Information System Security Analyst Principal II

Arlington, Virginia, United States

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Information System Security Analyst Principal -II

Location: Arlington, VA

Must have an active Top Secret clearance

Node is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission-critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats.

Node is seeking a Sr. Cyber Security Incident Responder who can support our customers in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks.

Responsibilities include:

- Providing 24 x 7 watch supporting continuous monitoring and incident response for hybrid cloud/ on-prem customer networks

- Providing support in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting customer networks

- Producing reports and briefs to provide an accurate depiction of the current threat landscape and associated risk based on customer, community, and open-source reporting

- Facilitating the customer's posturing to aggressively investigate cyber activity targeting customer information and its information infrastructure

- Serving as a Liaison with other government cyber threat analysis entities, such as intra-agency and inter-agency Cyber Threat Working Groups

- Analyzing and reporting cyber threats as well as assist in deterring, identifying, monitoring, investigating, and analyzing computer network intrusions

- Providing support during assigned shifts, including nights/weekends, with hybrid work on-site

- Developing and implementing training standards and procedures, to include Work Instructions, Joint Qualification Requirements, and Standard Operating Procedures

- Oversee the training of newly assigned analysts


Required Skills:

- Must be a US Citizen

- Must have an active Top Secret clearance with an ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance

- Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

- 10+ years of directly relevant experience

- 5+ years leading incident response teams in SOC or CSOC environments

- Must pass internal qualification requirements within specified time constraints

- Hands-on experience in a SOC performing the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks and one or more of the following:

o Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response

o Knowledge and understanding of network protocols, network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures

o Strong experience with Cyber Security Incident Response training

o Current experience with network intrusion detection and response operations (Protect, Defend, Respond and Sustain methodology)

o Current experience with cyber threats and the associated tactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks

o MITRE Adversary Tactics, Techniques and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK)

Desired Skills:

- Experience with cloud-based security

- Experience in computer evidence seizure, intrusion detection, computer/network forensic analysis, or data recovery

- Prior experience with SIEM Technologies (Splunk)

- Scripting experience (Linux/Windows command line, Python, Perl, etc.)

- Prior experience with data visualization products.

Required Certifications (at least 2):

  • DoDI 8570.01-M IAT Level II Technical Certification (Security+ CE, CCNA + Security, SSCP, CYSA) or equivalent AND an Incident Reporter Certification (CEH, GCIH, GCIA, GNFA, or comparable certification)

  • Required Education:

    BS Incident Management, Operations Management, Cybersecurity or related degree. HS Diploma with 22 years of incident management experience

    Company Overview:

    Node.Digital is an independent Digital Automation & Cognitive Engineering company that integrates best-of-breed technologies to accelerate business impact.

    Our Core Values help us in our mission. They include:


    Identifying the~RIGHT PEOPLE~and developing them to their full capabilities

    Our customer’s “Mission” is our “Mission”. Our~MISSION FIRST~approach is designed to keep our customers fully engaged while becoming their trusted partner

    We believe in~SIMPLIFYING~complex problems with a relentless focus on agile delivery excellence

    Our mantra is “~Simple*Secure*Speed~” in delivery of innovative services and solutions


    • Medical (100% Coverage for Employee)
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Basic Life (100% Coverage for Employee)
    • Health Saving Account
    • 401K
    • Three weeks of PTO
    • 10 Paid Holidays
    • Pre-Approved Online Training

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    Tags: Agile Automation CEH Clearance Cloud CSOC DoDD 8570 GCIA GCIH GNFA Incident response Intrusion detection Linux Monitoring Perl Python Scripting SIEM SOC Splunk SSCP Top Secret Top Secret Clearance TS/SCI Windows

    Perks/benefits: Health care

    Region: North America
    Country: United States

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