Cyber Incident Response Analyst

Information Technology Arlington, Virginia Job ID: 2017-153


STG, Inc. has an immediate opportunity as a Cyber Incident Response Analyst located in Ballston Virginia. This position will support Department of Homeland Security, which provides cutting edge Cyber, Information Assurance and Security Services.

Provides oversight of incident data flow and response, content, and remediation, and partners with other incident response centers in maintaining an understanding of threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits that could impact network and assets. Performs real time proactive security monitoring on various security enforcement systems, such as SIEM, Anti-Virus, internet content filtering, Firewalls, IDS & IPS, Web security, etc.

Position Description: 

        Support the development of staff schedules and staffing forecasts for approval.

        Ensure shift members follow the appropriate incident escalation and reporting procedures.

        Provides support promptly and efficiently through front-line telephone and email communications.

        Ingest, triage, prioritize, assign, track, document, and manage incidents and results

        Provide technical support in response to computer security incidents

        Correlate, map, and fuse any and all incident information for the development and distribution of cyber alerts and notices, or other products as required

        Document technical details of current or potential intruder threats consistent with NIST 800-61: Computer Security Incident Handling Guide. Must be flexible and able to work within a 24X7X365 support environment.

        Manage information, requests, that may be considered out of the scope of the incident management service and route appropriately

        Coordinate, communicate, share information, and work closely with DHS components

        Assist with developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures

        The person filling this role may attend meetings and discussions, interface with industry or outside agencies for the purpose of taking notes and doing assessments.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.  This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.  This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or 4.

         A Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 5 years related technical experience required for the level 3 role. 

        A Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 9 years related technical experience required for the level 4 role.

        Active or ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is required.  In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.

        Experience implementing technical specifications, system requirements and other related application design information.



  • Bachelors (Computer Science, IT, IA, Engineering, Software engineering, Math)  (or Degree from designated CAE-IAE institution)


Certification Requirements:

  • n/a


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DHS Security clearance


Desired Skills:

  • Masters Degree


The employment policy of STG, Inc. is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status and to ensure affirmative action is taken in fulfillment of this policy.