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Cyber Security Analyst (Cleared) - Hybrid Remote

Company: ICF
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

ICF is working to support the research and development of new cyber analytics capabilities that will help the US protect and defend its networks and critical information systems. We are actively recruiting for a Cyber Security Analyst with a high level clearance to support a large federal cyber security analytic program.

Your work will contribute to the knowledge of how cyber-attacks work, how vulnerabilities are exploited, and the way hostile cyber actors operate. We are looking for individuals that want to analyze and understand data and find anomalies. Use your skills to help experiment and prototype future cyber capabilities for implementation at large-scale.

As a Cyber Security Analyst, you will work with our customer, developers, and researchers to evolve, automate, and enhance cyber security capabilities in defense of federal agencies.

This role has a hybrid work schedule with the expectation of a minimum of two days/week reporting to the customer location in Pensacola, FL and the remainder of the week teleworking. This is an opportunity to contribute to an important project from its beginning, work with the latest and emerging technologies, and all while building a great career at ICF!

What you'll be doing:

Leading a team of 3-4 Cyber Security Analysts in their day-to-day to include mentoring and professional development of team members.

Supplement operational cyber analysts in threat hunting, data preparation, implementation of techniques, visualizations, and employment of analytics

Assess current use of cyber tools by analysts and assess whether efficiencies can be made via alternate use of current, or adoption of alternate tools

Problem-solve by identifying potential tools/processes to support needs, capturing areas of improvement that can be translated into functional requirements for future planning

Provide ad-hoc training to cyber analyst teams on tools that support or enhance current processes

Identify areas of technical training gaps and proposed approaches to methods (hands on, online modules, etc.) to improve the use of tools and data in support of the cybersecurity mission.

Participate in post-engagement review

Effectively communicate with leadership to ensure awareness of progress, challenges

What You'll Need to Have:

Active high-level security clearance required as part of client contract requirement

US Citizenship required as part of client contract requirement

5 or more years Leadership experience.

5 or more years of Cyber Security experience, i.e., Threat Hunt, Incident Response, Investigations, Technical Reporting, etc.

5 years of experience using network security analysis/IDS tools

5 or more years of experience analyzing packet capture and NetFlow data with an understanding of current cyber threats and trends derived from multiple sources, i.e., open-source, intelligence products, etc.

5 or more years of experience with different types of Malwares including how to detect it, attack vectors, and vulnerabilities used.

Experience with query languages, i.e., SQL, KQL, etc.

Experience developing advanced dashboards, i.e., Kibana, Splunk, etc.

Experience with different cybersecurity frameworks and knowledges bases to identify tactics, techniques, and procedures of known actors.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What We'd Like You To Have

People skills and the ability to communicate effectively with various clients with the ability to explain and elaborate on technical details

Experience with different scripting languages, i.e., python, JavaScript, etc.

Experience with system vulnerability assessment.

Knowledge of Linux/UNIX and Windows OS security.

Knowledge of computer programming languages and scripting languages

What you'll love about working here:

Generous vacation and retirement plans

Flexible work location

Diverse workforce that values equality and inclusion

Ongoing training and development opportunities

Participation in charity initiatives

Employee support program

Comprehensive health benefits




Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn more about what we do and our commitment to inclusion

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$92,031.00 - $156,453.00

Florida Client Office (FL88)

Keywords: ICF, Pensacola , Cyber Security Analyst (Cleared) - Hybrid Remote, Professions , Pensacola, Florida

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