Analytical Services, Inc. Senior Threat Intel Analyst (TVA) for NASA Ames in United States-CA, United States

Title: Senior Threat Intel Analyst (TVA) for NASA Ames Location: United States-CA, United States-Moffett Field, CA, United States Job Number: 16001907

ASRC Federal Research and Technology Solutions (ARTS) is seeking a Senior Incident Response Analyst to join our team in supporting NASA's Security Operations Center (SOC) at Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA. This position will support the tracking, reporting, management, and remediation of threats against the Agency. Responsibilities Supports the Threat and Vulnerability Assessment (TVA) Team with reporting, management, and remediation of threats against the Agency Participates on Incident Response teams as threat/forensic SME (Subject Matter Expert) Manages multiple investigation requests through the entire lifecycle of initiation, data collection, analysis, and data production Performs assessments of the Agency’s security posture and correlates vulnerability data with network topology information to quickly identify risks Recommends and tracks the application of fixes, security patches and security updates at an Agency level Produces reports on patches, exploits and vulnerabilities Works with customers, vendors and NASA centers for problem resolution Standardizes process and procedures and provides continual improvement Develops and maintain comprehensive documentation Requirements (Education, Skills & Abilities) BS degree in relevant field/technology (or equivalent years of experience) and minimum of 4 years of related experience Ability to obtain a government security clearance - US Citizenship Required Experience with threat assessment, vulnerability analysis, risk assessment, information gathering, correlating and reporting Ability to identify and recommend mitigations for vulnerabilities, exploits, patches Understanding of "attacker" methodologies and tactics, including kill-chain analysis Familiarity with Advance Persistent Threat groups and Hacker activity Experience analyzing phishing attacks Significant experience in network intrusion detection Ability to read network logs and analyze network packet capture data Experience creating specific mitigation tactics such as IDS signatures Ability to perform malicious code reverse engineering Ability to utilize common sandbox technology to perform dynamic malware analysis Familiar with Data Privacy laws and the associated security requirements. Comfortable working in a virtual team environment Excellent problem solving and analytical skills Excellent written and oral communication skills Knowledge of cyber security methodology and security practices Must be a US Citizen with ability to obtain a government secret clearance Desired Skills Experience producing reports and briefs on the current threat landscape and associated risks Experience monitoring third party security related websites, forums and social media sites for information regarding vulnerabilities and exploits Experience conducting malware analysis Familiarity with Splunk, Maltego, Qradar, ArcSight, Snort, Wireshark Experience with reverse engineering and forensics Experience using common sandbox technologies to perform dynamic malware analysis Experience replicating reported vulnerabilities in a safe and contained environment to develop proof of concept and/or exploit tools Programming skills a bonus: Python, Java, Perl CISSP, CEH, GPEN, OSCP or similar security certifications ARTS is mid-way through a five year, $400 million dollar contract to provide comprehensive IT services to NASA Ames Research Center located in Mountain View, CA. From cloud computing & network/information security to systems administration and technology development, we are encouraging talented IT professionals to explore the vast opportunities available on this NASA contract in the heart of Silicon Valley. ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. Job: Technical Analysis