• Senior Cyber Threat Analyst

    Job Location USA-MD-Linthicum
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/6/2018 10:12 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-32367
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI
    Category
    Cyber
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

     

    Required Skills:

    • Several years of experience tracking and characterizing APT groups
    • Thorough understanding of tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and indicators of compromise
    • Experience writing reports, using multi-source intelligence and narrative analysis, which lead to a supported conclusion
    • Ability to search for answers to threat-related problems where information is lacking
    • Ability and willingness to brief at the analyst or executive level and to large or small audiences
    • Thirst for knowledge - candidate must proactively stay up-to-date on the cyber threat landscape at classified and unclassified levels
    • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and tight timelines

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Cyber Threat Analyst.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

     

    The candidate will author tactical and operational cyber threat reports that detail specific threats to the Defense Industrial Base for DIB and Government partners. Candidates should have a strong background tracking Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) activity and be able to mix traditional intelligence analysis with a modern cyber focus. Products ultimately contribute to the CND effort executed by network defenders.  

     

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience supporting network defenders and INFOSEC managers
    • Formal training in intelligence analysis techniques
    • Appropriate certifications (CISSP, GCIH, Network+, Security+, etc.) and/or directed study

    PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

    18-22 years of professional experience without a degree; or 10-14 years of professional experience with a Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education; or 8-12 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree; or 4 years of professional experience required with a related PhD or JD; Considered an emerging authority / authority in discipline. Consideration should always be given for the level of specific domain expertise.

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

     

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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