Info Security/Incident Response in Reston, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Info Security/Incident Response with our industry-leading client in Washington, DC.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain an active Secret Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to cyber incidents, including responding to IR phone calls and emails, and preparing situational awareness reports for DOC, its bureaus, and/or DOC management
  • Act as main investigators for potential incidents identified by SOC analysts
  • Investigate phishing and self-identified potential cyber threats (phishing emails sent to the CIRT)
  • Work with DOC users to analyze, triage, contain, and remediate security incidents
  • Track incident managements thoroughly and communicate with end users and senior CIO officials effectively
  • Participate regularly in SOC working group sessions, to include idea generation for new content rules for security alerting and reduction of false positives. Collaborate across organizational lines and develop depth in your desired cyber discipline and/or technologies
  • Follow documented procedures yet have an eye towards process improvement/effectivity
  • Knowledgeable on multiple technology and system types
  • Able to articulate the incident response lifecycle
  • Manages and responds to computer security incidents that involve enterprise systems and data including personally identifiable information (PII) breaches
  • Detect, collect and report cybersecurity incidents
  • Experience detecting and remediate malicious codes
  • Helps improve the overall security posture by independently verifying the security of enterprise systems, and to ensure the timely dissemination of security information to the appropriate stakeholders
  • Analyze firewall logs, Full Packet Capture (PCAP), IDS alerts, Anti-malware alerts, Host Intrusion Prevent System (HIPS), and server and application logs to investigate events and incidents for anomalous activity and produce reports of findings
  • Conduct reviews and analysis of proxy logs, Microsoft Windows and Active Directory logs, Orchestrator logs, and malicious code to identify, contain, eradicate, and ensure recovery from incidents

Requirements:

  • Experience with multiple types of attack types and attack vectors
  • Ability to perform deep dive investigations from start to finish of a security incident using data from both host based and network based devices.
  • Ability to forensically investigate both Windows and Linux devices for compromise.
  • Ability to analyze malicious files through code analysis/reverse engineering.
  • Ability to perform introspection of incident for after action reports to both technical and non-technical staff
  • Up to date understanding of threat vectors, attacker methodology and how they tie into the cyber kill chain or ATT&CK framework.
  • Minimum fully adjudicated Secret and Interim Top Secret clearance

Job ID: 346872

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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