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Cyber Security Threat Analyst, Junior

Booz Allen

Oct 21

Cyber Security Threat Analyst, Junior

Key Role:

Participate in threat actor-based investigations, creatine new detection methodology and provide expert support to incident response and monitoring functions. Detect, disrupt and eradicate threat actors from enterprise networks. Use data analysis, threat intelligence and cutting-edge security technologies. Identify and hunt for indicators of compromise through OSINT threats. Analyze attacker techniques, tools and procedures; participate in “hunting missions” using threat intelligence. Analyze of anomalous log data and results of brainstorming sessions to detect and eradicate threat actors in client networks. Provide expert analytic investigation support of large scale and complex security incidents. Perform analysis of security incidents for further enhancement of alert catalog, and continuously improve processes for use across multiple detection sets for more efficient client IT security operations. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia. 

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience with IT infrastructure 

  • 3+ years of experience with operational security 

  • Experience with malware analysis, APT, Crimeware ecosystems, or analysis

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

​Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with exploit kits, cyber threat intelligence, software vulnerabilities and exploitation

  • Experience with Snort, Bro or other network intrusion detection tools

  • Knowledge of Linux/UNIX and Windows operation systems

  • Knowledge of the Splunk search language, search techniques, alerts, dashboards and report building

  • Knowledge of the TCP/IP networking stack & network technologies

  • Knowledge of full packet capture, PCAP analysis and accompanying tools

  • Knowledge of regular expressions and at least one common scripting language

  • Bachelor's degree

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Compensation:

The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $70,000 to $90,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

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