Offensive/Defensive Cybersecurity Analyst

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking an experienced Offensive/Defensive Cybersecurity Analyst to join a diverse, highly-skilled team to create unique solutions for complex problems involving foreign weapons systems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective intelligence, engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

Dynetics is looking for junior to senior Cybersecurity analysts to work on our team. Our group primarily works in commercial enterprises conducting assessment services (red team assessments, purple team assessments, network monitoring, penetration tests, and incident response) supporting internal offensive and defensive programs. Our analysts work both onsite and offsite in various environments supporting our customers, anywhere from developing toolsets in support of operations to briefing executives.

Successful candidates have excellent technical and soft skills. They are also well-organized, self-directed individuals.


Basic Qualifications

Must have HS diploma or GED, must have 5+ years of applicable experience in offensive security.

  1. Plan and execute offensive and defensive engagements with customers
  2. Knowledge of programming or scripting languages, such as C#/.NET, C++, Python, PowerShell, Bash
  3. Effectively communicate findings and recommendations to both a technical and executive audience via written reports and verbal presentations
  4. Conduct host forensics, network forensics, log analysis, and malware triage
  5. Build scripts, tools, or methodologies to enhance offensive and hunt/investigation services
  6. Serve as subject matter expert (SME) in one of the following areas: initial access, intelligence analysis, adversary tradecraft, forensics, log analysis, offensive Windows/*Nix operations, malware triage, evasion operations, technical capability development

Ability to train others in adversary, forensic, and investigative techniques and tools

Stay up-to-date with current adversary tradecraft and vulnerabilities

Interface with customers and team members in a constructive and professional manner

Assist with scoping prospective engagements, participating in technical testing from kickoff through remediation, and mentoring less experienced staff

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL are

Other Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a technical field is preferred

Public community contributions (conference presentations, blog posts, white papers, public tool development)

Experience in administering, attacking, and/or defending Active Directory environments

Strong experience in technical writing

Applicant must have good communication skills, a strong desire to learn and constantly improve and the ability to work well with a highly technical team

Software development and/or system administration skills are a plus. Additional knowledge and skills of interest include networking, malware analysis, reverse engineering, exploit development, forensics, and incident handling.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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