Senior Cyber Watch Analyst

Washington, DC 20004

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Position Description


We are in an immediate need of a Senior Cyber Watch Analyst and all shift.- ALL THREE SHIFTS OPEN AND WEEKENDS!!!

Title: Senior Cyber Watch Analyst (Weekends, 7PM-7AM) or Weekdays 11P-7A

Location: Washington, D.C.

Clearance: TS/SCI


  • Support operational watch and situational awareness requirements for the USCG Cyber Command CSOC
  • Provide situational awareness and readiness reporting for the CSOC to the program leadership
  • Support coordination and information collection related to incidents, investigations, Task Orders and other communications within DOD and DHS
  • Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation
  • Recognize potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Maintain IDS signatures and policies
  • Modify and add custom IDS policies and signatures to account for lack of monitoring in threat areas as warranted by threat changes, such as zero-day attacks. This includes the use of Sourcefire rules
  • Identify misuse, malware or unauthorized activity on monitored networks
  • Analyze and solve problems related to network, system, forensic and malware analysis
  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk
  • Prepare incident reports of analysis methodology and results
  • Support Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Disaster Recovery (DR) as required
  • Ensure proper maintenance and documentation updates
  • Ensure the integrity and protection of networks, systems and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies


  • Bachelor's degree and 7+ years of relative working experience
  • Experience with security technologies including Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Firewalls & Log Analysis, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), Antivirus, Network Packet Analyzers, malware analysis, forensics tools and reverse engineering
  • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Knowledge of industry accepted standards and best practices related to incident response operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge in information technologies to include computer hardware and software, operating systems, and networking protocols
  • Demonstrated excellence in analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Current active DoD TS/SCI clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain a CI polygraph
  • Shift Hours: Weekends 7PM-7AM
  • Active DoD 8570 IAT Level III and CSSP Analyst certification or the ability to obtain it within 60 days of hire
  • As a contingency to employment at NetCentrics, all candidates who are given offers must successfully pass a full background investigation including criminal history, education and employment verifications

Preferred Qualification/Certifications:

  • JRSS and Elastic experience

Type: Part-time
Pay: $55.00 to $65.00 per HOUR