Center for Internet Security, Inc.

  • Senior Security Operations Center Analyst (Sr. SOC Analyst)

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

    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a resource and point of contact for SOC Analysts during and after their initial training, and is expected to be the initial point of escalation for task related questions in the SOC. The Senior SOC Analyst will 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
    • Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams
    • Perform tasks independently with minimal oversight
    • Work on special tasks and long-term projects
    • Provide training and support for SOC Analysts
    • Report on complex issues and analysis
    • Research and draft products on emerging security issues
    • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

    What You'll Need

    • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent demonstrated experience and knowledge
    • 2-4 years’ experience as a Security/Network Administrator or 1+ years’ experience as an Analyst in an Operations Center
    • Demonstrated experience in 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
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
    • Candidate must be eligible to obtain National Security Clearance
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States
    • 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 preferred


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