Security Analyst I and II

In support of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Security Division under the newly created Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency, VancePoint provides specialized security services to support the Department’s critical cyber programs. The National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS), also known as the EINSTEIN set of capabilities, is an integrated system of intrusion detection, analytics, intrusion prevention, and information sharing capabilities that defend the federal executive branch civilian government’s IT infrastructure from cyber threats. The Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program is a key avenue through which DHS fulfills its mission to protect U.S. based public and private entities from cybersecurity threats. ECS provides intrusion prevention capabilities that help U.S.-based companies protect their computer systems against unauthorized access, exploitation, and data exfiltration.

 

In support of these efforts, our Security Analyst:

  • Detects, mitigates, and analyzes threats.

  • Conducts research and evaluates technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on user behavior and patterns in a dynamic and changing mission environment.

  • Analyzes technical and non-technical data and metadata to determine normal patterns of events, proactively identify abnormalities, and determine root-cause of abnormalities.

  • Correlates threat data from various sources.

  • Prepares assessments and presentations of analyses and findings.

  • Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations.

  • Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes.

  • Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior intelligence officials.

  • Supports security classification management functions

  • Develops, updates, and maintains security classification guides for cyber programs

  • Assists NSD with SCIF accreditation support

  • Creates customer-facing and government documentation, including process flows

  • Controls documents through configuration management

 

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Technical Certification and 3 or 5+ years as Security Analyst or related field and experience.

  • Knowledge of Government security requirements, processes and procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to use MS Office Suite to include Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • Superior communication skills, both written and oral.

  • A U.S. Government TS/SCI security clearance – must be a US Citizen.

 

Desired Skills:

  • DHS EOD or Suitability

  • NICE Ref: AN-TWA-001