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Senior Security Operations Center Analyst in Ashburn, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Ashburn, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/3/2019

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Security Operations Center Analyst with our industry-leading client in Ashburn.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Security Operations Center Analyst:

  • Providing response for security events including but not limited to intrusion detection, malware infections, denial of service attacks, privileged account misuse and network breaches. The event management includes triage, correlation and enrichment of individual events to either rule out as false positive, trigger standard detective and corrective responses, or escalating as a security incident.
  • Improving the service level for security operations and monitoring. Creating and maintaining system documentation for security event processing. Expands the usage of security monitoring tools to improve the security of the environment based on business use cases or changes in threat landscape, root causes from security incident response, or output from security analytics
  • Configuring and monitoring Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform for security alerts. Integrate and work with the firm’s Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) services
  • Providing reporting and metrics around security monitoring by designing dashboards for asset owners and management consumption. Leveraging existing technologies within the organization to expand the scope of coverage of the security monitoring service.
  • Analyze emails and packets on networks and analyze logs for anomalies.

Requirements of the Senior Security Operations Center Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred. Industry certifications such as CISSP or GCIH a plus.
  • MUST HAVE 5+ years of experience working in a SOC environment 
  • Minimum three years of security monitoring experience and incident response activities; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment
  • Experience with SIEM technologies, log management tools, security analytics platforms, and forensic offerings. Needs to be able to use SPLUNK in their SIEM.
  • Experience with malware analysis, virus exploitation and mitigation techniques 
  • Strong knowledge of incident response and crisis management 

Keywords: Security, Security Operations, SOC, SOC Analyst, MSSP

Job ID: 318851

For those interested in the Security Operations Center Analyst position in Ashburn, VA (20147), please feel free to forward an updated copy of your resume to cgil@eliassen.com

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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