Cybersecurity Incident Responder - Top Secret Clearance Needed!

DC, District Of Columbia

Open to Remote

Full Time

$100k - $140k

A company that provides specialized professional and technical, scientific, cybersecurity, IT, and software engineering solutions to the Federal sector is seeking a Cyber Incident Responder. They need someone that can act as main investigators for potential incidents identified by cyber analysts Handle incidents through their lifecycle; work with users to analyze, triage, contain, and remediate security incidents. Their clients include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Department of Justice (DOJ).
Required Skills & Experience
  • Maintain or willingness to obtain one of the following certifications: CERT Certified Computer Security Incident Handler, EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF), or ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Equivalent certifications may be considered.
  • Ability to perform deep dive investigations from start to finish of a security incident using data from both host based and network based devices.
  • Ability to forensically investigate both Windows and Linux devices for compromise.
  • Ability to analyze malicious files through code analysis/reverse engineering.
  • Ability to perform introspection of incident for after action reports to both technical and non-technical staff
  • Ability to perform threat hunting
  • Scripting capabilities
  • Understanding of SIEM and SOAR products
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 2+ years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level; experience in lieu of degree may be acceptable
  • Inquisitive, problem-solving oriented
  • Solid understanding of cyber landscape and typical threat vectors
  • Ability to analyze firewall logs, Full Packet Capture (PCAP), IDS alerts, Anti-malware alerts, Host Intrusion Prevent System (HIPS), and server and application logs
  • Conduct reviews and analysis of proxy logs, Microsoft Windows and Active Directory logs, Orchestrator logs, and malicious code
The Offer
  • Bonus OR Commission eligible
You will receive the following benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k) {including match- if applicable}

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.

Posted by: Alfie Merritt