Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst

    Job ID 2019-1665
    Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
  • Overview

    TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.


    Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!


    TISTA Science and Technology is seeking a Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst to join our growing team! This role will afford an opportunity to work with a great team while serving a fulfilling mission.


    • Monitor, triage, and prioritize events, alerts and tips for further investigation
    • Investigate events, alerts and tips to determine if an incident has occurred
    • Investigate network traffic for potential security incidents using
      • Sensor data
      • Packet captures
    • Coordinate the response for confirmed security incidents, to include efforts to contain, remediate, recover, and prevent
    • Escalate to Enterprise Network Defense Analysts for more complex, deep, or lengthy investigations.
    • Maintain situational awareness and keep current with cyber security news and threat actor Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)
    • Document investigations using tickets, incident reports, etc.
    • Support the production of effective situational awareness products with relevant metrics and visualizations for key constituents and leadership


    • Five or more years of work experience with at least three of those specialized in cyber security
    • Two years working in a 24/7 SOC minimum
    • High technical ability/aptitude, demonstrated through prior technical experience and accomplishment
    • Critical thinking skills
    • Analytic skills and experience
    • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to pass a security clearance background investigation
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to work on occasional weekends and holidays

    Sound cyber security knowledge foundation, to include understanding of:

    • Computer and network technology fundamentals
    • Network security
    • Host security
    • Security tools and technologies


    • BS/BA degree preferred, but not required


    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust


    • Bethesda, MD


    Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!


    TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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