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VA156: 8111 Gatehouse Rd, FallsChurch 8111 Gatehouse Road , Falls Church, VA, 22042 USA

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At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

This position is CONTINGENT upon funding, an open position, customer approval, completion of a favorable background investigation, and the ability to obtain and maintain our customer's sensitive clearance.

An experienced Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst is needed to support the mission of the Threat Intelligence Unit by analyzing and tracking adversaries, creating and sharing intelligence both internal and external to CISO, and creating and updating cyber threat profiles for leadership.

Location: Falls Church, Virginia

Hours: Daytime hours (8 - 5:00PM / may be some flexibility)

Job Responsibilities:

Identifies and assesses the capabilities and activities of cyber criminals or foreign intelligence entities.

Produces finds to help initialize or support law enforcements and counterintelligence investigations or activities.

Identify and develop threat signatures from all available sources.

Maintain threat indicators within the threat intelligences platform.

Implement and support standard procedures for incident response.

Interface with Business Unit Information System Security Officers and Incident Response Teams.

Provides insights to other team members on nuances of networking technologies, architectures, and network traffic analysis to support other analysts who do not have networking experience. 

Develops models for identifying incident-type activity, of malware or bad actors, using statistical analysis 

Develop dashboards to assist in automation and awareness for incident response

Reviews incident logs/records mining for patterns 

Researches Internet sources and threat intelligence databases to try and find evidence in customer logs 

Required Experience and Skills:

*Must be eligible to obtain a sensitive clearance – Position of Public Trust – and may be required to obtain a higher security clearance

Must have strong working knowledge of:

  • Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysis and Reporting
  • Cyber Defense Techniques
  • Adversary Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)
  • Boolean Logic
  • TCP/IP Fundamentals
  • Network Level Exploits
  • Threat Management
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Must have 5+ years of related work experience and a Bachelor's degree

Interest in learning about Windows, Linux, Database, Application, Web server, firewall, SIEM etc. log analysis

Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with team members

Understanding of intelligence cycle, Cyber Kill Chain, and Diamond Model

Must be able to work daytime hours (8 - 5:00PM / may be some flexibility)

The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required.  U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience working as a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
  • Familiarity with common network vulnerability/penetration testing
  • Experience with, Recorded Future, Tanium, Redseal, and Anomali
  • An understanding of log data for Sourcefire, Brightmail, Blue Coat, and Tipping Point
  • Experience evaluating systems and network devices and enterprise networks for IA vulnerabilities
  • Experience evaluating enterprise networks for IA/security vulnerabilities
  • Splunk query-development expertise
  • Experience on an Incident Response team performing Tier I/II initial incident triage
  • Excellent writing skills

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Engineering, Science or a related field. In lieu of degree, two additional years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree-level education.

Desired Certifications (one or more desired):

DOD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II; CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, SEC +, or SANS

Requires advanced knowledge of work area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical knowledge of project management. Practical to substantial knowledge of RTX projects, programs or systems with the ability to make enhancements and leverage in daily work.

Typically requires:

A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience

Engineering/Other Technical Positions:

Typically requires a degree in Science,Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

Falls Church, VA

Relocation Eligible: No

Sign On Bonus Eligible: No




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Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst - VA
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