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Cyber Analyst Technical Specialist

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Business Group Highlights

Intelligence

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Responsibilities

Conducts research and evaluates technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on user behavior and patterns in a dynamic and changing mission environment. Detects anomalous activity in raw and processed log files for deeper exploration using IC tools and databases. Differentiates between general and targeted or suspicious scanning. Identifies trends cyber systems and performs behavior analysis. Uses Splunk dashboards to create alerts and investigate log files. Correlates threat data from various sources. Writes concise assessments that highlight findings supported by evidence, articulating the impact of conclusions.


Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in CS, IS, Comp Engineering, or Math
  • Minimum of 6years of direct experience in Intelligence Community cyber analysis or cyber targeting (e.g. selectors targeting, monitoring, behavior analysis or verification, reporting, technical analysis, or counterintellingence)
  • Proven network technical targeting experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with at least two (2) analysis tools such as Splunk, Google Earth, Python, Analyst Notebook, etc.
  • Proven ability to research and analyze data from a variety of sources and to present findings in clear and concise written reports
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of telecommunications protocols
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of IC data sets and tools for telecommunications analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, Computer Engineering, Information Assurance, or related technical field
  • Familiarity with other IC agencies
  • Computer network defense experience
  • Relevant certification (CISSP, CCNA, CEH, etc.)
  • Experience with operational communications

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds.  Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.


Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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