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SOC Analyst with Security Clearance

Employer
TEKsystems c/o Allegis Group
Location
Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Sector
IT
Job Role
SOC Analyst
Job Type
Permanent
• We are looking for applicants with experience around Splunk, SIEM tools, Wireshark and hunting for malicious activity. • This role also operates on a 4x10 schedule, working either Wednesday–Saturday or Sunday–Wednesday. • Training will happen on swing shift (1:30pm CST–11:30pm CST) and after training they will work to get applicants on the shift they desire. POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is a mid level and will perform cyber threat intelligence analysis, correlate actionable security events, perform network traffic analysis using raw packet data, net flow, IDS, IPS and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communications networks, and participate in the coordination of resources during incident response efforts. Additionally, this position requires rotating shift work.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Review DoD and open source intelligence for threats.
• Identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and integrate those into sensors and SIEMs.
• Triage and review system alerts to identify malicious actors on customer networks.
• Assist T1 analysts with triage and analysis.
• Complete moderate–level analysis of potential cybersecurity events that could threaten IT Systems.
• Report incidents to customers and USCYBERCOM.
• Motivated self–starter with strong written and verbal communication skills. • Create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience (related DISA customer experience and Cyber courses/certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree). • Must possess an active DoD 8570, IAT Level II Certification and CSSP–Analyst1 certification at your start date.
• Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs). • Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense–in–depth and common security elements.
• Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti–Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host–Based Forensics, Network Forensics.
• Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.
• Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense.
• Willing to perform shift work.
• Must have an active DoD Top Secret clearance. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM–specific training and certification. (Security+ CE, CISSP or equivalent).
• Demonstrated commitment to training, self–study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain.
• CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization or Security Operations Center.
• In–depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic, Splunk).

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