Security Operation Center (SOC) Analyst

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Information Security
Location
Newington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cybersecurity

Security Information

Security Risk Analysis

REQ#: RQ161016
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:

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • 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.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

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

  • 3+ 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 insider threat, intrusion detection systems, intrusion analysis, security information event management platforms, endpoint threat detection tools, and security operations ticket management.

  • Must have U.S. citizenship due to the TS/SCI clearance requirement

  • Must have a current/active DOD Top Secret/SCI clearance (If you do not currently hold a TS or TS/SCI clearance please do not apply)

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

  • Cloud knowledge (desired)

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 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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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.