Incident Response SOC Analyst

Atlanta, GA

Posted: 02/20/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 225438

Incident Response SOC Analyst - Secret Clearance Required

Projected Description/Purpose of Role:
  • The SOC Incident Response Analyst is part of the Security Monitoring and Response team which provides Department-wide 24x7 security, network system monitoring and incident handling.
  • Roles/Responsibilities:
  • Provides technical support in system architecture, system design, system integration and technical management.
  • Assists in providing technical input to the systems engineering process.
  • Leads teams in developing application and technical plans.
  • Guide customers in the installation and use of strategic products through education and guidance, first-rise and tuning assistance problem solving and critical situation resolution.

Qualifications/Education requirements: 
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience.
  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience. Five (5) years of direct related experience in related field may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree requirement.

Preferred Skills: 
  • Perform all tasks required per shift including reporting, monitoring, and turnover
  • Assess incident severity and escalate as needed
  • Perform additional event/incident investigation and research as needed
  • Utilize internal guidelines for effective call processing, escalation and client service
  • Interact with network intrusion detection devices and other security systems via proprietary and commercial consoles, both local and remote
  • Monitor and respond to alerts from network devices and work directly with vendors during circuit outages.

Preferred Technical Experience: 
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows, Linux, TCP/IP, UNIX, IP Routing, Internet connectivity and protocols (TCP/IP) VPNs, VLAN, NAT and security concepts
  • Understanding of basic network services
  • Experience with/Knowledge of Enterprise Security Information/Event Management (SIEM) systems, IDS devices, firewalls, and/or antivirus management
  • Investigative and analytical problem solving skills
  • Understanding of security threat and attack countermeasures
  • Experience / Knowledge of variety of Intrusion Detection/Prevention platforms
  • Experience with VPN, SSL, other encryption methodology / technology a plus

Duration: 6 Month Contract to Hire

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