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Network & Threat Support Specialist, Junior

Network & Threat Support Specialist, Junior
Position Location: Fort Meade, MD
Job Code: 1489
Number of Openings: 1

Job Title: Junior Network Threat Intel Analyst

Location: Fort Meade, MD

Shift: N/A

Required Security Clearance: TS//SCI with Polygraph

Required Certifications: No certifications are required for this position.

Required Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Science (BS) degree.

Required Experience:  Four (4) + years of network and vulnerability assessment experience.


Federal Data Systems is seeking an intelligence analyst to support our Fort Meade, MD. partner as a Network and Threat Support Specialist. Qualified and accepted candidates will work on-site, analyzing, mapping, and discovering vulnerabilities, intrusions and threats in computer network systems.

Functional Responsibility:

The Network & Threat Analyst will:

·         Perform in-depth analysis of computer and network intrusion incident data and in-depth technical analysis of network traffic with the goal of detecting malicious activity.

·         Perform long-term and time sensitive, in-depth technical analysis of malicious code, analyze the inner workings, and develop defensive countermeasures.

·         Analyze network transports and application layer packets and identify packet details.

·         Identify anomalies at the packet level and develop signatures to support various collection platforms.

  • Developing techniques for the identification and analysis of malicious activity.
  • Analyzing network transports and application layer packets and identifying packet details.
  • Identifying anomalies at the packet level and developing signatures to support various collection platforms.
  • Designing, demonstrating, developing, implementing, and updating exploitation or protection methods and recommending mitigation strategies and techniques.


·         Familiarity with penetration testing.

·         Understanding of adversarial tactics within a network.

·         Knowledge of Windows Operating Systems.

·         Experience with Kali Linux.

·         Ability to code in either Python or Ruby.

·         Report writing skills.

·         Work with SIGINT collection material.


·         Familiarity with Metasploit. GRAPEVINE, SNORT

·         Experience with Cobalt Strike / XKS / GENESIS

·         Ability to code in SQL, Java, JS, BASH, and/or C++

·         CEH Certification

Working Conditions:

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.

Physical Requirements:

May be required to lift and carry items weighting up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the work day.

Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

Successful Completion of a Background Screening/Check/Investigation will be required as a condition of hire.

Employment Type: Full-time


Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.


Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

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