• Active Defense & Prevention (ADP) Analyst- 3rd Shift M-F 10pm-6:30am

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Job ID
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    Aveshka is seeking an  Active Defense & Prevention (ADP) Infrastructure Analyst will support a Joint Services Provider (JSP) program that provides a full range of information technology products, services, solutions, and customer support. The program performs a wide variety of cybersecurity services and functions that are required to assure the operational, physical, and information security posture. The scope includes End Point Security, Network Security, and Incident Handling.


    The ADP Analyst will be responsible for carrying out all of the team’s special projects and evaluating new technologies for potential use. They will also be responsible for the placement, configuration, administration, and maintenance of all IDS equipment and will assist Tier 2 and Tier 3 in signature writing and testing. Perform Tier 2 monitoring and analysis when there are no ongoing projects or Infrastructure needs to attend.


    (3rd Shift M-F 10pm-6:30am)


    • Recognize “known” and possibly suspicious attack traffic patterns
    • Tune IDS/ Intrusion Prevention (IPS) Systems
    • Write/modify IDS/IPS Signatures
    • Define Security Information and Event Management  (SIEM) content
    • Determine/Recommend New Detection/Prevention Methods/Capabilities
    • Install/Configure/Administer Unix/Linux boxes
    • Basic understanding of regular expressions
    • Basic understanding of scripting languages (e.g., perl, javascript)


    Required Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree


    Required Experience:


    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II
    • 6+ years’ of experience deploying various network defense tools (ie. IDS, IPS, Packet Capture, Flow, Session, SEIM, Proxy, Web Content Filtering, SSL Decryption)


    Required Clearance:


    • Active Top Secret (TS)


    Desired Qualifications:


    • CASP CE or CISSP is preferred
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II
    • DoD 8570 CSSP Analyst Certification



    About Aveshka:

    Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.


    Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:


    • Extensive training programs
    • Gym membership reimbursement
    • Education reimbursement
    • Technology benefits
    • Commuter benefits
    • Generous paid time off and much more!


    Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


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