Cyber Defense Analyst - Analytics Developer

Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States

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Maveris is an IT and cybersecurity company committed to helping organizations create secure digital solutions to accelerate their mission. We are Veteran-owned and proud to serve customers across the Federal Government and private sector.

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Maveris is an IT and cybersecurity services company committed to helping organizations create secure digital solutions to accelerate their mission. We are Veteran-owned and proud to serve customers across the Federal Government and private sector. We have an opening for a full-time, permanent Cyber Defense Analyst - Analytics Developer to join our talented, dynamic team in support of a large Federal Government customer.

Veterans are encouraged to apply.

The Cyber Defense Analyst - Analytics Developer will support the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC).


As a Cyber Defense Analyst - Analytics Developer supporting Maveris programs, you will develop cybersecurity detection analytics in order to better identify adversarial behavior. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Reviews and analyzes log files from various sources such as SIEM, packet captures, and endpoints to identify methods for detecting adversary activity
  • Applies techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions using intrusion detection technologies
  • Develops and executes custom scripts to identify host-based indicators of compromise
  • Provides targeted attack detection and analysis, including the development of custom signatures and log queries and analytics for the identification of targeted attacks
  • Recommends remediation activities to secure the source or initial point of access of intrusion
  • Provides executive level cyber security recommendations along with security engineering recommendations and custom solutions to counter adversarial activity
  • Provides identification of obfuscation techniques


  • Experience with conducting analysis of cybersecurity events. Experience with doing this for Federal Government agencies is a plus.
  • Experience with cyber event analyst tools such as Splunk, McAfee, and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE)
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation)
  • Knowledge of vulnerability information dissemination sources (e.g., alerts, advisories, errata, and bulletins) and ability to utilize cyber defense and vulnerability assessment tools
  • Knowledge of adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Knowledge of cyber attackers (e.g., script kiddies, insider threat, non-nation state sponsored, and nation sponsored)
  • An understanding of the MITRE ATT&CK Framework and Cyber Kill Chain methodologies
  • Bachelor's degree in technology-related field - equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • GIAC certifications such as Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Forensics Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Certified Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA), GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence (GCTI), GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) are a plus
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of peers


Maveris attracts and retains talent of the highest caliber by offering opportunities to work in exciting and challenging environments surrounded by bright minds. Our employees are our most prized asset and are rewarded with highly competitive compensation and a top-tier benefits package, including:

  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

About Maveris

Maveris offers exceptional, mission-focused solutions to organizations facing highly complex IT, digital, and cyber security challenges. Our success is achieved by maintaining an environment of trust where people are encouraged to reach their fullest potential. Every candidate that applies to Maveris brings something unique to the table, and because our team is diverse, we consistently meet our goals and exceed client expectations. If you are a highly-motivated person with a willingness to learn, we invite you to apply today to join our team!

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Tags: Analytics Cyber defense Cyber Kill Chain Forensics GCFA GCIA GCIH GIAC GNFA GREM Intrusion detection Log files Malware MITRE ATT&CK Privacy Reverse engineering SIEM Splunk Threat intelligence

Perks/benefits: Competitive pay Health care Insurance Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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