Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Threat Management Specialist in Morrisville, NC. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.
Please note that this position requires US Citizenship and a Public Trust Clearance.
The Threat Management Specialist will perform deep-dive incident analysis by correlating data from various sources and determines if a critical system or data set is affected. Handle incidents as defined in Playbooks and SOPs. They also advise on remediation actions.
  • Identification of Cybersecurity problems which may require mitigating controls.
  • Analyze network traffic to identify exploit or intrusion related attempts.
  • Recommend detection mechanisms for exploit and or intrusion related attempts.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on network-based attacks, network traffic analysis, and intrusion methodologies.
  • Escalate items which require further investigation to other members of the Threat Management team.
  • Execute operational processes in support of response efforts to identified security incidents.
  • 3+ years of IT security experience with 2+ years of experience in network traffic analysis.
  • Strong working knowledge of: Boolean Logic, TCP/IP Fundamentals, Network Level Exploits, Threat Management, Regular Expressions.
  • Must currently possess or have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance.
  • Knowledge of Control Frameworks and Risk Management techniques.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Strong understanding of IDS/IPS technologies, trends, vendors, processes and methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of common IDS/IPS architectures and implementations.
  • Strong understanding of IDS/IPS signatures, content creation and signature characteristics including both signature and anomaly-based analysis and detection.
  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or significant work experience in government related SOC.
  • Certifications such as GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED), GIAC Certified Security Essentials (GSEC), CISSP, or SSCP.

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