Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst – Shift Wed-Sun 3pm – 11:30pm - Active Secret or TS preferred

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ71546

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst – Shift Wed-Sun 3pm – 11:30pm

The SOC Analyst supports a 24/7/365 Security Operations Center, responds to security incidents, perform security tool monitoring and analysis, and works towards improving monitoring tools, processes and procedures, documentations, and their own skills and abilities.


  • Perform Security Incident Management aligned with NIST and DHS standards.
  • Monitor and analyze events from security monitoring tools, including the following: Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems; Endpoint Security Systems; Security Information and Event Management Systems; Web Proxy Systems; Log Management Systems; Firewall Systems; Full Packet Capture Systems; Data Loss Prevention Systems; Database Security Monitoring; and Compliance & Threat Modeling Systems.
  • Develop and maintain security policies, procedures, Run Book and Incident Management Plans. Manage consistent daily, weekly, event-based reporting, and manage knowledge base for sharing and transfer of experience.
  • Respond to security incidents, escalating appropriately when needed, work with other teams to resolve issues, and take responsibility to bringing investigations to closure.
  • Analyze data from multiple, seemingly unrelated sources to define relationships through deductive reasoning and practical experience.
  • Review and analyze monitoring tools events and provide recommendations to tune out white-noise.
  • This position is for the following shift: Wednesday to Sunday, 3:00pm – 11:30pm, including holidays.
  • Occasional scheduling on other days or shifts are expected to ensure 24/7 coverage.

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires an agency specific suitability and an interim Secret security clearance to start, clearable to TS/SCI preferred.
  • Prior experience working as an analyst in a Security Operations Center (SOC), Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), or Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC).
  • Proven technical expertise is required, such as having relevant industry certifications, including, but not limited to, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), or EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA).
  • Experience with security tools found in large enterprise networks, including Endpoint Security Tools, Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Web Proxies, Vulnerability Assessment tools.
  • DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS, 2+ years of experience
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