Incident Response Analyst

Information Technology Fairfax, Virginia Job ID: 2017-549


About the Job:

STG, Inc. is looking to add a talented Incident Response Coordinator to its team in support of the United States Postal Service.  This position is located in Falls Church, Virginia.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work within a team in order to analyze activity on a complex network with the goal of protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of USPS systems and data.  Candidates must have an in-depth knowledge of networking, malware analysis, intrusion analysis, infection vector identification, and forensics. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responds to crisis or urgent situations to mitigate immediate and potential threats.
  • Uses mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches as needed to maximize information security.
  • Handle response in relation to computer security incidents and escalate when necessary.
  • Investigate potential incidents or intrusions.
  • Recommend a course of action on each incident.
  • Manage and record all actions taken for each incident.
  • Serve as initial POC for events of interest, both internal and external.
  • Establish incident escalation process.
  • Maintain contact with affected parties during incident response life cycle.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience with security operations and incident response
  • Demonstrated experience with cyber investigations or cyber threat intelligence
  • Experience with tools such as Splunk, ArcSight, Wireshark
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or related field
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, information Technology, or Information Security
  • One or more of the following certifications:
    • CISSP
    • CompTIA Security+
    • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
    • GPEN

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.