KPS1815 Classified SOC Analyst

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Washington, DC
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 14, 2017
Job ID
Job Title: Classified SOC Analyst
Location: US-DC-Washington
Client Summary
Our Client is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned business.  It was founded in 2005 to address the IT and infrastructure challenges facing Federal government agencies.  Since that time, they have established themselves as one of the fastest growing providers of technology and consulting services across Federal government, State and Local government, and commercial enterprises.  Their staff maintain expertise spanning a wide spectrum of IT management, technology, and service solutions.  They are a Cisco Gold Partner and are appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 2.  Through the International Organization for Standardization, they hold an ISO 20000-1:2011 certification for Information Technology Service Management and ISO 27001:2005 certification for Information Security Management System.
Our client has been repeatedly recognized as one of the elite in the field.  The company was named to Inc. Magazine’s “The Build 100”, designating the Unites States’ Strongest and Most Strategic Growth Firms.  Our client has also been recognized on Inc. Magazine’s “Top 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies” in 2012, 2013, and 2014.  The Washington Post recognized them on their 2014 “Top Work Places -Small Employers” list.  They have been named as the #1 best place to work in Virginia, by Virginia Business magazine, in our respective category for the fourth consecutive year.  This award is composed of two parts; 25% was a look at the benefits that an organization offers and the other 75% was based on surveys of the employees in the state.
Our client is an EEO/AA employer.  Our client is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  They promote affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. 
Position Summary:
Analyst for a 24/7 Security Operations Center
  • Experience working in a SOC
  • Works well with team members
  • Ability to work non-core hours (swing or night shift) if necessary
  • 2-3 years technical experience
  • GSEC, Security+ or CEH
  • Understanding of network protocols
  • Experience with monitoring SIEMs
  • Experience with reviewing IDS, Firewall and other security logs
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Provides basic Monitoring and Analysis support of computer security events
    • Detect
    • Perform initial triage
    • Report computer security events, in accordance with established processes and procedures
  • Support ongoing analysis and response of computer security incidents by Incident Response Team

Success Factors / Job Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of Splunk
  • Working knowledge of MIR
  • Working knowledge of Tanium
  • Working knowledge of McAfee ePO
  • Execute the 4Cs (Candor, Competence, Confidence, and Commitment) on a daily basis
  • Providing quality support to the customer

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Working with computers and architecture
  • Sitting for lengths of time
  • Operating at peak and non-peak hours