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SOC Analysts, Shift Lead

Herndon, VA 20171 | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 02/02/2018 Job ID: 8477 Specialty: Cyber

Are you passionate about Cyber and Analytics?  Are you looking for a job where you love what you do?  Our client is staffing their SOC and is in need of several SOC Analysts, Shift Leads.  As a shift lead, you will supervise up to 3 people, while being part of a 45-person team, working on the most cutting edge, up-to-date Cyber Analytics program.  These positions are located in Herndon, VA.  Bring your experience and dedication to this program that is on the front line of everything protecting our country!

 

Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must have a Secret Clearance, eligible to be cleared to the Top Secret level.  You will need to obtain a DHS clearance, so preference is given to those already possessing one.

Responsibilities

  • Shift management of team of analysts
  • Develop shift reports, briefs and presentations
  • Security event monitoring and analytics
  • Ensure completion of duties of team during shift
  • Malware analysis
  • Update and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in network defense environments, with at least 1 year being in a lead role
  • Prior experience with Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM) platforms and/or log management systems that perform log collection, analysis, correlation, and alerting (preferably within Splunk or ArcSight)
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Working knowledge of the various operating systems (g., Windows, OS X, Linux, etc.) commonly deployed in enterprise networks
  • Understanding of Active Directory
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies:
    • Network Threat Hunting (Sqrrl)
    • Endpoint Threat Detection and Response (Tanium)
    • Workflow and ticketing (HP Service Manager)
    • Intrusion Detection System (IBM ISS)
  • Keen sense of ownership and accountability
  • Acute reasoning and analytical skills
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must have a Secret Clearance, eligible to be cleared to the Top Secret level. You will need to obtain a DHS clearance, so preference is given to those already possessing one 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have one or more certifications for CND Analysts:  GCIA, GCED, GCFA, GCFE, GCTI, GNFA, GCIH, ECSA, CHFI, CISSP, Security+, Network+, CEH, CND
  • Experience in analyzing netflow data and packet capture (PCAP) 

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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:                           

  1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting
  2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
  3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and
  4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field. 

The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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