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ASRC Federal Holding Company Cyber Security Analyst in Moffett Field, California

Position : Cyber Security Analyst

Location : Moffett Field, CA

ASRC Federal Research and Technology Solutions (ARTS) is seeking an Cyber Security Analyst to join our growing team in supporting NASA's Security Operations Center (SOC) at Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA.


  • Monitor NASA agency reports and SOC (Security Operations Center) systems for incidents and malicious activity

  • Analyze security events and identify relevant incidents

  • Correlate and discover relationships between events and incidents

  • Produce high quality reports

  • Perform relevant incident data analysis and correlate with multiple sources for mitigation

  • Provide incident handling and response support for the agency

  • Contribute to process improvement and efficiency

ARTS has a contract to provide comprehensive IT services to NASA Ames Research Center located in Mountain View, CA.

From cloud computing & network/information security to systems administration and technology development, we are encouraging talented IT professionals to explore the vast opportunities available on this NASA contract in the heart of Silicon Valley.

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


  • BS degree in relevant field/technology or equivalent years of experience

  • 2-4 years directly related experience

  • Experience reviewing and analyzing large amounts of raw log data (firewall, network flows, IDS, system logs),

  • Experience with well-known information security related tools such as Wireshark, Kali, Netcat, TCPDump and NMAP

  • Knowledge of common attack methodologies, tactics and protocols

  • Familiarity in a command line environment in all operating systems

  • Possess a strong foundation in networking fundamentals with deeper knowledge of TCP/IP and other core protocols

  • Knowledge of common network based services and common client/server applications

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Track record of being motivated to learn and thrive on challenges

  • Commitment to Excellence; Thirst for Knowledge

  • Ability to work in a 24/7/365 shift environment

  • Must be a US Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a Government Secret Clearance

    Desired Skills

  • Experience working in a mission critical security operations team, preferably 24x7

  • Experience with enterprise level security incident event management tools such as ArcSight or Splunk

  • Scripting (Python, Perl or Shell)

  • CEH, Security+, GCIA are desired certifications