Cyber Security Operations Center Analyst

The Challenge:

Are you ready to take an active role in cyber defense? Are you looking for an opportunity to protect critical infrastructure from the constant onslaught of cyber attacks? If you want to sharpen your skills and stretch your limits by analyzing cyber threats real-time, then come join our team.

As an analyst on our SOC team, you’ll monitor and analyze threats, using state-of-the-art tools like Cortex XSOAR, Crowd Strike, Fire Eye, Tanium, Elastic, Splunk, Securonix, and Service Now.

You’ll work with the team to understand, mitigate, and respond to threats quickly, restoring operations and limiting the impact. You’ll analyze incidents to figure out just how many systems are affected and assist recovery efforts. You’ll combine threat intelligence, event data, and assessments from recent events, and identify patterns to understand attackers’ goals to stop them from succeeding. This is a great opportunity to build your cyber security skills with hands on experience in threat assessment and incident response. Join us as we protect our clients from malicious actors.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience with being a 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 reviewing alerts to determine relevancy and urgency and communicate alerts to agencies regarding intrusions to the network infrastructure, applications, and operating systems
  • Experience with conducting incident handling, including containment, eradication, and recovering, closing out reports and lessons learned, and escalating to specialized analysts or SOC managers during malware analyses or adversity hunt missions
  • Ability to work a Panama schedule day shift from 6 am – 6 pm for a 24x7x365 environment
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Knowledge of Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User
  • CompTIA Net+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), or EC- Council Certified SOC Analyst (CSA)

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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