Applied Memetics LLC

Cyber Insider Threat Analyst (US citizenship required)

US-DC
Job ID
2017-1602
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Applied Memetics LLC is seeking an experienced, motivated Cyber Insider Threat Analyst to support our VA customer. The Cyber Insider Threat Analyst will be responsible for providing security and incident analysis and identifying anomalous insider activities. The position is located on-site at the customer’s facility. U.S. Citizenship is required for this role. 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate must be well-versed in security operations, cyber security tools, intrusion detection, and secured networks. The candidate will is assist in drafting, maintaining, and monitoring organizational wide information security policies, procedures, control techniques, training and inspection requirements centered around insider threat management. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring user activity on an organization’s IT automated systems, infrastructure, and networks for any suspicious insider activity
  • Reporting anomalous insider activities to Government staff within 15 minutes of identification
  • Evaluating historical events and incidents to identify trends and methods of data loss
  • Coordinating response activities with various stakeholders for confirmed incidents and recommending mitigation strategies
  • Continuously evaluating changes in actors, tactics, techniques and targets to enhance threat scenarios and use cases and make recommendations to ensure that the technology strategy maintains pace with the changing insider threat landscape
  • Assisting with planning and execution of insider threat training
  • Proactively gathering and compiling internal/external intelligence data
  • Generating weekly and monthly trend analysis reports for insider threat cases and activities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology or other engineering or technical discipline and at least 6 years IT experience and minimum four years advanced Cyber Threat Information experience. Four year relevant experience may be substituted with professional certification (e.g., CISSP, GREM or GCIH)
  • Must have Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator (CCII) certification 
  • Certification (or ability to obtain certification) in at least one of the following areas:
    • Certified Counterintelligence Threat Analyst (CCTA)
    • Certified Cyber Intelligence Professional (CCIP)
    • Certifed Cyber Investigations Expert (CCIE)
  • Experience with advanced cyber security tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks
  • In-depth understanding of NIST SP 800-61, US CERT and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) standards
  • Experience interpreting and implementing cyber security regulations
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding written skills for preparing reports and briefings
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship is required as is successfully passing a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting

   ** Government Contracting Experience Preferred ** #ZR

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