Date Posted
13 May 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Cobham is seeking an Information Security Analyst  to join our Incident Response team as a core member. An Information Security Analyst III will function as a Cybersecurity Threat Hunter, responsible for proactively discovering risk within the network, creating new detection methodologies, and identifying threats through analysis of anomalous log data, threat intelligence, and collaboration within the Incident Response team. Additional responsibilities will include supporting the identification, investigation, and resolution of security breaches. The ideal candidate for this position will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented, and strives to exceed expectations.

  • Perform analysis of security incidents & threat actors for further enhancement of hunt and detection capabilities.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP protocol to aid in deep level packet inspection of network artifacts
  • Document best practices with the Cybersecurity and Operations staff using available collaboration tools and workspaces.
  • Participate in investigations towards identifying root cause for security events, evaluating anomalous activity, and tuning alerts for frequent false positives.
  • Support the forensic investigation lifecycle from the collection, preservation, analysis, and presentation of computer-related evidence
  • Provide forensic analysis of live memory and drive acquisitions, malware, as well as examine logs from various types of security sensors, applications, and operating systems.
  • Provide timely, detailed, and complete reports on security events and incidents to leadership.
  • Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes, and the development of new attacks and threat vectors.
  • Participate in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, and security audits.
  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data residing on or transmitted to/from/through Cobham workstations, servers and other systems and in databases and other data repositories.
  • Ensure the enforcement of Cobham security requirements including, but not limited to, Special Security Agreements (SSA), Export Control, and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).
  • Provide after business hours support in response to security alerts and investigations.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree, and 4 years of experience in a technical role.
  • 3 years of experience with either Red team or Blue team operations, and ability to think both like an attacker and defender.
  • 3 years experience with Internet, web, application or network security investigative techniques.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen
  • A passion for Cyber Threat Hunting, research, and uncovering the unknown about threats and threat actors.
  • Experience with common automation practices and methods.
  • Experience with setting up alerts and creating rules for active monitoring and triage
  • Proven ability to understand vulnerabilities at a technical level and capable of recommending and effectively communicating mitigation strategy.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks.
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into IT security issues and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment.
  • Experience with US Federal regulations including:  NIST and DFARS.Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks.
One or more of the following Certifications Preferred:
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler
  • GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender
  • GIAC Certified Penetration Tester
  • EnCase Certified Examiner
  • Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)
  • Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional – Cyber Ops
  • ISACA Certified Information Security Auditor
  • (ISC)2 CISSP
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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