SOC Analyst in Washington, DC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

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Job #:  988938

•If you would like to apply for the SOC analyst position, please email your resume to Janet Lewandowski at
Position: SOC Analyst
Location: Washington D.C. (Chinatown)
Clearance: Candidates must have the ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance and Public Trust as a condition of employment
Shift: 2nd or 3rd Shift or Swing Shift
The SOC Analyst supports a 24/7/365 Security Operations Center, responds to security incidents, perform security tool monitoring and analysis, and works towards improving monitoring tools, processes and procedures, documentations, and their own skills and abilities.
  • Perform Security Incident Management aligned with NIST and DHS standards.
  • Monitor and analyze events from security monitoring tools, including the following: Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems; Endpoint Security Systems; Security Information and Event Management Systems; Web Proxy Systems; Log Management Systems; Firewall Systems; Full Packet Capture Systems; Data Loss Prevention Systems; Database Security Monitoring; and Compliance & Threat Modeling Systems.
  • Develop and maintain security policies, procedures, Run Book and Incident Management Plans. Manage consistent daily, weekly, event-based reporting, and manage knowledge base for sharing and transfer of experience.
  • Respond to security incidents, escalating appropriately when needed, work with other teams to resolve issues, and take responsibility to bringing investigations to closure.
  • Analyze data from multiple, seemingly unrelated sources to define relationships through deductive reasoning, experience, practical experience.
  • Review and analyze monitoring tools events and provide recommendations to tune out white-noise.

Job Qualifications:
  • Prior experience working as an analyst in a Security Operations Center (SOC), Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), or Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC).
  • Bachelor's degree in CS, IT, or a related field.
  • Proven technical expertise is required, such as having relevant industry certifications, including, but not limited to, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), or EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA).
  • Experience with security tools found in large enterprise networks, including Endpoint Security Tools, Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Web Proxies, Vulnerability Assessment tools


•If you would like to apply for the SOC analyst position, please email your resume to Alyssa Zimmerman at 
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