Cyber Threat Analyst

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Summary

At phia, our goal is to hire talented and passionate team members who desire to grow their skillsets, as well as the reputation of the company with our partners, clients, and stakeholders. We are seeking a Cyber Threat Analyst to support the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). DOE is responsible for the protection of vital national security information and technologies, representing intellectual property of incalculable value throughout nearly thirty sites and laboratories nationwide. This position is located in Washington, D.C.

Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Conduct all-source research on cyber threats; evaluate both technical and Intel reporting for cyber threat activities of interest.
  • Track Advanced Persistent Threats activities and TTPs; prepare cyber threat assessments based on research and unique data set and events.
  • Assist in facilitating the sharing of cyber threat of information to the LE, CI, and other Government entities; execute activities to support inquiries from customers and mission partners.
  • Analyze and vet cyber threat indicators, and input these indicators into custom databases for additional processing.
  • Collaborate with other technical personnel (e.g. forensic analysts, network analysts) to gain better understanding and knowledge of APTs.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of analytical procedures and processes in support of changing operational requirements.
  • Develop and lead execution of stakeholder analyst-to-analyst feedback processes to understand the needs of the constituency.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with sponsors and collaborators, and assist them in strengthening their analysis and cyber defense capabilities, providing on-site support as necessary.
  • Engage critical infrastructure stakeholders to identify their requirements for participation in cyber information sharing and collaboration programs and help lead to meet these requirements.
  • Foster collaboration and information sharing among entities within the community.
  • Work to continually improve the tools, processes, and systems utilized within the community.
  • Produce high-quality whitepapers, presentations, briefings, and executive summaries to be used by Senior U.S. Government officials.

Key Experience/Qualifications

Education + Experience

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or a related field or equivalent experience (two years of experience for each year of schooling) is required.
  • 5-15 or more years of relevant work experience in cyber security.
  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a DOD Top Secret/SCI or higher clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years
  • DOE Q SCI clearance required before start

Desired Skills

  • Nine (9) or more years of relevant work experience in cyber security.
  • Familiarity with SOC/NOC operations.
  • Familiarity with Kill Chain for incident response.
  • Familiarity with security technologies such as IDS, IPS, and HBSS.
  • Understanding of network and system administration.
  • Experience with database (e.g. MS Access, SQL) and/or portal administration (e.g. SharePoint).
  • Customer service experience.

Certifications

  • CISSP certification or equivalent work experience

Security Clearance

  • DOE Q Clearance / DOD Top Secret; Current SCI desired. Must have had a valid investigation within last 5 years

Who You Are

  • A proactive problem solver that appreciates the challenges of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Intellectually curious with a genuine desire to learn and advance your career.
  • An effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • Customer service oriented and mission focused.
  • Critical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills

If your experience and qualifications aren’t a match for this position, you will remain in our database for consideration for future opportunities that may be a better fit.

Benefits

phia LLC ("phia") is a Northern Virginia based, 8a certified small business established in 2011 with focus in Cyber Intelligence, Cyber Security/Defense, Intrusion Analysis & Incident Response, Cyber Architecture & Capability Analysis, Cyber Policy & Strategy, Information Assurance/Security, Compliance, Certification & Accreditation, Communications Security, Traditional Security, and Facilities Security. phia also provides cyber operations support functions such as: Program and Process Management, Engineering, Development, and Systems Administration that allows for Cyber Operations to efficiently integrate our customer’s missions and objectives. phia supports various agencies and offices within the Department of Defense (DoD), Federal government, and private/commercial entities.

phia offers excellent benefits to enhance work-life balance and flexibility, these include the following:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance
Job region(s): North America
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