Cyber Intrusion Analyst

Full Time
Washington, D.C., DC
Areas of Interest: Threat Analysis
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Overview


 

Delta Risk provides tailored, high impact cybersecurity and risk management services to government and commercial clients worldwide. Our focus is always on understanding our clients’ needs, pulling together the best team, and employing the best techniques to maximize their return on investment.

Delta Risk has an immediate opening for a motivated Cyber Intrusion Analyst to support a customer in the Washington DC Metro Area.

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology or Information Security, Computer Science, Intelligence Studies, Cyber Security or another related field of study or equivalent 3+ years performing technical cyber threat intelligence analysis.
  • Strong technical skills proficiency in the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic understanding of malware (malware communication, installation, malware types), intermediate knowledge of computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch) and open source information collection. Candidate must have a thorough understanding of Domain Name Service records.
  • Strong knowledge of Cyber Threat Intelligence principles to include indicators of compromise (IOC) types, indicator pivoting and indicator attribution strength.
  • Strong understanding of US Intelligence Community and how cyber intelligence organizations work together for purposes of conducting cyber threat analysis
  • Strong proficiency and recent experience (within last 3 years) performing NETFLOW and PCAP analysis using common analysis tools (examples include Wireshark, Splunk, ChopShop, Dshell, Network Miner, Moloch, etc). Candidate must be strongly proficient at sessionizing PCAP data, identifying and decoding protocols, extracting files, and applying standard filters such as Berkley Packet Filter (BPF).
  • Strong proficiency Report writing - a technical writing sample and technical editing test will be required if the candidate has no prior published intelligence analysis reporting
  • Strong or Intermediate ability to apply formal intelligence analysis methods, develop hypothesis, prove/disprove relationships, always ask why, defend your analysis, and apply attribution to cyber threat activity. Candidate must be able to make confidence-based assessments for purposes of attribution based on their technical analysis of network traffic, multi-source data, malware and system forensic analysis. Candidate must be able to identify analytic bias.
  • Intermediate ability to build intrusion related data visualizations and perform analysis (i.e., using I2 Analyst Notebook, Netviz, Palantir, etc)
  • Intermediate ability to present technical information and analysis to groups up to 50 persons on a quarterly basis. Candidate will be required to brief smaller groups up to 10 persons on a weekly basis.
  • Self-starter with the ability to proactively engage and develop relationships with intrusion set subject matter experts and analyst counterparts across the US Intelligence and Law Enforcement communities

Desired Skills:

  • Chinese Mandarin language, ILR 3/3 level of general proficiency (or equivalent certified language training standard) with a test date in the last 3 years
  • Formal training as an intelligence analyst in any discipline
  • Graduate of US Govt intelligence analysis course: CAC, IBC, Kent School, IC 101, Analysis 101, Army, Navy, Air Force, etc
  • Experience applying Kill Chain analysis, Cyber Intelligence Preparation of the Environment (CIPE) modeling, or Diamond modeling of cyber threat activity
  • Certifications (any): CISSP, CEH, Security+, SANS certification(s), Network+, CCNA
  • Advanced NETFLOW and PCAP Analysis
  • Advanced Data Visualization proficiency leveraging COTS/GOTS tools
  • Technical Skills proficiency: Python language, encryption technologies/standards
  • Intermediate malware analysis or digital computer forensics experience
  • Any type of Cyber related Law Enforcement or Counterintelligence experience
  • Existing Subject Matter Expert of Advanced Persistent Threat activity
  • Experience using COTS/Open Source tools: Novetta Cyber Analytics, Mitre ChopShop and/or ARL DSHELL
Analyst experience in Federal Cyber Center, NSA, or Corporate CIRT

 

Delta Risk LLC is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer who is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  Delta Risk LLC does not make employment decisions based upon race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

 

Delta Risk LLC is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities.  If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact accomodations@deltarisk.com for assistance.

Required Skills

  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology or Information Security, Computer Science, Intelligence Studies, Cyber Security or another related field of study or equivalent 3+ years performing technical cyber threat intelligence analysis.
  • Strong technical skills proficiency in the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic understanding of malware (malware communication, installation, malware types), intermediate knowledge of computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch) and open source information collection. Candidate must have a thorough understanding of Domain Name Service records.‚Äč
Optional Skills
  • Chinese Mandarin language, ILR 3/3 level of general proficiency (or equivalent certified language training standard) with a test date in the last 3 years
  • Formal training as an intelligence analyst in any discipline



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Delta Risk LLC, A Chertoff Group Company

Cyber Security | Business Resiliency | Risk Management

Delta Risk is a global provider of strategic advice, cyber security, and risk management solutions to government and private sector clients. Delta Risk helps clients build cyber defenses and resiliency with approaches specific to the organization encompassing strategy, contingency planning, training, threat awareness, assessments and exercises. With experience from the White House to Wall Street, our principals and consultants are deeply tied to the US cyber leadership and academia as well as the global Internet community.

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Strategic Consulting & Policy Development, Cyber Defense Assessments, Training Programs & Courseware, Advanced Cyber Response and Management, Cyber Exercises - Planning & Execution, Advanced Cyber Education
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