Network Based Cybersecurity Systems Analyst (TS/SCI)

Introduction
Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in today’s businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBM’s clients, analyzing business requirements to design and implement the best security solutions for their needs. You will apply your technical skills to find the balance between enabling and securing the client’s organization with the cognitive solutions that are making IBM the fastest growing enterprise security business in the world.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • We are supporting a U.S. Government customer to provide support for onsite incident response to civilian Government agencies and critical asset owners who experience cyber-attacks, providing immediate investigation and resolution. Contract personnel perform investigations to characterize of the severity of breaches, develop mitigation plans, and assist with the restoration of services. We are seeking a Network Based Cybersecurity Systems Analyst to support this critical customer mission. Responsibilities:
  • Assists the Government lead in coordinating teams in preliminary incident response investigations
  • Assists the Government lead with interfacing with the customer while on site determines appropriate courses of actions in response to identified and analyses anomalous network activity
  • Assesses network topology and device configurations identifying critical security concerns and providing security best practice recommendations
  • Assists with the writing and publishing of Computer Network Defense guidance and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies
  • Collects network intrusion artifacts (e.g., PCAP, domains, URI’s, certificates, etc.) and uses discovered data to enable mitigation of potential Computer Network Defense incidents
  • Analyzes identified malicious network activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on system and information
  • Collects network device integrity data and analyze for signs of tampering or compromise
  • Assists with real-time CND incident handling (i.e., forensic collections, intrusion correlation and tracking, threat analysis, and advising on system remediation) tasks to support onsite engagements
CLEARED

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • 2+ years of directly relevant experience in network investigations
  • Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Knowledge and experience of TCP/IP and the OSI model
  • Knowledge and experience of standard protocols (ICMP, HTTP/S, DNS, SSH, SMTP, SMB, NFS)
  • Knowledge and experience of Wifi networking
  • Knowledge and experience of network topologies, including DMZ’s, WAN’s, etc
  • Knowledge and experience of defense-in-depth principles and general attack stages with respect to network security architecture
  • Ability to characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources
  • Ability to identify and analyze anomalies in network traffic using metadata
  • Experience with reconstructing a malicious attack or activity based on network traffic
  • Experience examining network topologies to understand data flows through the network
  • Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations
  • TS/SCI clearance is required to be considered for this position.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience with one or more of the following: DevOps concepts and practices, Cloud and Virtulization technologies, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, IDaM, VMWare, Automation, Python, Ansible, Git

Key Job Details

    • Country/Region:US
    • State:VIRGINIA
    • City:Arlington
    • Category:Consultant
    • Required Education:High School Diploma/GED
    • Position Type:Professional
    • Employment Type:Full-Time
    • Contract Type:Regular
    • Company:(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
    • Req ID:446517BR
    • Travel Required:Up to 25% or 2 days a week (home on weekends- based on project requirements)

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