Information System Security Analyst - Prinicipal /Senior

Arlington, Virginia, United StatesArlingtonVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America

Information System Security Analyst - Principal / Senior

Location: Pensacola, FL / Arlington, VA

Experience: 8+ years

Must have Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance

Node is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment; including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. In support of the customer’s strategic direction,

Node is looking for a qualified Cyber Security Incident Responder who can support our customer in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting the client networks. This position requires shift work including nights/weekends

Responsibilities will include:

•Provide support in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks

•Maintain an understanding of the current vulnerabilities, response, and mitigation strategies used in cyber security operations

•Produce reports and briefs to provide an accurate depiction of the current threat landscape and associated risk.

•Provide analysis for correlated information sources

•Facilitate the customer's posturing itself to aggressively investigate cyber activity targeting customer information and its information infrastructure

•Assist the customer training department in the education of staff on the cyber threat

•Liaison with other government cyber threat analysis entities, such as intra-agency and inter-agency Cyber Threat Working Groups

•Maintaining proficiency in the use and production of visualization charts, link analysis diagrams, and database queries

•Analyze and report cyber threats as well as assist in deterring, identifying, monitoring, investigating and analyzing computer network intrusions

•Meet and maintain customer-required Information Assurance training compliance

•Must have active/current Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

•Must be able to receive DHS suitability prior to starting employment.

Must be willing to do shift work including nights and weekends.


Required Skills:

•Hands-on experience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks and one or more of the following:

•Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response

•Computer network surveillance/monitoring

•Knowledge and understanding of network protocols, network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures

•Experience in computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, and data recovery

•Computer network forensics

•System log analysis

•Experience with current cyber threats and the associated tactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks

•Current experience with network intrusion detection and response operations (Protect, Defend, Respond and Sustain methodology)

•Current experience with cyber threats and the associated tactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks

•Proficiency with MS Office Applications

•Must be able to work collaboratively across agencies and physical locations

Desired Skills:

•Experience supporting DHS, Federal Civil, Intelligence and/or DoD Customers

•Malware reverse engineering experience

•Scripting experience (python, perl etc…)

•Experience with process development and deployment

•Excellent writing skills

•Prior experience with data visualization products such as Analyst Notebook is desired.

•Prior experience with Splunk

Desired Certifications:

•Additional Technical CND Incident Reporter Certification(CEH, GCIH, GCIA, GNFA)

•DoDI 8570.01-M 8570.01-M IAT Level I Compliant Certification (Network + CE, A+ CE,

Company Overview:

Node.Digital is an independent Digital Automation & Cognitive Engineering company that integrates best-of-breed technologies to accelerate business impact.

Our Core Values help us in our mission. They include:


**Identifying the~RIGHT PEOPLE~and developing them to their full capabilities**

**Our customer’s “Mission” is our “Mission”. Our~MISSION FIRST~approach is designed to keep our customers fully engaged while becoming their trusted partner**

**We believe in~SIMPLIFYING~complex problems with a relentless focus on agile delivery excellence**

**Our mantra is “~Simple*Secure*Speed~” in delivery of innovative services and solutions**


  • Medical (90% Coverage for Employee)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Life (100% Coverage for Employee)
  • Long Term Disability (100% Coverage for Employee)
  • Health Saving Account
  • 401K
  • Three weeks of PTO
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Pre-Approved Online Training

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