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SOC Analyst in Rockville, MD at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Rockville, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

We have 2 immediate needs for Security Operations Center (SOC) Analysts in  Rockville, MD.  These are 24+ month contracts that have the possibility of extension, and offer great career growth and advancement opportunities.  

SOC Analyst (Rockville, MD)
  • The SOC Analyst shall be responsible for the following, but not limited to: Analyze and respond to security events and incidents from SIEM, Firewall (FW), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Antivirus (AV), Network Access Control (NAC) and other client data sources. 
  • Investigate security events forwarded from Level I Analysts and client for security risk. 
  • Conduct tuning engagements with security engineers to develop/adjust SIEM rules and analyst response procedures. 
  • Escalate incidents and act as a Security Incident Response Team Lead when necessary. 
  • Enforce incident response SLAs Use strong TCP/IP networking skills to perform network analysis to isolate and diagnose. 
  • Respond to inbound requests via phone and other electronic means for technical assistance Document actions in cases to effectively communicate information internally and to client. 
  • Adhere to policies, procedures, and security practices. 
  • Resolve problems independently and understand escalation procedure. 
  • Coordinate escalations and collaborate with internal technology teams to ensure timely resolution of issues. 
  • Report common and repeat problems (trend analysis) to management and propose process and technical improvements. 
  • Provide resolution plans for system and network issues. 
  • Perform system maintenance and maintain current documentation. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Shift-work assignment hours which will be based on typical rotating shifts to support security operations. 
  • This position is for the 2nd shift. 

Required Skills and Experience:
  • 1-3 years of security operations center environment 
  • Information Security experience required. 
  • Experience with a variety of operating systems including Windows, Linux or UNIX in a functional capacity
  • CSIS, CEH, CSTA, CSTP, GCFE, CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, GPEN. One or more preferred 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. 
  • Must be able to communicate technical details clearly 
  • Splunk experience is required.  Additional experience with McAfee Nitro, McAfee ePO, Nessus or other like technology experience preferred
  • IDS Log analysis skills 
  • Packet Capture tools and analysis
  • Well known protocols and services (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SMB, DAP)