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Defensive Cyber Operations Analyst, Senior

Company: Booz Allen Hamilton
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number: R0163005

Defensive Cyber Operations Analyst, SeniorThe Opportunity:Are you ready to take an active role in cyber defense as part of the broader Homeland Defense mission? Are you looking for an opportunity to protect mission critical information from the constant onslaught of cyber-attacks? If you want to sharpen your skills by analyzing threats real-time for cyberspace operations as a senior analyst.As a Senior cyberspace operations analyst overseeing a team, you'll be responsible for monitoring and analyzing cyber threats, using state-of-the-art tools, including Arc Sight Security Information Event Manager, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution, Splunk, Host-Based Security System, ad Big Data Platform Tools. You'll work with the cyberspace operations team as it conducts 24X7 support in the areas of: Computer Network Defense (CND), Information Assurance (IA), Information Technology (IT) services, information exchange, information sharing efforts, net-centric operations, and command and control and communications processes and solutions in support of IT C4 systems operations and assessments, for information synchronization and network operations (NetOps). You'll serve as a cyberspace operations DCO senior analyst overseeing the implementation of proactive and reactive security measures to ensure the operational availability of enterprise networks and uninterrupted flow of mission-critical information. You'll combine threat intelligence, event data, and assessments from recent events, and identify patterns to understand attackers' goals to stop them from succeeding. This is a great opportunity to build your cybersecurity expertise with hands on experience in threat assessment and incident response.You'll use your cybersecurity skills to:* Support cyberspace operations cyber event and incident efforts within the 24x7 Joint Cyber Center Cyberspace Warning and Operations Center, providing timely detection, identification, and alerting of possible attacks and intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities and distinguish these incidents and events from benign activities* Use cyber defense tools for continual monitoring and analysis of network systems to identify malicious activity* Document and escalate incidents, including event's history, status, and potential impact for further action that may cause ongoing and immediate impact to the environment* Analyze identified malicious activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on system and information* Perform event correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise to gain situational awareness and determine the effectiveness of an observed attack* Conduct research, analysis, and correlation across a wide variety of all source data sets, including indications and warningsYou'll work with the team to understand, mitigate, and respond to threats quickly, restoring operations and limiting the impact. You'll guide efforts to figure out just how many systems are affected and assist recovery efforts. You'll combine threat intelligence, event data, and assessments from recent events, and identify patterns to understand attackers' goals to stop them from succeeding. This is a great opportunity to hone your cybersecurity skills with hands-on experience in threat assessment and incident response.Join us. The world can't wait.You Have:* Experience with developing and delivering cyberspace operations support at the Combatant Command or Major Command level, including advising on network security issues and enforcing network security and vulnerability mitigation policies and procedures* Experience with project management and organization, including drafting clear and concise reports and briefing daily network security summaries and related issues and concerns to senior leaders and a larger audience* TS/SCI clearance* Bachelor's Degree in Cyber or IT or 5+ years of experience with cyber operations in lieu of a degree* DoD 8570-01-M IAT-II Certification, including GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCPNice If You Have:* Experience with using Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint* Knowledge of DoD Security Incident Response process* Knowledge of Cybersecurity and Cyberspace Operations, including applicable Joint Publications, doctrine, and policy implementation* Knowledge of management and monitoring of various network security components, devices, and services* Knowledge of the configuration of various network security tools, including ArcSight Security Information Event Manager, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution, McAfee Host Based Security System, and Big Data Platform tools* Knowledge of modern computer systems, client and server, LAN and WAN and network concepts, modern network management, and security monitoring concepts* Knowledge of implementing security patching principles and methodologies* Ability to augment and support DCO Watch Stander shifts, including Panama Schedule with every other weekend off, holidays, and weekends as, required* Ability to formulate recommendations for corrective action to address identified risks and support Joint Cyberspace Center operations* Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skillsClearance:Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.Create Your Career:Grow With UsYour growth matters to us-that's why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like , tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.A Place Where You BelongDiverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you'll build your community in no time.Support Your Well-BeingOur includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we'll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life-at work and at home.Your Candidate JourneyAt Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. so you'll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.CompensationAt Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen's benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees.EEO CommitmentWe'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.

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