Mid Level SOC Analyst

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Description

This position requires an Active DOD Secret Clearance

Roles/Responsibilities:

Qualifications/Education requirements:

preferred skills:

- Perform all tasks required per shift including reporting, monitoring, and turnover

- Assess incident severity and escalate as needed

- Perform additional event/incident investigation and research as needed

- Utilize internal guidelines for effective call processing, escalation and client service

- Interact with network intrusion detection devices and other security systems via proprietary and commercial consoles, both local and remote

- Monitor and respond to alerts from network devices and work directly with vendors during circuit outages.

Additional Responsibilities

- An understanding of a wide array of server grade applications to include Exchange, DNS, SMTP, IIS, Apache, SharePoint, Active Directory, and other

additional notes:

Preferred Technical Experience:

- Experience with Microsoft Windows, Linux, TCP/IP, UNIX, IP Routing, Internet connectivity and protocols (TCP/IP) VPNs, VLAN, NAT and security concepts

- Understanding of basic network services

- Experience with/Knowledge of Enterprise Security Information/Event Management (SIEM) systems, IDS devices, firewalls, and/or antivirus management

- Investigative and analytical problem solving skills

- Understanding of security threat and attack countermeasures

- Experience / Knowledge of variety of Intrusion Detection/Prevention platforms

- Experience with VPN, SSL, other encryption methodology / technology a plus

Knowledge of/Experience with the following:

-Lancope (Stealth Watch)

-PaloAlto Next Gen Firewalls

-Fire Eye MPS'

-HP ArcSight

-HP Tipping point

- Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

- Attention to detail and great organizational skills

- Ability to maintain focus while performing in depth log analysis

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Ability to think outside the box when investigating events

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