Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst Merrifield, VA. For consideration, email your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume] Shifts Available: Monday - Friday 7-4 or 8-5 Responsibilities: Seeking a professional and experienced Senior Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst to join our team. Respond to Cyber Security Incidents, provide cyber threat analysis and reporting to support SOC and Program's situational awareness. SOC Analyst will actively monitor security threats and risks, provide in-depth incident analysis, evaluate security incidents, and will provide proactive threat research. The manager will provide management and leadership of a 24x7 security operations center (SOC) Have knowledge of regulatory compliance directives to include various NIST and DHS 4300A/B security controls and FISMA monitoring and reporting requirements Manage and ensure the timely response and investigations of security events and incidents by the security operations center Create and maintain schedules to ensure 24x7 coverage by operations support personnel Coordinate with threat operations and threat intelligence specialists to resolve high or critical severity level incidents. Monitor network traffic for security events and perform triage analysis to identify security incidents. Respond to computer security incidents by collecting, analyzing, preserving digital evidence and ensure that incidents are recorded and tracked in accordance with SOC requirements. Work closely with the other teams to assess risk and provide recommendations for improving our security posture. The ability to take lead on incident research when appropriate and be able to mentor junior analysts. Experience managing cases with enterprise SIEM systems like ArcSight, Splunk or Sourcefire. Qualifications: 5+ years of related experience on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC). Bachelor's Degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security Certification in one or more of; CompTIA Security +, CPTE - Certified Penetration Testing Engineer, CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker, GCIH - (GIAC Certified Incident Handler) or ECIH - (EC-Council Certified Incident Handler), or CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor Demonstrable experience with Security Operation tools inclusive of products from SPLUNK, FireEye, Looking Glass, Intel, Endgame, StealthWatch, RSA, Tanium Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance EEO Employer Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resume] or 844-463-6178.