Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Sr. Cyber Forensic Security Analyst (Senior Cyber Security Analyst)

    Posted Date 7 months ago(7 months ago)
    Job ID
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    Information Technology
    Location : City
    North Las Vegas
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
  • Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field and 5 years’ progressive related experience, or equivalent training and experience.

    • Demonstrated understanding of principles, theories, standards, practices, protocols, and procedures used in Digital Forensics/Incident Response. 
    • Understanding of the Windows operating system and command line tools, the Linux operating system and command line tools, the Mac operating system and command line tools,  network protocols, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and packet capture analysis with tools such as WireShark, file systems and the forensic analysis of file systems including File Allocation Table (FAT), New Technology File System (NTFS), Hierarchical File System (HFS), Extended File System (EXT), and Compact Disc File System (CDFS). 
    • Knowledge of network-based services and client/server applications, Knowledge of cyber security vulnerabilities, mitigation strategies, network architecture, and how to apply security controls; familiarity with intrusion detection systems and with network architecture and security infrastructure placement. 
    • Ability to understand policies, procedures, laws, regulations, and other directives, maintain strict confidentiality. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, sufficient to communicate with co-workers, customers, provide testimony, write clear and concise reports, gather information, and collect information
    • Ability to use multiple electronic devices including standard office machines, cellular phones, and security devices
    • Ability to articulate highly technical processes and information to a non-technical audience
    • Ability to render credible testimony in a court of law; Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform all assigned duties.
    • Professional certifications such as ACE, CFCE, CHFI, EnCE, GCFE, and GCIH are highly desirable.

    Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level).  Review and tests for the absence of any illegal drugs as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, “Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites,” will be conducted.  Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, and subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.  Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required.  Reference 10 CFR Part 709, “Counterintelligence Evaluation Program.”

    Eligibility Requirements – To obtain a clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age.  Reference DOE Order 472.2, “Personnel Security.” 


    MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


    The resonsibilities of the position include the following:

    • Candidate will assist in researching, compiling, and analyzing technical data. 
    • Monitor Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Security Event and Incident Management (SEIM) tools, endpoint security tools, e-mail gateways, firewalls, network infrastructure devices, and other digital devices for security events. 
    • Create logical and physical forensic images of digital evidence over the network or directly from hosts. 
    • Conduct forensic software and hardware validations; maintain forensic hardware and update forensic systems and appliances as necessary. 
    • Analyze host-based and network-based indicators of compromise and correlate incidents using log analysis, forensics, malware reverse engineering, and other incident response data. 
    • Participate as part of the Incident Response Team to detect, respond to, contain, and remediate cyber-related threats. 
    • Seize digital evidence in support of investigations and conducts forensic analysis of digital evidence. 
    • Create detailed reports of investigative activity for consumption by organizations to include: Human Resources, Legal, Labor Relations, Law Enforcement, the federal customer, and others. 
    • Review cyber security threat information and assists with mitigating vulnerabilities.
    • Use established standards, practices, and procedures as well as an increasing technical knowledge to solve problems and complete projects. 
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.
    • Perform related work as assigned by supervisor




    If you’re looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you’ve come to the right place!


    At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we’re a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We’re dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!


    MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and Stoller Newport News Nuclear, Inc. (SN3).