ACG is seeking Intrusion Detection Analysts

Athena Consulting Group, LLC. is seeking candidates to join its Cyber Security team of subject matter experts to protect the critical infrastructure supported by Computer Network Defense Service Provider and its key resources. The CNDSP is an integrated system of intrusion detection, analytics, intrusion prevention, and information sharing capabilities that are used to defend the critical infrastructure within the Department of Defense. 

We are identifying candidates to grow our cyber security capabilities in the Charleston, SC area.   Our team provides a leading cyber security capability throughout the Charleston area with extensive experience and expertise.

The Analyst will be a subject matter expert in coordinating and executing improved monitoring and intrusion analysis across an accredited Tier II Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP) infrastructure.  The analyst will assume current infrastructure monitoring and intrusion analysis, and provide expertise to better detect, respond to, and appropriately counter, known or suspected cyber threats identified within the CNDSP.  The candidate must be able to perform deep packet inspection and be able to look into the content of cyber traffic to inspect for viruses, spam, or other malicious content.  Must be knowledgeable with packet inspection tools to perform analysis on the content of the threat data, to prepare a more comprehensive analysis.


The candidate needs to have a strong background in computer network defense, networking monitoring, and intrusion analysis.  This candidate should also have knowledge of DOD and Federal network infrastructures.  The candidate should have a very strong background/knowledge in computer networking. Must have solid scripting knowledge, so he/she can help automate the analysis and processing. Must be self-motivated, able to lead/mentor junior team members, and flexible enough to use whatever skill is needed to accomplish the monitoring/analysis task. Vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, IDS, Intrusion Detection System, IPS, Intrusion Prevention System, Snort, Suricata, Metasploit

Must have or be able to obtain TS/SCI clearance.