Senior Threat Detection Specialist
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: January 8, 2020
This position is CONTINGENT upon funding, an open position,
customer approval, completion of a favorable background
investigation, and the ability to obtain and maintain a USPS
This contingent job is being considered & hired for all
non-management levels (G08-G09) based upon selected candidate's
A Senior Threat Detection Specialist is needed to join
Cybersecurity Operations to support the CSOC in its continuing
maturity efforts. This is a unique position which will be reporting
directly to the V-02 of Threat Detection to help shape and mold the
processes and procedures of the CSOC, as well as being a mentor to
the analysts in analytical tradecraft.
This job would be located in Morrisville, NC.
The ideal candidate should have strong work experience as an
analyst in a SOC environment, as well as SOC leadership experience.
The ideal candidate should understand the needs of an Operations
environment, while also balancing the documentation efforts needed
for a successful SOC.
They will be serving as a senior analyst, advising Cybersecurity
Operations leadership about needed efficiencies and recommending
solutions to enhance daily operations. They should be experienced
in alert tuning processes and threat analysis. Experience with
Splunk is ideal.
Responsibilities will include:
Identification of Cybersecurity problems which may require
mitigating controlsAnalyze network traffic to identify exploit or
intrusion related attemptsRecommend detection mechanisms for
exploit and or intrusion related attemptsProvide subject matter
expertise on network based attacks, network traffic analysis, and
intrusion methodologiesEscalate items which require further
investigation to other members of the Threat Management teamExecute
operational processes in support of response efforts to identified
Must be eligible to obtain a sensitive clearance - Position of
Public Trust - and may be required to obtain a higher security
clearance4+ years of relevant work experience for an G086+ years of
relevant work experience for an G094+ years IT security
experience4+ years' experience in network traffic analysisStrong
working knowledge of:
FundamentalsNetwork Level ExploitsThreat ManagementRegular
ExpressionsKnowledge of Control Frameworks and Risk Management
techniquesExcellent oral and written communication skillsExcellent
interpersonal and organizational skillsStrong understanding of
IDS/IPS technologies, trends, vendors, processes and
methodologiesStrong understanding of common IDS/IPS architectures
and implementationsStrong understanding of IDS/IPS signatures,
content creation and signature characteristics including both
signature and anomaly-based analysis and detection
BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or related
field or equivalent work experience in government related SOC.One
or more Certifications such as GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender
(GCED), GIAC Certified Security Essentials (GSEC), CISSP, or
Desired Certifications (any of the following):
DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II;CISSP, Certified Ethical
Hacker (C-EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, or
153865Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual
orientation, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, or protected Veteran status.
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