Intrusion Analyst

ID
2021-2987
Job Locations
US-MD-Columbia

Overview

Innovate, Break, Build and Teach!! If hunting down bad guys, identifying anomalies and understanding malicious software, is what you love to do, then we want you to join our team. On this team you will work on advanced persistent threats in the cyber realm and perform in-depth technical analysis of the intruder. You will determine what the intruder did or attempted to do, where they came from, how they got in, their motivation, and anything else that can be learned from analyzing the intrusion data. At BlueHalo, you will embark on a journey of exciting, impactful & highly technical work with good people that treat you like family.
 
Be the most trusted, mission-enabling provider of technology and development protecting our way of life.

Responsibilities

As an ideal candidate, you will have the following skills:

  • Deep knowledge of network protocols and packet inspection (TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, IPV6, HTTP, FTP…, etc) along with accompanying tools (wireshark) to identify anomalies.
  • Strong understanding of how malicious software works (Trojans, Rootkis…, etc) to include infection vector, characteristics and behaviors. 
  • Performing cyber activity tracking such as conducting network reconnaissance to detect the presence of unexpected behavior, identifying anomalous activity, identifying and categorizing advanced persistent threats. For example, BotNet, Man in the Middle, Crimeware, Session Hijack, SQL Injection, or Phishing (spear or other).
  • Performance of incident response and/or intrusion analysis to provide defensive measures and countermeasures.

Desired, but not required:

  • Network security evaluations and Penetration testing
  • Development experience (Python, Ruby, C, C++)
  • Malware Analysis experience (Behavioral and/or Static analysis-IDA Pro, Cuckoo)
  • Training in SANS, GCIA, or GCIH

Qualifications

  • TS/SCI with a Polygraph
  • Looking for junior, mid and senior-level data scientists

Leading the Transformation

The BlueHalo Effect
 
It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It’s who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe.
 
Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
 
Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!
 
EEO Statement 
 
BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
 
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to Recruiting@bluehalo.com. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries.

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