SOC Engineer


Irving, TX

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 188 days ago

  by    Emily Russo

This job is no longer available.

We are looking for S?OC Engineer for our client in Irving, TX

Job Title: S?OC Engineer

Job Location: Irving, TX

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

  • The Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst position is assigned to the Security Operations unit. 
  • 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for working in a 24x7Security 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 duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent demonstrated experience and knowledge
  • 1-3years' 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
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Personal and Professional Qualities:

  • The successful candidate will possess the personality traits, work habits, communication, and social skills necessary to work effectively within a dynamic and highly operational not-for-profit environment. 
  • This person will have exemplary personal and professional integrity and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. 
  • In addition, the qualified candidate will have a strong desire to succeed in a nationally and internationally recognized operational environment.