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Cyber Security Analyst

Chantilly, VA 20151
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

Responsibilities:

Seeking a penetration tester for an Intelligence Community (IC) customer mission system. The successful candidate will perform vulnerability assessments and penetration testing following the customers prescribed scope statement with authorities derived from the customers Enterprise cyber security organization. The ideal candidate must display familiarity with Windows and Linux Mobile operating systems and be able to conduct network and security vulnerability analysis. Specifically, the candidate will analyze mission systems to help assess vulnerability to compromise from adversaries. The successful candidate must have prior experience with scope defined penetration testing using mainly open source tools.

  • Penetrate desktops, servers, applications, operating systems, and security systems to gain root/admin access
  • Provide black-box penetration testing utilizing tools and techniques to conduct cybersecurity evaluations for highly specialized network communication systems
  • Modify open source exploits to bypass/evade antivirus, firewalls, hardened systems, and IDS/IPS systems
  • Modify computer/system/network attacks, exploits, and Metasploit modules to create variations that evade detection
  • Perform reconnaissance, privilege escalation persistence, lateral movement, and payload generation for multiple targets
  • Hide digital artifacts and communications to evade antivirus, firewalls, IDS/IPS systems, Wireshark, and tcpdump
  • Work independently to analyze, research, and solve technical problems
  • Leverage existing business processes and document new repeatable business processes and procedures where necessary
  • Research external information on cybersecurity events, incidents, threats, and technical vulnerabilities


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.

  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in Cybersecurity, Information Security, IT, EE, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

  • Demonstrated XX years experience in three or more specific areas to include: analysis, network engineering, networking security, penetration testing, red teaming, hardware engineering, software reverse engineering, and computer exploitation.
  • Experience with Kali Linux and Metasploit tools
  • Experience with programming/scripting: Python, Powershell, Ruby, C, JavaScript, etc
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to explain complex technical topics to non-technical audiences

Desired:

  • MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Forensics, Network Security, or equivalent technical experience
  • 4 years of exploit development, computer/network security, or network traffic analysis using analytical tools
  • Expert knowledge of networking components/devices and various OS/applications in Linux and Windows environments
  • At least one of the following certifications: CISSP, OSCP, CEH, CEPT, GPEN, EnCE, GASF, GSFE, or BLCE


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 sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

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

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-04-18 Expires: 2021-05-17

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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