Exploitation Analyst - Level 4

    • Amentum
  • Fort Meade, MD
  • Posted 49 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Certified Ethical Hacker
Intrusion detection
Network design
Wireless communication
Cloud security
Network security
Computer science
Computer forensics
Cyber security
Information systems
Vulnerability assessment
Penetration testing
Information assurance
Systems engineering
System administration
Computer hardware
Computer networking
Analytical skill
Security clearance
Software development

Job Details

Amentum is seeking ExploitationAnalysts to use information collected from a variety sources (e.g., intrusion detection systems, firewalls, network traffic logs, and host system logs) to identify potential vulnerabilities, respond to cyber events that occur, and defend against events that might occur.

Essential Duties:
  • Primary mission is exploitation. Create exploitation plans and make operational adjustments using understanding of network defenses and vulnerabilities.
  • Help develop mitigations to strengthen network defenses and protect against attacks on network infrastructure devices or systems. Work may span the gamut of data transport possibilities, such as traditional wired networks, wireless transport (including Wi-Fi and cellular), collaborative platforms such as video teleconferencing, and the hardware and software that support it all.
  • Develop increasing expertise in networking protocols and architectures, cloud security, Internet of Things protocols, and advanced network security.
  • Work with government, military, and contractor personnel to develop shared understandings of intelligence needs, mission relevance, and areas of expertise.
  • Apply analytical thinking t to form hypotheses, critically assess and choose analysis techniques, then query, merge, enrich, evaluate, and pivot within data to attain and share insights.
  • Distill, document, contextualize and share your findings with teammates, stakeholders, and intelligence consumers.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Must possess a current Top Secret (TS) clearance with SCI eligibility and a polygraph.
  • Degree in a technical field (e.g., Telecommunications, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Forensics, Cyber Security, IT, or Information Systems, Networking and Telecommunications, etc.). 18 semester hours of military training/ coursework in networking, computer science, or cyber topics is equivalent to an Associatesdegree.
  • Minimum 11 years of relevant experience in computer or information systems design/development, programming, information/cyber/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance, and/or systems engineering.
  • Additionally, must have experience in network or system administration.
  • Completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis Course), UndergraduateCyber Training (UCT), Network Warfare Bridge Course (NWBC)/Intermediate Network Warfare Training (INWT), Cyber Defense Operations will be considered towardrelevant experience requirement.
  • Network+, Security+ , Certified Ethical Hacker, Cisco Certified Network Associate or similar certifications preferred.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.