SOC Analyst - Washington, DC


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SOC Analyst - Washington, DC


Washington, DC 



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per year


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Database Development-Administration, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Network and Server Administration, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development

Job Description:

SOC Analyst
The SOC Analyst will support the following areas:  incident response, monitoring and detection, and cyber intelligence analysis.  The selected candidate will work in Washington, DC and must be willing to travel to other locations as duties and customers require.
-Monitor logs, review alerts, and identifying and escalating incidents that require higher-level support.
-Assess the latest security alerts to determine implications and urgency.
-Collaborate with other teams to assess risk and develop improvement strategies for security posture.
-Run vulnerability scans and review vulnerability assessment reports.
-Create and track security investigations to resolution.
-Stay up-to-date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures.
-The selectee will be expected to perform additional job duties as needed to support the customer and our company.
-Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree plus at least one year of related experience.
-Knowledge required:  Strong understanding of basic computer science and IT operations; Strong understanding of cybersecurity and security operations concepts.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Ability to develop reports, recommendations, proposals, presentations, and other critical documentation for federal leaders.
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple stakeholders and projects concurrently.
-Strong organizational and time-management skills.
-Positive attitude, self-motivated, confident, and tenacious.
-Results-oriented, creative, and energetic.
-Ability to work well under pressure.
-Ability to work both independently and with a team to solve problems.
-Strong work ethic and adaptability.
-Ability to manage and deliver services to federal customers efficiently and effectively.
-Willingness to travel as needed.
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Chicago, IL, United States


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