Cyber Security Analyst

Computer Office Work

Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst

Job ID: 0101003

Date Posted: 5/20/2022

Location: Springfield, Virginia, United States of America

Category: Information Technology

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Job Type: Full Time

Travel: Up to 10% (Local)

*Position contingent upon contract award


Job Description:

We are seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to join our growing team for an upcoming Cybersecurity Services contract based out of Springfield, VA. The position is contingent upon contract award.

As a Cyber Security Analyst, you will be providing advanced cybersecurity analytics (ACA) services which aggregates and analyzes products, data, and information to identify trends and patterns, anomalous activity, provide situational awareness of NGA’s networks, missions and threats, and provide operational recommendations, visualizations, tuning requests, and custom signature creation to the CSOC and other internal and external stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze trends and patterns of data on NGA networks to identify and predict previously undiscovered events and incidents, and develop or tune rules/signatures/scripts as needed.

  • Coordinate with other Cybersecurity Operations to develop or tune rules/signatures/scripts.

  • Coordinate with other Cybersecurity Operations Services to investigate and obtain information about potential sources of compromise on NGA systems, and develop or tune rules/signatures/scripts as needed.

  •  Correlates and analyzes precursors to incidents, and develop or tune rules/signatures/scripts as needed.

  • Improve SIEM alert efficiency though evaluation of valid alerts and false positives, and develop or tune rules/signatures/scripts as needed.

  • Assists the Cyber Incident Response Team by assessing ongoing incident activity to predict adversary responses and locations of compromise.

  • Documents all work in the authorized ticketing system with a sufficient level of detail to ensure the Government and other contract services can systematically reconstruct the analysis.

  • Provide input to the daily CSOC Significant Activity Report, the daily CSOC Operations Update, and the Weekly CSOC Status Report.

Job Requirements:

  • TS/SCI clearance (current). Selected candidate must be able to successfully pass and maintain a government polygraph (post-hire requirement).

  • BA/BS Degree and Six (6) years of related advanced cyber security analytics work experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • DoD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level III compliant; CSSP Analyst certification must be obtained within 120 days of hire date.

  • Data mining or building queries in a SIEM

  • Strong understanding of signature development and tuning

  • Strong understanding of network protocols and analysis with protocol analyzers

Required Education:

  • BA/BS Degree, preferably in a computer science related field. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

To apply:​

  • Send a copy of your resume to

  • "Subject" line of the email should include your name and the position you are applying for.


Giesler, LLC is a private corporation established in the State of Georgia, is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. This commitment affirms Giesler LLC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under Federal, State or Local law.