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BAE Systems

Cyber Analyst (80395BR)




Full Time


Reston, Virginia, United States

Job Description

Function as a mid-level intrusion analyst on the back-end day shift (8am-8pm) for the BAE Global Security Operations Center. Work with a large team of Security Analysts and Engineers to support a global security operations capability.

Work schedule:
W,Th,Fr,Sat : 8am-8pm
Th, Fr, Sat: 8am-8pm

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Required education: Associates Degree or higherPreferred Education, Experience, & Skills Basic Requirements
*Understand contemporary security architectures/devices such as firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers, remote access technologies, anti-malware, SIEM and AV
*Understand common attack vectors and exploitation
*Familiarity with web based attacks and the OWASP Top 10 at a minimum
*Familiarity with SANS top 20 critical security controls
*Ability to read and interpret pcap data
*Understand common network protocols
*Familiarity with web based exploit kits and their exploitation vectors
*Familiarity with concepts associated with Advanced Persistent Threats
*Covert channels, egress and data exfiltration techniques
*Understand root causes of malware infections and methods of proactive mitigation
*Understand propagation of malware in enterprise environments
*Understand covert channels, egress and data exfiltration techniques
*Understand the foundations of enterprise Windows security including:
-Active Directory
-Windows security architecture and terminology
-Privilege escalation techniques
-Common mitigation controls and system hardening
*Knowledge of Anti-Virus (AV) and Host Based Intrusion Prevention (HIPS) tools
*Experience in monitoring at least one commercial AV solution such as McAfee
*Ability to follow process documentation and use analytical skills to interpret varied events and situations
*Ability to generate comprehensive written reports and recommendations
*Ability to write professional emails
*Ability to identify common false positives and make suggestions on tuning
*Ability to write and tune Sourcefire/Snort rules.
*Use of Burp suite/related tools to assist in writing IDS and WAF signatures
*Experience with ticketing systems such as Remedy, JIRA
*Industry Certifications such as A+, Network+, Security+, CEH, SANS (GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN), OSCP
*Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC), Managed Security Service (MSS), or enterprise network environment

Other Requirements:
*Eligibility to obtain security clearance
*Shift flexibility, including the ability to provide on call support when needed
*Ability to work greater than 40 hours per week as needed

About BAE Systems, Inc.BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.