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SOC Analyst Tier 1

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Albany, USA


Albany, USA


Cyber Security


US$ Competitive


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Center for Internet Security

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The primary purpose of this position is to help coordinate and report on cyber incidents impacting State, Local, Tribal and Territorial (SLTT) governments. This position involves critical duties and responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations, which may necessitate extended hours of work.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for working in a 24x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) environment

  • Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms actionable incident

  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services

  • Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities

  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends

  • Coordinate with Intel analysts on open source activities impacting SLTT governments

  • Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams

  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field*

  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions

  • Knowledge of incident response life cycle and steps

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications

  • Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications

  • The position is open to U.S. citizens and requires a favorably adjudicated DHS Fitness Review for Public Trust Positions**

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

It's a Plus if You Have:

  • Network+, Security+, or other related certifications

*Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.

**Factors that may cause a negative Fitness Review decision include:

  • Criminal Conduct

  • Dishonest Conduct

  • Employment Misconduct

  • Alcohol Abuse

  • Drug Use (illegal drug use or use of a legal drug in a manner that deviates from approved medical direction) Additionally, illegal drug use includes the use of drugs that are illegal for federal purposes despite being legal in select states and countries, such as marijuana.)

  • False Statements

  • Financial Issues

  • Have not resided in the US for three (3) of the past five (5) years

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