Job Description

Location:
McLean,VA,US
Remote Work:
Yes
Job Number:
R0193686
Security Operations Center Analyst

Key Role:

Serve as an Incident Responder and first line of the Firm’s cyber defense, responsible for identifying and responding to security threats. Operate in an operations center environment responsible for incident confirmation, response, data collection, investigation, and analysis. Leverage knowledge of computer and network architecture to provide analysis during investigations identifying adversarial activity and methods for future detection and prevention. Use a combination of open-source research, network and host forensic analysis, log review, and correlation, and PCAP analysis to complete investigations. Compose and present reports on findings to leadership for intrusion incidents. Manage incident life cycle ensuring that all investigations are kept up to date and are completed. Help secure Booz Allen from the constant onslaught of cyber-attacks.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with supporting Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Cyber Network Operations (CNO), or Security Operations Center (SOC) operations

  • Experience with using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 

  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity and IT architecture design and tools 

  • Knowledge of Information Security best practices, such as NIST SP 800-171 

  • Ability to triage, create, update, and document tickets in the authorized ticketing system to initiate the incident response process 

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

  • Ability to work in an enterprise team setting 

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

  • Security+ Cybersecurity certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with performing host and network forensic analysis 

  • Experience with common scripting languages, such as Python

  • Experience with using Splunk and creating custom dashboards and alerts

  • Possession of strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Top Secret clearance

Clearance:  

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

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

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

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 $54,000.00 to $123,000.00 (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.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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