Principal Cyber Analytics Engineer
SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.
SkyePoint Decisions is a leading Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering, Critical Infrastructure and Operations, and Applications Development and Maintenance IT service provider headquartered in Dulles, Virginia with operations across the U.S. We provide innovative enterprise-wide solutions as well as targeted services addressing the complex challenges faced by our federal government clients. Our focus is on enabling our clients to deliver their mission most efficiently and effectively – anytime, anywhere, securely. We combine technical expertise, mission awareness, and an empowered workforce to produce meaningful results.
As a SkyePoint employee you will be given the opportunity to support some of our nation’s most critical information systems by utilizing not only your existing cybersecurity skills and talents, but those that you will learn in your new role. In your new role as a cyber security professional, you will protect our customer’s most sensitive data and complex systems from all forms of threats including cyber-attacks, insider threats, rogue network devices, and malicious software and applications. You will work with a team of like-minded professionals to share and collaborate upon your ideas to improve the cybersecurity infrastructure, architecture, and configuration deployments. Your ideas and contributions will matter.
This is a contingent position based upon customer approval.
Skyepoint Decisions is seeking a Principal Cyber Analytics Engineer to support the Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program providing leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective, and secure business processes.
This position will work a rotating hybrid schedule in Beltsville, MD. WEEK 1 – 2 days onsite, 3 days remote WEEK 2 – 3 days onsite, 2 days remote
What you’ll do:
Provide SME input for future-state solutions pertaining to cyber analytics, XDR, and cloud data management.
Manage the administration of a growing 15 TB/day on-premises Splunk deployment, including both operating system and application aspects.
Integrate new data sources and technologies into Splunk Enterprise using the Common Information Model (CIM).
Onboard data by directly editing Splunk configuration files, utilizing RegEx skills as needed.
Troubleshoot log feeds by effectively communicating with external departments in an enterprise environment.
Apply upgrades and patches as necessary to maintain system security and compliance.
Assist cyber analysts in solving complex big data search processing challenges using expert SPL knowledge.
Support Splunk Enterprise Security and Ansible.
The position will require several days per week working onsite in Beltsville, MD.
Basic Qualifications- To be considered for this position, you must at minimum meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 9 years of experience in IT. Masters in Data Analytics preferred. An additional 4 years of experience if no degree.
US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.
Must be able to work a hyrbd schedule
Must have one of the following certifications or be able to obtain before start date: CASP CE, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA-Security, CCNP Security, CEH, CFR, CISA CISSP (or Associate) Cloud, CySA, GCED, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, OR SCYBER.
Hands-on experience with Unix in a STIG environment.
Proficiency in working with bash prompts, including editing configuration files and performing troubleshooting analysis with TCPDump.
Prior Tier-1 Administrator experience, including familiarity with network protocols such as DNS, DHCP, LDAP, SSH, SMTP, etc.
At least 3 years of hands-on Splunk Administration experience in a multi-indexer search head cluster environment.
Understanding of security-centric data sets.
Familiarity with cloud computing and experience working in a cloud environment.
Proficiency in Python, SQL, Bash, and PowerShell.
Must be a US citizen
What We Can Offer You –
At SkyePoint, we go B.I.G. (beginning in GRATITUDE) by recognizing all we have and giving back to our employees, families, and communities. It instills a positive mindset that permeates all we do. By beginning in gratitude, SkyePoint can continue to spread living in gratitude each day.
Great Benefits: Several insurance options including HMO and High Deductible plans with Health Savings Accounts [HSAs], Flex Spending Accounts [FSAs], Full Dental Plans, ST/LT Disability, Life Insurance, floating federal holiday options, and 401k matched
Certificate Incentive Program: To promote professional development, we recognize and reward employees who obtain new certifications aligned with business needs.
SkyePoint DoD SkillBridge Industry Partner Fellowship Program
Flexible Work Environment
SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified small business and appraised at CMMI Level 3 (with SAM) for Services. We possess a common vision of excellence and foster a collaborative team culture built upon individual performance and accountability. We invest in our people and systems to create value for our clients. It is the SkyePoint Way. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with exceptional people and give back to the communities we serve. Our employees value the flexibility at SkyePoint that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
Please be aware of recruiting scams and people claiming to be from SkyePoint Decisions. For more information, please see the Welcome Page of our Careers site.
Skyepoint Decisions is a participating E-Verify Employer.
U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.
Job Type: Contingent Upon Prime/Customer Acceptance
External Company URL: www.skyepoint.icims.com