Cyber Threat Analyst, VA_ARLINGTON

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Arlington, VA

Job Description

Location: Arlington, Virginia, USA

Remote Work: Hybrid

Job Number: R0160493

Cyber Threat Analyst

The Challenge:

Do you find yourself constantly looking for more and better information? Do you want a job where you can use your knowledge and research skills to support our client? Never has the role of a Cyber Threat Analyst been so meaningful. More connected devices, larger storage capacity, and faster connections have resulted in an explosion of available information. The problem facing the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) is no longer how to get more data – it’s understanding how to turn the data they have into answers.

That’s where you come in. With critical thinking and flexibility, you quickly seek out the accurate data sources, sift through the raw data, and turn it into valuable intelligence. If you have strong analytical skills and a problem-solving mindset, we have an opportunity to use those skills to support our client This position will require occasional travel accommodate client needs, when necessary up to 20% of the time. This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site and working remotely.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

4+ years of experience in the Cybersecurity field

Experience with information security and IT threats, attacks, or vulnerabilities

Experience with analytic threat models MITRE ATT&CK, Pyramid of Pain, Diamond Model or Cyber Kill Chain

Knowledge of network security architecture concepts, including topology, protocols, components, principles, and well-known networking protocols and services, including FTP, HTTP, SSH, SMB, and LDAP

Knowledge of analytic tradecraft standards including ICD 203 and ICD 206

Knowledge of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)

Top Secret clearance

Associate’s degree

IAT or IAM Level II minimum certification

Nice If You Have:

Experience with the Intelligence Community (IC) and its products, procedures, and computer networks

Experience with Packet analysis tools, including tcpdump, Wireshark, and ngrep

Ability to perform queries on indicators, and characteristics including Message-Digest Algorithm 5 (MD5), Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA1), IP Addresses, file size, file name, and file paths

Ability to proactively search and identify indicators of compromise (IOCs) and anomalous behavior

Ability to conduct classified and unclassified (OSINT) research using appropriate tools

Ability to extract threat data, including IP’s, domains, ports, malware, and malicious communications from multiple sources

Possession of strong verbal and written communication skills

TS/SCI clearance

Bachelor’s degree in a technical field

IAT or IAM Level III certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.
Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $86,600 to $197,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Build Your Career:

At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and intelligence. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Challenging projects – Whether training analysts on military equipment through VR technology; developing a simulation capability to allow teams to rehearse missions together; or integrating RFID tags into mobile devices to enable data access within a geo parameter, you’ll get to solve some of the world’s toughest problems

Meaningful work – Use your skills to empower change. Your work will keep citizens and warfighters safe and well both at home and abroad

State-of-the-art technology – Broaden your intelligence capabilities with digital forensics, telematics, precision navigation, secure mobile operations, and advanced analytics

New skills – In-house experts and partnerships with tech leaders, like Nvidia and Splunk, mean you can get practical experience with advanced GPU technologies, cyber security, and data science

Room to grow – You’ll be inspired to grow your career while making your ideas a reality thanks to new opportunities across the U.S. and abroad, encouraging mentors, and collaborative colleagues

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

Booz Allen / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBBAH-R0160493  2023.03.10

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