Cyber Security Operations Specialist - CSOC (Tiers 1, 2, 3)

Springfield, VA, United States of America
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 23, 2022
Full Time
Cyber Security Operations Specialist - CSOC (Tiers 1, 2, 3)
Job Profile:
Cyber Security T3

JR Type:
Job Category:
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Percentage of Travel Required:
Up to 10%
Type of Travel:
Program/Opportunity Name:
Program | TCS
Referral Bonus Plan:

Job Description:
Are you passionate about working with leading-edge technologies, on high performing teams, and have a desire to learn valuable skills and experiences that will propel your career?

CACI's Transport & Cybersecurity Services (TCS) program is actively hiring TS/SCI cleared Cyber Security Operations Specialists to join our CSOC Tiered Services team! We are seeking mission-focused individuals to provide various levels of CSOC services (Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3). These positions can be based out of either Springfield, VA (or) St. Louis, MO.

TCS offers a long-term, CACI prime contract opportunity supporting the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) GEOINT mission. Our team of talented Network and Cybersecurity professionals help design, develop, procure, implement, operate/sustain, and enhance NGA networks and cybersecurity posture in support of national security. For additional information and a list of current openings, please visit our TCS Jobs page:

What You'll Get to Do:

Our team of Cyber Security Operations Specialists provide CSOC Tiered Services, which is 24x7x365 coordination, execution, and implementation of all actions required for the containment, eradication, and recovery measures for events and incidents.

More About the Roles:

CSOC Tier 1

Services include recording, investigating, and processing events received via walk-ups, phone calls, email, chat, web, cybersecurity tools, and enterprise tools.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II required (current); must be able to successfully obtain/maintain CSSP Analyst certification within 120 days of start date.

CSOC Tier 2

Services include malware and implant analysis, and forensic artifact handling and analysis. While not in a period of incident response, you will conduct continuous exercises and dry runs to improve response outcomes in the event of a cyber-incident.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II required (current); must be able to successfully obtain/maintain CSSP Analyst certification within 120 days of start date.

CSOC Tier 3

Services include incident handling / incident response, malware and analysis and signature development, and forensic artifact handling and analysis.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III required (current); must be able to successfully obtain/maintain CSSP Incident Responder certification within 120 days of start date.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

In addition to the Government customer's DoD 8570 certification requirements for each role, qualified candidates will bring:

  • TS/SCI (current); with the ability to successfully pass/maintain a Government Polygraph (post-hire)

Education / Experience:
  • BA/BS Degree and typically between Two (2) to Six (6) years of relative work experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Work Schedule:
  • Ability to work One (1) or more of Five (5) work shifts

Skills & Technologies:
  • TCP/IP; Protocol analyzers; Network protocols; Cyber Attack Lifecycle; Mitre Att&ck framework; Obfuscation techniques (i.e. base64; rot13; XOR; URL encoding; etc.); Utilizing SIEM for event analysis

What We Can Offer You:
  • We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.
  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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