Cyber Security Analyst

Chantilly, VA

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Posted 1 month ago

Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for a Cyber Security Analyst with expertise to assist with cyber investigative efforts, conduct network traffic analysis, support cyber focused network architecture reviews, assess data pertaining to network intrusions and/or cyber related attacks on client equities, assess client’s operational technologies. This work includes but not limited to:

  • Cyber analytic experience, specifically familiarity with cyber actor TTPs
  • Analyze IP network traffic for cyber issues as it relates to security, technical and operational vulnerabilities CISCO, and risk.
  • Evaluate network operations using network management platforms, auditing functions, and log reviews.
  • Conduct network or networking technology assessments and write assessment reports based on findings.
  • Provide insight into latest threats and countermeasures.
  • Provide recommendations for end-to-end technical analysis.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

The candidate shall work independently with little supervision and shall be flexible to support customers located throughout the Washington Metro Area.

Required Qualifications:

  • 16+ years of relevant experience
  • Extensive experience with advanced Splunk usage including thorough working knowledge of queries (using SPL), creating dashboards, creating scheduled searches, creating alerts, and aggregation of statistics supporting root-cause assessments of network and system anomalies.
  • Extensive experience with packet capture and protocol dissection tools like Bro/Zeek or Suricata.
  • Experience with penetration testing, documenting findings, and providing post -engagement out-briefs.
  • Extensive experience working on TCP/IP networking projects and demonstrated experience with cyber security, and/or network security principles.
  • Extensive experience with troubleshooting, investigating issues associated with IP.
    network products including routers, switches, wireless networking, VPN' s, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, IOT appliances.
  • Demonstrated experience with communications protocols such as IP, TCP, UDP, MPLS, OPSF, IGRP, BGP
  • Knowledge and experience with encryption products, methodologies, configuration.
  • Knowledge and experience with Network Packet Capture Appliances/Applications, such as Netwitness, Solera, Probe, Wireshark, Snort.
  • Knowledge and experience with Network Vulnerability Scanner, Web Scanner, and Database Scanner, such as Nessus, Weblnspect, AppDetective.
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Network Management products such as HP OpenView, Solarwinds.
  • Experience with Anonymous/Privacy Internet capabilities and supporting network architecture.
  • Requires a minimum of 16 years with BS/BA.
  • Bachelor's Degree or a substantive experience in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience. 7+ years of network/cyber security experience in a secure environment
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Telephony Systems and VoIP
  • Experience with Windows Server (2008R2/2012R2), Windows Workstation (7/8.1), Linux (Redhat/Debian), and OSX operating systems.
  • Interface with vendors and third-party producers.
  • Any of the following Certifications:
    • Ethical Hacker
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional, Juniper NCSP, or Juniper NCP
    • Amazon Cloud Service Certification or similar cloud certification
    • Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS)



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In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Job tags: Architecture Auditing CISSP Clearance Clearance Required Compliance Encryption IDS IPS Linux Nessus Network security Penetration testing Polygraph Security Clearance Splunk TCP/IP TTPs Vulnerabilities Windows
Job region(s): North America
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