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Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst


Job Summary

The Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst position is assigned to the Security Operations unit. The primary purpose of this position is to help coordinate and report on cyber incidents impacting State, Local, Tribal and Territorial (SLTT) governments. This position involves critical duties and responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations, which may necessitate extended hours of work.


Duties and Responsibilities


Responsible for working in a 24x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) environment
Provide analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices.
Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms actionable incident.
Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends.
Coordinate with Intel analysts on open source activities impacting SLTT governments.
Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams
Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent demonstrated experience and knowledge
1-3 years' experience as a Security/Network Administrator or equivalent knowledge
Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions (firewall and intrusion detection systems)
Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
Strong attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
Candidate must be eligible to obtain National Security Clearance


Preferred Qualifications


SQL knowledge highly desirable
GCIA, GCIH, or other related certifications preferred


Personal and Professional Qualities


The successful candidate will possess the personality traits, work habits, communication, and social skills necessary to work effectively within a dynamic and highly operational not-for-profit environment. This person will have exemplary personal and professional integrity and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. In addition, the qualified candidate will have a strong desire to succeed in a nationally and internationally recognized operational environment.



CIS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, on-site wellness program, community involvement opportunities, along with an environment that promotes growth and professional development.


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