Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Senior Cyber Security Intel Analyst

Company: NASA Ames research center/ASRC Federal
Location: Mountain View, CA
 We are seeking a Senior Cyber Security Client Analyst to join our team in supporting NASA's Security Operations Center (SOC) at Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA. This position will be responsible for tracking, reporting, management, and remediation of threats against the Agency

  • Tracks, reports, manages, and remediates threats against the Agency
  • Performs assessments of the Agency's security posture
  • Participates on Incident Response teams as a threat/forensic subject matter expert
  • Manages multiple investigation requests through the entire lifecycle of initiation, data collection, analysis, and data production
  • Recommends and tracks the application of fixes, security patches and updates at an Agency level
  • Produces reports on exploits, vulnerabilities, and patches
  • Works with customers, vendors and NASA Centers for problem resolution
  • Standardizes process and procedures and provides input for continual improvement
  • Develops and maintains comprehensive documentation
  • Maintains expert knowledge of current attack vectors, attacker techniques, and threat tactics

  • BS degree in relevant field/technology (or equivalent years of experience) and minimum of 4 years of related experience
  • Ability to obtain a government security clearance - US Citizenship Required
  • Experience with threat assessment, vulnerability analysis, risk assessment, information gathering, correlating and reporting
  • Ability to identify and recommend mitigations for vulnerabilities, exploits, patches
  • Understanding of "attacker" methodologies and tactics, including kill-chain analysis
  • Familiarity with Advance Persistent Threat groups and Hacker activity
  • Experience analyzing phishing attacks
  • Significant experience in network intrusion detection
  • Ability to read network logs and analyze network packet capture data
  • Experience creating specific mitigation tactics such as IDS signatures
  • Ability to perform malicious code reverse engineering
  • Ability to utilize common sandbox technology to perform dynamic malware analysis

Desired Skills:
  • Experience producing reports and briefs on the current threat landscape and associated risks
  • Experience monitoring third party security related websites, forums and social media sites for information regarding vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Familiarity with Splunk, Maltego, Qradar, ArcSight, Snort, Wireshark
  • Programming skills a bonus: Python, Java, Perl
  • CISSP, CEH, GPEN, OSCP or similar security certifications

Asit Ray, Sr Technical Recruiter
Tellus Solutions
3350 Scott Blvd, Bldg 34A, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Work: 408-637-5216, Fax:   408-458-8205