Job Description

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SOC Lead

The Opportunity:  
As a SOC Lead, you’re in the middle of the action, responding to and mitigating threats in real time. You’re the first line of cyber defense for your organization, and they look to you for guidance on best practices and security measures. We need a Tier 3 SOC Analyst like you to help us secure critical infrastructure from the constant onslaught of cyber-attacks. 

On our SOC team, you’ll oversee efforts to find the advanced threats that are escaping detection by analyzing logs, forensic data, and threat intelligence. Using your deep understanding of your client’s networks combined with your cyber security experience, you’ll analyze patterns to understand attackers’ goals and stop them from succeeding. Once your team finds the adversary in the SEIM’s blind spot, you’ll advise on ways to close the gaps and harden their network.  

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • Experience with cybersecurity systems, tools, platforms, or applications, including Splunk, ELK Stack, Cisco FirePower or FireEye, including NX, EX, or AX, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, Tanium, or Cylance 
  • Ability to troubleshoot an active security event from detection to containment and provide recommendations 
  • TS/SCI clearance 
  • Master’s degree and 15+ years of experience with information security, including penetration testing, intrusion detection, incident response, threat analysis, or digital forensics, or 35+ years of experience with information security, including penetration testing, intrusion detection, incident response, threat analysis, or digital forensics in lieu of a degree
  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certification 
  • GCIH – GIAC Certified Incident Handler, GSOC – GIAC Security Operations Certified, or GMON – GIAC Continuous Monitoring Certifications 

Nice If You Have: 

  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity and overall information technology architecture design and tools 
  • IAM Level III or IAT Level III Certification 


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

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 develop 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.


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 $106,200.00 to $242,000.00 (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.

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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