Job Description

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Security Operations Center Analyst, Mid

Key Role:

Serve as a mid-level Incident Responder and the first line of the Firm’s cyber defense, who is responsible for identifying and responding to security threats. Operate in a 12/5 operations center environment responsible for incident confirmation, response, data collection, investigation, and analysis. Contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas, work on unusually complex problems, and provide solutions that are highly creative. Assist with investigations that form part of a wider diverse team of analysts, and conduct event detection, incident triage, incident handling, and remediation. Handle cybersecurity incidents, generate clear, concise recommendations, and coordinate activities and professional communications across a range of stakeholders. Work closely with security teams to develop, tune, automate, and enhance network and host-based security devices, support the SOC with managing the response to Cyber intrusions, perform extensive network and host triage, maintain strict chain-of-custody protocols, analyze documentation and reports, and perform remediation, as required. Work with the team to understand, mitigate, and respond to threats quickly, restoring operations and limiting the impact. Analyze incidents to figure out just how many systems are affected and assist recovery efforts. Combine threat intelligence, event data, and assessments from recent events, and identify patterns to understand attackers’ goals to stop them from succeeding.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with providing cyber incident response as part of a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC), or Security Operations Center (SOC) 
  • Experience with best practices, security tools, and techniques used by Cybersecurity teams 

  • Experience with performing host-based analysis of Windows, Linux, and Mac 

  • Experience with analyzing data from a variety of security tools and sources, including IDS alerts, firewall logs, weblogs, and network traffic logs to identify IOCs or malicious TTPs 

  • Ability to review alerts to determine relevancy and urgency and provide feedback and tuning recommendations 

  • Ability to identify, detect, respond, and mitigate sophisticated threats to the enterprise environment 

  • Ability to create reports for leadership 

  • Top Secret clearance 

  • Associate's degree

  • CySA+ Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with creating and supporting new analytic methods for detecting threats 

  • Experience with creating Splunk dashboards 

  • Experience with using the Microsoft Suite

  • Ability to create and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and refine Incident Response processes

  • Ability to be self-driven, work independently, and handle multiple tasks concurrently 

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • IAM Level II or IAT Level II Certification 

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required. 

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Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $67,700.00 to $154,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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