Cyber Security Analyst IV
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Cyber Security Analyst IV
Ref No.: 16-11555
Location: Reston, Virginia, Virginia

Design and administer procedures in the organization that sustain the security of the organization?s data and access to its technology and communications systems. Assess risk of exposure of proprietary data through weaknesses in platforms, access procedures, and forms of access to the organization?s systems and the data contained in them. Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or use of application tools to enhance security. May lead or execute simulated attacks or security violations to assess the organization?s data security measures.

  • Conduct platform or operating system vulnerability scans to assess exposure of system to attacks or hacking. Respond to questions regarding viral activity, concerns about spam/phishing etc. Produce reports.
  • Serve as organization's POC for the third party certification of security procedures and use of cyber security protections. Ensure that system's security controls, policies and procedures examined, measured and validated against third party standards.
  • Design, plan and implement test strategies to support the core infrastructure in the contingency environment for all critical business applications to ensure business continuity in the event of a major business interruption or disaster.
  • Lead projects as related to technology refresh/evaluation such as Load Balancing and SSL technology. Research corrective measures (long term solutions) needed for any chronic issues identified that compromise security of particular systems or platforms.
  • Participate in developing and testing of new methodologies and systems for recovery of the critical core business processes and the enterprise infrastructure.
  • Serve as technical lead or project lead in projects involving testing defenses against hacking, Denial of service, spam, break-ins, or related attacks. Provide technical guidance to less senior staff or applications developers/systems administrators.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

  • 6+ years of related experience

  • Experience with multiple phases of the intelligence process, including producing and disseminating intelligence products in written and verbal form
  • Experience integrating written analysis products with structured threat data
  • Ability to apply data science processes to manipulate and analyze cyber threat intelligence
  • Familiarity with one or more classes of threat actor, such as nation state, organized crime, or hacktivist entities
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


As a condition of employment with Client, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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