Trace Systems

Cyber Security Analyst

Security Engineer in St Louis, MO , Scott AFB, IL

Posted 2019-08-12

Job Responsibilities:
Trace Systems is actively recruiting for a Cyber Security Analyst to join our based on-site at Scott AFB, IL.

Duties and responsibilities include the following:
- Perform cyber threat analysis on the DoD network
- Perform network traffic analysis using packet capture programs
- Perform regular audits to ensure security practices are compliant
- Respond to alerts and identify malicious threats on the DoD network
- Upgrade network sensors and Security Information and Event Management systems as new threats are discovered
- Manage IDS and IPS devices
- Manage firewalls
- Report findings to USCYBERCOM for review

Minimum Qualifications:
- Position requires a minimum of 2 years of Cyber Security or Information Assurance related experience.
- -Active, in-scope US Government issued Top Secret clearance.
- Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.
- Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (Security+ce, CCNA-Security, CySA+, etc.)
- Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors.
- Demonstrated Understanding methods of exploitation and of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
- Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
- Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.
- In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic, Splunk).
- Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture software, Host-Based Forensics, or Network Forensics.
- Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.
- Unix/Linux command line experience.
- Scripting and programming experience.
- Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
- Willingness to perform shift work.

Desired Qualifications:
- Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP, CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification. (CISSP or equivalent).
- Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain.

- Bachelor's degree
- Additional experience, education, and training may be considered in lieu of degree.

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