Cyber Defense Analyst

Description

 Jacobs Cyber Security Group is a cyber security engineering and analysis arm of Jacobs Engineering company. Due to our rapid growth, we have an immediate opening for a  Systems Administrator II supporting our Department of Justice Program.

 

Working as expert, conduct research and evaluate technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to networked platforms and US and DoD information networks. Analyzes network events to determine the impact on current operations and conduct all-source research to determine advisory capability and intent. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current events based on the sophisticated collection, research and analysis of classified and open source information. Correlates threat data from various sources. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations. Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and network operations officials.

Specific Job Description:
Seeking cybersecurity analytics expert to work in customer-mission focused area. Position requires extensive cyber background to include analysis of multiple types of log data. Should be able to help develop analytic efforts as well as respond quickly to high priority analytic requests.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA (Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, Computer Engineering, or related technical field
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the capability to deal with personnel at all levels in the government, industry, and academia.
  • Demonstrated briefing and presentation skills.
  • MS Office Experience
  • 5 years of cyber analysis experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in network security analysis tools (HP ArcSight, Ethereal, Wireshark, etc.)
  • IC experience
  • TS/SCI with Poly required

    Desired: Cybersecurity certifications (i.e. CISSP, Security+, OSCP, CEH) Splunk experience, Experience creating analytic tools or methods Scripting language experience (i.e. Python)

    Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD

 

 

 

 

Essential Functions

 

Physical Requirements:
Sitting at a desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. May require lifting and carrying supplies. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

 

Attendance:
Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. If hired for a full-time position, it is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).

 

Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to obtain/maintain clearances as required for the position. Must be able to access customer work location. Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance – dress is typically business casual, but is dependent on the client’s standards.

 

 

Essential Functions

 Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting at a desk.
  • May require lifting and carrying supplies.
  • Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Work Environment:

  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)
  • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients
  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

Equipment and Machines:

  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation

Attendance:

  • Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. If hired for a full-time position, it is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).


Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others
  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment
  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace
  • Completion of required certifications within six (6) months of hire date
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain an interim and a permanent U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance required

 

Source:https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=I2S0000P9&mode=job&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed.com

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