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Sr Cyber Defense Analyst
Ref No.: 16-11638
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Responsibilities
  • Perform threat and vulnerability assessment and provide subject matter expertise on appropriate threat mitigation.
  • Identify intrusion activity by leveraging alert data from multiple sensors and systems and determine priority for response.
  • Leverage threat intelligence e.g. FSISAC, NCFTA while actively monitoring critical financial services infrastructure.
  • Assess the impact of potentially malicious traffic on company network and infrastructure.
  • Perform in-depth analysis in support of network monitoring and incident response operations.
  • Perform live incident response (reactive and proactive incident management) by identifying and remediating malicious applications and infrastructure components.
  • Collaborate with other Information Security and IT team members to develop and implement innovative strategies for monitoring and preventing attacks.
  • Develop appropriate metrics (key risk and performance indicators) to measure the monitoring program and related process.
  • Develop/Monitor basic IDS/IPS rules to identify and/or prevent malicious activity.
  • Develop and test new correlation content and use cases using SIEM filters, rules, data monitors, active lists, and session lists
  • Conduct research of emerging security threats.
  • Propose additional components and techniques that could be used to proactively detect and prevent malicious activity.
  • Provide other services as a key member of the Cyber Security Operations Team: - Security review and administration of changes to networks, servers and end point devices in collaboration with network operations. - Security sensor policies for IDS/IPS, Firewalls, web security gateway, logging. - Continuous Control Monitoring including Baseline Security - Configuration monitoring. - Investigations and Forensics

More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
No

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
No

Is there a possibility to work remote?
No

This position is:
New Position

Is there a bonus structure?
5%

Is there equity?
No

Does this position have direct reports?
No