By Light Professional IT Services

Cyber Security Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
Posted Date 3 months ago(1/3/2020 2:58 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


By Light is currently seeking an ambitious Cyber Security Analyst to join our team. The successful candidate will provide support for Department of the Army, Army Futures Command, Combat Capabilities Development Command, Command Control Communication Computers Cyber Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center, Space & Terminal Communications Directorate, Cybersecurity Defense Operations and Research (CDOR) Branch.


  • Constant monitoring of intrusion detection systems
  • Creation of technically detailed reports based on intrusions and events
  • Provide assistance in computer incident investigations
  • Analyze and evaluate anomalous network and system activity
  • Assist in troubleshooting and problem solving a wide variety of client issues
  • Collaborate well with members of the IAM team on daily policy issues
  • Provide quality customer service with excellent communication skills
  • Recommend modifications to access control lists to prevent and mitigate intrusions

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • 5 years relevant IA and/or security experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • CEH Certification required
  • An advanced understanding of current threats and trends present in the Information Security and Technology field
  • Advanced knowledge of network technologies and protocols
  • Understanding of network hardware devices and experience configuring Access Control Lists or other Firewall or Router configuration experience
  • Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge of computer security concepts

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Initiative and a personal interest in Information Technology Security
  • People skills and the ability to communicate effectively with various clients with the ability to explain and elaborate on technical details
  • Have used network security analysis tools such as Snort, TCPDUMP, WireShark, and other Host or Network based Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Experience with system vulnerability assessment
  • Familiar with computer forensic tools FTK, EnCase or other network forensic applications
  • Knowledge of Linux/UNIX and Windows OS security
  • Knowledge of computer programming languages and scripting languages. Previous scripting and coding experience is desired but not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Security Clearance Required: Secret


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