Jr Cyber Analyst

  • location: Reston, VA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $25 - $30 per hour
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job description

Jr Cyber Analyst

job summary:
Randstad Technologies is currently seeking 4 Jr Cyber Security Analysts in Reston, VA to work for a large government contractor.

 
location: Reston, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 30 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Associates
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities for the Cyber Security Analysts include:

*Understand contemporary security architectures/devices such as firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, remote access technologies, anti-malware, SIEM and AV

*Understand common attack vectors and exploitation

 
qualifications:
Basic Requirements

-Technical-


*Understand contemporary security architectures/devices such as firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, remote access technologies, anti-malware, SIEM and AV

*Understand common attack vectors and exploitation

*Familiarity with web based attacks and the OWASP Top 10 at a minimum

*Familiarity with SANS top 20 critical security controls

*Ability to read and interpret pcap data

*Understand common network protocols

*Familiarity with web based exploit kits and their exploitation vectors

*Familiarity with concepts associated with Advanced Persistent Threats

*Covert channels, egress and data exfiltration techniques

*Understand root causes of malware infections and methods of proactive mitigation

*Understand propagation of malware in enterprise environments

*Understand covert channels, egress and data exfiltration techniques

*Understand the foundations of enterprise Windows security including:

-Active Directory

-Windows security architecture and terminology

-Privilege escalation techniques

-Common mitigation controls and system hardening

*Knowledge of Anti-Virus (AV) and Host Based Intrusion Prevention (HIPS) tools

*Experience in monitoring at least one commercial AV solution such as McAfee

 
skills: *Ability to follow process documentation and use analytical skills to interpret varied events and situations

*Ability to generate comprehensive written reports and recommendations

*Ability to write professional emails

*Ability to identify common false positives and make suggestions on tuning

*Ability to write and tune Sourcefire/Snort rules.

*Use of Burp suite/related tools to assist in writing IDS and WAF signatures

*Experience with ticketing systems such as Remedy, JIRA

*Industry Certifications such as A+, Network+, Security+, CEH, SANS (GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN), OSCP

*Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC), Managed Security Service (MSS), or enterprise network environment


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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