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Leas Cyber Network Defense Analyst IV

Company: Raytheon
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

  • The DHS's Hunt and Incident Response Team (HIRT) secures the nation's infrastructure. HIRT provides DHS's front-line response for cyber incidents and proactive hunting for malicious cyber activity. Raytheon Technologies (RTX) provides support for on and offsite incident response to Government agencies and critical infrastructure owners who experience cyber-attacks. RTX provides HIRT advanced technical assistance, proactive hunting, rapid onsite incident response, and immediate investigation, using host and network-based cybersecurity analysis capabilities. Personnel perform investigations to characterize the level of severity of breaches and develop mitigation/remediation plans. Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) is seeking a Network Forensics Detection Team Lead to support this critical customer mission.
  • Responsibilities:
  • - Leading a diverse team of highly skilled forensics specialists
  • - Determine appropriate course of action in response to identified and analyses anomalous network (NW) activity
  • - Assesses NW topology and device configurations identifying critical security concerns and providing security best practice recommendations
  • - Assist with writing and publishing of Computer Network Defense (CND) guidance and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies
  • - Collect NW intrusion artifacts (e.g., PCAP, domains, URI's, certificates, etc.) and use discovered data to enable mitigation of potential CND incidents
  • - Analyze identified malicious NW activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on system and information
  • - Collect NW device integrity data and analyze for signs of tampering or compromise
  • - Assist with real-time CND incident handling (i.e., forensic collections, intrusion correlation and tracking, threat analysis and advising on system remediation) in support of engagements
  • Required Skills:
  • - U.S. Citizenship
  • - Must have an active TS/SCI clearance
  • - Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • - 8+ years of directly relevant experience in NW investigations
  • - Demonstrated experience with recruiting, managing, and developing employees
  • - In depth knowledge of CND policies, procedures and regulations
  • - In depth knowledge of standard protocols - TCP/IP, ICMP, HTTP/S, DNS, SSH, SMTP, SMB, NFS, etc.
  • - In depth knowledge and experience of Wifi networking
  • - In depth knowledge and experience of NW topologies - DMZ's, WAN's, etc.
  • - Substantial knowledge of Splunk (or other SIEM's)
  • - Understanding of MITRE Adversary Tactics, Techniques and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK)
  • - Knowledge of CND policies, procedures, and regulations
  • - Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and general attack stages with respect to NW security architecture
  • - Ability to characterize and analyze NW traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to NW resources
  • - Ability to identify and analyze anomalies in NW traffic using metadata
  • - Experience with reconstructing a malicious attack or activity based on NW traffic
  • - Experience examining NW topologies to understand data flows through the NW
  • - Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations
  • Desired Skills:
  • - Substantial knowledge of NW device integrity concepts and methodologies
  • - Proficiency with NW analysis software (e.g. Wireshark)
  • - Proficiency with carving and extracting information from PCAP data
  • - Proficiency with non-traditional NW traffic (e.g. Command and Control)
  • - Proficiency with preserving evidence integrity according to standard operating procedures or national standards
  • - Proficiency with designing cyber security systems and environments in a Linux and/or Windows environment
  • Required Education:
  • BS Computer Science, Cyber Security, Computer Engineering, or related degree; or HS Diploma & 10+ years of NW investigations experience.
  • Desired Certifications:
  • - DoD 8140.01 IAT Level II, IASAE II, CSSP Analyst
  • - DoD 8140.01 GCIA, GCIH, CSSP Analyst/CSSP Incident Responder
  • - DoD 8140.01 CEH, CSSP Analyst
  • - SANS GIAC GNFA preferred
  • Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.
  • This position is eligible for a Sign On Bonus dependent on the candidates skill.
  • This position is eligible for Relocation.
  • Arlington, VA
  • #RISCyber
  • #RISCPS
  • #RISHIRT
  • Additional Job Description
  • Additional Job Description
  • ERIP Eligible Yes $15,000

Keywords: Raytheon, Arlington , Leas Cyber Network Defense Analyst IV, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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