Senior Security Analyst (Remote)

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


USD 96,400.00 - 168,700.00 per year
Full Time


Value engineering
Continuous monitoring
Event management
Open source
IT security
Computer science
Intrusion detection
Security operations
System on a chip
Penetration testing
Information systems
Security engineering
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
Security clearance
Cyber security
Life insurance

Job Details

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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Security Analyst to join our team! In this role you will get to perform continuous monitoring, intrusion detection and preliminary computer security investigations to catch and stop threats.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Perform Incident triage, to include determining initial scope, urgency, and impact
  • Investigate security alerts to determine if the alert is a false positive, a security Event, and/or a security Incident
  • Open cases and transfer to the RESPOND team per the documented workflow, while maintaining appropriate records of security monitoring and detection activities
  • Monitors and analyzes Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) to identify anomalous traffic
  • Create and modify SIEM queries, dashboards, and reports
  • Perform Event/Incident triage, classification, and prioritization
  • Recognize potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises
  • Examine evasion mechanisms (e.g. obfuscated code) through open-source and vendor provided tools
  • Communicate intrusions and potential compromises to leadership for their situational awareness
  • Prepare briefings and reports including analysis and results
  • Create and edit Work Instructions, Plans, Policies, Playbooks, and other SOC documentation
  • Consolidate and conduct comprehensive analysis of threat data obtained from classified, proprietary and open source resources to provide indication and warnings of impending attacks
  • Teach and mentor security apprentices in DETECT skills
  • Special Projects - Other duties as assigned by Supervisor
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

What Required Skills You'll Bring:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in computer security, computer science, or another closely related IT discipline
  • At least 5 years' experience in intrusion analysis or cyber security investigations in a Security Operations Center (SOC) or Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) environment
  • Familiarity with CJCSM 6510.01B desired
  • US person and clearable

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
  • CompTIA PenTest+
  • GIAC Certified Detection Analyst (GCDA)
  • GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • (ISC)2 Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP)
  • AWS Solution Specialty - Security
  • Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
  • Splunk Core Certified Power User

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Corporate team.

We're driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

Salary Range:
$96,400.00 - $168,700.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!
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