Cyber Security Analyst - SOC Tier I

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Bossier City, Louisiana

REQ#: RQ89846

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

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 Technology Shared Services (TSS) 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.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security Analyst – SOC Tier I supporting various government customers, you will be trusted to work on SIEM technology to triage alerts as they enter the SOC from network and security systems/applications, the client, and/or from intelligence sources. This role will be in Bossier City, LA. This position will work 12-hour dedicated shifts.

In this role, a typical day will include the responsibilities below:

  • Providing technical support on event network security logs and trend analysis.
  • Detecting the full spectrum of known cyberattacks (e.g., DDoS, malware, phishing, others).
  • Uncovering and pinpointing security violations of compromised systems and devices
  • Correlating security events from various capabilities to identify attacks and breaches.
  • Analyzing and act on intelligence information to secure customer networks and devices
  • Observing, documenting, and reporting actions taken by malicious actors in customer networks.
  • Maintaining a current understanding of the best practices and strategies used in cyber security.

Required qualifications: 

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Familiarity with security or cyber security fundamentals
  • Interim or Active DoD Secret clearance (Or Ability to obtain)
  • Associates Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Current Louisiana resident or willing to obtain residency within 60 days of hire

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals, the OSI model, and TCP/IP protocols
  • Knowledge of attack methods and techniques (DDoS, brute force, spoofing, etc.)
  • Experience reviewing network, host and application audit logs (system, security, etc.)
  • Relevant security certifications (Network+, CEH, CCNA, etc.)
  • Familiarity of security standards (NIST, FISMA, Fed RAMP, DCID, CNSS and DoD 8500)
  • Knowledge of cloud IT solutions and security considerations of cloud solution deployment
  • Experience with any SIEM or log aggregation system, Splunk preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science


  • Full-flex work week
  • 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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Opportunity Owned

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.

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.