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Cyber Security Analyst

Company: (Resumes) NextRev
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

** Awarded and Funded *** The Sponsor has a team focused on monitoring network performance for cyber security and other purposes. This team's responsibilities include monitoring logs, network traffic, and other information to identify anomalies and other issues and recommend remediation efforts. The Cyber Analyst will be integrated into a broader technical team responsible for understanding the cyber security of the network. The Cyber Analyst will serve as a member of a team focused on the cyber security of a network and focus primarily on reviewing and analyzing Splunk data, shall aid in cyber security analytic tasks, to include searching selectors in other Sponsor datasets, putting the results into the context of the network, and collaborating with other Sponsor teams to understand strategic threats that apply to the network, and conduct data analysis using Splunk to support technical efforts and to aid in log analysis. They will also be responsible for reviewing log data, creating a baseline of current information about collected log data, adjusting log collection procedures, aiding in consolidating and analyzing log data, and analyzing the group's network activity, creating and monitoring dashboards, setting up alerts, and other capabilities within Splunk and identifying potential anomalies and other areas of concerns within cyber security data, and recommending possible remediation activities and work with partner branches to ensure the issues are resolved. Lastly, the Cyber Analyst will collaborate with fellow cyber security team members to identify opportunities to close gaps in the Sponsor's understanding of the security of their network. 1. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience in a cyber-security related field 2. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience as a Splunk data analyst, to include monitoring log data for anomalies, and setting up dashboards and alerts 3. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with cyber security standards and frameworks such as MITRE's ATT&CK matrix, and how threats align with this cyber security framework 4. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience to conveying complex technical data to non-technical audiences 5. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience collaborating with other technical resources to accomplish a larger goal 6. (Desired) A degree in computer science, data science, data analysis, or related a technical field 7. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Splunk data engineering tasks, to include ingesting logs and setting up data models 8. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with coding languages such as Python 9. (Desired) Demonstrated experience leveraging APIs and other capabilities to connect disparate datasets together

Keywords: (Resumes) NextRev, Chantilly , Cyber Security Analyst, Professions , Chantilly, Virginia

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