SOC Analyst


On Site
35/hr - 55/hr
Full Time


Red Hat Linux
Certified Ethical Hacker
Security operations
Tier 1
Endpoint protection
Professional development
Network protocols
Event management
Incident management
Microsoft Windows Server
Security clearance
Information systems
Cloud security
System on a chip
Cyber security
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
Windows PowerShell

Job Details

A leading managed service provider is looking to hire a few SOC Analysts to support security operations for a government client located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. As a Tier 1 SOC Analyst, you'll have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and collaborate with a team of talented professionals to safeguard critical government infrastructure.

Day-to-day, your responsibilities will involve monitoring and analyzing security events and alerts from various sources, including SIEM tools, network devices, and endpoint security solutions. You'll investigate security incidents to determine their root cause and scope, collaborating closely with other SOC team members to respond promptly and mitigate threats. Documenting incident findings and suggesting improvements to bolster our security posture will be essential, along with participating in on-call rotations to provide support during off-hours. Additionally, you'll stay abreast of emerging threats and security trends through continuous learning and professional development activities, ensuring our ability to effectively safeguard our organization and government clients.
Contract Duration: 1 year
Required Skills & Experience
  • Proven experience in cybersecurity operations or related field.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, TCP/IP, and other security-related fundamentals.
  • Familiarity with SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) tools and incident response procedures.
  • Proficiency in analyzing security events and alerts to identify potential threats or malicious activity.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux and Windows Server 2010.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain government security clearance as required.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Industry certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).
  • Experience with cloud security platforms such as AWS or Azure.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell.
What You Will Be Doing
Tech Breakdown
  • 100% Security
Daily Responsibilities
  • 100% Analysis

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