Cyber Security Operations Center Analyst (TS/SCI w/ Polygraph required

Chantilly, VA
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 28, 2021
Full Time
ShorePoint is seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst for a Federal client in Chantilly, Virginia. The Cybersecurity Analyst provides 24x7 analysis and collection of relevant incident information for further investigation and possible escalation, as well as logs, tracks, prioritizes, and reports cyber incidents according to standard incident reporting protocols and categories as outlined in the CSOC SOP. The Cybersecurity Analyst also provides support for internal/external investigations to include combining disparate data sources to identify anomalous trends and activities, and acknowledging and disseminating vulnerability alerts, bulletins, and other taskingsShorePoint is a Cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the Cybersecurity market. Roles and ResponsibilitiesProvides detection, identification, and reporting of possible cyber-attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities.Characterizes and performs analysis of network traffic and system data to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to resources.Performs security event and incident correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise.Performs cyber incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identify the specific vulnerability and make recommendations which enable expeditious remediation.Tracks and documents cyber incidents from initial detection through final resolution.Analyzes and assesses damage to the data / infrastructure as a result of cyber incidentsPerforms cyber incident trend analysis and reporting.RequirementsMust possess an active TS/SCI w/ polygraphMinimum/General Experience: 5+ years of related experienceProficient in Windows and Linux operating systems.Experience working in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment desiredExperience with COTS technologies used in a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment desiredWorking knowledge of current COTS Cybersecurity technologies.Working knowledge of database and operating system security.Understanding of latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.Ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary.Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively - Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.CSSP-IR (GCIH, CSIH, or CEH) certification required within 6 monthsIAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certification requiredHours: 24x7 Shift Work (Panama Shift Schedule; hours dependent on location)B.S. or equivalent experience in related fieldWork Environment Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printerThe person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations - provided by Dice