CACI International Sr. Cyber Intel Analyst in Linthicum, Maryland
CACI is in search of a Cyber Intelligence Analyst within the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) Analytical Group. Ideal candidate is an experienced cyber intelligence analyst or law enforcement/counterintelligence (LE/CI) analyst or agent, who has applied their mastery of cyber threat intelligence, intelligence analysis techniques, and sources and methods to produce high quality analysis products for the last 5 years.
More About the Role:
The primary responsibilities of the position will be:
The analyst provides the customer with expertise in Intelligence sources, collection methods and analytic techniques.
The analyst collaborates among interagency partners to identify malicious activity and provide analytic support to LE/CI investigations and operations.
The analyst performs analysis on existing and emerging advanced persistent threat (APT) organizations, actors, and malware.
BA/BS degree in Information Technology or Information Security, Computer Science, Intelligence Studies, Cyber Security or another related field of study or equivalent 3+ years performing technical cyber threat intelligence analysis.
Strong technical skills proficiency in the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic understanding of malware (malware communication, installation, malware types), intermediate knowledge of computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch) and open source information collection. Candidate must have a thorough understanding of Domain Name Service records.
Strong knowledge of Cyber Threat Intelligence principles to include indicators of compromise (IOC) types, indicator pivoting and indicator attribution strength.
Strong understanding of US Intelligence Community and how cyber intelligence organizations work together for purposes of conducting cyber threat analysis
Strong proficiency hunting APT data using open source cyber threat analytic tools or data repositories such as VirusTotal, Passive Total, Threat Miner, or Maltego
Strong proficiency and recent experience (within last 3 years) performing NETFLOW and PCAP analysis using common analysis tools (examples include Wireshark, Splunk, ChopShop, Dshell, Network Miner, Moloch, etc). Candidate must be strongly proficient at sessionizing PCAP data, identifying and decoding protocols, extracting files, and applying standard filters such as Berkley Packet Filter (BPF).
Strong proficiency Report writing - a technical writing sample and technical editing test will be required if the candidate has no prior published intelligence analysis reporting
Strong or Intermediate ability to apply formal intelligence analysis methods, develop hypothesis, prove/disprove relationships, always ask why, defend your analysis, and apply attribution to cyber threat activity. Candidate must be able to make confidence-based assessments for purposes of attribution based on their technical analysis of network traffic, multi-source data, malware and system forensic analysis. Candidate must be able to identify analytic bias.
Intermediate ability to build intrusion related data visualizations and perform analysis (i.e., using I2 Analyst Notebook, Netviz, Palantir, etc)
Intermediate ability to present technical information and analysis to groups up to 50 persons on a quarterly basis. Candidate will be required to brief smaller groups up to 10 persons on a weekly basis.
Self-starter with the ability to proactively engage and develop relationships with intrusion set subject matter experts and analyst counterparts across the US Intelligence and Law Enforcement communities
Cyber intelligence analysis experience focusing on Eurasia or the "near abroad" preferred.
Russian language, ILR 3/3 level of general proficiency (or equivalent certified language training standard) with a test date in the last 3 years
Familiarity with / experience researching Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates and IP Geolocation
Experience applying Kill Chain analysis, Cyber Intelligence Preparation of the Environment (CIPE) modeling, or Diamond modeling of cyber threat activity
Certifications (any): CISSP, CEH, Network+, CCNA, Security+, SANS certification(s) such as GPEN or GCIH
Advanced NETFLOW and PCAP Analysis
Advanced Data Visualization proficiency leveraging COTS/GOTS tools
Technical Skills proficiency: Python language, encryption technologies/standards
Intermediate malware analysis or digital computer forensics experience
Any type of Cyber Related Law Enforcement or Counterintelligence experience
Existing Subject Matter Expert of Advanced Persistent Threat activity
Experience using COTS/Open Source tools: Novetta Cyber Analytics, Mitre ChopShop and/or ARL DSHELL
Analyst experience in Federal Cyber Center, NSA, or Corporate CIRT
Formal training as an intelligence analyst in any discipline
graduate of US Govt intelligence analysis course: CAC, IBC, Kent School, IC 101, Analysis 101, Army, Navy, Air Force, etc
What We Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.