SecureStrux, LLC

Your Partners in Defense

SecureStrux is actively seeking a seasoned Cyber Threat Analyst/Jira SME with expertise in Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Operations and a current, active Secret (or higher) Clearance (note: TS/SCI preferred). Your role will involve monitoring cyber threats and effectively liaising with senior government and military leadership. Your deep understanding of advanced cyber tactics, strategies, and incidents will be instrumental in enhancing our client’s cybersecurity defenses and operational effectiveness.


  • Hybrid – between client site in Linthicum, MD, and your home office.
  • Must be local to the Baltimore/Washington DC metro area.

What You’ll Bring (must-haves):

  • Security Clearance: Active Secret (or higher) clearance required, active TS/SCI clearance preferred.
  • Software Proficiency: Jira Subject Matter Expert (SME) required.
  • Education and Years of Experience: BS 5-8, MS 3-5, PhD 0+
  • Cyber Knowledge: Proficient in Mitre ATT&CK and Cyber Kill Chain; understands Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) and Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs); familiar with phishing and ransomware incidents.
  • Key Competencies: Comprehensive expertise in Department of Defense Cyber Operations, adept communication with senior government or military leadership, outstanding verbal and written skills, and a proven ability to work independently with meticulous attention to detail.
  • On-Site Requirement: Initially, daily presence until fully trained; thereafter, a minimum of two days per week, with potential for more based on operational needs.

The Work You’ll Do:

  • Craft and peer-review cyber reports, enhancing collaboration with Defense Industrial Base partners.
  • Manage, optimize, and enhance Jira ticketing, elevating the user and service management experience.
  • Seamlessly integrate automation in daily operations, Jira, and Confluence, making processes efficient and user-friendly.
  • Dive deep into threat data analysis, utilizing both open and closed-source tools to uncover indicators of compromise.
  • Engage proactively with DIB partners and customers, ensuring timely and insightful communications on cyber reports and incidents.

Our Approach

At SecureStrux, we are committed to core values that guide the way we work with one another and our clients. As a team member, you will Create Team Synergy, Drive Continuous Innovation, Deliver with Integrity, and have the Freedom to Own it. Our thriving company culture supports our employees as they seek to grow with us!

What We Offer

Join a vibrant, future-focused team that’s not just keeping up but setting the pace. Your skills deserve top-level support, and that’s exactly what we offer:

  • Customizable Health Options: From fully employer-paid to partially contributed plans, we’ve got a range of medical, dental, and vision packages to fit your needs.
  • Diverse Work Settings: This position is designed as a hybrid role, allowing you to be flexible in a way that matches your lifestyle.
  • Balance & Recharge: Make the most of our flexible PTO, which includes paid Federal holidays so you can enjoy some well-deserved downtime.
  • Secure Your Financial Future: Immediate vesting on up to a 4% employer 401(k) contribution makes planning for the long haul simpler.
  • Your Choice of Savings: Opt for either a flexible spending account or a health savings account, which is sweetened by an employer contribution.
  • Career Boosting Allowance: Count on a $3,500+ annual stipend for certifications and continued learning.

Excellence breeds excellence. Join us in setting new standards, supported by resources that enrich your journey.

SecureStrux is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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