full-time employee contract
The corporate Information Assurance department of ManTech International Corporation is looking for a highly motivated, qualified professional to fill a Sr. SOC Analyst position in the Chantilly, VA area. A wide range of Information Security knowledge and skills are needed. This position will support the Security operations center (SOC) in performing a variety of duties which include, but are not limited to: SIEM event monitoring, correlating and analysis, Security incident handling and investigation support, incident reporting, threat analysis, vulnerability assessments, malware analysis, forensics, and the development/testing of new defensive Security solutions. Additionally the specialist will determine appropriate response action(s) required to mitigate risk and provide threat and damage assessment for Security threats which may impact the corporate network.
The ideal candidates will be experienced in most areas of this skill set, be a self-starter with an intuitive willingness to learn, and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast paced and dynamic environment for high impact, mission-critical network Security operations.
Preferred Skills/ Experience:
- Previous operational and analytical experience in a CIRT, SOC, or CERT environment
- Experience with Security technologies such as: ArcSight, SourceFire, Carbon Black, RSA Security Analytics, and EnCase are a plus.
- Additional knowledge areas of value include malware analysis, vulnerability assessment, mobile Security, forensics and penetration testing.
- Educational and/or certifications preferences include any of the following: Comptia Security+, SANS (GCIH, GCIA), EC-Council (CEH), an Associates or Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems/Engineering or a related scientific or technical discipline; (experience may be substituted for education)
*Candidate must be a US Citizen and must be eligible to attain a US govt Security clearance.