Cyber Security Analyst

at Trace Systems Inc.
Published September 15, 2023
Location UT
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst

Job Location: Hill AFB, UT

Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued: Top Secret clearance

Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.

Trace Systems is actively recruiting for a Cyber Security Analyst to join our team based on-site at Hill AFB, UT.

Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Perform cyber threat analysis on the DoD network
  • Perform network traffic analysis using packet capture programs
  • Perform regular audits to ensure security practices are compliant
  • Respond to alerts and identify malicious threats on the DoD network
  • Upgrade network sensors and Security Information and Event Management systems as new threats are discovered
  • Manage IDS and IPS devices
  • Manage firewalls
  • Report findings to USCYBERCOM for review
  • Position requires a minimum of 2 years of Cyber Security or Information Assurance related experience.
  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Top Secret clearance.
  • Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (Security+ce, CCNA-Security, CySA+, etc.)
  • CEH Certification required 6 months after start.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors.
  • Demonstrated Understanding methods of exploitation and of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
  • Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic, Splunk).
  • Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture software, Host-Based Forensics, or Network Forensics.
  • Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.
  • Unix/Linux command line experience.
  • Scripting and programming experience.
  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
  • Willingness to perform shift work.
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