SOC Cyber Analyst

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Systems Analysis
Pensacola, Florida

REQ#: RQ138502

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Our team has a need for a SOC Cyber Analyst to investigate suspicious and potentially malicious activity within our customer's networks and systems.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Support day-to-day cybersecurity threat detection and incident response operations
  • Examine alerts generated by Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools, perform triage, and determine the scope of the threat
  •  Use tools such as Fireye, Greylog, SolarWinds, and HBSS to monitor DoD networks
  • Compose security alert notifications
  • Advise leadership on steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents
  •  Create and track investigations to resolution

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess Interim SECRET clearance
  • Must possess current IAT II or higher security certification in accordance with IAWF DoD 8570.01M
  • Must have, or be able to get within 6 months of hire, relevant training for the computing environment in accordance with IAWF DoD 8570.01M 
  • Must have 5 or more years of experience in the field of IT security monitoring and analysis, cyber threat analysis, and vulnerability analysis, with specific experience working with firewalls and/or intrusion detection systems
  • Must have experience using SIEM tools
  • Must have a strong understanding of security operations concepts (perimeter defense, data loss protection, kill chain analysis, risk assessment) as well as a strong understanding of IT operations (helpdesk support, endpoint management, and server management)
  • Must have hands-on experience managing IDS/IPS, firewall, VPN, HBSS, and/or other security products

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.