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Cyber Threat Analyst

Company: Booz Allen Hamilton
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number: R0161168

Cyber Threat AnalystThe Challenge:Do you find yourself constantly looking for more and better information? Do you want a job where you can use your knowledge and research skills to support our client? Never has the role of a Cyber Threat Analyst been so meaningful. More connected devices, larger storage capacity, and faster connections have resulted in an explosion of available information. The problem facing the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) is no longer how to get more data - it's understanding how to turn the data they have into answers.That's where you come in. With critical thinking and flexibility, you quickly seek out the accurate data sources, sift through the raw data, and turn it into valuable intelligence. If you have strong analytical skills and a problem-solving mindset, we have an opportunity to use those skills to support our client. This position will require occasional travel of up to 20% of the time to accommodate client needs.Join us. The world can't wait.You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience in the Cybersecurity field
  • Experience with information security and IT threats, attacks, or vulnerabilities
  • Experience with analytic threat models MITRE ATT&CK, Pyramid of Pain, Diamond Model, or Cyber Kill Chain
  • Knowledge of network security architecture concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles and well-known networking protocols and services, including FTP, HTTP, SSH, SMB, and LDAP
  • Knowledge of analytic tradecraft standards, including ICD 203 and ICD 206
  • Knowledge of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Associate's degree
  • IAT or IAM Level II CertificationNice If You Have:
    • Experience with the Intelligence Community (IC) and its products, procedures, and computer networks
    • Experience with Packet analysis tools, including tcpdump, Wireshark, and ngrep
    • Ability to perform queries on indicators, and characteristics including Message-Digest Algorithm 5 (MD5), Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA1), IP Addresses, file size, file name, and file paths
    • Ability to search and identify indicators of compromise (IOCs) and anomalous behavior proactively
    • Ability to conduct classified and unclassified (OSINT) research using appropriate tools
    • Ability to extract threat data, including IP's, domains, ports, malware, and malicious communications from multiple sources
    • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • TS/SCI clearance
    • Bachelor's degree in a technical field
    • IAT or IAM Level III CertificationClearance:Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.Build Your Career:At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and intelligence. When you join Booz Allen, we'll help you develop the career you want.Challenging projects- Whether training analysts on military equipment through VR technology; developing a simulation capability to allow teams to rehearse missions together; or integrating RFID tags into mobile devices to enable data access within a geo parameter, you'll get to solve some of the world's toughest problemsMeaningful work- Use your skills to empower change. Your work will keep citizens and warfighters safe and well both at home and abroadState-of-the-art technology- Broaden your intelligence capabilities with digital forensics, telematics, precision navigation, secure mobile operations, and advanced analyticsNew skills- In-house experts and partnerships with tech leaders, like Nvidia and Splunk, mean you can get practical experience with advanced GPU technologies, cyber security, and data scienceRoom to grow- You'll be inspired to grow your career while making your ideas a reality thanks to new opportunities across the U.S. and abroad, encouraging mentors, and collaborative colleaguesWe're an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

Keywords: Booz Allen Hamilton, Arlington , Cyber Threat Analyst, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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