fort Huachuca, AZ, United States


Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly...

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Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:• Monitor and acti on SIEM platforms for alerts, events, and rules providing insight into malicious activities and/or security posture violatons• Review intrusion detection system alerts for anomalies that may pose a threat to the customer’s network• Identify and investigate vulnerabilities, asses exploit potential, and suggest analytics for automation in the SIEM engines• Report events through the incident handling process of creating incident tickets for deeper analysis and triage activities• Classify incident reports IAW Army and DoD regulations after identifying root cause and issuing remediation actions to system owners• Perform post intrusion analysis to determine shortfalls in the incident detection methods• Develop unique queries and rules in the SIEM platforms to further detection for first line cyber defenders• Determine IDS/IPS rule false positi ves to recommend tuning of rules to reduce noise and inceaefidelity• Respond to the higher headquarters on incidents and daily reports• Provide daily updates to Defensive Cyber Operations staff on intrusion detection operation and trends of events causing incidents• Prepare charts and diagrams to assist in metrics analysis and problem evaluation, and submit recommendations for data mining andanalytical solutions• Write reports of remotely exploitable vulnerabilities to increase customer situational awareness and improve the customer’s cyber security posture• Assist all sections of the Defensive Cyber Operations team as required in performing Analysis and other duties as assigned• Travel to customer sites to perform network security evaluations• May perform documentation and vetting of identified vulnerabilities for operational use


Basic Qualifications:• Active Top-Secret/SCI • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD• GIAC Certified Incident Handler• Possess DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II Baseline Certification• Must posses an active, OR have the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire date, an ITIL Foundations Certification• Must have a full, complete, and in-depth understanding of all aspects of Defensive Cyber Operations• Must have a good breadth of knowledge of common ports and protocols of system and network services• Experience in packet captures and analyzing a network packet• Experience with intrusion detecti on systems such as Snort, Suricata, and Zeek• Experience with SIEM systems such as Splunk, ArcSight, or Elastic

Desired Qualifications:• DoD 8570 IAT III (CISSP, CASP, CISA, GCED, GCIH)• Experience with writing Snort or Suricata IDS rules• Experience in developing complex dashboards, report, and automated searches in Splunk, ArcSight, or Elastic/Kibana• Experience with analyzing packets using Arkime• Experience with Microsoft Windows event IDs• Experience with Linux audit log analysis• Familiarity with Git and VScode• Experience with one or more scripting languages such as PowerShell, Bash, Python

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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Tags: Analytics ArcSight Automation Bash CASP+ CISA CISSP DCO DoD DoDD 8570 Exploit GCED GCIH GIAC IDS Intrusion detection IPS ITIL Linux Log analysis Network security PhD PowerShell Python Scripting SIEM Snort Splunk Vulnerabilities Windows

Perks/benefits: Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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