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Network Security Analyst (Sr)

Innovative Management & Technology Services Arlington, VA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Join a fast-growing company highly experienced in cyber security, cloud computing, virtualization, big data analytics, and project management! IMTS offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits including tuition reimbursement and employer-contributed 401K, and referral bonuses. We work with the best customers on-site at top government agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Cybersecurity Analyst, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor and evaluate network event data, signature-based IDS events, and full packet capture (PCAP) data
  • Monitor all security-relevant logs and alerts for signs of compromise, attack, or system misuse and policy violations
  • Triage IDS alerts: collect related data from various network analysis systems, review available open and closed source information on related threats and vulnerabilities, prepare initial summary reports
  • Ensure all alerts are monitored, interpreted, analyzed, and investigated
  • Analyze network flow data for anomalies and to correlate reporting with enterprise-wide network activity
  • Document key event details and analytic findings in an incident management system
  • Provide oversight and assessment of incident response and triage actions across a large enterprise
  • Identify and extract network indicators from incident reporting and published technical advisories/bulletins
  • Perform incident correlation and escalation
  • Assess cyber indicators/observables and collaborate in the development of IDS signatures and detection mechanisms
  • Produce final reports and review incident reports from other analysts
  • Provide technical assessments of cyber threats and vulnerabilities
  • Fuse open-source threat and vulnerability information with data collected from sensors across the enterprise
  • Research and evaluate emerging capabilities
  • Use external reporting tools for threat intelligence
  • Innovate new methods to use existing tools and data sources; identify and obtain new data sources to detect cyber intrusions

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
    • For continued employment, the selected candidate must obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in planning and/or directing projects/operations in a 24x7 SOC
  • Experience providing metrics and reports from a SIEM
  • Demonstrated proficient knowledge of industry standards and best practices within Intrusion Detection
  • Experience researching and fielding new and innovative technology
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with kill chain for incident response, malware analysis, forensics, incident response products, and best practices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DHS suitability at the SCI level
  • Cyber-related certifications (e.g. CISSP, SANS, CEH, Security+, CASP)
  • Experience leading and managing within SOC/NOC operations
  • Experience with database (e.g., MS Access, SQL) and/or portal administration (e.g., SharePoint)
  • Ability to produce results in a fast-paced environment and meet iterative deadlines
  • Customer service experience

IMTS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Innovative Management & Technology Services


Arlington, VA



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