NetCentrics Corporation
  • 14-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • DC, USA
  • Full Time
  • TS/SCI


Title: Cloud Security Analyst

Location: Washington, D.C.

Clearance: TS/SCI


  • Provide guidance, consultation, research and technical information on capabilities, connections, limitations, and risks in a cloud environment
  • Provide technology expertise and knowledge of cloud data management strategies to support multithreaded applications
  • Recommend improvements and changes to security posture, capability deployment, focus areas for threats and vulnerabilities
  • Automate security controls, data and processes where applicable, to provide improved metrics and operational support
  • Identify, design and deploy solutions to secure cloud usage, using cloud-native or commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions
  • Analyze and define data requirements and specifications for log ingestion from various cloud data sources
  • Evaluate the performance of ongoing security maintenance in CG Cloud environments; assess the ability of the service provider to maintain an acceptable security posture on a monthly basis
  • Assist with investigation of security incidents in all USCG cloud service offerings; recommend and implement solutions to remediate or mitigate
  • Coordinate with Coast Guard leadership regarding cloud specific anomalous events and incidents; articulate the event's history, status, and potential impact for further action in accordance with the organization's cyber incident response plan
  • Understand system and application security threats and vulnerabilities to include buffer overflow, SQL injection, race conditions, covert channel, replay and return-oriented attacks, malicious code, and malicious scripting
  • Understanding of the foundations of a hardened windows network and what native services and protocols are subject to abuse (such as RDP, Kerberos, NTLM, WMI, and SMB)
  • Perform event correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise to gain situational awareness and determine the effectiveness of an observed attack


  • Bachelor's degree desired, but not required
  • At least 5 years of experience in cyber security and/or cyber defense, and at least 2 years of experience working in maintaining or managing Cloud environments (such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), using tools like Microsoft Sentinel)
  • Experience in Amazon Web Service Government Cloud or Microsoft Azure Government Cloud
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with the Amazon cloud platform AWS, to include core AWS resources such as VPC, EC2, S3, etc., as well as advanced resources such as Lambda and CloudFront
  • Advanced knowledge and complete familiarity with cloud security concepts, technologies, and best practices
  • Strong technical knowledge of secure application deployment in cloud environments (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS)
  • Proficiency with applying an Incident Response process to cloud environments (cloud, on-premises, and hybrid)
  • Significant proficiency and knowledge of cybersecurity and analysis tools, tactics, techniques, frameworks, and procedures which supports identification and analysis of cyber events and incidents
  • Advanced knowledge of Enterprise Windows Services and the security configuration of them
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and associated security features such as Sentinel and Azure Security Center; knowledge of or experience with developing Azure playbooks
  • Active AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification and/or Azure Fundamentals 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

Desired qualifications/skill set:

  • Active DoD 8570 CSSP Analyst baseline certification
  • Preferred cloud certifications- Azure SC-200, AZ-500; AWS Security certification

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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