SOC Analyst

  • Crownsville, MD
  • Posted 30 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Managed services
Application development
Remote Support
Financial services
Cyber security
System security
System on a chip
Standard operating procedure
Knowledge base
Security operations
Security engineering
Use cases
Incident management
Computer science
Information systems
Certified Ethical Hacker
Cisco Certifications
Cloud computing
Penetration testing
Intrusion detection
Threat analysis
Open source
Security architecture
Malware analysis
Regular expression
Windows PowerShell
Health insurance
Performance management
Personal development
Life insurance
Health care

Job Details

About DMI

DMI is a leading global provider of digital services working at the intersection of public and private sectors. With broad capabilities across IT managed services, cybersecurity, cloud migration and application development, DMI provides on-site and remote support to clients within governments, healthcare, financial services, transportation, manufacturing, and other critical infrastructure sectors. DMI has grown to over 2,100+ employees globally and has been continually recognized as a Top Workplace in both regional and national categories.

About the Opportunity

DMI (Digital Management, LLC.) is looking for a Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst with hands-on experience monitoring, detecting, and analyzing threats and cybersecurity events to identify and defend against validated intrusion events . Daily work includes monitoring network and system security events, conducting threat hunting through event data and activity logs, developing alarms for suspicious or malicious activity, escalating alerts to clients and preparing reports to summarize detected activities.

The SOC Analyst executes and helps to create operational processes for consistent monitoring of client environments and should be familiar with varieties of security tools and technologies. The SOC Analyst additionally works to support the Incident Response Team by conducting monitoring and analysis during incident management engagements.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, protect, and defend the enterprise perimeter against malicious network traffic.
  • Monitor, protect, and defend internal networks and hosts against ongoing and emerging threats.
  • Enrich monitoring logs with contextual operation data from functional areas correlate events and identify security issues, threats, and vulnerabilities
  • Conduct security event analysis and validation, triage validated incidents, perform initial containment where feasible, research incident and enrich incident case documentation, and escalate incident for further analysis, containment, and eradication.
  • Review and analyze threat intelligence information and proactively search application, system, network logs to hunt for and thwart relevant threats identified threats.
  • Prepare and perform shift handover briefing to communicate completed and pending activities, and relay situational awareness information.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of SOC Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Concept of Operations (CONOPS) to establish and continuously improve organization operating knowledge base.
  • Participate in post-incident activities and contribute to lessons learned to improve security operations.
  • Provide support in preparation of management threat reports and briefings, and recommendations.
  • Provide sound technical recommendations that enable remediation of security issues.
  • Partner with security engineering to develop and refine SIEM correlation rules.
  • Utilize advanced threat models, SIEM use cases, and incident response playbooks.

R equired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer science, information systems, engineering, business, or a related scientific or technical disciplines . Master's Degree is preferred.
  • CompTIA CySA+ certification/ or a CompTIA Security+ (or other relevant IAT Level II/III Certification) along with one of the following:
    • CEH
    • CFR
    • CCNA Cyber Ops
    • CCNA-Security
    • GCIA
    • GCIH
    • GICSP
    • Cloud+
    • SCYBER
    • PenTest+
  • Experience analyzing intrusion events such phishing emails, malware, privileges misuse, traffic indicating potential malicious activities such DoS/DDoS, brute force, data loss through exfiltration/ inadvertent disclosure.
  • Applied experience of threat analysis model/frameworks such Cyber Kill Chain, MITRE ATT&CK, Diamond Model, Pyramid of Pain etc.
  • Working knowledge of advanced threat Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs).
  • Applied experience with network traffic analysis with tools like Wireshark
  • Applied experience with a variety of Opensource threat research tools/platforms such as Virus Total
  • Working knowledge of network and security architecture principles such as defense-in-depth
  • Experience with proprietary security protection/detections tools such as Firewall, Host and Network IDS/IPS, Anti-Virus, EDR, URL Filtering Gateways, Email Filtering Gateways, DLP tools, and SIEM tools such as Splunk etc.
  • Capable of working independently, establishing priorities and managing task completion within set SLAs
  • Able to communicate effectively through writing, speaking, and presenting to client technical representatives.
  • Team player capable of productively contributing to the client mission by supporting fellow teammates in a dynamic growing and changing environment.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with mid-to-advance level malware analysis
  • Experience creating detailed queries and scripts, such as regular expressions, for log, event and correlation analysis.
  • Experience scripting in Python, PowerShell, VBScript

Min. Citizenship Status Required:

Location: Crownsville, MD (100% onsite)

Shift: Day Shift

Physical Requirements: N/A


Working at DMI

DMI is a diverse, prosperous, and rewarding place to work. Being part of the DMI family means we care about your wellbeing. We offer a variety of perks and benefits that help meet various interests and needs, while still having the opportunity to work directly with a number of our award-winning, Fortune 1000 clients. The following categories make up your DMI wellbeing:

  • Convenience/Concierge - Virtual visits through health insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, discount tickets for movies, travel, and many other items to provide convenience.
  • Development - Annual performance management, continuing education, and tuition assistance, internal job opportunities along with career enrichment and advancement to help each employee with their professional and personal development.
  • Financial - Generous 401k matches both pre-tax and post-tax (ROTH) contributions along with financial wellness education, EAP, Life Insurance and Disability help provide financial stability for each DMI employee.
  • Recognition - Great achievements do not go unnoticed by DMI through Annual Awards ceremony, service anniversaries, peer-to-peer acknowledgment, employee referral bonuses.
  • Wellness - Healthcare benefits, Wellness programs, Flu Shots, Biometric screenings, and several other wellness options.

Employees are valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company. The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination based on their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability. DMI maintains a drug-free workplace.

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