Center for Internet Security, Inc.

  • Security Operations Center Analyst (SOC Analyst)

    Job Locations US-NY-Albany
    Cybersecurity Operations
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst position is assigned to the Security Operations Team. The primary purpose of this position is to help coordinate and report on cyber incidents impacting State, Local, Tribal and Territorial (SLTT) governments. This position involves critical duties and responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations, which may necessitate extended hours of work.

    What You'll Do

    • Responsible for working in a 24x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) environment
    • Provide analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices
    • Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms actionable incident
    • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
    • Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
    • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
    • Coordinate with Intel analysts on open source activities impacting SLTT governments
    • Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams
    • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

    What You'll Need

    What you'll need:

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field*
    • 1+ years' experience as a Security/Network Administrator or equivalent knowledge
    • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions (firewall and intrusion detection systems)
    • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
    • Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications
    • Candidate must be eligible to obtain National Security Clearance
    • The position is open to U.S. citizens and requires a favorably adjudicated DHS Fitness Review for Public Trust Positions

    *Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.

    It's a Plus if You Have:

    • SQL knowledge highly desirable.
    • GCIA, GCIH, or other related certifications.


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