SOC Lead Analyst in Rockville, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job #:  850105

*Apex is looking for a Cybersecurity Incident Management Specialist/SOC Lead in Rockville MD!*

Position Description
Our client is looking for SOC Technical Lead to support a client contract in Rockville, MD. The Tier 3 Analysts shall have demonstrated professional experience in network security architecture, incident detection and response, malware analysis, or cyber forensics, and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Determine and classify the severity of alerts and assess potential impacts.
• Report and investigate potential security incidents.
• Provide recommendations to clients for containment and eradication of threats.
• Maintain Intrusion Detection/Prevention signatures.
• Update security operations processes and procedures.
• Assist in IT security investigations, exercises and tests.
• Research, consultation with colleagues and training to maintain awareness of trends in new security threats, technologies and regulations.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
5+ years of relevant experience is required.
The analysts must have extensive experience analyzing and synthesizing information with other relevant data sources, providing guidance and mentorship to others in cyber threat analysis and operations, evaluating, interpreting, and integrating all sources of information, and fusing computer network attack analyses with counterintelligence and law enforcement investigations.
Additionally, the Technical Lead shall possess specialized professional experience in security, information risk management, or information systems risk assessment, and must be knowledgeable in many areas such as Intrusion Prevention and Detection, Protocol Analysis, Incident Response, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Advanced Threat Protection, Log Analysis, Network Traffic Packet Analysis, and email analysis.
* Due to the nature of the contract, US citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain an agency specific clearance