Security Operations Center Analyst, Mid

The Challenge:

Are you ready to take an active role in cyber defense of network assets within the federal intelligence community (IC)? Are you looking for an opportunity to protect critical infrastructure from the constant onslaught of cyber attacks? If you want to sharpen your skills by analyzing threats real-time, you want to be a cyber defense operations analyst.

As an analyst on our SOC team, you’ll use your cybersecurity skills to provide security monitoring and incident response services in alignment with the mission to protect network assets, including industrial control systems

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 cybersecurity skills with hands on experience in threat assessment and incident response. Join us as we protect our nation's infrastructure from malicious actors.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with information security, including penetration testing, intrusion detection, incident response, threat analysis, or digital forensics
  • Experience with cybersecurity systems, tools, platforms or applications, including Splunk, ELK Stack, Cisco FirePower, FireEye, such as NX, EX, or AX, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, Tanium, or Cylance
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity and overall IT architecture design and tools
  • Ability to troubleshoot an active security event from detection to containment and provide recommendations
  • Ability to work in an enterprise team setting
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You have:

  • Top Secret clearance
  • 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.

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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