SOC Analyst – Remote | 983991

Revel IT

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Our client has a remote contract opening for a SOC Analyst.

EST, however 24/7 response operation center so some off hours may be worked into a rotation (evenings, weekends, etc.)

Position Summary : 

  • Under the leadership of the Manager, Security Operations Center (SOC), the SOC Analyst – Tier 3 (SOC3) will ensure delivery of the highest level of service in the support of conducting security event monitoring and analysis as well as incident response.
  • Responsibilities will include the day-to-day (24×7) operations to include the application of analytic and technical skills to investigate intrusions, identify malicious activity and potential insider threats, and perform incident response.
  • The SOC3 will also work other SOC and threat management staff with development and enhancement of existing detection and response capabilities including creation of SIEM content, IDS rules, SOP documentation, and implementation of incident response methodologies.

 
Essential Job Functions :

  • Perform operational ‘eyes on glass’ real-time monitoring and analysis of security events from multiple sources including but not limited to events from SIEM monitoring tools, network and host-based intrusion detection systems, firewall logs, system logs (Unix & Windows). 
  • Responsible for responding to security incidents (malware infections, unauthorized access, malicious emails, DDoS attacks) and elevating to Threat Management team as needed. 
  • Analyze security event logs and alerts to determine validity, priority and impact against both security threat best practices and corporation policies. 
  • Evaluate the type, nature and severity of security events with a range of security event analysis tools. 
  • Conduct active and passive analysis of network traffic, operating systems, and host activity across all technologies and platforms, through security tools and sandbox environments. 
  • Perform incident response activities such as host triage and retrieval, malware analysis, remote system analysis, end-user interviews, and remediation efforts. 
  • High understanding of processes related to threat correlation and mitigation. 
  • Experience leading as an Incident Response Coordinator 
  • Documenting security investigations through standard procedures: 
  • Recording full SOC Analyst response through remediation actions 
  • Completing a security AAR 
  • Completing a risk assessment as required 
  • Completion of security risk assessments 
  • Process assigned SOC queue tickets submitted by Crown Castle users and the IT Service Desk. 
  • Completion of weekly Social Media Report 
  • Additional Project Work as assigned. 

 
Education/Certifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or Computer Security or comparable years’ experience. 
  • Must have at least one of the following certifications: CISSP, CCE, PMP, GSEC, CCNA Cyber Ops, CISF-GIAC Information Security Fundamentals, CISM, CRISC, Security+, CEH and GISF 

 
Experience/Minimum Requirements: 

  • 5+ years of experience in IT Security monitoring 
  • Tier 3 incident response experience 
  • Experience in SIEM event auditing, log review and incident response 
  • Windows and Linux System administration preferred. 

 
 Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrates a profound sense of ethics, integrity, and confidentiality 
  • Finds common ground and viable solutions to complex problems in a compelling manner while maintaining a professional composure 
  • Influences across a diverse discipline in a collaborative, risk aware manner 
  • Organized, responsible and highly thorough problem solver 
  • Proven ability to create and build new processes 
  • Great verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail 
  • Self-starter who can work independently as well as in a team setting 
  • Works well with people from different areas of the business 
  • Ability to simplify complex technical topics 
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies 
  • Ability to design and implement effective policies to achieve consistent team results. 
  • Demonstrates a “learning agility” to remain current in subject matter expertise  
  • Experience documenting enterprise security events 
  • Navigate ambiguity; Is adaptable to, and champions change 
  • Giving and receiving effective feedback across all interactions.

 

Reference: 983991

ABOUT REVEL IT:
Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.
  
WHY REVEL IT: 

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

  
Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  

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