Herndon, VA

Job ID: 129835 Industry: Government


Candidate MUST HAVE a TS/SCI and Polygraph security clearance in order to be considered.

Program Description:

This program provides Cyber Network Defense of a certain government customer’ s network, against adversarial attacks.  They do this by looking into the anomalies hitting their systems.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Investigate and eradicate computer viruses and malicious code, provide computer incident and violation response support, and mentor other cyber security professionals in forensics techniques.
  • Performs overall network defense activities
  • Must be able to decipher what the developer’ s (most times it was developed overseas) intent was.
  • Provides in-depth analysis of suspected malicious code and/or infected/compromised systems and network devices
  • Performs necessary inspection and reverse-engineering activities to understand the behavior of the software and the root cause for its presence
  • Develops recommendations on how to counter or mitigate the threat

  • EnCase, FTK experience and Open Source methods and tools to perform Computer Forensic investigations
  • IDA Pro experience
  • Python scripting and tools development
  • Malware Reverse Engineering experience
  • 5 years’ experience in cyber security, incident response, forensic investigations

  • Familiarity with the following classes of enterprise cyber defense technologies:
    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems
    • Network Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)
    • Host Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)
    • Network and Host malware detection and prevention
    • Network and Host forensic applications
    • Web/Email gateway security technologies
  • EnCase, GCFA, GREM, and other forensics certifications preferred
  • DOD8570 IAT Level III or CND-IR
  • Technical BS degree

Job Type: Full Time  

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