Cyber Security Analyst, McLean, Va – TS/SCI with Agency Polygraph

McLean, Va

Job Description

Clearance:  TS/SCI with Agency Polygraph

Synertex is seeking a Cyber security analyst with Splunk who will assess, plan, and enact security measures to help protect an organization from security breaches and attacks on its computer networks and systems.



  • Leads investigation, clean up, and reporting of all malware infections, suspicious files, and other issues
  • Analyzes all relevant cyber security event data and other sources for attack indicators and potential security breaches
  • Produces reports, assists in the coordination during incidents, and coordinates with the Network Defense O&M to ensure all security monitoring systems are on-line, up to date and operational
  • Applies knowledge of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) Detects, triages, investigates, responds and reports on all of the monitored networks
  • Demonstrates experience with RMF, CNSSI 1253, NIST SP 800-53, and NISPOM Demonstrates experience with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC)


  • Ability to create queries and alerts that feed into a dashboard for monitoring and analysis
  • To provide analysis and review of Splunk audit logs to include OS, database, and application logs
  • Experience in evaluating query results and reporting results to the customer in report format
  • Understanding of creating ITSI Glass Tables
  • Strong writing skills to create documentation such as SOPs, internal process documents and input into cyber policies
  • Coordinate with external projects to ensure audit log ingest
  • Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction