Location:Huntsville, AL, USAPay Type:Salary
Benefits:Extensive Benefit Options AvailableEmployment 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 Senior Cyber Network Threat Analyst to work as a member of their Cyber Threat Intelligence Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform network traffic analysis to identify anomalies and potential threats.
  • Lead technical projects that includes integration of cyber threat systems and products.
  • Evaluate and inform decision makers on effectiveness of new technologies, including threat detection systems, threat intelligence platforms, and other threat related technologies.
  • Develop Python programs and scripts to automate workflows, API programming, and data analysis.
  • Proactively develop custom signatures to detect known and unknown threats.
  • Provide training to other team members on technical concepts and advise team members on advanced investigative/analysis techniques.
  • Act as an escalation point for technical problems within the team.
  • Provide evaluations on the latest threats to customer's networks and data as well as suggestions and recommendations to counter these threats.
  • Support incident response by providing threat actor TTP's, known indicators of compromise, and analysis to aid in the incident response process.

Requirements:

  • BS degree required- Computer Science/Technical /Engineering or MIS desired. May consider years of experience and certifications/training may be accepted in lieu of Degree (e.g. GCTI, GCIH, GCIA, OSCP, GNFA, CASP+, Cisco CCNA-level certifications, Cyber Analyst Course). 8+ years of hands on experience with configuring, designing, or analyzing network and/or operating systems security (Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Firewalls).
  • 4+ years of experience in identifying and evaluating emerging and persistent threats, trends, TTPs, attribution, or threat hunting.
  • 8+ years of experience automating workflows with scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Experience with threat intelligence tools and databases.
  • Experience with open source (OSINT) research (social media, blogs, IRC, deep/dark web, message boards) a plus.
  • Knowledge of security operations and incident response technologies and methodologies.
  • Experience in network and/or host-based forensics.
  • Experience with analyzing multiple disparate data sources (passive dns, threat feeds, vulnerabilities, attack surface, etc) to enrich and aid in threat tracking/analysis.
  • Experience with analyzing vulnerabilities to determine realistic impact/risk to customer's network is a plus but not required.
  • Basic static/dynamic malware analysis is a plus but not required.
  • Selected applicants will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet /maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V: 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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