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Cyber Watch Operations Certified Analyst – Senior Job

Date: Mar 18, 2017

Location: O’Fallon, IL

Company: SAIC

Cyber Watch Operations Certified Analyst – Senior (Job Number:423589)


SAIC has an opening for a Cyber Watch Operations Certified Analyst – Senior is located in Scott AFB, IL supporting USTRANSCOM. The Cyber Watch Operations Analyst’s responsibilities include:

- Under general direction, leads security event monitoring and correlation within a tiered Security Operations Center.
- Proven experience and ability to leverage CND analyst toolsets to detect and respond to IT security incidents.
- Ability to implement standard procedures for incident response interfacing with Information Security Officer and IT staff.
- Conducts research and document threats and their behavior to include monitoring external CSIRTS/CERTs.
- Provide recommendations to threat mitigation strategies.
- Employ effective web, email, and telephonic communications to clearly manage security incident response procedures.
- Performs routine event reporting over time including trend reporting and analysis.
- Experience with security and network technology (UNIX/Windows/Linux OS, Cisco/Juniper Routing and Switching equipment) within a hands-on design/Implementation/Administration role.
- Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP protocol implementations for all common network services in addition to demonstrated capability to perform network packet analysis and anomaly detection.
- Provide Cyber Threat Analysis support
- Perform analysis and correlation of cyber threat events
- Must be able to predict trends in cyber threat activity
- Develop and distribute cyber threat awareness products (e.g., briefings, information papers, threat tippers)
- Develop and present a weekly cyber threat briefing
- Professionally certified, in a CND discipline, as a Technical Level III as defined by
- DODI8570 is a requirement



- Candidate must hold and be able to maintain a SECRET clearance.


- Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university
- Have six or more (6+) years of experience, with at least four (4) of those involving CND and Incident Response
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
- Possess security certifications (CISSP, Security+, IAT Level III)

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Jan 11, 2017, 2:15:35 PM
Primary Location: United States-IL-SCOTT AFB
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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