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Cybersecurity Network Analyst

Annapolis Junction, MD
Belay Technologies has been voted Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work 2019, runner up in 2020 and a finalist in 2021!

Belay Technologies is seeking a Cybersecurity Network Analyst (CNA), who performs systems and data threat analysis and enterprise-wide monitoring of Government systems and networks for insider threats. The CNA performs baseline audits of usage of all Agency automated information systems and provides feedback in the form of written and oral reports and metrics. The CNA performs focused monitoring capabilities on a case-by-case basis. The CNA performs testing of new software releases/upgrades and policies to ensure compatibility with enterprise applications. The CNA performs network maintenance checks on requisite insider threat monitoring software and third party architecture. The CNA creates policies, performs data analysis, product configuration support, network and database support, and maintenance of the operating server, agent baseline, and database repository; performs software policy analysis, generation, refinement, and testing. The CNA reviews and recommends additional resources required to meet customer mission requirements. The CNA assists the Government in building and deploying software enhancements. The CNA participates in customer program and technical exchange meetings. The CNA provides product specific training on-site and off -site as required.

Candidates should have the following qualifications: 
  • TS/SCI with full scope polygraph is required.
  • A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Engineering, or related field from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Five (5) years of Cybersecurity Threat Analysis experience in the following disciplines:
  • Cybersecurity techniques and Network Analysis, Insider Threat Analysis software, TCP/IP fundamentals, Windows Operating Systems and supporting Office applications, real-world incident management and incident response.

Candidates are required to have the following skills:
  • Maintains the integrity, security and availability of the Insider Threat software tool
  • Organizes and formats threat analysis reports; identifies events/incidents that require follow-up action
  • Implements new software or software modifications to comply with design and/or performance requirements
  • Administers, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of software and reports generated
  • Monitors various network logs to ensure proper operation.
  • Participates in customer program and technical exchange meetings
  • Supports the development of long and short term analysis and design requirements; database design, development, implementation, and analysis activities
  • Performs regularly scheduled database back- ups to prevent the potential loss of collected data. Tests backups to ensure the ability to restore data
  • Performs baseline audits. Develops simple database queries, identify and report software bugs or defects for correction
  • Assists the Government in building and deploying software and enhancements. Provides training to Government personnel on Insider Threat Analysis software and analysis techniques  
  • Makes minor modifications to existing software to correct errors, adapt to new hardware, or improve threat software performance
  • Performs software testing of new releases/upgrades and policies to ensure compatibility with enterprise applications and full compatibility with all enterprise applications
  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections of the software operations, hardware integration, and systems logs. Monitors data repositories, identifies, and resolves any performance issues arising from use of the Insider Threat software components and /or the organizational intranet
  • Configure, integrate and ensure commercially obtained 3rd-party software patches and updates to enterprise workstations do not result in unexpected loss of capability or other negative impact to monitoring and audit activities
  • Test new Insider Threat software agents on workstations with representative software loads including any key Agency proprietary applications, ensures thorough and effective testing of requisite agents

Additional contract or position specific required experience for this level (skills, technologies, expertise):
  • At least 1 year of experience in Information Technology Experience creating knowledge objects and robust queries/searches, along with creating reports and generating charts from the resulting queries/searches using Splunk.

Belay Technologies is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business located in Columbia Maryland. Belay specializes in systems automation and full stack development. Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.

Perks and Benefits:
  • 8 weeks paid leave - 4 weeks of personal leave, 3 Yay! days, take off on your birthday,11 paid holidays and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program
  • 10% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
  • $5,000 annual training/tuition
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • 100% company funded HSA
  • Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance)
  • Dental coverage including orthodontia
  • Up to $420,000 in life insurance, premiums 100% company funded
  • Amazon Prime, gym reimbursement, monthly lunches, games and prizes
  • Pet adoption program, generous referral bonus program, fun events, and more!
We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, full scope 
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