Ashburn, VA

Tier 2 IR Night Shift

Job Specs

Code:
5017875002
Department:
Cyber Defense
Date:
21-01-21
Offices:

Job Description:

XOR Security is currently seeking several Incident Response Analysts to support an Agency-level SOC. The SOC program provides comprehensive Computer Network Defense and Response support through 24×7×365 monitoring and analysis of potential threat activity targeting the enterprise.   

To ensure the integrity, security, and resiliency of critical operations, we are seeking candidates with diverse backgrounds in cyber security systems operations, analysis and incident response. Strong written and verbal communications skills are a must along with the ability to work shift.

Responsibilities: 

  • Utilize state of the art technologies such as host forensics tools(FTK/Encase), Endpoint Detection & Response tools, log analysis (Splunk) and network forensics (full packet capture solution) to perform hunt and investigative activity to examine endpoint and network-based data.
  • Conduct malware analysis, host and network, forensics, log analysis, and triage in support of incident response.
  • Recognize attacker and APT activity, tactics, and procedures as indicators of compromise (IOCs) that can be used to improve monitoring, analysis and incident response.
  • Develop and build security content, scripts, tools, or methods to enhance the incident investigation processes.
  • Lead Incident Response activities and mentor junior SOC staff.
  • Work with key stakeholders to implement remediation plans in response to incidents.
  • Effectively investigative and identify root cause findings then communicate findings to stakeholders including technical staff, and leadership.
  • Flexible and adaptable self-starter with strong relationship-building skills
  • Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning
  • Ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Federal Government, DOD or Law Enforcement in CND, IR or SOC role
  • Cyber Kill Chain Knowledge

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering Field, IT, or Cybersecurity or related field
  • 3+ years of experience be in the areas of incident detection and response, remediation malware analysis, or computer forensics.
  • Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell
  • Must have at least one of the following certifications: SANS GIAC: GCIA, GCFA, GPEN GCFE, GREM, or GCIH ISC2 CCFP, CCSP, CISSP, CERT CSIH EC Council: CHFI, Offensive Security: OSCP, OSCE, OSWP and OSEE Encase: EnCE, DOD 8570: IAT L3, CNDSP Analyst or IR Carnegie Mellon: CSIH

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from the first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.

XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Citizenship Clearance Requirement
Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements - US CITIZENSHIP.