NetCentrics Corporation
  • 23-Dec-2020 to Until Filled (EST)
  • DC, USA
  • Full Time
  • TS/SCI CI Poly

Title: Cyber Protection Team Master Network Analyst

Location: Washington, D.C.

Clearance: TS/SCI with a CI polygraph


  • Serve as subject matter expert in analyzing network traffic for defensive cyber operations
  • Utilize Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS) in order to identify Indicators of Compromise (IOC) in network traffic
  • Apply analytical methods needed to identify anomalies in network traffic and the skills required to reverse engineer network protocols
  • Monitor operational environment and report on adversarial activities which fulfill leadership's priority information requirements
  • Work with stakeholders to resolve computer security incidents and vulnerability compliance
  • Use cyber defense tools for continual monitoring and analysis of system activity to identify malicious activity
  • Evaluate security architecture and its design against cyberspace threats as identified in operational and acquisition documents
  • Perform security reviews and identify gaps in security architecture and develop a security risk management plan
  • Detect exploits against targeted networks and hosts and react according to established CPT documentation
  • Conduct network scouting and vulnerability analyses of systems within a given target network
  • Provide and maintain documentation for TTPs as inputs to training programs
  • Read, interpret, write, modify, and execute simple scripts that perform tasks such as: parsing large data files, automating manual tasks, and fetching/processing remote data
  • Recommend Patch network vulnerabilities to ensure information is safeguarded against outside parties via Risk Mitigation Plans
  • Identify and analyze anomalies in network traffic using metadata
  • Receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts
  • Validate intrusion detection system (IDS) alerts against network traffic using packet analysis tools
  • Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements
  • Provide input to the analysis, design, development or acquisition of capabilities used for meeting mission objectives
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan the development of a new application or modification of an existing application
  • Design countermeasures and mitigations against potential exploitations of programming language weaknesses and vulnerabilities in system and elements
  • Collaborate with intelligence analysts/targeting organizations involved in related areas
  • Analyze identified malicious activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on system and information.
  • Coordinate with enterprise-wide cyber defense staff to validate network alerts
  • Identify applications and operating systems of a network device based on network traffic
  • Notify designated managers, cyber incident responders, and cybersecurity service provider team members of suspected cyber incidents and articulate the event's history, status, and potential impact for further action in accordance with the organization's cyber incident response plan
  • Plan and recommend modifications or adjustments based on exercise results or system environment
  • Provide training and guidance, both formal and informal (ad-hoc), to junior members of the CPT on tools, capabilities, tactics, techniques, procedures, knowledge and skills


  • Bachelor's degree desired, but not required
  • 7+ years of experience in any combination of cyber technology, cybersecurity, offensive cyber operations, penetration testing, coding/scripting, vulnerability assessments, network/system administration, or related fields
  • 4+ years of experience conducting or supporting Cyber Mission Forces exercises
  • Must possess the ability to self-certify on network analysis capabilities that are used or may be encountered during CPT support missions
  • Experience analyzing network protocols, theory of their operation, header structure, and forensic value
  • Must be compliant with CSSP-SPM or CSSP-AU qualification standard +
    • Advanced Security Onion Course Certification
    • Advanced Network Forensic and Analysis Certification
    • SIEM with Tactical Analytics (SEC555) completion.
    • GIAC Certifications: GCIA, GSNA, GNFA
    • Offensive Security Certified Practitioner (OSCP)
    • Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
  • Active DOD 8570 IAT Level III certification
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a CI polygraph, or the ability to obtain and maintain a CI polygraph
  • As a contingency to employment at NetCentrics, all candidates who are given offers must successfully pass a background investigation including criminal history and reference checks

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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