Location: MD preferred; San Diego, CA and Aurora, CO considered.
The selected candidate will join a high performing agile team that uses the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to support a nationally significant and fast-paced program. Program execution follows DEVOPS best practices and employs robust development, test and production environments. Test Driven Development (TDD) and test automation tools are utilized alongside a full suite of team collaboration tools. The program is focused on injecting new technology and adding advanced capabilities in support of an on-going operational system. The selected candidate will be responsible for performing Security Incident and Event Handling for a critical DoD operational system. He/she must demonstrate strong skills in Incident Response and Handling, Forensic Analysis, and the ability to quickly relay critical information to team members and management clearly, completely, and concisely.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities
As the Attack, Sensing, Warning, and Response (ASWR) analyst, the successful candidate will analyze collected data and derive facts, inferences, and projections to determine if the systems being monitored are operating normally or being attacked by an adversary. He/she will analyze this collected data to detect insider threats and will develop new dashboards and analytics to refine existing reports and create new reports. He/she will work with System Engineers and System Administrators to better define the audit data being collected to eliminate false positives and false negatives from the data.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Bachelor's Degree in Information Assurance or related field. Relevant work experience may be substituted for a degree.
- Experience with an Indications and Warnings monitoring tools such as StealthWatch, TripWire, Zenoss, ArcSight, Splunk.
- Experience tuning audit data to reduce number of false positives and false negatives and experience responding to detected security incidents.
- Must possess excellent troubleshooting skills.
- Must have a solid understanding of network intrusion detection methods and techniques.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Network Security Operations Center (SOC) experience.
- Experience and talent in data visualization.
- Experience creating Dashboards and Analytics within SEIM (Security Information and Event Management) Tool and creating workflows for Incident Response within a SEIM Tool.
- CISSP Certification.
- GIAC Certified Incident Handler Certification.
- GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence Certification.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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