Sr. Security Operations Center Analyst

RTX

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(262)

Arlington, VA

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    Position summary

    s technical surveillance, data intelligence, lifecycle mission enablement, and software modernization. Nightwing brings disruptive technologies, agility, and competitive offerings to customers in the intelligence community, defense, civil, and commercial markets.

    Nightwing is supporting a U.S. Government customer to provide support for onsite incident response to civilian Government agencies and critical asset owners who experience cyber-attacks, providing immediate investigation and resolution. Contract personnel perform investigations to characterize of the severity of breaches, develop mitigation plans, and assist with the restoration of services. Nightwing is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer to support this critical customer mission.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assisting Federal team leads with establishing and operating a Security Operations Center responsible for securing highly dynamic environment supporting Incident Response and Threat Hunting experts

    • Configuring and monitoring Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform for security alerts.

    • Scanning and monitoring system vulnerabilities on servers and infrastructure devices using a Threat and Vulnerability security solution; coordinating artifact collection operations.

    • Assesses network topology and device configurations identifying critical security concerns and providing security best practice recommendations

    • Collects network intrusion artifacts (e.g., PCAP, domains, URI's, certificates, etc.) and uses discovered data to enable mitigation of potential Computer Network Defense incidents

    • Collects network device integrity data and analyze for signs of tampering or compromise

    • Analyzes identified malicious network and system log activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on system and information

    • Characterize and analyze artifacts to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to resources

    • Assist with the development of processes and procedures to improve incident response times, analysis of incidents, and overall SOC functions

    • Research and test new security tools/products and make recommendations of tools to be implemented in the SOC environment

    • Planning, coordinating and directing the inventory, examination and comprehensive technical analysis of computer related evidence

    • Distilling analytic findings into executive summaries and in-depth technical reports

    • Perform event correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise to gain situational awareness and determine the effectiveness of an observed attack

    Required Skills:

    • U.S. Citizenship

    • Must have an active Secret clearance (TS/SCI eligible)

    • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

    • Must demonstrate being a self-starter and give examples of leadership in customer-facing roles

    • 8+ years of directly relevant experience in security operations using leading edge technologies and industry standard tools

    • Experience with the analysis and characterization of cyber attacks

    • Skilled in identifying different classes of attacks and attack stages

    • Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities

    • In depth knowledge of CND policies, procedures and regulations

    • In depth knowledge and experience of network topologies - DMZ's, WAN's, etc. and use of Palo Alto products

    • In depth knowledge and experience of Wifi networking

    • In depth knowledge of TCP/IP protocols such as ICMP, HTTP/S, DNS, SSH, SMTP, SMB,

    • Experience using Elastic SIEM

    • Experience with vulnerability assessment and monitoring tools such as Security Center, Nessus, and Endgame

    • Experience with reconstructing a malicious attack or activity based on network traffic

    • Experience incorporating Threat Intelligence

    • Experience with Crowdstike, Gray Noise and Shodan

    -Understanding of MITRE Adversary Tactics, Techniques and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK)

    • Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations.

    Desired Skills:

    --- Proficiency in Elastic SIEM engineering

    --- Proficiency with Snort

    --- Proficiency with other EDR Tools (Crowdstrike, Carbon Black, Etc)

    --- Proficiency with network analysis software (e.g. Wireshark)
    --- Proficiency with carving and extracting information from PCAP data
    --- Proficiency with non-traditional network traffic (e.g. Command and Control)
    --- Proficiency with preserving evidence integrity according to standard operating procedures or national standards
    --- Proficiency with designing cyber security systems and environments in a Linux

    --- Proficiency with virtualized environments

    --- Proficiency with conducting all-source research.

    Required Education:
    8+ years of experience and BS Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering or related degree; or HS Diploma and 10+ years of host or digital forensics and network forensic experience

    Desired Certifications:

    • GSOM, GSOC, GCFA, GCFE, EnCE, CCE, CFCE, CEH, CCNA, CCSP, CCIE, OSCP, GNFA

    Previously part of a leading Fortune 100 company and headquartered in Dulles, VA; Nightwing became independent in 2024 but continues to support the nation's most mission impactful initiatives.

    When we formed Nightwing, we brought a deep set of credentials and an unfaltering commitment to the mission. For over four decades, our team has been providing some of the world's most technically advanced full-spectrum cyber, data operations, systems integration and intelligence support services to the U.S. government on its most important missions.

    At Nightwing, we value collaboration and teamwork. You'll have the opportunity to work alongside talented individuals who are passionate about what they do. Together, we'll leverage our collective expertise to drive innovation, solve complex problems, and deliver exceptional results for our clients.

    Thank you for considering joining us as we embark on this new journey and shape the future of cybersecurity and intelligence together as part of the Nightwing team.

    The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

    This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

    RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

    RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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    Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.