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422 Tier III Content Developer

DC, Washington, DC
SSi has principals that are an integral part of the organizations characteristic and are fundamentally essential to the shaping of everyday activities that connect to our broader mission and vision. As an organization SSi is committed to:
 
Foster a culture of innovative and out of the box thinking: 
We fundamentally understand that each employee has something unique to offer to the organization.  We foster a culture that nourishes innovation by empowering staff, leverages their passions, and encompasses a circle of trust where it’s all about thinking of new ideas and getting good feedback.
 
Invest in our Resources
Employees are essential, their physical and mental well-being are pivotal to the growth of our organization.  Our company culture, productivity, and overall employee happiness stem directly from how much training, responsibility, and empowerment they have within our organization. Our focus is on improving the growth of individual through education, allowing them to play central roles, so they can grow and add value to the company.
 
Provide solutions that are in the best interest of the customer and improve their strategic posture
We are in business to serve our customers and do what is in their best interest. Our philosophy is to offer services that are complete.  We strive to provide services that do more than meets the eye, to achieve more than superficial results and to help the business improve in areas that they may not have considered.
 
Give thoughtful considerations to our actions and their affects
We give thoughtful consideration to each other’s differences and opinions. We must give our individual best to get the job done right. Everyone is accountable for their behaviors, exercising rational judgment, and giving thoughtful consideration to their professional activities and decisions.

Currently we have an immediate need to add an experienced Content Developer professional to our staff:


Basic Qualification:

Are you someone concerned with the security of our nation? Are you driven to protect and serve? Are you skilled in cyber defense? Then Sharp Solutions, Inc.is the place for you. We are ensuring our nation's security in a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security. Our partnership focuses on the DHS Security Operations Center (SOC) Support Services Program where we provide around the clock cyber support focusing on some our nation's toughest threats.

The Tier 3 analyst will provide support during core business hours and will also participate in an on-call rotational schedule.

Primary Responsibilities
Duties include proactively searching for threats. Inspect traffic for anomalies and new malware patterns. Investigate and analyze logs. Provide analysis and response to alerts when escalated from junior analysts, and document activity in SOC investigations and Security Event Notifications (SENs). Develop custom content within the SIEM or other network security tools to detect threats and attacks against the department. Tier 3 analysts participate in briefings to provide expert guidance on new threats and will act as an escalation point for M&A analysts. The analyst may also be required to author reports and/or interface with customers for ad-hoc requests. In addition, the Tier 3 analyst may be asked to participate in discussions to make recommendations on improving SOC visibility or process.

Basic Qualifications:
  
Candidates shall have a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in security, information risk management, or information systems risk assessment, and must be knowledgeable in many areas such as: Vulnerability Assessments, Intrusion Prevention and Detection, Access Control and Authorization, Policy Enforcement, Application Security, Protocol Analysis, Firewall Management, Incident Response, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Encryption, Two-Factor Authentication, Web-filtering, and Advanced Threat Protection.

- Experience implementing security methodologies and SOC processes
- Extensive knowledge about network ports and protocols (e.g. TCP/UDP, HTTP, ICMP, DNS, SMTP, etc)
- Experienced with network topologies and network security devices (e.g. Firewall, IDS/IPS, Proxy, DNS, WAF, etc).
- Hands-on experience utilizing network security tools (e.g. Sourcefire, Suricata, Netwitness, o365, FireEye, etc) and SIEM
- Experience training and mentoring junior analysts
- Expertise in developing custom SPL using macros, lookups, etc.
- Experience creating regex for pattern matching
- Extensive knowledge of common end user and web application attacks and countermeasures against attacks
- Experience creating SOPs and providing guidance to junior analyst
- Ability to analyze new attacks and provide guidance to watch floor analyst on detection and response
- Knowledgeable of the various Intel Frameworks (e.g. Cyber Kill Chain, Diamond Model, MITRE ATT&CK, etc) and able to utilize it in their analysis workflow
- TS/SCI clearance and DHS EOD is required
Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience implementing security methodologies and SOC processes
- Experience developing custom workflows within Splunk to streamlines SOC processes
- Knowledgeable of APTs their capabilities and experience implementing appropriate countermeasures
- Experience in a scripting language (e.g. Python, Powershell, etc) and automating SOC processes/workflow
- Experience with performing cloud (e.g. o365, Azure, AWS, etc) security monitoring and familiarity with cloud threat landscape
 
SSi is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action. SSi also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability.

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