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BAE Systems

Senior Cyber Analyst ($5k Sign-on Bonus)



Full Time

On Site


Linthicum Heights, Maryland, United States

Job Description

Trusted. Innovative. Bold. Values that radiate throughout BAE Systems as one of the largest defense contractors in the world. With our mission-focused and inclusive approach, the BAE Systems Intelligence & Security (I&S) sector is searching for a Senior Cyber Analyst to join the Enterprise IT Solutions (EITS) team. The EITS team supports the many efforts of our defense and intelligence customers to solve complex technical challenges. We need you on our team to help protect national security that our world depends on each and every day. With your skillset, you will speed up the development time spent creating critical tools that our warfighters need to protect our military. Are you curious about what it is like to be a part of an innovative company that values their employees and is trusted to make a difference in the DoD?

Stop wondering, be bold. Join us.

BAE Systems seeks to support employees and our company understands the critical element of balance. Providing employees with flexibility and mentorship allows teams to succeed. BAE Systems was previously named one of [Register to View] style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" tabindex="4002">America’s Best Large Employers by Forbes, recently named a “[Register to View] style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" tabindex="4002">Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality,by the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index and recognized as a “[Register to View] style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" tabindex="4002">Best Place to Work by the Disability Equality Index in 2022.
Successful candidates who are newly hired to BAE Systems are eligible to receive a sign on bonus of $5,000. Details of this sign on bonus will be provided in the offer letter. Relocation is available for qualified candidates.

BAE Systems is looking for a Senior Cyber Analyst to support the Defense Cyber Crime Center. Candidates filling this position will participate as a team member to perform threat analyses based on knowledge on cybersecurity and concepts supporting intelligence analysis requirements for all-source cyber analysis and reporting. Candidates applying for this position will utilize their experience to leverage scanning tools (i.e., VirusTotal) to conduct suspicious file scanning; performing queries, pivoting on indicators, and malware analysis on characteristics (Message-Digest Algorithm 5 (MD5), Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA1), file size, file name, file paths, etc.). Work activities are performed under general guideline and direction. This is a full-time position and work is performed at a customer location.

  • Supports team by performing expert-level research and analysis of intelligence and related data support of threat studies
  • Provides advice, guidance and direction to threat studies team
  • Prepares, submits and presents reports and issue papers to customer representatives
  • Provides leadership, guidance, and direction to less-senior analysts
  • Uses Jira to track analysis tasks and communicate status
  • Uses Columbo, the DAD, and Splunk to ingest, manage, and fuse multiple intelligence streams and perform analysis
  • Uses Goldrush as required in place of Jira
  • May leverage tools such as Looking Glass, Dark Cubed, etc. to obtain, fuse, and analyze cyber threat intelligence
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility. The criteria for obtaining and holding a clearance are driven by US government requirements.
  • BS degree with 5+ years of experience; MS with 3+ years of experience; or PhD
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to thrive and excel in a sense-of-urgency environments
  • Knowledge of advanced threat analysis technology in such areas as telecommunications, computer science, electronic warfare
  • Detailed knowledge of Department of Defense and service level (Army, Navy, Air Force) intelligence communities, including collection methods and production resources and responsibilities
  • Skills and abilities in supervising the handling classified information
  • Strong knowledge of technology related to cybersecurity
  • Some travel may be required

Life At BAE Systems:
One of the many perks of being a BAE Systems employee is the opportunity to participate in our Certification Incentive Program. The BAE Systems I&S Certification Incentive Program is focused on advancing our qualified employees for upcoming opportunities and identifying prospective skill leaders whom would be able to lead and educate teams in the skill competence area. With prior approval and successful completion of the certification, our employees are awarded with monetary incentives and have enhanced their skillsets to enrich their careers
– Now, that’$ a WIN, WIN.
We offer extensive health, financial, and well-being programs to this full-time position, including: health, dental, and vision insurance, health savings accounts, 401(k), life and accident insurance, disability coverage, discounted rates for home, auto, and pet insurance and more! Additionally, BAE Systems provides employees with valuable leave programs including paid parental, military, and bereavement, as well as any applicable federal and state sick leave.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • GSEC, CISSP, CEH, GCTI, GOSI, GCIA, GCED, GDSA, GCDA, GDAT, GRID, GEVA, GPEN, GXPN, GCIH, or other relevant certification
  • Cybersecurity consulting experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Jira and Goldrush
  • Familiarity with tools such as Looking Glass and Dark Cubed
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About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security 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.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

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.