Senior CERT Analyst

2020-03-06 15:10:421970-01-01Cyber Security Professionals
Job TypePermanent Fulltime
LocationAlbany
AreaNew York, USAlbany
SectorCyber SecurityInformation Security
Salary$ Competitive
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserCenter for Internet Security
Job Ref2020-1181
Description

The primary purpose of the Senior Cyber Incident Response (internal title Senior Computer Emergency Response Team Analyst) position is to be a subject matter expert in DFIR (Digital Forensics Incident Response), conducting rapid triage and investigating cyber incidents impacting State, Local, Tribal and Territorial (SLTT) governments.

What You'll Do

  • Take the lead on DFIR and cases, assisting State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial governments
  • Conduct rapid triage to investigate the extent and nature of compromises and provide expert recommendations on containment and remediation steps
  • Conduct incident response calls with SLTT governments
  • Prepare and review written technical reports that document case findings
  • Lead research on security-related questions or incidents reported from SLTT members
  • Provide training and support for CERT Analysts and other operations team members
  • This position may involve essential duties and responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations, which may necessitate extended hours of work
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned


What You'll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in DFIR, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or related field*
  • 3+ years’ experience in DFIR and/or Security/Network Administrator
  • Advanced experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Incident response protocols, processes, and techniques
    • System and application security threats and vulnerabilities
    • Adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures
    • Various host and network-based security controls
  • Experience preparing and delivering technical presentations and reports
  • Strong time management, communication, attention to detail, and professional and interpersonal skills
  • The position is open to U.S. citizens and requires a favorably adjudicated DHS Fitness Review for Public Trust Positions
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

 
*Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.

It's a Plus If You Have

  • Highly proficient in the analysis of various log types (e.g. Windows Event, Web server, Firewall logs, etc…)
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Perl, or Python
  • Experience with dynamic and/or static analysis of malware
  • A detailed and in-depth knowledge of forensic methodologies and related tools such as FTK, EnCase, and SANS SIFT
  • Certifications in related areas (e.g. GCFE, GCFA, GNFA, GCIH, GREM, CCFE, CFCE, etc…)

 
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