Intrusion Detection Analyst

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.

Job Description

Intrusion Detection Analysts must be able to perform the tasks and meet the skills, knowledge and abilities as described in NIST Special Publication 800-181 National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework for the role of Cyber Defense Analyst (Work Role ID: PR-CDA-001).

Typical duties include:

  • Analyze and define security requirements for MLS issues.

  • Design, develop, engineer, and implement solutions to MLS requirements.

  • Guide effort to gather and organize technical information about an organization's mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the MLS arena.

  • Perform risk analyses which also includes risk assessment.

  • Develop security standards.

  • Document all incidents and create a clear narrative that supports their conclusions.

  • Provide Tier 1 support and escalate all events to Technical Leads for review before completing event notation to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Ensure that all incidents are supported with evidence and artifacts derived from analysis. Provide clear and actionable event notifications to customers.

  • Create a ticket in the SOC ticketing system for tracking and escalation purposes where a specific action is required for an event.

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis of events in the current SIEM and other SOC tools looking for malicious activity and other security related events that were not identified by the automated processes.

  • Provide an immediate response to all customer inquiries and information requests.

  • Perform appropriate escalations for events, notifications, and non-responsiveness from customers


Educational Requirement:

  • HS education but preference to candidates with a BS in a technical field, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics preferred

Certification Requirements:

Experience Requirements:

  • 1-3 years experience

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions

Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.

Physical Requirements

Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipment and Machines

General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

May require operating motor vehicles.


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory.

It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.

You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise

You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work

Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions


Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.

Other Essential Functions

Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.

Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client's standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

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Intrusion Detection Analyst

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