Security Operations Center Analyst

The Challenge:

Are you ready to be the first line of cyber defense supporting the US military? Are you looking for an opportunity to protect critical infrastructure from the constant onslaught of cyber-attacks? If you want to be in the middle of the action and build your skills by responding to threats real-time, you want to be a security operations analyst.

As an analyst on our security operations team, you’ll develop network defense skills as you learn to monitor, detect, and analyze threats by interacting directly with affected users and state-of-the-art tools Splunk. When an incident is detected, you’ll work with the team to collect data to help incident response understand and mitigate the threat. You’ll analyze alerts to figure out just how many systems are affected and initiate recovery efforts. You’ll contribute to assessments and learn how to analyze patterns to understand attackers’ goals to stop them from succeeding. This is a great opportunity to build your cybersecurity skills and learn more about threat assessment and incident response. Join us as we protect our clients from malicious actors.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 3 years of experience as a Security Operations Center analyst
  • 2 years of experience with SIEM tools, including Splunk
  • Experience reviewing network traffic, aggregate log and audit data, and developing metrics and dashboards for customers
  • Ability to work shift schedules in support of 24/7 operations
  • TS/SCI
  • BA or BS degree
  • CEH Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with cyber defensive operations and network monitoring
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting languages, including Python or PowerShell
  • Ability to brief senior leadership concerning mission impact to operations
  • MA or MS in Cybersecurity, IT, Engineering, or related field
  • Current CSSP Incident Responder plus CE certifications

Clearance: 

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.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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