Cyber Analyst

Location: Chantilly, VA
Date Posted: 12-14-2017
RCT Systems is seeking a Cyber Analyst for the following tasks:
  • Conducts research and evaluates technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on user behavior and patterns in a dynamic and changing mission environment. 
  • Analyzes technical and non-technical data and metadata to determine normal patterns of events, proactively identify abnormalities and determine root-cause of abnormalities.
  • Correlates threat data from various sources.
  • Prepares assessments and presentations of analyses and findings.
  • Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations.
  • Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes.
  • Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior intelligence officials
Required Qualifications:                                             
  • BS (or equivalent) in CS, IS, Comp Engineering, or Math
  • Minimum of six (6) years of direct experience in Intelligence Community cyber analysis or cyber targeting (e.g. selectors targeting, monitoring, behavior analysis or verification, reporting, technical analysis, or counterintelligence)
  • Proficiency with at least two (2) analysis tools such as Splunk, Google Earth, Python, Analyst Notebook, etc.
  • Ability to research and analyze data from a variety of sources and to present findings in clear and concise written reports
  • Working knowledge of telecommunications protocols
  • Working knowledge of IC datasets and tools for telecommunications analysis desired
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, Computer Engineering, Information Assurance, or related technical field
  • Familiarity with other IC agencies
  • Computer network defense experience
  • Relevant certification (CISSP, CCNA, CEH, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of software development and some demonstrated proficiency in scripting and/or programming languages and database development
  • Experience with operational communications


RCT Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin disability or protected veteran status.   
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