Security Operations Center (SOC) Tier 1 Analyst w/ Security Clearance

  • GDT,
  • Purcellville, VA
Security Operations, SOC, SIEM, InfoSecurity
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

As a Security Operations Center (SOC) Tier 1 Analyst, you will be analyzing / monitoring network traffic for a global implementation of Microsoft UC (Skype for Business).


In this role, you will be responsible for the following:


  • Monitoring and analyzing network traffic, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), security events and logs
  • Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms
  • Creating and tracking security investigations to resolution
  • Opening tickets and assigning to correct resolver and validating/closing tickets related to false positives.
  • Providing Tier 1 investigation, triage, and mitigation of detected security events
  • Composing security alert notifications and other communications
  • Advising incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents
  • Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures
  • Responsible for working in a 24x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) environment
  • Provide analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices.
  • Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms the actionable incident.
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
  • Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends.
  • Coordinate with Intel analysts on open source activities impacting SLTT governments.
  • Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to use assessment tools and other security tools found in large network environments; along with the ability to work with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions, including Splunk
  • Familiarity with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host-based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages
  • Familiarity with and the ability to follow ITSM, ITIL, and InfoSecurity Best Practices
  • Candidates must be able to work on-site at Federal Agency located in the Vienna, VA or San Antonio, TX areas
  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future
  • The ability to communicate security events, potential impacts, and actions taken to higher-tier resolvers and management team

Certifications and Experience

  • Hold at least a US Secret Clearance
  • Meet IAT II Certification requirements
  • Security+ Certification is required
  • 2-3 years of related experience in a Security Operations Center capacity
  • Previous experience on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC), Cyber Defense Team (CDT), or a Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Experience with Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Vulnerability management and Federal/Military security protocols
  • Experience with Log Event Monitoring solutions is strongly desired but not required

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Dallas, TX, 75247

Dice Id : 10328997
Position Id : 829439
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