SOC Analyst


On Site
$90 - $100
Contract - Independent
Contract - 12 Month(s)
10% Travel


Security Operations Center

Job Details

SOC Analyst
Possible Shifts

Mon – Fri, 3:00pm – 11:30pm OR 11:00pm – 7:30am;

OR Thurs – Sun, 11:00am – 9:00pm; or as needed for escalations; includes weekends & holidays

Role Responsibilities:

  • Perform security monitoring and analysis leveraging SIEM and security tools
  • Conduct technical analysis and correlation of operating system, database, application, cloud and network logs to triage potential security events and incident investigations
  • Analyze tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for various intrusion sets
  • Develop custom SIEM content and tune security tools to prevent, detect and respond to malicious activity
  • Utilize EDR and network security tools to conduct host & network-based detection analysis
  • Conduct vulnerability scans and participate in tabletop exercises
  • Improve the incident response process through tabletop exercises, playbook development, and standard operating procedures
  • Day to day, primarily first responder to incidents

Requirements and Experience:

  • Must be willing to come onsite to NYC on a regular basis
  • Must have experience using various Threat Intelligence tools
  • Experience managing ticket escalations, and incident response coordination across engineering, security, and management teams
  • Experience in IDS/IPS, SIEM, EDR, DLP, Firewalls, DNS security, cloud security, Windows and Linux systems, etc.
  • Familiarity with the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) and a threat intelligence framework such as MITRE ATT&CK
  • Deep knowledge of threat and vulnerability analysis
  • Extremely detail-oriented and ability to quickly investigate ongoing and emerging threats
  • Experience in developing, acquiring, maintaining and implementing threat intelligence
  • Strong computer knowledge (hardware & operating systems)
    • Strong network knowledge
    • Excellent communication skills (Phone/Email)
      • Ability to write clear emails to non-technical staff and send incident updates to upper management when required.
      • Assist with weekly presentation slides and project updates
      • Strong forensics background (soft requirement)