Location:Huntsville, AL, USAEmployment Type:Full Time

Overview:

Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) provides our national defense and federal civilian and industry customers with services and products in the following main areas: 1) Cybersecurity and Information Operations; 2) Space Operations and Control; 3) Aviation Systems; 4) Ground, Air and Missile Defense, and Fires Support Systems; 5) Intelligence Programs Support; 6) Experimentation and Test; 7) Program Management; and (8) Audio/Visual Technology Applications.   Quantum's Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally.  We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation's Warfighters.  In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Aberdeen, MD; Colorado Springs, CO; Shalimar, FL; and Tupelo, MS

Mission:

Quantum is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to work as a member of their 24/7 Continuous Monitoring Team, to monitor and analyze the network flow traffic and endpoint log data from fielded security sensors.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for continuous monitoring via rotating 24/7 shiftwork schedule and to include incident triage, response, data collection, investigation, analysis and assisting the customer with remediation.

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to perform network traffic analysis to identify anomalies and potential threats.
  • Working knowledge of SIEM technologies (QRadar/Splunk).
  • Ability to utilize an array of technologies and methodologies to identify cyber security related incidents and provide remediation or escalation recommendations.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment by mentoring, promoting ingenuity, and participating in cross-team collaboration.
  • Understanding of network threat monitoring capabilities via netflow, pcap, logfile, and DNS analysis.
  • General understanding of the overall threat landscape (nation state actors, other threat groups/sources, and TTPs)

Requirements:

  • Technical Degree desired, but years of experience and certifications/training may be accepted in lieu of Degree (e.g. Security+, CEH, Cybersecurity Analyst/CySA+, Cyber Analyst Course, etc.).
  • Must be willing to participate in 24/7 rotating shift work.
  • Experience with open source (OSINT) research (social media, blogs, IRC, deep/dark web, message boards) a plus.
  • Knowledge of network and/or operating systems security (Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Firewalls) desired. Knowledge of security operations and incident response technologies and methodologies a plus.
  • Experience with analyzing NetFlow to identify malicious activity.
  • Experience with analyzing vulnerabilities to determine realistic impact/risk to customer's network is a plus but not required
  • Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a DoD Security Clearance

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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