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POSITION: Cyber Forensics & Intrusion Detection Analyst / Cyber Security Sysadmin

LOCATION: Quantico, VA

STATUS: Funded

CLEARANCE: Active Secret Clearance Required

TRAVEL: Up to 25%



Cask is seeking multiple Cyber Security Analyst to support the Marine Corps Cyberspace Operations Group (MCCOG).  As a Cyber Security Analyst or Sysadmin, you will protect Technology infrastructure (including networks, hardware, and software) from a range of criminal activity.


As a Forensic & Intrusion Detection Analyst, you will:

  • Conduct network monitoring and intrusion detection analysis using various computer network defense tools, such as intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewalls, and host-based security systems.
  • Work with security information and event management (SIEM) to correlate events and identify indicators of threat activity.
  • Research emerging threats and vulnerabilities to aid in the identification of incidents.
  • Conduct log-based and endpoint-based threat detection to detect and protect against threats coming from multiple sources.
  • Correlate network, cloud, and endpoint activity across environments to identify attacks and unauthorized use.
  • Review alerts and data from sensors. Document formal, technical incident reports.
  • Provide customers with incident response support, including mitigating actions to contain activity and facilitate forensics analysis when necessary.
  • Work with threat intelligence and threat-hunting teams. Maintain awareness of threat intelligence sources.
  • Maintain awareness of current cyber threats, attack methodologies, and detection techniques

As a Cyber Security Sysadmin, you will:

  •           Conduct administration, configuration, and support of IT infrastructure, to including operating systems, network components, and application security.
  •           Continuously monitor, report, and respond to any changes to the applications that may impact the applications’ security posture
  •           Perform Cybersecurity daily operational support
  •           Create and track audit reports and metrics, report issues to Cybersecurity management
  •           Recommending and implementing hardware, software, or network solutions to resolve problems.
  •           Support the investigation of cyber breaches
  •           Assist in creating, maintaining, and implementing Cybersecurity policy
  •           Conduct analysis of multiple data sources to identify indicators of compromise.
  •           Draft client reports to explain findings and recommendations
  •           Study and stay up to date with current cyber threats, attack tactics, and detection techniques.


Basic Qualifications:

Forensic & Intrusion Analyst

  •           Five (5) years of demonstrated experience in cybersecurity 
  •           Three (3) years of demonstrated experience with malware or forensics & intrusion detection analysis.
  •           Two (2) years of demonstrated experience with tools such as FTK, Wireshark, Autopsy or similar technologies.
  •           One (1) year of demonstrated experience with development of code in languages such as Python, Lua, C/C , Ruby or similar
  •           Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level I or Level II certification
  •           Required Education: High School Diploma
  •           Required Security Clearance: Active Secret


 Cyber Security Sysadmin

  •           3+ years of experience in a technology-centered role, or completed education in IT, computer science, cybersecurity, or similar.
  •           3+ years of experience in Administering Windows Server environments.
  •           Proficient in analyzing Cybersecurity-related technical problems and providing engineering and technical support for resolution
  •           Understanding of networking concepts
  •           Experience with Linux a plus
  •           Experience combating ransomware a plus
  •           Ability to support ad hoc scripting is highly desired (Python, PowerShell)
  •           Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level I or Level II certification
  •           Required Education: High School Diploma
  •          Required Security Clearance: Active Secret


About Cask

Cask is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) founded in 2004 by a group of professionals who saw the need to help clients use and unlock the value of technology in more efficient, cost effective ways. Cask delivers business and technology advisory and consulting services to help our customers achieve success.


Cask is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status a qualified individual with a disability.