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Red Team Gap Analyst

Company: Peraton
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities:Peraton is seeking a qualified candidate will become part of Peraton's Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes. Peraton's DSCM program encompasses technical, engineering, data analytics, cyber security, management, operational, logistical and administrative support to aid and advise DoS Cyber & Technology Security (CTS) Directorate. This includes protecting a global cyber infrastructure comprising networks, systems, information, and mobile devices all while identifying and responding to cyber risks and threats. Those supporting Peraton's DSCM program strive to leverage their expert knowledge and propose creative solutions to real-world cybersecurity challenges.The Read Team Gap Analyst provides threat and gap analysis support to a cabinet level federal agency and is located in Rosslyn, VA. This role supports the Penetration Testing (Red Cell) Team and contributes to a team of information assurance professionals working to improve technical security posture. Duties include writing reports, briefing event details to leadership, and coordinating remediation with personnel throughout the globe.The candidate must be a self-starter with keen analytical skills, curiosity, agility, and adaptability. The ability to work quickly, willingness to work on ad hoc assignments, work independently as needed, strong written and verbal communication skills, and recognizing the importance of being a team player.What you'll do:Analyze Red Cell activities to identify detection gapsResolve gaps found through monitoring Red Cell activitiesProvides recommendations for better network security.Create new detection methodologies that highlights suspicious activityBriefs executive summary and findings to stakeholders to include Sr. LeadershipResearches and maintains proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer network vulnerabilities, data hiding and network security and encryption.Provide support to incident response teams through capability enhancement and reporting.Mentor junior staff members by creating and teaching latest techniques in ethical hacking and vulnerability analysis.

Qualifications:Required qualifications:Must have a Bachelor's degree at least 5 years of substantive IT knowledge. 4 addtional years of experience may be used in lieu of degree.Active Secret clearance required with the ability to obtain Top Secret.Experience with threat detection, gap analysis, threat hunting methodologies, and understand the capability of hacking tools and how they are used to exploit vulnerabilities and features in enterprise networks.Experience analyzing Azure/O365 Logs and their logging platform (eg: Sentinel, Unified Audit Logs, Log Analytics, AAD Audit Logs, Office Activity Logs, etc)Fundamentals of network routing & switching, assessing network device configurations, and operating systems (Windows/ nix).Knowledge of Splunk with the ability to leverage the more advanced statistical features.Experience performing incident response using a modern EDR tool.Familiarity with NIST Standards on cybersecurity and incident handling (800-53, 800-61)Experience with PCAP analysis. (e.g. Wireshark)Familiarity with tools like Nessus, Burp, and Metasploit Framework/Pro.Security+ certification or similar industry standard cert required.Preferred Qualifications:Previous SOC and Red Team experience is a plus.Experience Scripting in languages such as PowerShell, Bash, Python, Perl, or Ruby.Experience with the MITRE ATT&CK framework.Top Secret clearance.Benefits:At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.Peraton Overview:Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Salary Range: Salary Minimum: $57,500 Salary Mid: $115,000 Salary Maximum: $143,800 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees. EEO Tagline (Text Only): An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Peraton, Arlington , Red Team Gap Analyst, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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