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JOB #R1901302

Senior Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst

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ICF seeks a Senior Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst to support a DoD client in its efforts to monitor and analyze cyberspace threats and coordinate cyberspace orders among missions.  In this role you will respond to and investigate security alerts to identify potential incidents, and perform actions to contain incidents in progress. You will need prior experience working in or with a Cyber Incident Coordination Cell (CICC) and Cyber Incident Response Team (IRT), or 624 Operations Center (OC) for this opportunity.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Bachelor's degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience
  • Active DOD Clearance
  • Knowledge of host and network log sources to apply to investigation and IR methodology in investigations
  • Knowledge of networking, malware analysis, intrusion analysis, infection vector identification, and forensics

Desired Certifications:

  • Security+ CE
  • GCIH
  • CHFI
  • CEH
  • CySA+

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and maintain a forensics lab
  • Conduct and lead IR team activities in response to security incidents
  • Collects, preserves, and interprets electronic evidence related to incident investigations
  • Perform host or network incident response, malware analysis, or forensics
  • Investigate, track, and document IT security incidents using the Cyber Incident Coordination Cell (CICC) standard incident response management tools
  • Performs in-depth analysis and forensics, analyzes incident data, recommends solutions, coordinates response activities, and prepares reports for management
  • Document incidents from initial detection through final resolution
  • Create and maintain applicable IR plans and procedures
  • Develop IR training and exercise materials
  • Coordinate and conduct periodic IR training sessions and exercises

Professional Skills/Experience:

  • Ability to work in team setting, as well as independently
  • Self-starter: identify issues and create action plan for resolution
  • Excellent communication skills

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Virginia Client Office (VA88)

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