Cyber Security Analyst

  • location: McLean, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $130,000 per year
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Cyber Security Analyst

job summary:

We are looking for a Cyber Threat Analyst to add to our rapidly growing security team. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it by advancing the digital identity ecosystem. We are seeking a talented cybersecurity professional to execute processes that enable the organization to analyze and respond to computer security issues and cyber threats. The Cyber Threat Analyst will own one or more functions related to security monitoring, forensic investigations and analysis, threat hunting, and developing detection. The Cyber Threat Analyst maintains a high attention to detail, is very flexible, and has the ability and desire to learn new cyber threats, trends, and technical procedures.

location: Mc Lean, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 130,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors


  • Detect, respond, and report on cyber threats/incidents that may impact the environment using security tools such as a SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, firewalls, and more
  • Conduct event analysis and triage of security alerts
  • Proactively search for Indicators of Compromise (IOC) and Advanced Cyber Threat tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP)
  • Assist with developing threat detection signatures, analytics, and correlation rules
  • Support incident response activities to include host based forensics and containment
  • Develop procedures and support automation efforts to simplify processes
  • Oversee and monitor routine security administration

  • 3+ years of experience in information security
  • 3+ years of experience in security monitoring and incident response
  • 3+ years of experience with threat detection and/or threat hunting
skills: .

  • Bonus: Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, and/or Azure
  • Bonus: Experience in Cyber Fraud analysis, tactics and techniques
  • Bonus: Experience in responding to Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)
  • Bonus: Experience in digital forensics or malware analysis
  • Bonus Experience in scripting (Bash, Python, and/or Ruby)
  • Industry security certifications, such as GCIA/GCIH/GCFA, Security+, or related

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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