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Cyber Security Analyst - Splunk Data Specialist

Herndon, VA 20170
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


The selected candidate will support an Intelligence Community (IC) mission cyber security watch and analysis center in implementing best practices for cyber incident response team (CIRT) data analysis and reporting and working to ensure the integrity and validity of data being analyzed. The candidate will essentially serve as a cyber and data engineer for the program. Responsibilities include:

  • Collecting and reporting on monthly metrics
  • Analyzing the cyber data being indexed and analyzed to ensure data is typed as close to the source as possible.
  • Developing and promulgating techniques for data mining using Splunk in answering what-if questions regarding appropriate usage of the network.
  • Developing dashboards and complex queries to answer targeted questions.
  • Providing surge Tier II cyber analysis in response to event alerts.


Required Qualifications:

  • Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.
  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in Cybersecurity, Information Security, IT, EE, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in three or more specific areas to include: analysis, network engineering, networking security.
  • At least 5 years Splunk experience to include the development of dashboards, reports and/or complex queries.
  • Prior experience or knowledge of CIRT environments.
  • Basic knowledge of networks
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a Security Operations Center (SOC) as an analyst
  • Prior experience with one or more of the following tools: intrusion detection/prevention system, network anti-virus technologies.
  • Relevant Certifications: CEH, CISSP, Security+, or related certification.
  • MS degree in technical field
  • Proven experience in network analysis methodologies
  • Experience within IC community
  • Experience ensuring quality assurance and the spreading of best practices

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-07-30 Expires: 2020-08-29

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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