Security Operation Center (SOC) Analyst -Tier 1 (TS/SCI clearance required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Information Security
Newington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
REQ#: RQ139778
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a SOC Analyst joining our team to support client activities in Newington, VA

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a SOC Analyst supporting the client, you will be trusted to provide Tier 1 level support. In this role, a typical day will include:


  • Will serve as a SOC Analyst whose primary function is to provide Tier 1 level comprehensive Computer Network Defense, Incident Response support, system monitoring and analysis of potential threat activity targeting the enterprise.

  • This position will conduct security event monitoring, advanced analytics and response activities in support of the government’s mission.

  • The position will provide “day-to-day” Tier 1 SOC Analyst support for several networks supporting a DOD customer.


  • BA/BS in a STEM field. Training and certifications related to the position can be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • 2 years of experience as a SOC analyst or in cyber security/assessor role.

  • A solid understanding of cyber threats and information security risk analysis and strong analytical and communication skills.

  • Familiarity with intrusion detection systems, intrusion analysis, security information event management platforms, endpoint threat detection tools, and security operations ticket management.

  • Current/active DOD TS/SCI Clearance required

  • DoD 8570 Level II certifications like Security + CE and CEH certification

  • Cloud knowledge (desired)


  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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Travel Required: Less than 10%
About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.