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Cyber Watch Analyst - Developmental

Type of Job


Required Clearance Level

Top Secret/SCI + Poly


Washington, D.C. Metro Area

We're looking for game changers. People who love what they do and who they do it for. Providing consulting services in operational support, intelligence collection, reporting, and data governance, R2C is a leader in delivering solutions for high priority national security concerns. Are you ready for a change?

R2C is looking for a Cyber Watch Analyst to join our team in the Dulles, VA area.

We welcome the most challenging problems facing our national security and apply intellect, talent, and innovation to reach feasible and valuable solutions to each challenge. That means we expect our employees to bring their “A game,” and you have the right to expect the same from the company that employs you. We want to hear your ideas. We want to hear your concerns. We want to make sure you have what you need to do the best you can on the job and grow in your career with us over time. Almost all companies say they have a culture of inclusiveness and that they value employee input, but R2C puts that statement to work every day. It’s time for a change. Come and experience a company that actually cares.


  • Collaborate between CIRT elements as necessary during incident detection and response stages

  • Respond promptly to all request for support whether telephonic, via e-mail or isntant messenger

  • Create releasable finished intelligence products and reports for the IC as well as IC Senior Leadership

  • Maintain incident case management database for all reported incidents

  • Analyze inicidents and events captured in the Case Management Database after closure for investigative sufficiency and timeliness

  • Leverage existing business processes and document new repeatable business processes and procedures where necessary

  • Research external information on events, incidents, outages, threats, and technical vulnerabilities

  • Coordinate and disseminate the best course of action for the IC enterprise during cybersecurity events, incidents, outages, threats and technical vulnerabilities with IC-IrC fusion analysis team

  • Assess incidents to identify type of attack, collect evidence, and assess impact


  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Cybersecurity, Information Security, IT, EE, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. An additional 4 years of experience in a cyber security related area may be substituted for a degree. Experience used as college equivalency must be in addition to other experience requirements.

  • Minimum 1 year experience in three or more specific areas to include: analysis, network engineering, networking security, penetration testing, red teaming, hardware engineering, software reverse engineering, and computer exploitation.

  • Minimum 6 months experience working with a Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) system. (e.g.: ArcSight, Splunk Enterprise Security)

  • Minimum 6 months experience working in a Security or Network Operations Center (SOC or NOC).

  • Ability to research and analyze data from a variety of sources and to present findings in clear, concise reports.

  • Proficiency in at least one of the following tools/technologies: HP Openview, FireEye, Solarwinds, ArcSight, Web Sense or comparable commercial technology

  • Proficiency in Windows and Linux environments (GUI and command line) with the ability to use databases

  • Working knowledge of software development and some demonstrated proficiency in scripting and/or programming languages and database development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Intelligence Community experience

  • Windows or Linux experience operating system security

  • Relevant security certification - CISSP, CCFP, CCSP, CEH, GCFA, GCIA

The Reports and Requirements Company, LLC. (R2C) is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons in all facets of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and require a reasonable accommodation in applying for any posted position, please contact Human Resources by email at As a federal government contractor, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, R2C is required to develop annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs). Any employees or applicants who wish to review the Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) for Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities can contact us by sending an email to
EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of R2C are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click here to find out more. Pursuant to Executive Order 13665, R2C will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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