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IT - Cyber Security Specialist III
Job Title: IT - Cyber Security Specialist III 
Job Description: Cyber Threat Analyst III (VAO145 - Falls Church)

The Cyber security Operations Portfolio is in need of a Cyber Threat Analyst supporting its Threat Intelligence (TIU) program. The resource will be supporting TIU - Daily Operations. This resource will be working with the OPS: Threat Intelligence (TIU) team to Key Responsibilities*:

Must be able to:
  • Implement a dynamic, advanced Risk-Based Alerting (RBA) security framework within Splunk
  • Create and test detection's written in advanced Splunk  Programming Language (SPL)   
  • Perform analysis on hosts running on a variety of platforms and operating systems, to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux, as well as embedded systems and mainframes.
  • Perform analysis of log files from a variety of sources (e.g., individual host logs, network traffic logs, firewall logs, and intrusion detection system logs) to identify possible threats to network security.
  • Leverage tools including Splunk, Tanium, FireEye suite as part of duties performing cyber incident response analysis. 
  • Act as an observer to Red Team penetration testing exercises and collaborating with Cyber security Operations Center (CSOC
  • Correlate event or incident data to identify specific vulnerabilities and make recommendations that enable expeditious remediation.
  • Work with a diverse team of analysts in conducting incident triage, incident handling, and remediation. This position is expected to last through 01/00/1900.

Qualification Requirements:
  • 5+ years experience with Splunk, MITRE ATT&CK Framework, Endpoint Security Services  Experience with host level scripting, eg. Powershell.
  • Experience with host level scripting, eg. Powershell.
  • Experience in working with one or more Cloud Platforms 
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity operation center functions 
  • Linux Administration and monitoring 
  • Windows Administration and monitoring 
  • Experience with Security framework and can interpret use cases into actionable monitoring solutions.
Strong working knowledge of:
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems.
  • Network Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS).
  • Host Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS).
  • Network and Host malware detection and prevention.
  • Network and Host forensic applications.
  • Web/Email gateway security technologies.
  • Sysmon.
  • Log aggregation tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines 
  • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness 
  • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills 
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team


  • 5-7 years of experience with security operations and incident response


  • Bachelor's OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.

CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more required)

  • One or more of the following Certification(s): CISSP, CISA, CISM, GIAC, RHCE.

Additional Provisions:
  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance 
  • Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.
  • Once candidate‚Äôs resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process.
  • If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance.
  • All candidates must be a US Citizen, or have permanent residence status (Green Card).
  • Candidate must have lived in the United States for the past 5 years.
  • Cannot have more than 6 months travel outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.)

Thanks & Regards,
Daniel Christy A
IT Recruiter
Lucid Technologies Inc
O: 214-385-4144 Ext: 215
F: 214-889-5857 
W: www.LucidTechINC.com
Supplier Registration: https://lucidtechinc.com/supplierregistration