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Information Security Analyst

SIM&S
San Antonio, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $100,000 to $120,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

$2,000 Signing Bonus

Job Title: Information Security Analyst (Host/Network)
Job Location: San Antonio, TX


Job Purpose:
Seeking cyber operator with hands-on Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and forensic analyst experience. In support of National Cyber Protection Team (CPT) operations, candidate will serve as Cyber Operators filling either a Cyber Security Network Analyst position or Cyber Security Host Analyst position.


Duties and Responsibilities – Job Specifications:
The operator will conduct network navigation, tactical forensic analysis, collection of valuable operational data, and when directed, execute operations in support of defensive initiatives.
• Operators will provide support for persistent monitoring of all designated networks, enclaves, and systems.
• Candidate may be required to interpret, analyze, and report findings in accordance with computer network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events.
• Candidate may be required to manage and execute first-level responses and address reported or detected incidents.
• Candidate will participate in project review meetings and provide technical INFOSEC guidance and updates; document policies, procedures, and lessons learned accordingly.
• Candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Qualifications:


Education: Minimum Bachelor's degree and 2 years' experience, Associates degree with 4 years' experience or 6 years' equivalent experience without a degree; degrees focused on engineering or applied science. Other degrees with strong computer technology curriculum may be considered.


Specialized knowledge: General knowledge of physical computer components and architectures, including the functions of various components and peripherals, basic programming concepts, assembly codes, TCP/IP, OSI models, underlying networking protocols, security hardware and software.


Experience:
• Experience with toolsets such as Wireshark, ELK, Moloch, Metasploit, tcpdump, NMap, Nessus, Snort, Bro, EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Windows Fundamentals, UNIX fundamentals, exploitation theory, privilege escalation, evidence removal
• Experience with Cyber Threats Detection and Mitigation, Behavioral Malware Analysis
• Experience with, Advanced Network Traffic Analysis, Malicious Network Traffic Analysis
• Have strong UNIX/Linux fundamentals along with familiarity of UNIX/Linux/Windows Command Line Interface (CLI)
• Demonstrated ability to methodically analyze problems and identify potential solutions
• Experience programming in assembly, compiled, and interpreted languages.
• Experience with encryption and decryption such as PGP, DES, AES, RSA, and PKI.
• Experience programming in C, C++, C#, Ruby, Perl, Python, SQL.
• Experience working with correlation environment tools (i.e., ArcSight)


Professional Certification:
• Possess or be willing to obtain within 6-months of start date if not already possessed - Operating System Certification; Microsoft or Linux
• Certifications such as GXPN, GREM CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, GCFA, GNFA, RHCE, CompTIA, LPT, OSCP, GXPN, GREM CEH, Security+, MCP, and SANS GPEN a plus


Other characteristics such as personal characteristics:
• Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level 3 requirements
• Candidate should be self-motivated with minimal supervision
• Proficiency in writing, editing, executing scripts on Windows, Linux, UNIX systems.
• Have strong UNIX/Linux fundamentals along with familiarity of UNIX/Linux/Windows Command Line Interface (CLI)
• Demonstrated ability to methodically analyze problems and identify potential solutions
• Ability to explain, present, demonstrate (when applicable) and document the operational impact of a vulnerability or exploit
• Ability to assist customer with implementing policies and tactics, techniques and procedures for conducting assessments


Clearance Level:
ACTIVE TS/SCI CLEARANCE; National Team positions will require successful Counter Intelligence Polygraph Examination (completed after hire)

 

SIM&S, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class.

Company Description
SIM&S is a professional services company specializing in information technology and telecommunications solutions for government and commercial clients. We are a solution focused company delivering a broad range of innovative, customized services, including consulting, systems engineering, integration, and training. SIM&S has more than 26 years of experience providing IT services to DoD and government agencies.

SIM&S, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class.

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SIM&S is a professional services company specializing in information technology and telecommunications solutions for government and commercial clients. We are a solution focused company delivering a broad range of innovative, customized services, including consulting, systems engineering, integration, and training. SIM&S has more than 26 years of experience providing IT services to DoD and government agencies. SIM&S, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class.

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