SOC Tier 1 Engineer in San Antonio, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  844585

 

Apex Systems is hiring for a SOC Tier 1 Analyst for a DoD Customer, If qualified, please send your most up to date resume to Jaxon Immler. His email is jimmler@apexsystems.com. 

Position: Soc Tier 1 Analyst
Location: 1010 N St Mary’s Street, San Antonio, TX 78215 
Program: Brand new contract - on year 1 out of 5 years. You will be analyzing / monitoring network traffic for a global implementation of Microsoft UC (Skype for Business) for a DoD Customer.

In this role, you will you will be responsible for the following:

  • Monitoring and analyzing network traffic, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), security events and logs
  • Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms
  • Creating and tracking security investigations to resolution
  • Opening tickets and assigning to correct resolver and validating/closing tickets related to false positives.
  • Providing Tier 1 investigation, triage, and mitigation of detected security events
  • Composing security alert notifications and other communications
  • Advising incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents
  • Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures
  • This position requires the ability to work shifts on a 24*7*365 schedule

Knowledge / Skills / Experience / Certifications:

  • 1-2 years of related experience in a Security Operations Center capacity
  • Previous experience on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC), Cyber Defense Team (CDT), or a Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Experience with Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Vulnerability management and Federal/Military security protocols
  • Assessment tools and other security tools found in large network environments; along with experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions, including Splunk
  • Familiarity with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages
  • Familiarity with and the ability to follow ITSM, ITIL, and InfoSecurity Best Practices
  • Experience with Log Event Monitoring solutions is strongly desired but not required
  • Candidates must be able to work on-site at Federal Agency located in the Vienna, VA or San Antonio, TX areas
  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future
  • The ability to communicate security events, potential impacts, and actions taken to higher-tier resolvers and management team
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Secret Clearance
  • Meet IAT II Certification requirements
  • Security+ Certification is required

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.