SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

  • Cyber Security Analyst

    Job Location US-NC-Durham
    Job Type
    Immediate Hire
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated team member to fill the role of Cyber Security Analyst to join our team supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Computer Security Incident Response Capability (CSIRC) in Durham, NC.


    The role will involve support of the Agency’s CSIRC, managing security incidents through the

    incident response life cycle, including network, forensic, and malware analysis.


    • Research and integration of current vulnerabilities, threats, and security technologies into incident response operations
    • Management of complex security incidents through the incident response life cycle
    • Documentation of security incidents in Remedy and maintenance of incident artifacts
    • Detection and analysis of security incidents through the monitoring of security tools, such as Fortinet, ArcSight, BlueCoat SSA, Cisco AMP/FirePower/Threat Grid, and custom tools
    • Analysis of incident related data, such as packet captures, netflow, DNS history, and logs
    • Forensic analysis through use of both open source and enterprise computer forensic tools
    • Static and dynamic analysis of malicious code identification and analysis
    • Design and implementation of threat containment, and eradication strategies
    • Development of incident response processes and procedures
    • Analysis of organization security posture and development of formal recommendations for control implementation or modification
    • Generation of after action reports, lessons learned documents, and threat papers for senior management
    • Training and mentoring to other incident response team members
    • Participation in an afterhours on-call rotation


    • Must be a U.S citizen
    • At least five years of experience in a computer security incident response role
    • At least five years of enterprise Linux and Windows administration
    • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
    • Passion for information security and incident response
    • Practical experience with TCP/IP networking
    • Experience working in a Security Operations Center
    • Experience with Active Directory and other enterprise credential stores
    • Experience with virtualization technologies such as VMWare or VirtualBox
    • Experience with computer forensics and malware analysis
    • Experience with cyber threat intelligence
    • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
    • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and respond to changing requirements and environment
    • Ability to work independently and in a cross functional team
    • Ability to identify both tactical and strategic solutions to complex issues
    • Advanced malware analysis experience, such as reverse engineering and disassembly desired




    BS or equivalent + 7 yrs related experience, or MS + 5 yrs related experience



    CISSP or GIAC certification is desirable.



    SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


    SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere. 


    SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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