Raytheon Technologies Senior Cyber Incident Manager in Arlington, Virginia
The DHS’s Hunt and Incident Response Team (HIRT) secures the Nation’s cyber and communications infrastructure. HIRT provides DHS’s front line response for cyber incidents and proactively hunting for malicious cyber activity. Raytheon Technologies (RTX), as a prime contractor to DHS, performs HIRT investigations to develop a preliminary diagnosis of the severity of breaches. RTX provides HIRT remote and onsite advanced technical assistance, proactive hunting, rapid onsite incident response, and immediate investigation and resolution using host-based and network-based cybersecurity analysis capabilities.
Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) is seeking a Senior Cyber Threat Analyst to support this critical customer mission.
Correlating incident data to identify specific trends in reported incidents
Recommending defense in depth principles and practices (i.e. Defense in Multiple Places, layered defenses, security robustness, etc.)
Performing Computer Network Defense incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact
Researching and compiling known resolution steps or workarounds to enable mitigation of potential Computer Network Defense incidents within the enterprise
Applying knowledge of the tactics, techniques, and procedures of various criminal, insider, hacktivist, and nation state threat actors to identify and validate threats
Applying cybersecurity concepts to the detection and defense of intrusions into small, and large-scale IT networks, and conduct cursory analysis of log data
Monitoring external data sources (e.g., Computer Network Defense vendor sites, Computer Emergency Response Teams [CERTs], SANS, Security Focus) to maintain currency of Computer Network Defense threat condition and determine which security issues
have an impact on the enterprise
Identifying the cause of an incident and recognizing the key elements to ask external entities when learning the background and potential infection vector of an incident,
Receiving and analyzing network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts
Tracking and documenting Computer Network Defense (CND) incidents from initial detection through final resolution, and work with other components within the organization to obtain and coordinate information pertaining to ongoing incidents
Must have an active TS/SCI clearance
Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
5+ years of directly relevant experience in cyber incident management or cybersecurity operations
Knowledge of incident response and handling methodologies
Having close familiarity with NIST 800-62 (latest revision), and FISMA standards as they pertain to reporting incidents.
Knowledge of the NCCIC National Cyber Incident Scoring System to be able to prioritize triaging of incident
Knowledge of general attack stages (e.g., foot printing and scanning, enumeration, gaining access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access, network exploitation, covering tracks, etc.)
Skill in recognizing and categorizing types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks - Knowledge of basic system administration and operating system hardening techniques - Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations - Knowledge of different operational threat environments (e.g., first generation [script kiddies], second generation [non nation-state sponsored], and third generation [nation-state sponsored]) - Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities (e.g., buffer overflow, mobile code, cross-site scripting, PL/SQL and injections, race conditions, covert channel, replay, return- oriented attacks, and malicious code)
Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations
- Knowledge of basic system administration and operating system hardening techniques - Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations - Knowledge of different operational threat environments (e.g., first generation [script kiddies], second generation [non nation-state sponsored], and third generation [nation-state sponsored]) - Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities (e.g., buffer overflow, mobile code, cross-site scripting, PL/SQL and injections, race conditions, covert channel, replay, return- oriented attacks, and malicious code)
BS Operations Management, Cybersecurity or related degree.
Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.
GCIH, GCFA GISP, GCED, CCFP or CISSP
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.