Cyber Defense Analyst

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort George G Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking TS/SCI cleared professionals to serve as Cyber Defense Analysts in Fort Meade, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will...

  • Use information collected from a variety of sources to monitor network activity and analyze it for evidence of anomalous behavior.
  • Identify, triage, and report events that occur in order to protect data, information systems, and infrastructure.
  • Find trends, patterns, or anomaly correlations utilizing security-relevant data.
  • Recommend proactive security measures.
  • Conduct analysis to isolate indicators of compromise.
  • Notify designated managers, cyber incident responders, and cybersecurity service provider team member of suspected cyber incidents and articulate the event’s history, status, and potential impact for further action in accordance with the organization’s cyber incident response plan.


You possess...

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • A Top Secret clearance with polygraph.
  • Four (4) years of relevant experience in a Cyber Defense Analyst role on similar projects.
  • A Bachelor's Degree may be used in lieu of two (2) years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with Bricata, TCPDump, Wireshark, or other network traffic analysis tools.
  • Two (2) years of experience working with security information and event management suites (such as Splunk, ArcSight, Kibana, or LogRhythm).
  • Two (2) years of experience in network analysis and threat analysis.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level I or Level II Certification, such as Security+.
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace with unique TTPs.

Additional Information

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2021 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun!

Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering

  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning

  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training

All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Unique Flexible PTO

  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays

  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military

  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend

  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.

  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement

  • Free financial advising from qualified experts

  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment

  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals

  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses

  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events

  • Access to our Company Swag Store

Posted On: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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