Network Based Systems Analyst

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Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Our Arlington VA based client is looking for Network Based Systems Analyst  in Arlington. If you are qualified for this position, please email your updated resume in word format to lli@base-one.com

 

 

 

 

Network Based Systems Analyst Level I
Core Competencies:
Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations
Knowledge 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
Identify and analyze anomalies in network traffic using metadata
Reconstruct a malicious attack or activity based on network traffic
Examine network topologies to understand data flows through the network
Knowledge of network device integrity concepts and methodologies
Skill in preserving evidence integrity according to standard operating procedures or national standards

Level I

(Minimum 3 years network investigations experience with a High school diploma; or a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cyber security, Computer Engineering, or related discipline, and with a minimum 1 year of network investigations experience)

U.S. Citizenship
Must have an active TS/SCI clearance
Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

Proficiency at level II includes all core competencies in addition to the following:
Monitor external data sources to maintain currency of Computer Network Defense threat conditions
Perform analysis of log files from a variety of sources (e.g., network traffic logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection system logs, DNS logs) to identify possible threats to network security
Receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts
Track and document Computer Network Defense incidents from initial detection through final resolution

 

 

Network Based Systems Analyst Level II
Castalia Systems is seeking an active in-scope TS/SCI cleared Network Based Systems Analyst for a position in Arlington, VA to support a U.S. Government customer by providing support for onsite incident response to civilian Government agencies and critical asset owners who experience cyber-attacks, providing immediate investigation and resolution. Personnel will perform investigations to characterize of the severity of breaches, develop mitigation plans, and assist with the restoration of services.
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

Required Skills:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance
  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Engineering or related degree. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education
  • 2+ years of directly relevant experience in network investigations
  • Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Knowledge 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

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of network device integrity concepts and methodologies
  • Understanding of how to preserve evidence integrity according to standard operating procedures or national standards

Desired Certifications:
DoD 8140.01 IAT Level II

  • IASAE II
  • CSSP Analyst

Network Based Systems Analyst, Level III

This project is 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. Candidates will 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 Systems Analyst to support this critical program.

 

Security Clearance Requirements:

This position requires all candidates to be U.S. Citizens and possess an active Top

Secret/SCI Clearance. -- Candidate must be able to obtain DHS Suitability.

 

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

 

Qualifications

Required Education & Years of Experience

  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Engineering or related degree.
    • Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.
  • 5+ years of directly relevant experience in network investigations

 

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Knowledge 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

 

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of network device integrity concepts and methodologies
  • Experience with preserving evidence integrity according to standard operating procedures or national standards
  • Experience with designing cyber security systems and environments in a Linux and/or Windows environment

 

Desired Certifications

  • DoD 8140.01 IAT Level II, IASAE II, CSSP Analyst

 

 

Network Based Systems Analyst IV 

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
Required Skills:
U.S. Citizenship
Must have an active TS/SCI clearance
Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
8 years or more of directly relevant experience in network investigations
Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations
Knowledge 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
Desired Skills:
Knowledge of network device integrity concepts and methodologies
Understanding of how to preserve evidence integrity according to standard operating procedures or national standards
Required Education:
BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Engineering or related degree. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.
Desired Certifications:
DoD 8140.01 IAT Level II, IASAE II, CSSP Analyst

 

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Position Id : 7268002
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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