"Minimum skill sets required for Tier1 (junior) IDS analyst:
1. Fundamental knowledge, understanding and hands-on experience using the Linux Operating System. Experience using Red Hat is a plus.
2. Fundamental knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP, routing and switching. Hands-on experience using tcpdump or wireshark is a plus.
3. Hands-on experience performing traffic analysis, intrusion analysis and detection. Possess the ability to recognize publicly known attack traffic patterns. Hands-on experience with IDS tools.
4. Fundamental knowledge and understanding of Security Information Management (SIM) solutions. Hands-on experience using ArcSight is a plus
***Must have security clearance"