DTRA - Cyber Intel Analyst Senior

US-VA-Ft. Belvoir
Job ID
# of Openings
Clearance Requirement
Education Requirement
Bachelor's Degree
CISSP (8140 IAM Level III compliance)
Experience Level
8570 Compliant


SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
  • Supports cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis, articulating emerging trends to leadership and staff.
  • Coordinates resources during enterprise incident response efforts, driving incidents to timely and complete resolution.
  • Employs advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, including dead system analysis and volatile data collection and analysis.
  • Supports internal HR/Legal/Ethics investigations as forensic subject matter expert.
  • Performs network traffic analysis utilizing raw packet data, net flow, IDS, and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communications networks.
  • Reviews threat data from various sources and develops custom signatures for Open Source IDS or other custom detection capabilities.
  • Correlates actionable security events from various sources including Security Information Management System (SIMS) data and develops unique correlation techniques.
  • Utilizes understanding of attack signatures, tactics, techniques and procedures associated with advanced threats.
  • Develops analytical products fusing enterprise and all-source intelligence. May conduct malware analysis of attacker tools providing indicators for enterprise defensive measures, and reverse engineer attacker encoding protocols.
  • Interfaces with external entities including law enforcement organizations, intelligence community organizations and other government agencies such as the Department of Defense.


  • Experience with Splunk, Sourcefire and ArcSight or similar tools
  • Must have DoD 8570 "CND Analyst" certificate such as CEH, GCIA or GCIH
  • Must hold IAT II certification or greater (Security+, CCNA Security, etc.)
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as within a team environment
  • Must be able to support mid-shift (10pm-6:30am)


SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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