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Discovery Analyst

Are you passionate about solving challenging problems?
Do you thrive being a critical part of an elite team of like-minded people?
How would you like for your next career move to take you to the next level?

If any of this sounds appealing, look no further.

Position Description:

This job requires creativity and persistence. Analysts in this job will use everything in their network and technical background to solve problems and answer analytical questions. Using their understanding of how networks function, how adversaries behave on the internet, and curiosity—analysts in this position will perform analysis of digital network and mobile communications.

  Basic Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP and common protocols such as SSH, HTTP/S, SMTP, DNS, BGP, DHCP.
  • Understanding of the OSI model and its relevance to internet technologies
  • Comfort with the internet threat landscape such as malware analysis, analysis of threat indicators, and indicators of compromise.
  • Ability to analyze network traffic data for anomalous or malicious activity with tools such as Wireshark, tcpdump, and tshark.

Desired Skills:

    • Network+
    • Security+
    • CISSP
    • OSCP
    • CEH


  • Any of a number of active Cyber Certifications including but not limited to: GPEN, GXPN, GCFE, GCFA, and OSCP.


Special consideration given for the following skills:

    • Scripting skills (e.g. Python, bash)
    • Experience with UNIX operating systems.
    • Ability to develop network and malware signatures (e.g. Yara, Snort)
    • C++


  • SIGINT experience
  • Minimum 1 years’, a Bachelor’s Degree, or participation in a qualifying program that will lead to a Bachelor’s Degree may be substituted for relevant experience.

    Level 1:

    Minimum three years’ experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate field

    Level 2:

    Minimum eight years’ experience with in-depth demonstrated experience.

    Level 3:

    Minimum 18 years’ experience with in-depth demonstrated experience.


Security Clearance:

  • An active TS/SCI with favorable Polygraph
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
United States
Not Specified
Job Number:

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