Cyber Defense Analyst (Level 2)

Orlando, Florida
Jan 26, 2024
Mar 26, 2024
IT, Security
Job ID: 660121BR Date posted: Jan. 22, 2024 Program: LMSPAN
Description:Lockheed Martin Enterprise Operations is seeking a Cyber Defense Analyst to join our team on a highly visible enterprise environment that provides security operations center (SOC) support, cyber analysis, application development, and an extended hours support staff with the mission of defending the enterprise's computing assets. The Classified Cybersecurity Operations (C2Ops) Center is an Enterprise Operations team responsible to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity across multiple Enterprise environments.

Duties include supporting, coordinating and acting as the initial point of contact for security operations floor activities. Will assist with developing, maintaining, tuning, and monitoring cyber security content for detection and prevention capabilities. Will support investigating computer and information security incidents to determine the extent of compromise to information and automated information systems. Will provide network forensic and intrusion detection support to high technology investigations in the form of researching and maintaining proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer network vulnerabilities, data hiding and network security and encryption. The Analyst should have expertise in monitoring and detection, and incident response to support detection, containment, and eradication of malicious activities targeting customer networks.

The ideal candidate for this position has proven experience working both independently and as part of a team. The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

• Provide support in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber incidents
• Thorough documentation of cyber incident analysis at an operational level
• Ensure analysis and remediation efforts across the enterprise are followed through to completion
• Support cyber defense initiatives, analytical research and hardening across the enterprise
• Consistent and effective communication across the team, with stakeholders, and leadership
• Manage priorities and workloads with established accountability to deliverables
Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of current Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain a Counterintelligence Polygraph.
• Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Masters degree. Considered experienced, but still a learner.
• Ability to successfully complete additional enhanced security review in accordance with Government contract requirements and it is a condition of employment that individuals hired into positions requiring program clearance obtain and maintain such clearance within sufficient time to allow Lockheed Martin to meet its business needs.
• Must meet DoD 8140 certification and training standards
• Understanding of operating systems: file structures, processes, services, and application execution
• Ability to perform focused research and analysis to write complete, accurate, relevant and timely cyber incident reports to support network defense
• Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) tools (e.g. Splunk/ELK) experience
• Experience in Host and Network Forensics
• Experience with cyber defensive tools and technologies to include: Firewalls, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
• Understanding of threat models and attacker tactics, techniques, and protocols
• Strong Communication skills
• Able to support 2nd shift schedule and provide periodic surge/shift work to support extended hours SOC as required
Desired Skills:
- Understanding of malware functionality, static and dynamic analysis, and ability to identify IOCs, attributes and understanding of signatures
- Previous experience working in DoD/Government environments
- Holds DoD 8570 IAT – level 2 or higher certification and CSSP-A certification
- Experience with Cloud Security (AWS/Azure)
- Understanding of basic usage of languages such as Python, Powershell, Bash for automation and data analysis
- Understanding of threat models and attacker tactics, techniques, and protocols
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Top Secret with Investigation or CV date within 5 years
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you're invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Cyber Security
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

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