Security Analyst

Location: Herndon, VA
Date Posted: 07-26-2018
Security Analyst
Herndon, VA - only local candidates
W2 Contract - long term - 1+ yrs
Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance
US Citizen or Green Card holder only

Description:   The Security Analyst position is a technical position that is primarily responsible for actively monitoring security threats and risks involving client infrastructure and end user environment. This includes timely review of security events generated by customer security devices and logs, investigation and triage of related data, and possible escalation to the client.  The security analyst works within a 24x7x365 team to deliver monitoring services across multiple customers.
 
The Security Analyst is primarily responsible for:
- Monitoring and analyzing logs and alerts from a variety of cybersecurity technologies across multiple platforms.
- Assessing the impact of security alerts and network traffic anomalies on customer systems.
- Analyzing and triaging security events received from multiple customers.
- Creating, tracking, and resolving tickets resulting from investigating and triaging security events.
- Responding to technical security questions and concerns from clients.
- Understanding malicious actor attack vectors, techniques, and countermeasures.
- Maintaining awareness of current cybersecurity events, high profile vulnerabilities and compromises, and emerging technologies.
- Conducting research on emerging security threats and their potential impact to clients.
 
MUST HAVE - U.S. Citizenship
MUST HAVE - Ability to obtain a security clearance.
MUST HAVE - Strong problem solving ability.
MUST HAVE - Basic knowledge of cybersecurity and computer networking.
MUST HAVE - Completion of pre-screening questions attached to this job requisition.

DESIRED - BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of related work experience.
DESIRED - Prior security analysis experience and/or prior experience working in a SOC environment.
DESIRED - Prior experience working with customers.
DESIRED - DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level I/II or other industry related certifications.
DESIRED - Previous experience with SIEM and/or other log correlation technologies.
 
**The candidate must be physically on-site in the SOC at Herndon, VA or Boise, ID.
 
As shift analysts are required to work specific shifts, please inform the candidate of the shift schedule below.  Shift availability will be provided to you for this position.  Shifts consist of four 10-hour shifts as noted below.
 
*NEW* Shift Schedule *NEW*
Days 1 - Sunday thru Wednesday (6AM - 4PM) Days 2 - Wednesday thru Saturday (6AM - 4PM) Mids 1 - Sunday thru Wednesday (1PM - 11PM) Mids 2 - Wednesday thru Saturday (1PM - 11PM) Nights 1 - Saturday thru Wednesday (10PM - 8AM) Nights 2 - Wednesday thru Saturday (10PM - 8AM)
 
Security Clearance is not required for this position.
US Citizenship is required for this position.

 
KARI HANNA
DIVISION VICE PRESIDENT
CareNational Technology
kari@carenationaltech.com
480.681.0168 (CALL – TEXT – FAX)
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