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Threat Intelligence Engineer
Ref No.: 17-01249
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Client name: The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) House Information Resources (HIR) Office of Cybersecurity's Information Security directorate (INFOSEC)
Location: U.S. House of Representatives CAO Office of Acquisitions Management O'Neill Federal Building, Suite 5110 Washington, DC 20515
Duration: 12 Months


Threat Intelligence Engineer:
INFOSEC requires a mid-level threat intelligence engineer to provide support in the following tasks:
  • Proactively research emerging cyber threats. Apply analytical understanding of hacker methodologies and tactics, system vulnerabilities, and key indicators of attacks and exploits.
  •  Utilize experience analyzing and synthesizing information with other relevant data sources, providing guidance to analysts and operators, evaluating, interpreting, and integrating all sources of information, and fusing computer network attack analyses with available threat feed data.
  •  Communicate to team members and senior leadership both quantifiable and qualifiable cyber risk to the organization through operational briefings and threat intelligence reports.
  •  Has in-depth knowledge of security systems and understands the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors, and methods of exploitation.
  •  Possesses the ability to use in-depth knowledge to identify and present actionable intelligence to team members and senior leadership.
  •  Develop and maintain analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations.
  •  Minimum Secret security clearance required.
  •  Perform other official duties as assigned.
Candidate Capability Requirements/Experience::
In addition to the requirements and ability to provide the services above, the candidate response should identify how they meet the below requirements.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer related field plus 5 years of professional experience or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and advanced knowledge of security systems analysis, testing, and documentation;
  • Knowledge of virtual environments, network operating systems, mobile device environments, and data encryption methods; Experience:
  • Help Desk Administration, User Support, Networking and Infrastructure, Computer Systems Analysis and Design, Computer Hardware and Software, Business and Management Information Systems practices and principals.
  • Demonstrated expertise in communication protocols, network operating systems, servers, firewall implementation, IPS/IDS systems, and advanced malware detection systems;
  • Must be able to multi-task and work independently on moderate to complex assignments using independent professional discretion and judgment as well as transition quickly between projects with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with elected officials, senior staff, information systems professionals, and technical and non-technical users;
  • Ability to comprehend and integrate complex computer technology and software into an effective information systems security program. Must have the ability to verify the solution meets the requirements;
  • Unless otherwise stated, a minimum of a Secret security clearance preferred,
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, users, contractors, and vendors; and
  • One or more of the following preferred (CISSP, GIAC, EnCE, CCE, CEH).
  • 3 References Required