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SOC Analyst

Washington, DC 20223 | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 02/02/2018 Job ID: 8461 Specialty: Cyber

The Squires Group is hiring for a Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst in Washington, DC.  Bring your integrity, teamwork, and a great work ethic to an organization responsible for Federal law enforcement.  As an SOC Analyst, you will be responsible for the monitoring and analysis support of computer security events, as well as resolving computer security incidents for this critical Federal Agency. 


This is a contract to hire role.  Per our Federal Government Contract,  an Active Secret clearance, with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance is required. 


  • Detection, triage, and reporting of computer security events
  • Intrusion Detection System (IDS) monitoring, threat analysis, and malware analysis


  • Direct SOC experience/in-depth security experience
  • Bachelors Degree and 5+ years of related work experience (CIRT, CERT, CSIRC or SOC Analyst)
  • 5+ years of experience with Antivirus, IDS, Firewalls and Active Directory
  • Experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions
  • Knowledge of network security applications and tools
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, an Active Secret clearance is required, with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Digital Media Analysis (DMA) and computer forensics experience
  • Federal Government Agency experience
  • GIAC certifications (GIAC Certified Incident Handler [GCIH] or GIAC Certified Intrusion Analysts [GCIA]) 

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